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Health apps, what do you think and would you use them?

The NHS in North West London are rolling out an app called ‘Health Help Now’ to help the public access and use NHS services. You can still use traditional methods to contact NHS services, over the phone and in person. This app will be in addition and will allow you to; book both GP and …
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Community Mental Health Care Experts-By-Experience

Are you receiving or have received support from a Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) in Brent, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington and Chelsea, or Westminster. Are you interested in improving the community care of people with serious mental health illness? Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust are looking for experts-by-experience and carers to join their …
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Vision Rehabilitation Services Questionnaire

Thomas Pocklington Trust has compiled a questionnaire in order to gauge vision rehabilitation services throughout the country. Vision rehabilitation usually involves a worker from your local council or another organisation visiting you shortly after your diagnosis of sight loss to assess your needs and provide training and advice. The aim is to help people with …
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Carers Network is hiring

Carers Network is looking for two people to join their team as Carers Caseworkers. Three out of five people become an unpaid carer at some point in their lives, looking after a family member or friend who couldn’t manage without them because of an illness, disability, mental health problem or an addiction. Most do so …
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Operation Cup of Tea is back!

In the summer of 2017 following the Grenfell Tower Fire, Operation Cup of Tea created a regular hub in Tavistock Square to provide a friendly face, local information and a heart-warming cuppa to anyone who’d like it. The Volunteer Centre Kensington & Chelsea are relaunching Operation Cup of Tea starting from Friday 20th July 2018 at Tavistock Square. The stall …
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What does your GP mean to you?

The Royal College of General Practitioners, which represents family doctors in the UK, want to hear how you think the future of general practice should develop. Whether you’re a GP, patient, or another healthcare professional, they want to hear your thoughts. Take the survey By completing this survey, you’ll be helping to influence the future …
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Discover: North West London’s Health Research Register

Discover is a register of adults 18 and over living in North West London who are interested in health research and want to find out more about health research opportunities. Health research can range from participating in surveys, to having your blood tested, to testing new medical devices and phone apps, and sometimes participating in …
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Summer in the City

Summer in the City is a guide to the hundreds of events and activities taking place for children and young people this summer. Most listings are open to residents of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, and Westminster, unless otherwise stated. Activities include: Music cafe Performing arts Wellbeing workshops Swimming courses Soft play Adventure playground …
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Places of Safety Lived Experience Research

 Please help to improve the service and environment at Places of Safety in North West London The NHS is planning improvements to the service and environment at Places of Safety across the eight North West London boroughs (Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster). The police can use the …
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Help improve NHS 111 across North West London

The NHS in North West London are looking for people to join their 111 Patient Advisory Group, to work with them on improving the NHS 111 service, and integrating urgent care so it works better. You do not need experience in or for the NHS, and you will be fully supported by their trained team. …
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