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Celebrating Black History Month in south-east London

To celebrate Black History Month (BHM), NHS South East London CCG is raising awareness of the contributions and history of African and Caribbean NHS staff in south-east London and its residents. The CCG’s Beyond BAME (Black Asian and Minority Ethnic) staff group is encouraging its colleagues to learn more about…

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General practice is open

General practice is open. To keep patients and staff safe it is best to speak to a clinician before attending your practice, it may be that you can be treated effectively without seeing a health professional, or directed to your local pharmacy for treatment, however if you need a physical…

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NHS South East London CCG AGM – 17 September 2020

The NHS South East London annual general meeting will be from 12-1pm on Thursday 17 September 2020. We will hold the meeting virtually through Microsoft Teams here. The six south east London predecessor CCGs annual report and accounts will be presented at the AGM . The programme includes: A review…

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Pharmacy services on August Bank Holiday – 2020

Information on which pharmacies are open in London on Bank Holiday Monday (31 August) is available.  If you require urgent primary medical care over the holiday weekend, please use the NHS 111 online service or call 111.   Get the help you need when you need it.​​

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Get the flu vaccination, stay well and protect the NHS

It may be summer in the capital, but the NHS is already starting to plan for winter. Along with seasonal bugs, slips and falls, and the flu, London’s NHS may also be treating patients with Covid-19 this winter. Hospitals and emergency services are likely to be busier than in previous…

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Keeping our Governing Body open and transparent

NHS South East London CCG values public views on health care across its six boroughs ​and is committed to transparency in all areas of our Governance.  At this challenging time, due to Government advice, we are not currently able to hold our Governing Body meetings in public. However, people from across…

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We’re supporting Mental Health Awareness Week in south east London

This week (18-24 May) is the Mental Health Foundation’s ‘Mental Health Awareness Week 2020’, with the theme of ‘kindness’, which is particularly relevant during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Nancy Kuchemann, clinical lead for mental health for NHS South East London CCG said: “Emotional wellbeing – or lack of it –…

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South east London GP practices: “your GP surgery is open for you”

Doctors across south east London have made a short film asking patients not to put off contacting their GP surgery if they need to consult a doctor or nurse during the Covid 19 pandemic.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1jefywezAw Despite these challenging times, your GP surgery is open for you. GP surgeries are working differently,…

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Campaign launched to help tackle domestic abuse

Recent measures announced by the Government to tackle COVID-19, such as ordering people to stay at home, can cause anxiety for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is unacceptable in any situation, no matter what stresses anyone is under. Public Health England has…

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GPs are still open for business

Doctors across south east London are asking patients not to put off contacting their GP surgery if they need to consult a doctor or nurse during the Covid 19 pandemic.  Fewer patients have been consulting their doctor or nurse for their usual health issues or new physical or mental health problems…

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Covid-19: Managing your health at home

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means you should only leave your home if it’s essential, unless you feel very unwell or you are told to attend an existing appointment for ongoing treatment. While you are at home it’s still easy to get NHS help using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The…

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South east London CCG appoints new Southwark borough director

Sam Hepplewhite has been appointed as Southwark’s new Director for NHS south east London Clinical Commissioning Group (SEL CCG). Previously director of integrated commissioning for the borough, Sam was responsible for providing leadership across Southwark. In her new role, Sam will lead Southwark’s team and will be part of SEL…

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COVID-19 advice now available in different languages

Public Health England have published two COVID-19 related leaflets in different languages. ‘Shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable’ and ‘Stay at home advice for households with possible Coronavirus infection’ are both available to download and print.

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Our PCCC Meeting in April

Our Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC) will take place at 2.30pm on 16 April 2020.  In line with current national requirements, this will be a virtual meeting.  For more information on how to ask questions at the meeting and to read the papers, please visit our PCCC page on the website.   

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Pharmacy Easter opening hours

All local pharmacies will be open on both bank holidays. Some pharmacies may have adjusted their usual opening times so we would advise you phone them and check before you travel. You can find your nearest pharmacy by visiting www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-pharmacy You can see a list of local pharmacy opening hours here.…

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