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  1. Help your NHS save money!


    8 August 2019

    Did you know.... missed GP appointments cost the NHS £216 million per year! On average that’s £30 per appointment.

    We know that sometimes life can get in the way but if for any reason you can no longer make your GP or nurse appointment please call your GP practice or respond ‘CANCEL’ to your appointment reminder text.

  2. Local GPs welcome cancer prevention jab for boys

    31 July 2019

    GPs in Harrow are welcoming the introduction of the cancer preventing HPV vaccine that will be available to boys aged 12 to 13 in local schools from September.

  3. Harrow CCG looks at the future of GP walk-in services in the borough


    11 July 2019

    Following the successful transition of the Alexandra Avenue walk-in centre to a GP Access Centre, Harrow CCG is considering similar changes to its other walk-in and wait services provided at Belmont Health Centre and Pinn Medical Centre.

  4. NHS North West London helps transform maternity services across the UK


    8 July 2019

    The NHS in North West London has today launched a new digital toolkit to help other local NHS regions transform their maternity services.

  5. Young people from Harrow share their experiences of overcoming mental health challenges at Barnardo’s conference


    5 July 2019

    Young people from Harrow have bravely shared their experiences of overcoming mental health challenges to a packed audience of 130 professionals at a Barnardo’s conference in North London.

    Four young people from Harrow Horizons, a service run by Barnardo’s and commissioned by NHS Harrow CCG and Harrow Council, took part in the Barnardo’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health Conference at London Metropolitan University on Tuesday 2 July.

  6. Help us shape our Long Term Plan, we want your views


    27 June 2019

    Developing our Long Term Plan in NW London is a key focus for the organisation and we are working with our stakeholders and the public as we consider and shape our response.

  7. Local NHS team “delighted” to be shortlisted for Parliamentary Award

    24 June 2019 - The team was nominated by five North West London MPs, and has been active in local schools across various boroughs.

  8. Changes to the GP access centre at Alexandra Avenue - What our patients think?


    19 June 2019

    It has been seven months since the GP access centre at Alexandra Avenue Health Centre changed from being a walk-in and wait service, to an appointment only service for Harrow residents.

    The same numbers of appointments are still available to Harrow residents, through the new GP access service, 20,000 a year, they now just need to be booked by either calling your GP practice or NHS 111 first.

    We wanted to find out what patients thought of the change to the service and in May we surveyed 152 patients who have used the new service.

  9. Honeypot Medical Centre offers expanded and modern facilities at its new premises


    10 June 2019

    On Monday 10 June Honeypot Medical Centre will open its doors to patients from its brand new purpose-built medical practice, on its original site in Honeypot Lane in Stanmore.

    The newly built premises offer a greater number of clinical rooms, more modern and comfortable space and provides improved access with a new lift, enabling all patients to access consulting rooms over two floors.

  10. North West London CCGs discuss merger into single organisation

    28 May 2019

    The eight clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in North West London – the bodies that commission health services for local people – are considering merging into a single organisation.

    The North West London Collaboration of CCGs has today published a case for change, setting out why a single organisation could enable quicker decisions, greater efficiency and more resources being freed up for patient care rather than administrative costs.

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