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Freedom Programme: support group for women from Total Family Coaching

The Freedom Program assists women to identify and understand the tactics, behaviours and beliefs of abusive partners and which beliefs they may have shared.  A common belief held is that “It’s all my fault.” The group sessions available in English, Arabic, Albanian, Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi and Serbo-Croat languages provide an opportunity for women to: develop …
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Adult Mental Health First Aid courses for Kensington and Chelsea

Kensington and Chelsea Mind ore offering FREE Adult Mental Health First Aid courses, for anyone working with the local community, as part of their commitment to raise awareness and promote a better understanding of mental health problems. ADULT Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are for organisations who work with people over the age of …
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North West London Activities For The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Today is the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence – an international campaign that encourages action to be taken to end violence against women and girls (VAWG). It’s also International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which marks the start of the campaign which runs until 10 December which is Human Rights Day. Over the …
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Keep Antibiotics Working – They May Not Be Needed For Your Health Condition

Last week was World Antibiotic Awareness Week and North West London CCGs are encouraging all residents to only take antibiotics when absolutely necessary. Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent some types of bacterial infection, and work by killing bacteria or preventing them from spreading. They may be used to treat bacterial infections that could …
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North West London NHS Asks: Do You #Knowalcohol?

“Alcohol Awareness Week is a good opportunity to assess your levels of drinking and the effect that alcohol has on your life. There is no shame in asking for help if you struggle to control your drinking. If you think you may have a problem with alcohol, there is lots of support out there to …
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New Cafe Table Scheme For Carers Visiting Hospitals

This new project aims to bring together unpaid carers who are visiting or looking after their loved ones in hospital. Charing Cross Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital are the first hospitals to participate. The project was founded by one of our service users, Caroline Aldiss. Those sitting at these Carers Cuppa tables will know that they are …
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Empowering Patients to Record Urgent End of Life Care Wishes

Coordinate My Care puts you at the heart of planning your urgent medical care: by making sure that your wishes are taken into account by everyone who will be looking after you. Through myCMC you create a Coordinate My Care (CMC) urgent care plan, together with your doctor or nurse. It includes important information about …
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NHS North West London says ‘Help us Help You’ this winter

This winter, the NHS in North West London is reminding residents of the range of healthcare services to help them stay well. Here’s a list of things you can do locally, on the phone or online that will help you stay well winter…. Get your flu vaccination You are eligible for a free flu vaccine …
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North West London Case for Change – response from Healthwatch CWL

Healthwatch Central West London (Healthwatch CWL) is pleased to provide further detail and additional comments that respond to the North West London Case for Change documents. You can read the new updated documents, which follow on from the North West London Case for Change – response from Healthwatch Central West London, August 2019 , which was …
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Alcohol Awareness: North West London CCG’s launch campaign to support residents

In line with beginning of Alcohol Awareness Week (11-17 November), the North West London CCG’s have launched a campaign to help teach our local residents more about alcohol and its affects on our bodies, our lives and the lives of those around us. You can follow the campaign developments and find out about ways to …
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