The West London Clinical Commissioning Group has issued a statement on the concerns raised by the Grenfell community.
The full statement is below or you can download it here (opens PDF).
The NHS is responding to heightened health concerns within the North Kensington community by holding drop-in health advice clinics in November. The move follows reports of suspected soil contamination after the Grenfell Tower fire.The NHS is encouraging anyone affected by the Grenfell tragedy with health concerns to attend the health advice clinics. Particular emphasis will be given to breathing and wellbeing of children, with specialist children’s consultants present. Alternatively, people are advised to contact their GP or NHS 111 for an appointment.
The drop-in health advice clinics will be held at the below date/time and location:
• Monday 19 November, 6.30pm – 8.30 pm at Hilton Hotel, 179-199, Holland Park Avenue, W11 4UL
• Wednesday 28 November, 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Hilton Hotel, 179-199, Holland Park Avenue, W11 4UL
Louise Proctor, Managing Director for NHS West London Clinical Commissioning Group said:
“The palpable sense of worry within the community is very evident and very understandable. As an immediate measure we are rolling out drop-in health advice clinics in November to provide the community with the reassurance they need and deserve. We are encouraging anyone who has any health concerns to attend and to bring their family and friends along too if they wish. Meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the North Kensington community is and always will be our absolute priority.”
If you have any concerns regarding your health please contact your GP or NHS 111 for an appointment or please visit www.grenfell.nhs.uk
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