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After beating cancer and then battling Covid-19 for three months, an Upminster mum celebrated her daughter’s birthday the day after she was released from King George Hospital.

Academic associations across the country are calling on the government to support “a new deal for higher education” saying a temporary bailout isn’t enough to help them get through the pandemic and beyond.

The number of people sent for urgent cancer investigations at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals has plummeted as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, new figures show.

A Barkingside councillor has launched a petition to get a permanent Covid-19 testing centre in Redbridge and Havering.

Elective surgeries are resuming at King George Hospital this week and the antenatal ward has moved to the ground floor to better protect patients.

A nurse returned to the frontline to help deal with the unprecedented challenge of Covid-19 just weeks after retiring.

Clover Ward, the children’s ward at King George Hospital has been temporarily closed and patients who need specialist care will be transferred to Queen’s Hospital.

An Ilford woman has started a translation initiative to convert the government’s Covid-19 guidelines into as many languages as possible to help people who do not speak English.

The family of a man with suspected Covid-19 thinks DNR decisions at BHRUT are made too early into admissions and non-English speaking patients may suffer.

Nurses at Queen’s and King George hospitals are worried the lack of testing and protective equipment is spreading coronavirus among staff and patients.

Starting today Queen’s and King George hospitals are postponing all routine, planned surgeries and stopping all outpatient appointments including chemotherapy as the trust has seen an increase in seriously ill patients with Covid-19.

Police have released an image of a man who is suspected of indecently exposing himself to a woman on a bus in Romford.

A project which improved diabetes care across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has been shortlisted for a national health award.

Disabled patients in the care of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) are among the best accommodated in the country, new data shows.

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Friday, February 28, 2020

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

The driver of a car that crashed into multiple vehicles and a wall in Rush Green early this morning has been taken to hospital.

A yellow warning has been issued as weather settles in which might cause icy stretches and travel disruption overnight into Wednesday morning.

Take on our Friday pub quiz!

Friday, February 21, 2020

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

A fault in the signalling system at Upminster have led to reduced service on London-bound C2C trains this morning.

There is a flood alert in place ahead of Storm Dennis in parts of east London.

Romford Market will be closed on Saturday and will be re-opened on Wednesday as a safety precaution for the upcoming Storm Dennis.

A dad who was left permanently disabled after a hospital wrongly flushed food into his lungs has called for lessons to be learned from his case.

The area around South Street in Romford was closed last night due to a fight.

House prices fell by almost 4per cent across Redbridge and Havering last year.

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

After surviving cancer a Rainham mother is delivering toys to all of the children’s hospices across the UK dressed as an elf.

A campaign aimed at helping people who feel unsafe on dates has launched in Havering pubs, clubs and entertainment venues.

A hit and run last night in Gallows Corner left two people in hospital with minor injuries.

Havering’s Asian society combined east and west traditions as they celebrated their annual Christmas party with more than 100 attendees.

Visitors to Rainham Hall can shout bah humbug as they step back into the Victorian era to celebrate the Georgian townhouse being part of BBC’s A Christmas Carol.

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