Public health

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The Waltham Forest Local Outbreak Management Plan sets out our approach to preventing, identifying and managing any local outbreaks.
Read the Waltham Forest 2020 Annual Public Health Report.
What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?
The flu vaccine is the best protection for you and those around you. It’s available for free to those most at risk. Ask your GP or pharmacist.
A partnership between leaders from the health and care system, democratically elected members and patient representatives.
The health protection team works to protect the health and wellbeing of residents in the borough from infectious diseases.
You can get an NHS Health Check if you're aged 40 to 74 and not already on a disease register. If you're in this age group, you can expect to receive a letter inviting you for a check.
Improving the health and wellbeing of Waltham Forest residents.
On this page you will find information, guidance and advice on how to keep warm, well and safe this winter period 
The NHS Health Check is your chance to get your free midlife MOT. It is available to adults in England aged 40-74 without a pre-existing condition. 
Public health is about helping people to stay healthy, and protecting them from threats to their health. 
#WhippsWontWait calls on the government to secure funding for Whipps Cross. Sign the petition now.
Type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of sight loss, amputation, kidney failure, heart attack and