NHS health update - environmental checks

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019

Following the latest information from the Government on soil contamination in the area we want to update you on what the NHS is doing.

The NHS has asked the Government led Multi-Agency Partnership if the publication of the Stage 1 report changes the advice and direction given to the NHS, including whether we need to introduce any screening (including biometric testing) or change the services that we are currently providing. We have been assured that their advice remains the same and that our current services, including respiratory, mental health and toxicology specialist care, are the correct ones. We have developed an NHS question and answer document to answer any questions you have. If you have any additional questions please email grenfell.response@nhs.net

We take all health concerns very seriously and are doing all we can to protect people’s health, your GP is your first port of call. Click here to view our updated service information leaflet.

We continue to encourage anyone who is worried about their health to speak to their GP and book an appointment for an Enhanced Health Check. The Enhanced Health Check is available for all adults and children and goes beyond the standard NHS health check to assess current levels of health. Your GP can then refer you onto one of a number of specialist services for further care where required. Click here to find out more about our services.