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Friday, September 20, 2019

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The NHS hospital trust that runs Queen's and King George hospitals has introduced a new team of specialists to support children living with asthma in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

Students are being encouraged to jog or run 15 minutes every day as part of a new joint venture between London Marathon Events and Havering Council.

A nurse at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS hospital trust put his expertise to good use earlier this month when he saved the life of a man who had a heart attack at the wheel of his car in Brentwood.

A mother has shared the story of how her daughter saved five lives after her death.

The health trust in charge of Queen's and King George Hospitals has revealed it is forming an NHS group with north east London's mental health trust - but chiefs insist the move should not be seen as a merger.

The NHS trust responsible for mental health support services in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has had its quality rating cut from Good to Requires Improvement by health watchdogs.

A new partnership will allow pupils to use innovative technology and select lunches safe in the knowledge that their choice matches their dietary needs.

As part of Organ Donation Week 2019, a doctor at the NHS hospital trust which runs Queen's and King George Hospitals is urging would-be organ donors to make sure their families are aware of their intentions.

You might think that sitting in Queen's Hospital's cafe and talking about death over cake and a cup of tea makes for a dreary afternoon.

The NHS trust running King George and Queen's hospitals wants to hear what you think its healthcare services should look like in the future as part of a newly launched public consultation.

The organisers of the borough's upcoming Havering Mind half marathon are on the hunt for volunteers.

Four years after she was diagnosed with cancer a 22-year-old has launched her own business with the aim of supporting people dealing with the side effects of chemotherapy.

A Dagenham-based charity working across east London has been awarded close to £300,000 to help young people most at risk from poor mental health.

The chief executive of a healthcare organisation providing GPs and other services across east London has promised he will continue searching for innovative new ways to meet the challenges the area faces.

Residents are encouraged to visit a pop-up shop in Romford and learn life-saving skills from the borough's first aid volunteers.

NHS staff at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust took more than five weeks' worth of sick leave because of drug or alcohol abuse last year.

A baton representing the 50 patients who benefited from Tom Wilson's organs after he died at the age of 22 playing hockey has begun its symbolic relay from the Royal London Hospital to the World Transplant Games.

NHS leaders have secured funding to open a new early diagnosis centre in March 2020 - the first of its kind in the country.

More information has been released on the new health centre at the St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch following news of its £17million funding government funding boost yesterday.

A Dagenham autism charity has won £90,000 to continue a programme that's often the first port of call for parents after their children are diagnosed with the condition.

Plans for a health centre alongside 365 new homes at the former St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch will benefit from £17million additional funding as part of a nationwide boost for the NHS, it has been revealed this morning.

There were 21,591 babies born in east London in 2018, and now the Office for National Statistics has revealed the number of births in each borough.

A university manager who donated a kidney to her brother has called for more black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) donors after taking part in the British Transplant Games.

When London's Air Ambulance landed at West Ham's training ground, it wasn't to tend to an injured player.

The NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals is on the lookout for a passionate member of the public to be the new chairman or chairwoman of its Patient Partnership Council.

More than 100 patients have gone missing from mental health hospitals at the North East London NHS Foundation Trust in the past two years.

A 19-year-old beauty contestant from Romford is producing a film which tackles the issue of suicide.

People young and old from across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge came together at Queen's Hospital on Saturday (20 July) for a special anti-knife crime event.

Biomedical scientists are planning to take industrial action against the NHS trust that runs King George and Queen's hospitals following a dispute over shift changes.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

Clinical commissioning groups in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge have been taken out of financial special measures.

Youngsters and their parents have been invited to take part in knife crime workshops at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).

There's an increasing vulnerability among our older population, suffering from the effects of chronic loneliness and feeling like a burden to their families. Sean Watson, Howard Lodge care home's facilities manager discusses the benefits attending a day centre can give you and your loved ones.

Healthcare staff were encouraged to call out transphobia and recognise the challenges that trans patients face during a thought-provoking talk at Redbridge and Havering's hospital Trust.

Patient satisfaction has fallen at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust over the last year, with doctors warning of "relentless pressure" building across the NHS.

More than 60 pupils took part in a sports day full of team spirit and heard from an inspiring Paralympian.

Havering has seen a £300,000 drop in spending on drug, alcohol and treatment services since 2013, new figures reveal.

For 40 years, the Havering Diabetes Group has been supporting people in the borough who share the same condition.

Thousands of people across east London are being offered a free lung health MOT as part of the UK's largest ever lung cancer screening study.

There were more preventable serious medical mistakes made at Havering's NHS hospital trust last month than there were in the whole of last year, it has been revealed.

The Prostate Cancer Awareness Roadshow is coming to Romford on Friday, June 21 and Ilford on Saturday, June 22.

A Romford woman was overwhelmed by the support she received when her 81-year-old poorly mother went missing from Queen's Hospital in Romford.

A man from Hornchurch whose last wish was to have his collection of Britney Spears memorabilia donated to the popstar's museum will have his life story told in a New York Pop-Up magazine event.

A GP surgery has unexpectedly closed following concerns of "service quality and patient safety".

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