The theme for World Diabetes Day this year is ‘the family and diabetes’. The aim is to raise awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and/or support network of those affected and promote the role of having a support network in the management, care and prevention of diabetes. .. (read more)
Dr Parvinder Garcha and Dr Indervir Dhandee have stepped down from Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group Governing Body with immediate effect. New elections to replace both GPs will begin shortly. .. (read more)
This World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018), the NHS in North West London is focusing on how NHS talking therapy services help people who may be feeling stressed, worried, fearful or generally low. .. (read more)
Young people from the Grenfell community have decided to speak out about mental health and how they were affected by the Grenfell tragedy in support of World Mental Health Day, Wednesday 10 October. .. (read more)
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. .. (read more)
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.
These propo .. (read more)
The North West London CCGs are committed to working with local residents and community groups on producing our equality objectives. ‘Equality objectives’ are the goals we set to ensure that we are working in an inclusive way to meet the diverse needs of our local residents. .. (read more)
As we get ready for the bank holiday weekend, the NHS in North West London is sharing important information to prepare for the three day weekend, including how local people can access health services.
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Hounslow Council has joined forces with Hounslow CCG [Clinical Commissioning Group] in the fight against dementia, during Dementia Awareness Week, the Alzheimer’s Society’s national campaign. The campaign runs from Monday 21 May to Sunday 27 May 2018. .. (read more)
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. .. (read more)
FreeStyle Libre*, the flash glucose monitoring device to help people with Type 1 diabetes monitor their own glucose levels using a sensor the size of a two pound coin, is now available on prescription for people in North West London with Type 1 diabetes that meet the criteria. .. (read more)
We all get stressed from time to time but talking about it can really make a difference.
This Mental Health Awareness Week (14 - 20 May) we are focusing on how NHS talking therapies services in North West London help people who may be feeling stressed or generally low. .. (read more)
As we get ready for the bank holiday weekend, the NHS in North West London is sharing important information to prepare for the three day weekend, including how local people can access health services. .. (read more)
NHS North West London is introducing an updated policy for the management of low back pain, with effect from April 2018. The changes follow recommendations from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE, 2016), engagement work with local patients and clinicians, and a local evidence review. .. (read more)
As an innovative step to tackle health inequalities in the borough, Hounslow NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) launched ‘Our Stories, Our Health’ exhibition on Monday 12 March.
The exhibition, created with the social enterprise ‘Spark .. (read more)
Reach for the phone - our quit coaches will help you stop smoking for good
From time to time, we all need some extra motivation to help us achieve our goals, so on this National Stop Smoking Day, Londoners are being offered personal coaching to help them quit! .. (read more)
‘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. .. (read more)