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2015

Local GPs: stock up on vital Christmas medical supplies now

Published: 17 December 2015

Family doctors at Central London CCG are reminding residents in Westminster to make sure they stock up on necessary medicines now to stay well over the Christmas period. No one wants their Christmas ruined by illness – especially if it coul .. (read more)

Self-Care Week: Manage your care online

Published: 17 November 2015

Tuesday’s self-care tip: Patient Online means that patients are now able to use the internet to book and change appointments, manage repeat prescriptions, and access a summary of their own medical records. The CCG has worke .. (read more)

Invitation to NHS 111 Patient and Public Engagement Event

Published: 29 October 2015

Healthcare commissioners in North West London invite you to take part in an engagement event about the future design of our local integrated urgent care service. This follows an initial public engagement event held in June which we held to c .. (read more)

Get your flu vaccine

Published: 07 October 2015

Residents of Westminster have been reminded to get their flu vaccinations as the winter months approach. .. (read more)

Smoking in cars with children illegal under new legislation

Published: 01 October 2015

From 1 October, new legislation in England makes it illegal to smoke in a vehicle carrying someone who is under 18. It is also against the law for a driver not to stop someone smoking in these circumstances. The fine for both offences is £50. .. (read more)

NHS Acts on Mental Health Crisis services

Published: 25 September 2015

In a new move announced today the NWL Clinical Commissioning Groups are investing £1.9m a year to expand adult mental health crisis teams. Mental Health service provider CNWL will use the investment for new Home Treatment Rapid Response .. (read more)

Talk to us about your health information needs!

Published: 25 September 2015

Central London Clinical Commissioning Group is conducting a health information survey to find out if there are any gaps in health information in Westminster. If you are a patient and/or resident of Westminster, or if you are a professional .. (read more)

Nominate local heroes for an ActiveWestminster Award

Published: 16 September 2015

Help us to recognise and celebrate the fantastic work that happens across the city to make sure people are active, healthy and happy. Every community has local people who go beyond the call of duty to help others through sport and physical .. (read more)

National Transplant Week - 7 Days To Say Yes I Donate

Published: 09 September 2015

It’s National Transplant Week so let’s all join the conversation about organ donation. There’s plenty to discuss... Let’s talk about organ donation On average three people die every day because there just aren’t enou .. (read more)

Sign up to Stoptober with friends, family and colleagues

Published: 04 September 2015

If you are a smoker in Central London, sign up now to Stoptober, a 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England (PHE). You will receive support and encouragement every step of the way from some of the nation’s top comedians. To stand an .. (read more)

CWHHE Wheelchair Service Redesign Newsletter

Published: 10 August 2015

For wheelchair service users and colleagues across Barnet, Brent, Central, West, Hounslow, Ealing and Hammersmith & Fulham CCGs August 2015 – Issue 1 Seven Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across North West L .. (read more)

Staying in touch in later life

Published: 29 July 2015

There are many reasons why people can start to feel lonely or isolated as they get older - after retirement or the loss of a loved one, because social circles tend to shrink as we get older, or because of problems with health and mobility. Indeed, not everyone who is isolated or lonely is necessarily an older person. .. (read more)

Be clear on breast cancer in women aged 70 and over

Published: 24 July 2015

Women aged 70 or over should be more aware of the symptoms of breast cancer and see their GP without delay if they have any concerns say Clinical Commissioning Groups within North West London. Research from Public Health England shows that, .. (read more)

Healthier North West London newsletter

Published: 14 July 2015

The Spring edition of Healthier North West London newsletter is now available here , with updates on the latest developments in health and care services across North West London. There have been so .. (read more)

Stay cool, stay safe during the heatwave

Published: 01 July 2015

With “heatwave” conditions in London this week, residents of Central London are advised to stay safe in the sun, and to keep an eye out for the more vulnerable. High temperatures can be dangerous, especially for older people, young children .. (read more)

Read our annual report 2014/15

Published: 19 June 2015

Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)'s annual report is now available and highlights our achievements from last year, and key priorities and plans for 2015/16. .. (read more)

Maternity improvements to be introduced from July 2015

Published: 21 May 2015

Improvements to maternity services in North West London will be introduced from 1 July 2015. As part of the changes, Ealing Hospital’s maternity unit will close and its services will be consolidated onto six hospital sites. .. (read more)

Care Act Q&A Event

Published: 11 May 2015

Westminster City Council is holding a public event where attendees can find out more about the impact the new Care Act will have on them. .. (read more)

95 per cent would use "brilliant" Skype service again

Published: 30 March 2015

A GP practice in Westminster that has been trialling a Remote Consultation Service, which provides consultations over Skype, has received a positive reaction from patients, with 95 per cent saying they would use it again. .. (read more)

Choose the right care this Easter

Published: 23 March 2015

Local residents are being encouraged to take care of themselves and their families' wellbeing this Easter by keeping healthy and choosing the right care. .. (read more)

Stub out your last cigarette on No Smoking Day

Published: 10 March 2015

Central London CCG is backing the British Heart Foundation’s annual anti-smoking campaign to encourage Britain’s 10 million smokers to stub out their last cigarette on Wednesday March 11. .. (read more)

Healthier North West London Newsletter - Winter 2015

Published: 09 March 2015

The winter 2015 newsletter explains how NHS teams are working hard across NW London with their partners in the health and social care system to deliver the best possible care to patients, carers and their families. .. (read more)

Have your Say: Diabetes Digital Care Record Meeting

Published: 24 February 2015

We are working to connect together care records for patients in North West London. We are calling this the North West London Care Information Exchange, and one part of this programme of work is to develop a Diabetes Digital Care Record. .. (read more)

Ealing Maternity Unit

Published: 23 February 2015

Ealing CCG's Governing Body will meet on 18 March 2015 to discuss the progress made to ensure there is sufficient capacity and capability and that clear clinical pathways are in place to ensure a safe transition of Ealing Hospital maternity and interdependent services. .. (read more)