Call NHS 111 before turning up to your local A&E

The pre-booking process, using the NHS’s triage line, will allow A&E departments to be managed more efficiently and reduce waiting times. The NHS is to pilot a “call first” model of Accident & Emergency which could be rolled out across the country, health chiefs have said, as reported in The Telegraph. Sir Simon Stevens said …

Coronavirus outbreak: changes from 4th July

The Government has announced further easing of lockdown restrictions in its staying alert and safe guidance which explains the measures that will help us to stay safe and alert in a way that continues to protect our communities and the NHS. From Saturday 4th July, many more services and spaces will start to reopen safely …

Our 2020 Annual Report has landed

Our Annual Report is here! This year has been more remarkable than most when it comes to public health, as we continue to develop our approach in order to meet the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Annual Report, as always, is an opportunity for us to share our highlights from the past year, and …

Support during the third Grenfell anniversary

This Sunday (14 June) marks three years since the tragedy at Grenfell Tower.   How to reach the Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service  Over the anniversary weekend you can call us if you need support, or advice, or you feel worried about yourself or someone you know. Our therapists will be ready to speak with you …

Resources for parents during coronavirus 

The Care for Children Team at Imperial College has now shared its resources are now on our website and available to download and share: https://www.cc4c.imperial.nhs.uk/our-experience/blog/coronavirus-resources-for-parents   Resources for parents during coronavirus  Advice for parents during coronavirus: helpful links to answer parents frequently asked questions alongside the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health advice for …