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  1. NHS App Library reaches 70 apps in honour of the NHS birthday

    16 July 2018

    Patients can access a range of new tools on the NHS Apps Library, offering personalised advice, self-care and signposts to health services. 

  2. Planned Procedures with a Threshold policy update

    5 July 2018

    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.

  3. Come join us at the Hillingdon Independent Living Roadshow

    2 July 2018

    Local people in Hillingdon are invited to the Hillingdon Independent Living Roadshow, an exhibition hosted by NHS Hillingdon CCG to showcase a wide range of aids and equipment available to help residents with disabilities living at home to live as independently as possible.

  4. New online counselling service ‘Kooth’ launched for young people

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    2 July 2018

    Kooth will provide online counselling and support to children and young people aged 11-19 in Hillingdon and for students at Harrow and Uxbridge College. The aim of the website is to tackle youth mental health issues in the borough and is available from 9 July 2018.

    Many young people lean towards the internet to receive support and advice which prompted the development of the website. Kooth provides support early, with professional counselling, peer-to-peer forums, self-help articles and mood tracking tools to help set personal goals.

  5. If you could reduce your risk of getting cervical cancer would you? Now is the time

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    11 June 2018

    At the start of Cervical Screening Awareness Week (Monday 11 – Sunday 17 June 2018), the NHS in North West London asks all women to attend their invitation to cervical screening (previously known as a smear test).

    All women aged 25 to 64, who are registered with a GP are invited for cervical screening. If you are due a cervical screening you should have or will soon receive a letter through the post asking you to make an appointment for a cervical screening test. If you don’t have an invitation and are unsure if you are due for a screening you should contact your GP to find out.

  6. Have your say on the North West London equality objectives at public workshops

    8 June

    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.

  7. New accountable officer appointed for the North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups

    7June 2018

    North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups is delighted to announce the new appointment of Mark Easton as Accountable Officer.

    This is a new and exciting role for NW London overseeing all eight of the regions clinical commissioning groups. The appointment of a single Accountable Officer for NW London supports the organisations move towards collaborative working.

  8. Boris Johnson MP and Nick Hurd MP praise local autism and learning disability NHS training programme shortlisted to represent North West London in 70th birthday Parliamentary Awards

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    L-R: Helen Cairns (Treat Me Right! Project Manager), Lorraine Jarman (Family Support Manager), John Keaveny (Learning Disability Awareness Trainer Coordinator), and May Lee (Personalisation Development Lead).

    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.

  9. Feeling stressed? Let’s talk about it

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    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.

  10. Help shape our new equality objectives

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    15 May 2018

    We would be really grateful if you could spare about 15 minutes to complete our survey to help shape our equality objectives for the next four years.

    The eight NHS clinical commissioning groups in North West London are committed to working with our local populations 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.

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