Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 26 October

23 October 2015

REPORT LAUNCH:

Tuesday 27 October
Health Committee – ‘Tackling TB in London’
9:30am-10:30am - Weavers Lane turning circle, More London, SE1 2AA (behind City Hall)

Dr Onkar Sahota AM will visit University College London Hospitals’ Find & Treat Mobile X-Ray Unit (MXU) just outside City Hall to launch the report, ‘Tackling TB in London’. The report looks into the problems TB poses for the capital and how it can be addressed. The MXU screens almost 10,000 high-risk people every year, such as prisoners and homeless people, across all London boroughs.

Location: Find & Treat Mobile X-Ray Unit, Weavers Lane turning circle
Date and time: 9:30-10:30am, Tuesday 27 October
Address: Weavers Lane, More London, London, SE1 2AA
Spokespeople available for interview:

  • Dr Onkar Sahota AM, Chair of the Health Committee
  • Dr Al Story, Clinical Lead and Manager for Find & Treat, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • TB survivors

Closest Station: London Bridge

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067

 

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