21 July 2017
We’re launching a new pilot service that will help GPs and patients get to the right place every time once they’ve been referred by a GP.
The Harrow Electronic Referral Optimisation Service (HEROS) Pilot is a behind-the-scenes process for receiving and processing non-urgent referrals from GPs to secondary care services such as hospitals and community services.
18 July 2017
A screening service for Tuberculosis (TB) is available to patients visiting GP surgeries in Harrow.
Harrow has the fifth highest number of people with TB in London reflecting a large migrant community from countries with high risk of TB.
11 July 2017
It is an exciting time for diabetes care in North West London with the eight Clinical Commissioning Groups coming together to improve services and care.
10 July 2017
You are invited to attend the validation session for the Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) of NHS North West London's proposed changes to prescribing, “Choosing wisely: changing the way we prescribe”.
27 June 2017
Harrow recently procured a new early intervention service for children and young people with Harrow Council. We had enthusiastic support from a group of local young people who helped make the final procurement decision.
26 June 2017
The Healthwise Social Prescribing Project is a new initiative funded through the Department of Communities and Local Government. It will enable GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services to address social factors of ill health.
21 June 2017
Eye screening is an effective way of detecting diabetic retinopathy as soon as possible. This occurs when diabetes affects the small blood vessels in the retina of the eye which, left untreated, is one of the most common causes of blindness in the working-age population.
19 June 2017
Healthcare commissioners for Harrow are advising people to stay safe in the sun following an announcement that parts of London may experience ‘heatwave’ conditions this week.
The NHS in North West London is looking for people to help design and make a video to support people living with diabetes.
15 June 2017
Police have confirmed that the fire at Grenfell Tower has resulted in at least 17 fatalities, sadly this figure is expected to rise.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is coordinating support for those affected by the fire and the latest information can be found here.