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Redbridge’s NHS services will receive more than £1.1million of extra funding this winter to help alleviate growing pressures on our hospitals, the Department for Health announced today (Wednesday, October 17).

New CCTV set up outside an Ilford school is not “just to spy on parents” illegally dropping off their children on zigzag lines, Redbridge Council confirmed.

Video: Clayhall Park adult playground opens

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Clayhall Park’s adult playground was officially opened with a set of very impressive chin-ups.

Attracting and retaining GPs in Redbridge has been a major issue of concern but a new recruitment drive has successfully boosted numbers in the borough.

It most commonly occurs in young children, but everyone is at risk of contracting meningitis and the consequences can be fatal.

The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.

The proportion of five-year-olds having both MMR jabs in Redbridge has plummeted, and immunisation rates for the vaccine are extremely low.

Redbridge’s NHS hospital trust has appointed the former chief financial officer of British Airways as its new CFO.

The number of diabetic people having “devastating” toe, foot and limb amputations in Redbridge has shot up by more than 50pc since 2014, shocking figures reveal.

The location for the first adult playground in Redbridge had been decided.

Stop! Do not stub out your cigarettes out in it - the new metal box in Valentines Park is actually a water fountain.

The mother of a disabled woman is delighted after a changing places toilet has been installed in Ilford.

The amount of doctors shifts that were left uncovered in BHRUT’s accident and emergency departments has doubled in the last year, research has revealed.

Doctors, nurses and families across east London are urging people to talk about organ donation as part of UK Organ Donation Week.

The pregnancy rate among under 18s in Redbridge has halved since records began and is now lower than the London-wide average, with experts saying sexting and online chats are replacing sexual relationships.

The medical director of Redbridge’s NHS hospital trust has left the organisation, less than a month after an independent report into its leadership determined his position was potentially “unsustainable”.

Two thirds of the people using the NHS Stop Smoking Service in Redbridge managed to quit, according to the latest figures – a much higher success rate than the national average.

GPs in Redbridge are urging people to help the NHS by using local health services wisely over the long weekend.

An urgent care centre in Goodmayes has been placed in special measures and rated Inadequate after inspectors found a number of “extremely concerning” safety issues.

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

Sainsbury’s is trialling a summer holiday multi-sports camp in Redbridge, where children can play and eat a healthy lunch, all for £7.50 a day.

There could be a baby boom in Redbridge after a condom product is being recalled.

Redbridge’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 Redbridge’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”.

A charity is concerned that pharmacies in the borough are failing to effectively demonstrate how to put a condom on in a mystery shopping test.

More than a 100 residents took the opportunity to look over plans for the new Wanstead swimming pool and leisure complex which will be built on Redbridge Lane West.

An Ilford poet, who is set to become the first British Muslim to travel in space, received an honorary fellowship for raising awareness about mental health.

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”.

The designs for the new Wanstead swimming pool are about to be unveiled.

For many the summer heat is a welcome break from a long, dark winter.

With more than 8,000 babies delivered each year midwives at Redbridge’s hospital Trust are endeavouring to ensure that mothers in the borough make the most out of their specialist services.

Redbridge’s hospital trust will have to foot a £26million bill over the next two years after losing a dispute with its commissioners.

One of the first women to join the London Ambulance Service has a very special crewmate - her son.

A cancer patient has paid tribute to the hospital staff helping her fight the disease on the NHS’s 70th birthday.

Tomorrow (Thursday), hospitals, GPs and other healthcare specialists across the country will celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service, one of the UK’s greatest achievements.

Have you ever wistfully watched the kids swinging in the playground or even had a cheeky go yourself on the zip wire?

Patient services at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust are getting better - but improvement is still required.

Redbridge residents can now use the first walk-in clinic in England which offerers cervical screening tests to women who have experienced female genital mutilation (FGM).

Figures from NHS Digital show that in Redbridge around 70 victims of FGM - where female genitals are cut, injured or changed for no medical reason - were seen by doctors, nurses or midwives over the last year.

More than 275,000 people are battling high blood pressure across east London, and last month saw health agencies across the capital unite to take part in May Measurement Month to try to tackle the problem.

A new day care centre has opened in Chadwell Heath that is hoping to give the elderly a chance to get out of their homes and into a “bright and exciting” environment.

A consultation has launched asking residents for their views on proposed changes to community urgent care services.

Patients should be finding it easier to get a doctor’s appointment due the extended hours being offered by GPs working in the Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group.

Redbridge’s NHS hospital trust has apologised to the family of a grandmother whose painful death from bladder cancer the NHS watchdog ruled “avoidable”.

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