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A group of veteran doctors at Redbridge’s hospital trust have urged bosses to deal with a host of behind-the-scenes issues they claim have left staff “isolated, intimidated and fearful”.

Redbridge’s recently bereaved are finding comfort in tea, coffee and conversation at a series of drop-in cafés taking place in two Anglican churches.

A Tiffany necklace has been awarded to a Redbridge care assistant for her dedicated and compassionate service to patients with brain injuries.

Cancer survivors in east London are set to benefit after a £2.5 million grant was awarded to develop and test a new talking-based therapy.

A landmark devolution deal was approved today allowing for greater integration between health and social care, meaning more people will be able to receive treatment in their own homes without having to go to hospital.

A brave 12-year-old pupil is delivering a presentation to the whole of her school about living with sickle cell disease.

A Redbridge care company offering home visits to vulnerable elderly residents has allegedly been struck by staff walkouts after a payment dispute.

Barts Health NHS Trust has been upgraded by inspectors, two years after it was placed into special measures.

Redbridge’s hospital trust is having its finances formally investigated by the NHS after it was forced to take out a £15m bail-out loan.

A doctor has spoken out against plans to close a care home in Goodmayes, arguing it is the only dementia specialist facility in the borough.

Paralympian and polio survivor Ade Adepitan and TV presenters Konnie Huq and Julia Roberts joined members of the public and Rotarians for a mass planting of 50,000 purple crocuses at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to mark World Polio Day.

A disabled resident, who has limited use of his arms, is worried about his future after the number of care hours he receives had been reduced.

Building work on a new swimming pool in Wanstead will begin within a year, Redbridge’s Labour administration has said.

Health services in the borough are about to become a lot more patient-focused.

Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group has requested a leading consultancy compile a report into the closure of King George Hospital’s A&E department.

Redbridge became the third London borough to sign the declaration on sugar and healthy food after it was revealed two out of five 10 to 11-year-olds were considered overweight or obese.

An Ilford family is facing the daunting task of raising £60,000 in two years to fund an operation for a seven-year-old with cerebral palsy.

Experts believe one in six people across the UK will have a mental health crisis this week that could lead to them developing a serious disorder.

MPs, council leaders and campaigners assembled at Redbridge Town Hall to protest against the planned closure of King George Hospital’s A&E department.

A passionate group of parents who raised almost £17,000 to fix a “mud bath” playground is joining forces with the council to finish the job in South Woodford.

Redbridge’s healthcare commissioners are asking for the public’s thoughts on plans to stop funding minor procedures such as cataract surgery and osteopathy.

The vast majority of hospice care takes place in the community – at homes and day centres – rather than in the hospice.

A retired Harrods salesman is fundraising for charity by selling jigsaws he made while spending time with his wife after her cancer diagnosis.

Visitors to King George Hospital might have noticed something a little different about their care in the last few months.

Concerns have been raised over an “increasing number of serious incidents” at Redbridge’s NHS trust due to missed or delayed diagnoses for cancer.

The outcome of a consultation on the future of Meadow Court nursing home seems like a “done deal” already said councillors at a health scrutiny committee.

Redbridge’s NHS hospital trust has narrowly missed out on a £55m contract to take over a treatment centre, which will instead be run privately.

The family of 17-month-old Annabelle, who last Christmas was diagnosed with a severe degenerative spinal condition, are fundraising for a hydropool as she makes a “miracle” recovery.

In the first in a series of monthly health specials, we look at north east London’s healthcare and discuss with local experts the biggest challenges it faces.

Inspectors have noted a slight improvement in services at Whipps Cross Hospital, but still have major concerns about the hospital’s surgery facilities.

A senior coroner has filed a damning report to the director of public health after a botched radiological procedure led to the death of a 77-year-old grandfather.

Residents are in despair fearing a care home which caters for adults with Alzheimer’s and young people with MS may have its contract ended with Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Standing in the middle of an industrial estate with an accountant, teacher and statistician was not how I envisioned my Wednesday evening – and I’ve had some crazy Wednesday evenings – yet here we all were down an alleyway in South Woodford.

The borough’s healthcare services have received a grant to help fund the recruitment of more GPs from overseas.

An exhibition exploring the human condition and concepts of beauty, acceptance and adaptation is being shown at Valentines Mansion in September.

An innovative programme that matches up residents in need of support with those who require somewhere to live is looking for participants in Redbridge.

A mental health service helping Redbridge’s vulnerable youngsters is one of just three healthcare schemes shortlisted for a national award celebrating its compassion and ambition.

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

The original Goodmayes Hospital site could be sold to a private investor and developed into housing in order to raise money for the NHS, a report has revealed.

Cancer patients across the borough are benefiting from a new machine designed to make their treatment more comfortable.

Haven House Children’s Hospice has launched a support group for the dads of children and young people cared for by the hospice.

A hospital trust that worked hard to come out of special measures, has hit a national patient target for the first time in three years.

A woman from Ilford is a fraction of her former self — and she could not be happier.

The health minister has said the decision to close King George Hospital’s A&E is being reviewed to “ensure the proposals are still appropriate”.

Bringing something alternative to the table, a man from Newbury Park has reached the finals of PETA’s hottest vegan competition.

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