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Reminder To Have Your Say On Westminster City Council’s Air Quality Action Plan

Westminster City Council has set out an ambitious plan to tackle air pollution in their city. They’d love your input on their plans. There’s a week left to share your thoughts with them. Parts of Westminster suffer from some of the worst air quality in Europe, so an action plan is vital for their community. The plan details how they …
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Westminster Health Forum policy conference: reducing health inequalities in England

Morning, Tuesday, 10th March 2020, Central London with Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Institute of Health Equity, University College London Keynote speakers: Professor Paul Johnstone, Regional Director, North of England, Public Health England Kevin Holton, Head, Experience of Care and Equalities and Health Inequalities, NHS England Sara Bainbridge, Head of Policy …
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Re-designing Palliative Care services: your feedback on potential scenarios

NHS Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in collaboration with West London, Hammersmith & Fulham and Brent CCG is sharing its current approach to addressing challenges faced by palliative care services in these areas. The CCG has proposed some potential scenarios, and is requesting feedback to be shared over the next four weeks. If you …
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Information about the Coronavirus (from NHS England)

Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. What’s the risk of catching coronavirus in the UK? The UK Chief Medical Officers have raised the risk to the public from low to moderate. But the risk to individuals remains low. Health professionals are working to contact anyone who …
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Healthwatch Offers £500 Grant For Local Projects

Applications are open for Healthwatch Central West London’s (Healthwatch CWL) first ever small grants project. We would like to hear from organisations who work with groups who are often under-represented in public discussions about health and social care. Healthwatch CWL will select six local groups or organisations (three from Westminster, and three from Kensington & …
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The Invisible Cafe: a place to feel good

The Invisible Cafe is a concept created for people with Invisible Medical Conditions. It plays the role of a “third place” – it is not home, or work, it is a safe and comfortable social gathering spot. It is a calm place to relax and meet other like minded people, to chat and have fun. …
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Age UK H&F: training for using smartphones, tablets, iPads and laptops

Would you like to learn how to use your: + smartphone + tablet + iPad + laptop Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham offers flexible sessions based on what you’d like to learn, at a pace that suits you. Their sessions are suitable for beginners and upwards. To book a free training session, call Age UK …
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Could you be a Digital Volunteer?

Could you show someone how to use their laptop, PC or other digital device? It only takes a few hours a week to make a huge difference to an older person’s life. If so, please contact Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham: digital@ageukhf.org.uk
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Join the Hammersmith and Fulham Disability Forum Planning Group (DFPG)

The Hammersmith and Fulham Disability Forum Planning Group (DFPG) is recruiting. The group invites disabled Hammersmith & Fulham residents to apply to join. The group’s aim is to help Hammersmith and Fulham (LBHF) Council achieve its ambition to be the most accessible borough in England, using inclusive design principles. Members provide advice to LBHF on …
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Healthwatch Central West London publishes ‘Healthcare in the Digital Era’ report

Healthwatch Central West London (HWCWL) has published its latest report: Healthcare in the Digital Era: an exploration of young people’s health needs and aspirations in Hammersmith & Fulham. The report tests the assumption that young people want to access healthcare and health information online. We spoke to young people[1] (16-21 years old) in Hammersmith & …
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