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  1. Bank Holiday weekend

    24 August 2018

    Ahead of the bank holiday this weekend, patients in North West London are asked to make sure their medicine cabinets are fully stocked and they have their prescription medications. Many minor illnesses and injuries can be treated easily at home if you are prepared.

    Some healthcare services will also be open for people that need advice or access to healthcare over the weekend.

  2. Changes to the Alexandra Avenue Health Centre

    23 August 2018

    From 1 November 2018, patients will need to book their appointment before arriving at the Alexandra Health Care Centre. GP appointments will be available 8am-8pm seven days a week. Booking is easy as patients can simply contact their GP surgery or call NHS 111 who will find them the next available appointment.

  3. You're invited to our Annual General Meeting!

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    NHS Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting.

    It's taking place on Tuesday 25 September 2018 between 18:30 - 20:00 at The Heights, 59- 65 Lowlands Rd, Harrow, HA1 3AW.

  4. Review of asthma attacks in children and young people leads to fewer admissions to hospital

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    2 August 2018

    Hospital admissions for children and young people were reduced by 16% after practices in Harrow took on board the lessons learned from a review of 291 children and young people who had had asthma attacks. Simple but effective lessons such as providing education on recognising attacks and checking inhaler technique resulted in approximately 30 less children and young people (per 100,000) being admitted to hospital between 2015/16 and 2016/17.

  5. Working Together For Your Care - Wednesday 12 September 2018

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    Are you over 65 years old?

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    Do you care for someone over 65 either as a professional or carer? 

    If so, we would love your help!

  6. NHS App Library reaches 70 apps in honour of the NHS birthday

    16 July 2018

    Patients can access a range of new tools on the NHS Apps Library, offering personalised advice, self-care and signposts to health services. 

  7. Planned Procedures with a Threshold policy update

    5 July 2018

    The NHS is required to improve the care and health of local populations. 

    Three new policies are currently being proposed to bring the local NHS in line with national clinical guidance and policies followed by other CCGs.

  8. If you could reduce your risk of getting cervical cancer would you? Now is the time

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    11 June 2018

    At the start of Cervical Screening Awareness Week (Monday 11 – Sunday 17 June 2018), the NHS in North West London asks all women to attend their invitation to cervical screening (previously known as a smear test).

    All women aged 25 to 64, who are registered with a GP are invited for cervical screening. If you are due a cervical screening you should have or will soon receive a letter through the post asking you to make an appointment for a cervical screening test. If you don’t have an invitation and are unsure if you are due for a screening you should contact your GP to find out.

  9. New accountable officer appointed for the North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups

    7June 2018

    North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups is delighted to announce the new appointment of Mark Easton as Accountable Officer.

    This is a new and exciting role for NW London overseeing all eight of the regions clinical commissioning groups. The appointment of a single Accountable Officer for NW London supports the organisations move towards collaborative working.

  10. Local MPs praise autism and learning disability NHS training programme shortlisted to represent North West London in 70th birthday Parliamentary Awards

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    L-R: Helen Cairns (Treat Me Right! Project Manager), Lorraine Jarman (Family Support Manager), John Keaveny (Learning Disability Awareness Trainer Coordinator), and May Lee (Personalisation Development Lead).

    Treat Me Right! is an autism and learning disability awareness training and consultancy programme. The programme was commissioned by NHS North West London CCGs, and delivered by not-for-profit London social care provider Certitude. It has been chosen from hundreds of applicants to represent North West London in a prestigious competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.

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