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Queen's Hospital in Romford is the flagship of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

A woman who has stayed in hospital for seven months over an undiagnosed condition claims to have been told by a doctor in A&E she would have to wait 22 hours in a wheelchair before being seen.

Niall during a boxing session in Romford

Ding ding ding, week two of my resolutions challenge is well under way and I’m pleased to report I haven’t strayed from either of my pledges so far.

Queen's Hospital, flagship hospital of the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Important funding for the trust that runs Havering’s healthcare is at risk after it failed to meet targets on cancer waiting times.

Store manager Alison Wilkins, left, and Orinta Grybauskaite set me up with a free vape.

We all know new year resolutions rarely last longer than a couple weeks but this year I’m determined to stick to my goals and I hope it can help you do the same.

Rosemary and Brian Relf, pictured here in 2013

A disabled woman and her husband, who spent a year in financial hardship before a decision to cut their benefits was overturned by a tribunal, are urging others to stand up for their rights.

Gee Gahir with her chair based yoga group that relieves pressure on joints and hips. Frances Hyde, Rasila Parkar, Sonny Singh, Gee and the Recorders Ann-Marie.

A mum-of-one who founded her own holistic therapies business after being diagnosed with osteoarthritis hopes to spread a positive message around health and wellbeing this New Year.

Queen's Hospital

The NHS trust which serves Havering is forking out up to £47 an hour for agency staff, and failing to meet government pay targets for locum doctors.

Children at Queen's Hospital enjoying some of donations from customers.

Customers and staff have banded together and made a huge difference to the lives of children spending time in hospital over the festive period.

Dr. Harry Lynch

A doctor from Queen’s Hospital is calling on the public to back a life saving campaign following his experience in Nepal earlier this year.

Rotational nurse Sally Barbrook, Nelft's rotational nurse lead Paul Chesnaye and rotational nurse Kate Channells at Goodmayes Hospital, Barley Lane, Goodmayes.

Nurses caring for people with mental health problems can now be trained in both mental and physical health simultaneously in a groundbreaking new scheme.

First generation rotational nurse Sally Barbrook, Nelft's rotational nurse lead Paul Chesnaye and rotational nurse Kate Channells at Goodmayes Hospital, Barley Lane, Goodmayes.

Nurses across the borough now have the opportunity to be trained in both mental and physical health simultaneously in a ground-breaking new training scheme.

Council leader Roger Ramsey and mayor Philippa Crowder at Havering Town Hall, lit blue in support of World Diabetes Day.

Havering Town Hall lit up blue on Monday to raise awareness of a global health epidemic.

Romford Town centre gv's. Queen's Hospital

A provisional date has been set for the downgrading of the A&E at King George Hospital and centralising of services at Romford’s Queen’s Hospital.

Havering Town Hall lit up in blue for World Diabetes Day in 2013.

In recognition of World Diabetes Day, members of a support group will flick the switch that will illuminate Havering Town Hall in blue light.

A former Queen’s hospital clinical psychologist who now works privately as a consultant said there are lots of reasons why online therapy works well with patients battling anxiety disorders in their early stages.

Queen's Hospital's A&E department

Calls are growing for a ground-breaking emergency care trial which drastically cut A&E waiting times to be rolled out across the capital.

Hayley Collins was refused a drink in the pub as the staff thought she was drunk

A leading brain injury charity said it is “extremely disappointed” at a pub chain after staff refused to serve a disabled woman whose condition was mistaken for drunkenness.

Dead koi at a farm in Collier Row. Picture Crown copyright.

An outbreak of fish herpes has been confirmed in Collier Row.

Rosewood Medical Centre, Astra Close, Hornchurch. Picture: Google Maps.

Thousands of patients registered with a doctor’s practice will be automatically transferred to a different surgery following the retirement of a GP.

Queen's Hospital's A&E department

Calls are growing for a ground-breaking emergency care trial which drastically cut A&E waiting times to be rolled out across the capital.

A theatre has taken a bold step to ensure that suffering from dementia should not be an obstacle to enjoying the excitement and delight of a stage 

Richard Orchard

A cancer patient is the first in England to share his experience of the NHS on social media.

Nathan Box, smiling, just moments before he has a gelatic seizure.

A family is desperately attempting to raise £100,000 for their “cheeky, little boy” after being refused funding for a life-changing procedure.

The Hornchurch Care Home, also known as the The Hornchurch Nursing Centre, Suttons Lane, Hornchurch as been given a

The owners of a care home with “insufficient” numbers of experienced and qualified staff said they are committed to making changes ordered by inspectors.

Goodmayes Hospital, where Nelft are based.

Vulnerable patients at risk of hanging themselves were not kept safe by the borough’s mental health trust, an inspection has found.

Alice Defreipas gave birth to her daughter Lilly at Queen's Hospital on February 29. She was born with Whooping Cough. Midwives and doctors missed it and the baby sadly died at less than two weeks old.

A grieving mother whose newborn daughter died when she was just 12 days old after contracting whooping cough has urged other parents to be vigilant.

Matthew Hopkins, who oversees King George hospital in Goodmayes, has been listed one of the top 1,000 influencial Londoners.

The head of Queen’s Hospital has been listed as one of the top 1,000 influential Londoners.

Dr Kawa Amin, geriatric consultant physician, and Debbie Watkins, senior physiotherapist, co-ordinators of BHRUT's falls unit.

For many elderly people, having a fall is a nightmare that could see them lose their independence.

Nine windows were smashed at Harold Wood long term condition centre

Vandals smashed nine windows at a health centre for amputee patients, leaving staff and patients “devastated”.

Queen's Hospital

A daughter who visited their mum in hospital has recalled the ‘chaos’ which ensued after a patient was stranded in a lift.

Julia Turner with the #iMind sign

A surge in the number of teenage girls suffering from anxiety or depression has been linked to cyberbullying and social media by a mental health expert.

Andrew Stokes is raising money so he can afford to use SightPlus technology which helps him see.

A man who suffers from a rare eye condition is raising money to help him afford a new technology which enables him to see.

Hornchurch Nursing Home. Picture: Google Maps.

A registered nurse has been charged with serious misconduct after a panel of medical experts ruled she had “abused a vulnerable resident”.

Charlie Smith training for the event

Team GB did a sterling job on the water in Rio, but how many gold medallists could say they have the grit to row across an ocean while battling hurricanes, 50ft waves and near starvation?

Baby Ronnie with Gill Watson, mum Kim and play specialist Alison Stephen.

A loving mum has spoken about her delight of getting her baby boy finally home after he spent more than 100 days in hospital.

Matthew Hopkins, Chief Executive of Queen’s and King George hospitals

Staff sick days at the borough’s two health trusts have gone down over the past year – but both remain in the top five highest in the region.

Afghan Hounds racing at Romford Dogs to support the Romford Greyhound Owners Association

They’re more commonly associated with Crufts, but the flowing locks of Afghan hounds were spotted in Romford last Saturday, as six dogs raced around the greyhound stadium.

Queen's Hospital's A&E department

A pioneering emergency care trial directed between 50 and 60 patients a day away from A&E in a bid to focus resources on those in need of urgent care.

The former maternity unit at Harold Wood Hospital

A teenager has been awarded £8.5million in compensation after errors during her birth left her with a catastrophic brain injury.

Blue, 3, a Cockapoo dog, cools off as he enjoys splashing in the sea.

It’s hard enough being human in these temperatures, but imagine if you were covered with fur and unable to sweat to cool yourself down?

16-year-old Paddy Dear from Hornchurch

The family of a Hornchurch teenager, who contracted sepsis before his death, say they welcome new NHS guidelines urging more awareness of the blood infection.

File photo dated 15/08/14 of a doctor, as talks are to resume in an ongoing dispute over a new contract for junior doctors.

The majority of people in Havering say they would recommend their doctors’ surgeries to someone who had just moved to the area.

Saint Francis Hospice has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

A hospice is “thrilled and delighted” to have been rated outstanding by health inspectors.

Queen's Hospital's A&E department

For two weeks people arriving at Queen’s Hospital’s A&E department who do not require emergency treatment will be redirected to other health providers.

File photo dated 26/04/16 of junior doctors protesting outside the Department of Health in Whitehall

Junior doctors and medical students in England, who are members of the British Medical Association, have rejected a new contract agreement with the government.

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