Hot weather is expected throughout this week, which may put some people at risk of heat-related health issues.
Sunday, 11 June marked the beginning of Diabetes Week 2017 and the theme this year is Fight Diabetes. Know Diabetes. To promote better understanding of the condition, Barts and The London are holding an awareness raising event. Find out more here.
Each year Tower Hamlets CCG publishes on its website a Local Transformation Plan for Children and Young People’s Mental Health, as agreed with the Council and other local partners. Read more here.
GPs in Tower Hamlets are urging people to help the NHS by using local healthcare services wisely over the Ramadan period. This year, Ramadan is due to start around Friday 26 May and as it is the summer, the longer, warmer days can increase the risk of dehydration. Click here to read more.
GPs in Tower Hamlets are urging people to plan ahead for Ramadan this year, to stay healthy and fast safely. Read more here.
Thrive LDN* are holding a workshop for children and young people to discuss how they can get involved in helping to raise mental health awareness and reduce stigma. Click here to find out more.
GPs in Tower Hamlets are urging people to help the NHS by using local healthcare services wisely over the spring bank holiday weekend. Click here to find out about the range of services that are available.
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All of Barts' hospitals remain open for emergency care, and they are accepting ambulances. In these circumstances, they are asking people to only attend our accident and emergency departments in an emergency and use other NHS services wherever possible.
The new SEND Strategy is being developed over the coming year and will be ready to launch by February 2018. Click here to read more.
Help is at hand in the run up to Ramadan for Muslims to receive support in quitting tobacco before the holy month begins.
If you support victims of hate crime, have experienced hate crime, or are just interested in what you can do - then come along and join this conference.
NHS England has produced a short film to help people with a learning disability, autism or both, understand how and when to access the service, and what to expect. Click here to watch.
Lovefootball and Newham CCG invites you to join the fun, get active and take part in an over 40s walking football tournament. Click here to find out more.
Encourage your patients with Diabetes to come and join the Diabetes Team to learn about how to fast safely during the Ramadan month. Patients will learn about healthy eating, medication and much more.
Tower Hamlets residents will now be able to access a new statutory advocacy service provided by POhWER.
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.