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Don’t put off getting the flu vaccination

Published: 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 .. (read more)

Prescribing wisely

Published: 30 October 2017

NHS North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) is launching two programmes to change the way we prescribe medicines across our eight boroughs*. Earlier this year, NW London CCGs engaged with public and stakehold .. (read more)

Hot Weather Warning

Published: 19 June 2017

A Level Three Heatwave Warning has been issued as there is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between 0900 on Monday and 0900 on Thursday in parts of England. An update will be issued when the alert level changes in any region. .. (read more)

Get involved in our NHS diabetes video!

Published: 16 June 2017

The NHS in North West London is looking for people to help design and make a video to support people living with diabetes. This exciting opportunity comes during national Diabetes Week (11 – 17 June), as we join the rest .. (read more)

Fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington

Published: 14 June 2017

The NHS strongly urges people not to attend A&E unless it really is an emergency, as hospitals are extremely busy. If you need medical advice please contact your local GP as usual or call 111 for more urgent advice. .. (read more)

Improving patient transport

Published: 24 May 2017

Patients and service users are invited to join us for a discussion on how we will assess people for patient transport across North West London. Join us on  Thursday 29 June , 10.30am – 1.30pm at St  Pauls Centre, .. (read more)

Which health services will be open over Easter?

Published: 11 April 2017

Ahead of the Easter 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 .. (read more)

Improving patient transport

Published: 04 April 2017

Join us for a discussion on how patients will access patient transport services across North West London in the future. .. (read more)

North West London Medical Centre in Maida Vale to close

Published: 06 March 2017

NHS England and Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have confirmed that the North West London Medical Centre, 56 Maida Vale, London W9 1PP is to close on 31 March 2017, following the retirement of Dr Dexter.  This means the practice .. (read more)

NWL Wide Review of NICE Guidance of Lower Back Pain Management

Published: 14 February 2017

North West London (NWL) Clinical Commissioning Groups(CCG) are currently undertaking a NWL Wide review of the NICE guidance on the management of Lower Back Pain, a key part of this includes stakeholder engagement, including patients.  A patient en .. (read more)

How food smart are you?

Published: 07 February 2017

Your kids may seem fine on the outside but too much sugar and saturated fat can lead to the build-up of harmful fat on the inside. This fat around their vital organs can cause weight gain and serious diseases in the future, like heart disease and .. (read more)

Seven day services showcase

Published: 02 February 2017

Leading by example, NHS North West (NW) London took an afternoon out to showcase the success of our seven day services at a London-wide event run by NHS England and NHS Improvement. .. (read more)

Diagnostic Radiographer Education Day

Published: 02 February 2017

The NHS in North West London took a day out to support radiographers in reaching their career goals and aspirations, at our Diagnostic Radiographer Education Day on Saturday 28 January. .. (read more)

Keep warm, keep well

Published: 19 January 2017

One of the most effective ways to keep yourself well during winter is to stay warm. Keeping warm over the winter months can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacks, pneumonia and depression. Dr Nevill .. (read more)

Game-changing new NHS kit saves up to 8 hours per week

Published: 04 January 2017

At a special event in December, the NHS North West London Critical Care Network celebrated the successful rollout of its new kit bag for smoothly transferring patients between wards, when patients go for scans and from one hospital to another for clinical need. .. (read more)