Friday, July 19, 2019

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".

A new fitness regime in Romford hopes to tackle people's inactivity levels by combining exercise with fun school team games.

People in east London are invited to have their say on proposals to move Moorfields Eye Hospital from its century-old site to a new facility at St Pancras Hospital.

A pair of Romford cosmetic tattoo artists are using their skills to provide free eyebrow and nipple tattoos to people who have had cancer.

Queen's Hospital is planning to make an event aimed at getting people more comfortable talking about death a permanent feature after it proved hugely popular during Dying Matters Week.

We take a look at what dementia is, how it affects people, and how to care for someone with the condition.

Concerns have been raised about the standards of staff training and medical education at Queen's Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

Residents are invited to take part in various events in Havering to mark Dementia Awareness Week.

A woman from Rainham is hosting a Red & Bling themed charity night in Upminster to mark 10 years since her diagnosis of cervical cancer.

King George Hospital's Emergency Urgent Care Centre (EUCC) has been taken out of special measures after receiving the rating six months ago.

An emergency department has opened a £1.2m assessment area to help quickly assess and treat patients arriving by ambulance.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

A watchdog has raised concerns about chemotherapy services at Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT).

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

GPs are reminding people in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge they can book appointments over the whole Easter holiday period.

GPs in Havering are backing a campaign to highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening - stressing that early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives.

The NHS trust which runs Queen's Hospital has reached an £11m High Court settlement with a 12-year-old boy who was left disabled by a brain injury suffered during birth.

Parents of children with autism have praised a new programme launched by the Sycamore Trust that helps youngsters to communicate using pictures.

Levels of teen pregnancy, family homelessness and young children attending A&E in Havering are worse than the national average according to a new report from Public Health England.

A grandmother-of-four is appealing for help in finding out why she contracted an asbestos-related cancer.

A Hornchurch care home has launched a series of videos giving advice on how to approach difficult conversations with your parents in later life.

A woman left severely brain damaged following failings in surgery has received a £15.6million settlement which will fund the specialist care she requires for the rest of her life.

The stroke team at the borough's NHS trust has been shortlisted for a prestigious award, recognising the huge improvements that have been made in the service.

A Queen's Hospital pharmacy technician whose quick work meant that she potentially saved the life of an 80-year-old-woman, has received a special award from the Pharmacy Congress.

A Rainham private ambulance service has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission in several areas, and the report includes allegations of bullying.

Planning the perfect date for Valentine's Day isn't always easy, especially if your partner has a long term condition that makes scheduling romantic evenings even more tricky.

Queen's Hospital celebrated their first group of nursing associates who graduated from a pilot scheme that will see the staff members provide essential hands-on care for patients.

The NHS trust which runs both Queen's and King George Hospitals has published a financial plan which it believes will help local healthcare bosses make £100million of savings over the next two years.

The family of a four-year-old are hoping to raise £236,000 to give their daughter the best chance of beating cancer.

Havering has received £10,000 to develop innovative plans to reduce childhood obesity that can then be shared across the country.

A girl who suffered a brain injury following failings in childbirth at King George Hospital will receive £8.2 million to provide her with the specialist care and therapies she needs for the rest of her life.

The NHS has been urged to take race discrimination more seriously as figures suggest ethnic minority staff face increasing prejudice.


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