Tower Hamlets Council has announced his commitment to the Local Government Declaration on Sugar Reduction and Healthier Food charter, becoming one of the first London local authorities to do so. Read more here.
The council and NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are committed to supporting people with a learning disability to lead a fulfilling life. They are working with carers, local organisations, businesses and a wide range of health and other providers to identify what more can be done to achieve this. Tell us what you think and learn more about the upcomign workshops here.
Click here to find out where to go to access local healthcare services this bank holiday weekend. You can also download a list of pharmacies in Tower Hamlets.
Know your options! Need NHS services this Easter weekend?
We can help you. Click here for more information on where you can go, who to contact and much more.
People in Tower Hamlets will have access to improved community health services under a ground-breaking partnership
April is bowel cancer awareness month and Bowel Cancer UK are working to raise awareness.
An exciting new chapter has begun for a GP practice in east London. Read more about it here.
Find out more about the online service here.
Learn more about No Smoking Day tomorrow, on Wednesday 8th March. Want to know about your quitting options? Stop smoking advisors will be out and about over the next two weeks so drop by for a chat and some advice. Click here to read the full article, with dates and venues for local events.
Click here to read the full report from PHE and see how Tower Hamlets fared in the ratings.
Tower Hamlets Together is launching a brilliantly simple initiative to help people living in Tower Hamlets care homes receive quick and effective treatment should they need to go into hospital in an emergency.
Come and share your ideas and views on how we can make asthma services better.
Over one thousand people in Tower Hamlets have had their say on plans to reshape health services in the borough. Click here to find out more about the plans.
Click here to find out more about how you can help to shape healthcare in Tower Hamlets.
Click here for more details about this severe weather alert.
Create a safer internet for children and young people. Learn more about Safer Internet Day here.
Find out more about your local STP (Sustainable, Transformation Plan) here.
Realising Change is a co-production group. Co- production is a way of working together in an equal way to create a service or come to a decision about something. Find out more about how you can get involved with them here.
Over the next two months, advisers will be providing friendly advice, tips and information on your options for stopping tobacco. Read more to find out where and when you can go for support.
The council, in partnership, with Tower Hamlets CCG is refreshing the Carers’ Strategy for Tower Hamlets. As part of this, a Carers’ Dignity Charter will be developed with carers.
Maternity Mates & Social Action for Health are hosting an event to provide better information on where, and how, you have you babies.
NHS England has announced that Tower Hamlets Together will receive £3,945,000 of new funding to support the ongoing development and delivery of its vanguard projects during 2017/18.
The Christmas-New Year period is one of the busiest times of the year for the NHS. To ensure everyone gets access to the treatment and advice they need, it’s important to know which services are available and which one to choose if you require urgent care.
Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group is backing London Ambulance Service’s hard-hitting alcohol awareness campaign highlighting the impact of alcohol-related calls on thecapital’s other ill and injured patients.
Tower Hamlets Council is supporting a national Organ Donation campaign in a bid to increase the number of people on the organ donation register.
What services can you use to help you stay well this winter?
Diabetes Care Centre at Mile End Hosptal have been presented with five awards by charity X-PERT Health.
The Bromley by Bow Centre, in partnership with Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Ability Bow, has been commissioned to deliver the Fit for Life service across the borough of Tower Hamlets.
Find out about the new pilot utilising technology to engage young people who use mental health services.
East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) is now the best NHS trust in the country.
Read a full statement issued by NHS Tower Hamlets CCG on a recent report from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Tower Hamlets Council is working alongside local organisations and partners during National HIV Testing Week from 19 – 26 November to raise awareness of the importance of getting tested and increase the opportunities to test.
On 1 November 2016, Tower Hamlets CCG appointed KPMG LLP as its local auditor.
It’s an exciting time for health and social care staff working in Tower Hamlets. As part of our Tower Hamlets Together partnership, we are about to embark on a pilot to explore new and innovative ways of providing the very best community nursing care to the people we serve.
The Tower Hamlets Health and Wellbeing Board is consulting on its strategy for 2017-2020 to help shape health priorities across the borough.
Everyone in Tower Hamlets is being encouraged to help protect the well-being of children and adults this November – as part of Safeguarding Month.
NHS partners across north east London are looking at how the NHS 111 service can better support local residents.
More people in Tower Hamlets who have dementia are being diagnosed compared to many other parts of London.
GPs in Tower Hamlets are encouraging people to take control of their health and ‘self care’ this winter.
The outstanding work taking place in Tower Hamlets to diagnose and support people with dementia has been outlined to MPs at Westminster.
Following growing concerns about the local plan to account for the BCG vaccine and communications to practices via InBrief newsletter, Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group hopes to respond to some of the questions raised.
Tower Hamlets Council is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the causes of mouth cancer during the month of November, for Mouth Cancer Action Month.
Views are being sought on a new national policy proposal for commissioning medicines in children.
Local people in Tower Hamlets are being urged to ‘protect yourself and your family this winter’ by having the flu jab.
Plans are underway to give people in Tower Hamlets the option to use any GP practice in the borough. Now, the local NHS is asking people if they agree with the new ideas.
Residents across Tower Hamlets are being reminded about the importance of talking about mental health as part of a local campaign co-created by young people in Tower Hamlets and as part of World Mental Health Day on Monday 10 October.
The Department of Health is now seeking views from patients, and the public on how health and care information should be used. Find out more about how to register for three upcoming events that will inform the way that your information is used in the future.
What does the global shortage of the BCG vaccine (to immunise against Tuberculosis) mean for Tower Hamlets residents?
Read more about work in Tower Hamlets to support rough sleepers.
NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group is inviting members of the public and stakeholders to attend its annual public meeting on Tuesday 27 September 2016, at The Sugar Store, Museum of London Docklands.
Increasing the awareneess of eye health in people over 50
Good news for Tower Hamlets health inequalities reduction. Click on the headline to read the full article.
Find out more information about what pharmacies are opening during the bank holiday weekend.
Following our 2015/16 annual assurance visit with NHS England, we are pleased to share with you that NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has received an overall assurance rating of ‘good'.
GPs in Tower Hamlets are encouraging residents not to ignore symptoms and to tell their doctor if they notice themselves getting out of breath doing things they used to be able to do, or if they’ve had a persistent cough for three weeks or more.
Tower Hamlets CCG are delighted to be working alongside our colleagues at THCVS with local organisations as part of the Innovation Bursary scheme.
Local people taking part in a new programme to tackle type 2 diabetes will be supported to make healthier lifestyle choices to reduce their risk of developing the disease.
Local people in Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest are set to benefit from improved maternity services, after local clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) were selected as ‘Maternity Choice and Personalisation Pioneers’ by NHS England.
Local doctors in Tower Hamlets are calling on people to plan ahead this Ramadan to stay healthy and ensure they can continue to take any prescribed medication safely.
This bank holiday, GPs in Tower Hamlets are asking local people to make sure they know where to go to get the care they need – and reminding them that A&E may not always be their first port of call.
Local people are being given more time to give their views on a proposed £100m investment across three boroughs in north-east London.
Tower Hamlets has launched the next round of the Voluntary and Community Sector Innovation Bursary scheme.
Come along and work with us to plan health care in Tower Hamlets.