20 May 2020
Eid celebrations and the importance of social distancing
GPs in Tower Hamlets are wishing Eid Mubarak to the Muslim community, and urging those celebrating to avoid hosting or attending in-person social gatherings during the festivities.
20 May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week: supporting local people through the coronavirus pandemic
Life may be disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, but our mental health services are not – we are open for business and encourage you to get in touch for more support if you feel low, worried, anxious, or concerned
18 May 2020
Coronavirus symptoms: loss or change of smell or taste added to symptoms to self-isolate with
If you experience this symptom, or a new continuous cough, or a high fever, you need to immediately isolate at home for seven days. Those you live with will need to isolate for 14 days.
12 May 2020
If you suspect a stroke, act fast and seek medical help
On Stroke Awareness Day, GPs are reminding residents across Tower Hamlets that the local NHS is still here for you and it is important you do not wait if you need urgent medical help.
11 May 2020
Stay alert to stay safe – what this means for you
The Prime Minister has advised the public to stay alert to control coronavirus and save lives. Find out more here.
06 May 2020
Bank holiday pharmacy opening hours in Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest: Early May (08.05.20) and Spring Bank (25.05.20) holidays
Bank holidays can affect the opening hours of local pharmacies. See which pharmacies are open in your area here.
06 May 2020
The NHS in Tower Hamlets is still here for you this May Bank Holiday
GPs are assuring residents across Tower Hamlets that the local NHS is ‘open for business’ and ready to safely provide care to people who need it. It is important you do not wait if you need urgent medical help.
30 Apr 2020
Look after your mental wellbeing with NHS Talking Therapies service
Your local NHS Talking Therapies service (also known as IAPT service) is Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies
21 Apr 2020
Stay healthy and fast safely during Ramadan
This year Ramadan will be a very different experience for the Muslim community due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more here.
09 Apr 2020
GP practices open in Tower Hamlets on Good Friday and Easter Monday
As an important part of the overall NHS response to the COVID-19 pandemic, GP practices in Tower Hamlets will be open as usual on both Good Friday and Easter Monday for non-COVID-19 issues. In support of this, most local pharmacies will also be open throughout the bank holiday weekend.