Hadil Harman, Psychology Intern, from Talk Wandsworth has written a blog for Mental Health Awareness Week

“Mindful Walking” Spirituality is about both faith and meaning in life. However, even if you don’t practice a faith, it’s possible to practice spiritual self-care. Providing spiritual self-care may mean spending time in prayer or meditation or practicing mindfulness by going on a long walk to contemplate purpose and meaning. Regardless of how you find meaning […]

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Get your 1st COVID-19 vaccination at walk-in sessions, 21-25 April

From 21st – 25th April, we are holding walk-in-sessions where you can have your vaccination without the need for an appointment. The sessions are available to anyone over 50 or front line health and care workers aged over 30, who haven’t yet had their first COVID-19 vaccine. Walk-in sessions will be held at the following […]

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Urgent care pilot extended at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton

People with injuries such as burns, sprains, broken bones, cuts, bruises and wounds can continue to be seen conveniently and locally at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton, as a pilot urgent care service is extended for a further six months. The service offers appointments with emergency practitioners (nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics) as well as GPs. Adults […]

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More sensory clinics to transform vaccination experience for young people with learning disabilities and autism

A Covid vaccination clinic, aimed at helping young people with learning disabilities conquer their fear of needles, has been so successful that further sessions are now planned. Sandra, whose son Brandon has a learning disability and autism, described as “amazing” the pilot sensory clinic, set up by the charity Wandsworth Share Community working with the […]

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NHS services in South West London over the Easter weekend

This Bank Holiday weekend the NHS is urging Londoners to follow Government guidance on staying safe and appealing for eligible people to book their COVID-19 vaccine by calling 119 or going online www.nhs.uk. Urgent care is available over Easter, with GPs offering more appointments, for people with urgent health needs, by telephone or through video consultation, […]

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Wandsworth’s first pop up vaccination clinic makes history on National Day of Reflection

Wandsworth’s first pop up vaccination clinic at the Fazl Mosque in Southfields proved a great success with over 1000 members of the community taking up the COVID-19 jab in just one day. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK offered to host the clinic supporting the national effort to boost uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine and the […]

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Vaccination centre opens at Queen Mary’s Hospital Roehampton

A hospital which pioneered the treatment of wounded First World War veterans has become the latest venue to join the list of NHS COVID-19 vaccination centres. More than a century ago, Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton, Wandsworth led the world in the rehabilitation of amputees. It will now deliver vaccinations to people eligible for a […]

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What unpaid carers need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine…

If you provide regular, unpaid care to an elderly or disabled person, you are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. Unpaid carers have been classed as priority 6 on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) list of who will get the vaccine and when – the same as people aged 16 to 64 […]

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Wandsworth LGBTQ+ Forum celebrates History Month – and getting vaccinations

Vito Leading Wandsworth LGBT campaigner Vito Ward has been so impressed with the work of the NHS frontline staff during the pandemic. She said: “They’ve all been just brilliant, and we wanted to show our appreciation.” She has even more reason to be grateful to celebrate the NHS as she has just received her first […]

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