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What to do if your child is unwell – London guide

14th December 2017

A London guide for parents of babies and toddlers for what to do if a child is unwell and the services that can help.  Our thanks go to Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs (with design by NEL CSU) for sharing their local guide and adapting it for all of London.

Know your NHS this winter  #staywellLondon

8th December 2017

In London over 200,000 people work for the NHS and chances are if you’re one of them, you’re always being asked advice by friends and family about where to go and what to do. Did you know: 40% of people in A&E have spoken to a friend or family member who works for the NHS. […]

Stay well London – London Extended GP Access Service: Frequently asked questions

8th December 2017

Frequently asked questions and answers about London’s urgent, emergency and primary care services. During winter 2017/18, we are running a campaign aimed at NHS staff, giving them simple messages that they can share with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter. These frequently asked questions are for our staff to use to help them feel confident […]

Keeping London’s care home residents safe from flu

23rd October 2017

NHS England’s (London) Kenny Gibson on how we’re working to reduce the spread of flu in care homes and keep residents and staff well this winter. “People aged 65 or over are more likely to have a bad case of flu or develop a serious complication, such as bronchitis or pneumonia. We know more people attend A&E with flu […]

Free flu jab for care home staff and domiciliary care workers

19th October 2017

Care home staff and domiciliary care workers in London can now get a free flu jab to help limit the spread of flu and keep elderly care home residents well this winter.  Flu can be more severe for people aged 65 or over and can lead to serious complications such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Many people […]