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

The mum of a nine-year-old boy who had a £100,000 life-changing operation says he is a “completely different child”, one year on.

One in three people in Havering does not do enough exercise, according to the NHS Active Lives Survey. So reporter Aaron Walawalkar and some Recorder colleagues tried out Zorb football to show one fun way to get active.

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.

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

Some of the hardest cases my team and I have dealt with since my election to Parliament last year have concerned constituents who wished to highlight an illness affecting someone precious to them, or a time when a loved one did not receive the care they should have.

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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”.

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.

As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday, Prof Ged Martin looks at health care pre-NHS

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.

Plans to increase the number of homes being built on the former St George’s Hospital site in Hornchurch will be discussed by Havering councillors at a planning meeting this week.

The borough’s NHS trust is inviting residents to attend its annual general meeting next week.

As part of their 70th anniversary celebrations the NHS are taking on the Royal Navy in a friendly hockey match at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Thursday, June 28.

Nearly half of the women who had an abortion in the borough last year had previously one or more terminations, according to NHS figures.

Now that Brexit is finally getting under way, the Conservative government is keeping its promise to the British people by investing in our NHS.

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.

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