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.
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.
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.
15 December 2017
In addition to normal opening times, GPs and nurses are offering patients appointments in the evening, on weekends and bank holidays.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.