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  1. Stay Well Pharmacy campaign launch

    16th February 2018

    ‘Stay Well Pharmacy’ is a new campaign from NHS England which encourages people, to visit their local pharmacy team first for minor health concerns such as sore throats, coughs, colds, tummy troubles, teething and aches and pains.

     

  2. Flu puts strain on local hospitals

    7 February 2018

    The latest Public Health England statistics published show levels of flu continue to increase across the UK. This increase has prompted the launch of the nationwide initiative ‘Catch it. Bin it. Kill it’, to inform the public on the best ways to protect themselves and others from the seasonal virus.

  3. Public event: Working Together For Your Care - 7 February 2018

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    We recognise that care for the members of our community who are over 65 is not always joined-up or easy to access. We also recognise that people would like more independence around managing their health and care. As such, Health and Care teams and the community/voluntary sector in Harrow are working together to develop options for an improved and joined-up health and care service for our over 65s. 

  4. Need a GP at the weekend or in the evening?

    15 December 2017

    In addition to normal opening times, GPs and nurses are offering patients appointments in the evening, on weekends and bank holidays.

  5. Our winter edition of Patients First is out now!

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    14 December 2017

    We've got some important updates about our plans to deliver accessible and affordable health services in the borough, including information about our Health Help Now app and getting the flu vaccination. Take a look at our Patients First newsletter here to find out more. 

  6. Patients reminded to request repeat prescriptions in good time for the holidays

    7 December 2017

    Christmas and New Year can be a busy time when mundane chores like checking medicine supplies can be overlooked. But local GPs are warning people to order repeat prescriptions early to ensure they have enough to tide them over the holiday period when GP practices and pharmacies are closed.

  7. Changes to Christmas and New Years pharmacy opening times

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    5 December 2017

    Pharmacy opening times in London are going to change over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

    To view pharmacy opening times, you can download this London wide spreadsheet (opens Excel spreadsheet).

  8. Children's Flu Immunisation Catch up Clinics in December and January

    28 November 2017

    The Harrow School Nursing Service are offering catch up sessions for children from Reception Year to Year 4 who may have missed the nasal flu immunisation session at their school. The clinics will also immunise children aged four to eight years old who are home schooled.

  9. Don’t put off getting the flu vaccination

    20 November 2017

    Flu is an unpleasant illness for most people, but for certain vulnerable groups the effects can be severe. People with a long term medical condition, pregnant women, those aged 65 or over and carers can get a flu vaccine free of charge on the NHS to help protect them against catching flu and developing serious complications. Children aged 2 and 3 can also help to be protected from flu with a quick nasal spray.

  10. NHS patients to benefit from faster scans and test results thanks to new roles in radiography

    9 November 2017

    In a radiography first, the NHS in North West London introduces brand new practice educator roles to improve patient care and boost radiographers training and development.

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