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A mortgage broker from Upminster trialled an intermittent fasting diet for a TV show.

Only 3pc of residential homes in England have an 'Outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) according to their annual 'State of Care' report for 2018 and 2019.

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.

A health and care director with a wealth of local knowledge has been announced as the new leader of north east London's emerging Integrated Care System (ICS).

Missing teeth can dent confidence, not to mention the physiological issues. But, as award-winning cosmetic dentist Dr Jas Sagoo explains, help is at hand…

Havering Samaritans is calling on people to beat the winter blues by getting together for a warm cup of tea on Mondays.

A children's oncology nurse at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital Trust who used her spare time to remake a patient's "beads of courage" has been praised for her efforts.

Three pilots are under way to help older patients in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

Get your running trainers on, because next Monday January 13, applications for the borough's second ever Havering Mind half marathon will go live.

A dedicated Harold Hill nurse who works for Barking, Havering and Redbridge's mental healthcare provider has been honoured by the Queen for her services to nursing.

Improvements still need to be made at Queen's and King George hospitals but inspectors have noted the trust is "moving in the right direction" when it comes to staff leadership.

Urgent treatment centres at King George Hospital, Barking Community Hospital and the Harold Wood Walk-in Centre are all set to be open by July this year, it has been revealed.

A Romford mother tells how donating her son's organs helped save eight other lives, and how her sight is now being saved thanks to tissue donation.

The London Ambulance Service requires improvement to be safe despite being rated Good overall, inspectors said.

Hospitals usually see a drop in patients going to the emergency departments in summer - around 10 per cent.

A new service connecting older people with the community is coming to Barking and Dagenham and Havering.

A couple from Upminster returned to Queen's Hospital to thank the staff who cared for their 11-month-old baby after he was born prematurely at the hospital nearly a year ago.

More than 15 schools across Havering, Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge have taken part in a festive sponsored run to raise funds for King George and Queen's Hospitals' charity.

A GP practice led by a Havering NHS commissioning boss has been placed in special measures after a damning Care Quality Commission report.

A fast, pain-free and affordable dental treatment is producing super smiles in south Essex. Dr Jas Sagoo, an award-winning cosmetic dentist at Perfect Smile Spa in Hornchurch, explains how.

A "highly experienced leader" with a track record of managing large scale hospitals has been announced as the new interim chief executive of King George and Queen's Hospital's NHS trust.

People who urgently need to see a doctor or nurse this winter can book appointments on the weekends and bank holidays including Christmas Day.

Get over your fear of dying and come along to a Death Cafe at King George Hospital in Goodmayes to have a cuppa and some cake and find the surprising positive side to the taboo topic.

The chief nurse at the NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals has been awarded an honorary doctorate of science from the University of East London in recognition of her outstanding service.

GPs in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, and Redbridge are encouraging people to have a free HIV test to ensure everyone living with the condition can receive the right support to stay healthy.

East London's NHS trusts pay millions to patients claiming compensation for misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose illnesses and conditions, NHS data shows.

Havering College students left their classrooms to experience what it's like to work on a large scale construction site in Hornchurch.

A new study has revealed the impact dementia will have on east London by 2030.

Residents at a retirement home say they feel bullied after receiving anti-social behaviour notices for making improvements to the communal garden.

A secondary school is launching a self esteem campaign for girls following the success of its mental health video campaign for boys.

We've all been there, calling our local surgery in the morning, hoping we might be able to secure a same day doctor's appointment.

Instagrammers and baby-boomers are setting a trend for the "Hollywood smile" as a pain-free dental procedure attracts people to south Essex from all over the UK and beyond.

A family is planning to take legal action against Havering Council after three years of misery in a home contractors said was up to scratch.

The chief financial officer of Barking, Havering and Redbridge's hospital trust has stepped down as a result of failing to deliver savings at a suitable pace.

East London's A&E departments are struggling to keep up with demand as national waiting times hit their worst level since 2011.

Strike action at Queen's and King George hospitals has been suspended while the unions resume talks with management staff at the hospital trust.

The blood testing departments at Queen's and King George Hospitals will be closed next week to protect patients' safety while some biomedical scientists go out on strike in a row over new shift patterns.

Havering is home to some of the most well-off neighbourhoods in England - and to one of the most 'deprived', according to the government.

Two of east London's largest NHS hospital trusts are to receive £45million of additional capital loan funding from the government to help complete building upgrades and buy new equipment.

People living in Barking, Havering and Redbridge will now be able to receive NHS-funded IVF treatment from a hospital trust closer to home.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) faced fines of up to £18,000 last year for breaking rules which ban mixed-sex wards.

Have you always wanted straighter teeth without uncomfortable, bulky metal braces? Gone are the days when braces were seen as something just for children or teenagers as more adults are opting to improve the look of their teeth.

Carers described their unease at an Upminster mother and son's living situation days before they were found dead in their home.

Patients, staff and other visitors to Queen's and King George hospitals might have noticed something different this week, as the borough's NHS trust celebrated national Play in Hospital Week.

A sixth former administered life-saving first aid after he saw a man collapse on the street.

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Only 3pc of residential homes in England have an 'Outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) according to their annual 'State of Care' report for 2018 and 2019.

Missing teeth can dent confidence, not to mention the physiological issues. But, as award-winning cosmetic dentist Dr Jas Sagoo explains, help is at hand…

A fast, pain-free and affordable dental treatment is producing super smiles in south Essex. Dr Jas Sagoo, an award-winning cosmetic dentist at Perfect Smile Spa in Hornchurch, explains how.

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