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More than a thousand campaigners young and old marched to Redbridge Town Hall on Saturday to show their support for King George Hospital’s A&E.

Party poppers, cheers of joy and some celebratory cake were all part of today’s proceedings as the hospital trust welcomed the news of coming out of special measures.

The health secretary sent a special video to King George Hospital staff, praising its trust for becoming the first in London to come out of special measures.

Families with critically ill relatives in intensive care, are able to keep patients updated with family events thanks to a simple but innovative idea.

The trust governing King George and Queen’s Hospital failed to hit the government’s A&E waiting time targets in December, according to data released yesterday.

Last week, the Recorder received a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the A&Es run by the trust responsible for Redbridge’s healthcare services.

While many residents in the borough were ringing in 2017 with a few drinks or a takeaway in front of the TV, nearly a dozen women were in labour getting ready to welcome a new addition into their families.

A schoolboy has been convicted for holding back a 13-year-old while his brother stabbed him in the face with a broken bottle.

A volunteer radio station has returned to a hospital a year after its studio flooded, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

A dad admits he is “still in shock” after being sprayed with noxious liquid while delivering pizza.

King George Hospital is to receive a funding boost thanks to reality TV star Stacey Solomon.

After he broke his wrist in an accident at school, 16-year-old Laurence Wilson asked the surgeon who operated on him for work experience.

Junior doctors are proposing further all-out strikes which will see them walk out from 12 to 16 September, between 8am and 5pm, with more industrial action expected to follow.

A cancer survivor who wrote a book about her experience wants to inspire others to “hold on to life” while battling the disease.

Staff sick days at the borough’s two health trusts have gone down over the past year – but both remain in the top five highest in the region.

Junior doctors and medical students in England, who are members of the British Medical Association, have rejected a new contract agreement with the government.

After months of uncertainty, patients at Goodmayes Hospital will have their own radio station broadcasting from its grounds in Barley Lane.

An ombudsman is due to investigate the death of a woman who died after she was taken to hospital because of the lack of blood flow in her legs.

A deal has been agreed in the long-running dispute over a new junior doctors contract.

Some planned operations and outpatient appointments have been postponed ahead of the junior doctors strike next week.

Documents, which appear to have been leaked from the trust which runs King George Hospital, show plans to close the A&E department after 8pm.

The family of a terminally-ill woman, who died eight days after getting married in a hospice, has launched an appeal to raise money for her funeral.

A&E waiting times for Redbridge’s hospital trust are at their worst since December 2014, figures published yesterday reveal.

A presenter is “devastated” after the radio station he broadcasts on has been forced to close.

A rehabilitation ward has opened at King George’s hospital to help fragile patients get back on their feet after a hospital stay.

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