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The results from the NHS GP Patient Survey have revealed what the best and worst surgeries in Havering are.

Havering’s NHS hospital trust is celebrating after hitting cancer treatment waiting time targets for an entire year – a benchmark that hasn’t been managed nationwide in almost 13 years.

A financial investigation by the NHS into Havering’s hospital trust has blamed a “lack of clear leadership” for the organisation having to take a £20.7million emergency bail out last year.

An ex-gambler is starting a daytime support group for compulsive risk-takers.

“Our volunteers are the workforce of tomorrow and play a major role in making patients’ experiences the best it can be”.

The mum of a three-year-old from Hornchurch has said there is still hope for her daughter after doctors found spots of cancer on her for the third time.

The chief executive of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust has announced he is leaving the organisation after four years “to seek new opportunities”.

Hornchurch resident with a severe chronic fatigue syndrome is challenging her carers to remain silent for 24 hours to raise funds and awareness.

The lucky pupils were winners of a competition that took place through the council’s new app - Veggie Run.

A Breastfeeding Welcome scheme is launching in the borough, encouraging cafes, restaurants and other venues in Havering to register.

For many the summer heat is a welcome break from a long, dark winter.

With more than 8,000 babies delivered each year midwives at Havering’s hospital Trust are endeavouring to ensure that mothers in the borough make the most out of their specialist services.

Havering’s hospital trust will have to foot a £26 million bill after losing a dispute with its commissioners.

Supermarket staff helped to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS by donating £25,000 to a hospital.

A special charity golf day raised an impressive £20,000 for care services for the elderly at Queen’s Hospital in Rom Valley Way.

A cancer patient has paid tribute to the hospital staff helping her fight the disease on the NHS’s 70th birthday.

Tomorrow (Thursday), hospitals, GPs and other healthcare specialists across the country will celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service, one of the UK’s greatest achievements.

A Romford business was inspired to raise awareness about a kidney care support charity after the daughter of one of its workers was diagnosed with a rare and incurable kidney disease.

Patient services at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust are getting better - but improvement is still required.

A doctor who works at Queen’s Hospital in Rom Valley Way helped save the life of a passenger on a recent flight to London.

A 14-year-old born with a rare heart condition has eagerly waited until he was old enough to finally take on the London to Brighton bike ride and support a heart charity.

Figures from NHS Digital show that in Havering at least 25 victims of FGM - where female genitals are cut, injured or changed for no medical reason - were seen by doctors, nurses or midwives over the last year.

A Romford five-year-old diagnosed with a rare eye cancer helped open a new Gallows Corner opticians.

More than 275,000 people are battling high blood pressure across east London, and last month saw health agencies across the capital unite to take part in May Measurement Month to try to tackle the problem.

A consultation has launched asking residents for their views on proposed changes to community urgent care services.

Hundreds of people with disabilities in Havering lost their benefits when they were reassessed for a new government payment.

A teenage baker from Hornchurch who has a rare kidney condition has created her own dessert to be sold in a high-street restaurant to raise money for charity.

Patients should be finding it easier to get a doctor’s appointment due the extended hours being offered by GPs working in the Havering Clinical Commissioning Group.

A dedicated room for terminally ill patients and their loved ones has officially opened at Queen’s Hospital in memory of a beloved grandfather.

Havering’s NHS hospital trust has apologised to the family of a grandmother whose painful death from bladder cancer the NHS watchdog ruled “avoidable”.

A father who lost his son to an undiagnosed heart condition returned to his son’s school to help deliver free heart screenings.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has unveiled plans to ban junk food adverts on the capital’s trains and buses in a bid to crack down on “the ticking timebomb” of child obesity in the city.

High blood pressure affects thousands more patients in Havering than it did eight years ago, as experts warn it may be the tip of the iceberg.

A Queen’s Hospital midwife inspired a Romford mum to re-train as a midwife after supporting her through the birth of her third child.

GPs in Havering are urging people to help the NHS by using local health services wisely over the bank holiday weekend.

Children with learning disabilities are missing out on eye tests and the NHS is dragging its heels dealing with it, a charity said.

Bosses at Havering’s NHS hospital trust have admitted the current state of its finances is “clearly not acceptable”, as a newly released report revealed the organisation is currently operating at a £481million deficit.

The National Health Service is calling for people to put forward the names of Windrush generation NHS workers for awards celebrating their contributions to the UK.

The first council-created app has launched to encourage children to eat healthier and to target childhood obesity in the borough.

Nearly a third of people in the borough don’t manage thirty minutes of exercise a week, a national sport survey has shown.

Five eateries and one shop in Havering have been slapped with the worst possible hygiene ratings, the Recorder can reveal.

The NHS non-emergency helpline is sending an increasing number of people to emergency services, raising concerns about extra strain on A&E departments.

Talented staff at Havering’s NHS hospital trust who have released a charity single to raise money for charity want to know, “what have you done today, to make you feel proud?”

Patients in Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering have been trialling a new innovative new technology to help reduce the risk of patients developing diabetes.

The NHS trust responsible for Havering’s hospitals is taking part in a ground-breaking scheme hoping to encourage more black and ethnic minority candidates to apply for executive level jobs.

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