Parents and carers in Lambeth are invited to join a free NHS online webinar to hear more about specific diseases and why vaccinations are being provided to children this winter. Expert clinicians including doctors from one of the country’s top children’s hospitals will explain more about polio, flu and MMR, as well as answering resident’s questions.
It will be held on Wednesday, 19 October from 6.30 pm to 7.15 pm. To register click here, and a link to join the webinar via MS Teams will be shared before the event. All Lambeth parents and carers are welcome and encouraged to share this invitation with others.
Word from the Cabinet
Cllr Marcia Cameron, Lambeth Council Cabinet Lead for Healthier Communities, said: “This will be a good opportunity for parents and carers of children aged 1-9 to learn more about the importance of vaccinations and to have their questions answered at special webinars hosted by some of south east London’s leading NHS consultants and public health experts this month.”
The event’s expert panel of speakers will include:
- Dr Ronny Cheung, Consultant Paediatrician, Joint Head of Service, General Paediatrics, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
- Dr Jonathan Cohen, Consultant in Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
- Sangeeta Leahy, Director of Public Health, London Borough of Southwark
- Dr Angela Bhan, Director for Bromley – south east London Integrated Care System, specialist public health doctor
The event is hosted by Dr Toby Garrood, Joint Medical Director – south east London Integrated Care System, Consultant Rheumatologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust