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Brent, Central London, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, and West London Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have merged as of 1 April 2021 to form North West London CCG. Brent, Central London, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, and West London Clinical Commissioning Groups is transferring to the new CCG – North West London Clinical Commissioning Group on 1 April 2021. The new Clinical Commissioning Group will become the new data controller.

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Published: 30 December 2020
During December, Covid infections have risen sharply in London and this has led to increased demand for hospital care.  Please be aware the 111 service is currently under extreme pressure in our area. GP surgeries are open as normal, except .. (read more)
Published: 23 December 2020
Like the rest of the capital, hospitals across North West London are now very busy. At a sector and trust level, we’ve launched plans to care safely for this increase in patients and actions include standing up additional critical care capacity with some staff redeployed and on standby for redeployment to support patients. .. (read more)
Published: 21 December 2020
Season’s Greetings to all from the North West London Clinical Commissioning Groups. Welcome to the last issue of our newsletter for the year. Life certainly hasn’t been easy this year and we’ve all had a lot to adapt to, but we are hopeful that things will be brighter in the new year .. (read more)
Published: 21 December 2020
Doctors in North West London are urging local people to stay home and follow new tier 4 guidance to protect their loved ones over the Christmas period, as rates of Covid-19 in NW London are high and rising rapidly.  Rates have risen signifi .. (read more)
Published: 17 December 2020
Normal GP opening hours apply 8am -6.30pm Monday to Friday unless its bank holiday or weekend   Saturday is the extended hours hubs 8am -8pm   Sundays and bank holiday is :   .. (read more)
Published: 16 December 2020
Find out when pharmacies are open near you over the Christmas and New Year period .. (read more)
Published: 11 December 2020
As you will have seen in the media this week, the first Covid-19 vaccinations have now been administered to patients. The vaccine has met strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness set out by the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). .. (read more)
Published: 08 December 2020
If you need advice from your GP over the Christmas period, please telephone the surgery as normal. Practices will be closed on bank holidays but open at all other times and offering appointments between 8am and 6.30pm. .. (read more)
Published: 01 December 2020
The NW London CCGs will be convening its next Joint Committee meeting virtually on  Thursday 3 December from 3-5pm. The joining details for this are  .. (read more)
Published: 23 November 2020
The big national and international Coronavirus news continues to be around the progress of the various vaccines being developed. There are lots of reasons for optimism and the NHS is ready for the imminent challenges that it will face in making sure everyone who should get the vaccine does so safely. We open the newsletter with an extended feature containing all of the latest information. .. (read more)
Published: 20 November 2020
Adults over the age of 50 will be able to get their free flu vaccine from 1 December in the next phase of this year’s expanded flu vaccination programme, the government has confirmed. .. (read more)
Published: 13 November 2020
The British Fatwa Council has issued a fatwa permitting the nasal flu vaccine for use in children. .. (read more)
Published: 12 November 2020
This winter, the NHS in North West London is reminding residents of the range of healthcare services available to help them. .. (read more)
Published: 28 October 2020
Healthwatch Hounslow, Healthwatch Ealing and Healthwatch Hammersmith & Fulham are hosting a webinar to help residents prepare for a COVID winter. .. (read more)
Published: 28 October 2020
Finding cancer earlier makes it more treatable. If .. (read more)
Published: 26 October 2020
The rate of transmission of Covid-19 has increased across London over the last week. Almost all boroughs in NW London now have rates over 100 per 100,000 population with the number of confirmed cases doubling in some boroughs. All London boroughs have moved to a high-alert level, to help slow the spread. .. (read more)
Published: 23 October 2020
In Hounslow we are all working closely together during this difficult time to keep health and community services running and safe for you as patients and residents of Hounslow. We have taken measures to ensure that we can treat people .. (read more)
Published: 23 October 2020
October, as many know is Black History Month in the UK. A month dedicated to the celebration of African and Caribbean history and recognition of the contribution that Black people have made in the UK. .. (read more)
Published: 15 October 2020
Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting that took place on Wednesday 14 October 2020 from 12.30-2pm. We did have some technical issues during the broadcast, so apologise to anyone who was unable to access the event. T .. (read more)
Published: 07 October 2020
Most Hounslow GP surgeries have received their stock of flu vaccine for patients who are over 65 years old. If you are in this age group, your practice will contact you by letter or text with information about where and when to get your flu jab. .. (read more)
Published: 01 October 2020
Over two million patients across eight London boroughs are to benefit from a new diagnostic tool that helps to detect cancer in its earliest and most curable stages. The tool, which has shown a 30 times improvement in the detection of cancer, has been rolled out to more than 400 GP practices across Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea, and Westminster. .. (read more)
Published: 29 September 2020
This winter, with the combined risk of flu and COVID-19, it is important to get your flu vaccination. By getting your flu vaccination:  Y .. (read more)
Published: 29 September 2020
This winter, with the combined risk of flu and COVID-19, it is important to get your flu vaccination. You may have concerns about getting your fl .. (read more)
Published: 28 September 2020
COVID cases on the rise in North West London Sir Patrick Vallance, the government’s Chief Scientific Adviser and Professor Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer addressed the nation earlier this week and told us that there are 6,000 new Covid cases a day in the UK, doubling roughly every seven days. .. (read more)
Published: 18 September 2020
On 5 August, the eight CCGs that make up the North West London Collaboration of CCGs launched a formal consultation with the eight local authorities in North West London on our plans to merge into a single CCG. We also shared our case for change with local Healthwatch organisations, NHS provider trusts, patient groups and members of the public for comment. .. (read more)
Published: 14 September 2020
In the past few weeks the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases has gone up and has now become very concerning. We need to take action now to protect our loved ones and our communities.To address the rise in confirmed cases across the country, the government has made social gatherings of more than six people illegal from Monday 14 September. The law change bans larger groups from meeting anywhere socially indoors or outdoors. It is enforced through a £100 fine for anyone failing to comply. You are most at risk when in busy crowds, confined spaces or close contact with others. .. (read more)
Published: 10 September 2020
The engagement period on the proposal to merge the eight NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North West London into a single CCG will close at midday on Friday 11 September 2020. The eight CCGs are: Brent, Central London, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow and West London. .. (read more)
Published: 08 September 2020
This week is Organ Donation Week (7 – 13 September). The aim is to raise awareness of organ donation and transplantation. It’s also an opportunity to shine a light on the generosity of donors and the incredible impact that they have on the people that receive transplants. .. (read more)
Published: 28 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is still with us so we need to remain alert, in order to protect ourselves, our families and our communities. .. (read more)
Published: 21 August 2020
The NHS Test and Trace programme is designed to help slow the spread of coronavirus. The more people who use the programme, the safer Hounslow will be for us all. We have worked with Hounslow Council to produce some .. (read more)
Published: 20 August 2020
Bank Holidays can affect the opening hours of local pharmacies. .. (read more)
Published: 14 August 2020
Coronavirus is still with us so do continue to follow the national guidance on social distancing, hand washing for at least 20 seconds and wearing a face covering in public places. .. (read more)
Published: 11 August 2020
A new campaign launched by the Council and NHS urges local people with diabetes to think seriously about their health and reduce their risk of being severely affected by COVID-19. .. (read more)
Published: 05 August 2020
The eight NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North West London have put forward a proposal to merge into a single CCG. The eight CCGs are: Brent, Central London, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow and West London .. (read more)
Published: 03 August 2020
We want to remind everyone that the NHS is here for you: please seek help if you need it. If you need medical advice, call your GP or dial 111 in the first instance .. (read more)
Published: 17 July 2020
The easing of restrictions in England over the last couple of weeks has been very welcome and has been received responsibly by most people .. (read more)
Published: 14 July 2020
Doctors and nurses in North West London are encouraging local people to attend hospital and GP appointments as the NHS starts to restore services as part of the ‘recovery’ phase of the covid-19 pandemic. .. (read more)
Published: 02 July 2020
The NHS in Hounslow is still ‘open for business’ and we are asking residents to attend vital scheduled appointmen .. (read more)
Published: 01 July 2020
Get a test to check if you have coronavirus, understand your test result and find out what to do if you're contacted by NHS Test and Trace. .. (read more)
Published: 24 June 2020
Brent patients can choose from a wide range of alternative services .. (read more)
Published: 21 June 2020
Residents encouraged to sign up for the NHS App .. (read more)
Published: 19 June 2020
Further lockdown restrictions were eased this week so we open the newsletter with a link to guidance on making and wearing face masks .. (read more)
Published: 16 June 2020
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NHS in North West London have made it easier for pregnant women to continue getting the maternity care that they need without having to visit the hospital as often. .. (read more)
Published: 12 June 2020
In a week when we will pause with the North Kensington Community to remember those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower tragedy we publish information about the NHS support that is available. .. (read more)
Published: 11 June 2020
Hounslow CCG will be holding a Governing Body meeting on 16 June 2020. Due to social distancing measures still being in place, the meeting will be held virtually and a recording of discussions will be placed on this website shortly after the meeting closes. .. (read more)
Published: 05 June 2020
This week there is national recognition for volunteers and patient participation groups. One of the positive stories to come from the Covid-19 pandemic is the number of people who have come forward to volunteer to help the NHS. We honour their efforts in this issue. .. (read more)
Published: 04 June 2020
Message of support from our Accountable Officer for Black staff, our community and our patients .. (read more)
Published: 02 June 2020
This week is National Patient Participation Week, an annual event held each June which aims to raise the profile of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs). This week is National Patient Participation Week, an annual event held each June which .. (read more)
Published: 28 May 2020
This week we signpost to some useful Coronavirus resources from Health Education England .. (read more)
Published: 22 May 2020
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is ‘Kindness Matters .. (read more)
Published: 18 May 2020
Run by the Mental Health Foundation, the week takes place annually to raise awareness of this important issue that we often shy away from talking about. .. (read more)
Published: 15 May 2020
North West London NHS's weekly Coronavirus response .. (read more)
Published: 07 May 2020
Spring Bank Holiday pharmacy opening hours 08.05.20 and 25.05.20 .. (read more)
Published: 07 May 2020
North West London NHS Coronavirus response .. (read more)
Published: 01 May 2020
Vaccinations protect against serious illnesses now and in the future, so it’s really important to keep up to date with jabs for you and your family. .. (read more)
Published: 30 April 2020
Your frequently asked questions answered about dental services during COVID-19 .. (read more)
Published: 30 April 2020
This is our weekly bulletin since the NHS began its dedicated response to the COVID-19 outbreak. .. (read more)
Published: 23 April 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means you should only leave your home if it's essential, unless you feel very unwell or you are told to attend an existing appointment for ongoing treatment. .. (read more)
Published: 23 April 2020
Following a review by the British Islamic Medical Association, we have outlined some guidance on Ramadan during these challenging times. .. (read more)
Published: 17 April 2020
This is our fourth weekly bulletin since the NHS began its dedicated response to the COVID-19 outbreak. .. (read more)
Published: 07 April 2020
Over the Easter bank holiday weekend our GP practices across North West London will be open as normal on Friday and Monday, offering appointm .. (read more)
Published: 30 March 2020
Read the latest newsletter from the NHS in North West Lon .. (read more)
Published: 25 March 2020
We want to update you about changes we have had to make to NHS services, to help us deal with the coronavirus pandemic. These temporary changes will help us to focus all our efforts and resources in the best way to tackle the covid-19 outbreak. .. (read more)
Published: 17 March 2020
In order to limit the spread of coronavirus, we are currently only holding meetings when they are absolutely essential .. (read more)
Published: 25 February 2020
HRCH ranked best in nation by workers The national NHS staff survey results for 2019 have been published and Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust (HRCH) has lots to celebrate. .. (read more)
Published: 30 January 2020
Information about the Wuhan novel coronavirus can be found on the  NHS.UK website , including symptoms and advice to travellers returning from Wuhan, China. .. (read more)