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Become a member of the RCOG Women’s Network

The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) Women’s Network is recruiting new lay members to serve a three year term beginning June 2018. The Network is a dynamic committee at the heart of the College’s work, ensuring the public perspective informs its activities. Membership of the Network is a substantial voluntary commitment, but a …
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Westminster Children’s Oral Health Campaign

The tooth fairy comes to Westminster to teach children, and their parents and carers, how to look after the teeth. The Tale of Triumph Over Bad Teeth is part of Westminster’s new oral health campaign, which also includes information on how to register with an NHS dentist, a teethbrushing app, and resources for teachers to …
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Get involved! Help develop school based interventions to improve wellbeing quality standard

NICE are currently looking for people to join their committee for developing a quality standard on school based interventions to improve wellbeing. They would welcome an application from those who have experience of interventions in schools to improve the wellbeing of children and young people. They particularly welcome applications from: Young people (18 years and …
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Care Home Open Day 2018

What is Care Home Open Day? On the 21st April 2018, UK care homes will be participating in the 5th annual Care Home Open Day, where they will open their doors to local people. This year’s theme is ‘Linking Communities’ with the hope of creating links and friendships between care home residents and their local communities …
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Migrants Resource Centre Health Services

Migrants Resource Centre has launched a monthly health clinic, in addition to the support they already provide in accessing health services and their weekly counselling sessions. Through this service you can book an appointment with a nurse, a physiotherapist, or an acupuncturist. They are also looking for health professionals who would like to volunteer their …
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Kingsmith Care is awarded ‘Outstanding’ rating from CQC

Kingsmith Care, based in Lilie Road, Fulham, has been awarded an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission, the government body that regulates health and social care. Kingsmith Care, started in 2011, works to provide care at home for elderly people in Hammersmith & Fulham. Their rating makes them among only 2% of adult …
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Get Involved! Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust wants patient and public participants

Royal Brompton and Harefield is looking for patients and public members interested in having their say about research into heart and lung diseases. You can join the lay advisory groups, which meet to discuss their points of view on how research is progressing at the hospital or you can participate more informally through their virtual …
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Disability Connect Project in Kensington & Chelsea

The Disability Connect project at Action Disability Kensington and Chelsea, is for socially isolated disabled people with a physical and/or sensory impairment, aged 18 to 49, and who live in Kensington & Chelsea. The aim of the project is to support them to get out and about in the community doing activities of interest to them. …
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World Autism Awareness Week

In the week leading up to World Autism Day, March 26th to April 2nd is dedicated to raising money and awareness for people with autism. Anyone can get involved this week: Autism Speaks is asking people to wear blue in support of campaigning for autism awareness Help fundraise Get involved with campaigns to support work, …
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Carers Network is hiring for a Caseworker

Thinking about a new job? Carers Network are looking for someone to join their expanding team as a Carers Caseworker. This position is based in Westminster, with significant work in the community, and particularly in Hammersmith & Fulham. For more information, please download the Carers Network Carers Caseworker Job Description The deadline for applications is Monday …
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