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).
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”.
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.
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