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A care home in Woodford Green has been told it Requires Improvement by health watchdogs after inspectors found breaches in relation to safe care and treatment.

The chief executive of a healthcare organisation providing GPs and other services across east London has promised he will continue searching for innovative new ways to meet the challenges the area faces.

NHS staff at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust took more than five weeks' worth of sick leave because of drug or alcohol abuse last year.

An Ilford campaigner plans to mount a legal challenge against NHS leaders and Redbridge Council to end "discriminatory" health provision in the borough's most deprived ward.

An Ilford pharmacy has become the first in the country to treat opioid addicts with a monthly injection - and says the results have been life-changing for clients.

NHS leaders have secured funding to open a new early diagnosis centre in March 2020 - the first of its kind in the country.

An application has been submitted to build offices and shops in King George Hospital.

MP for Ilford North, Wes Streeting, has questioned why prime minister Boris Johnson has confirmed a new health centre in Havering, when Redbridge has one of the worst GP to patient ratios in England.

There were 21,591 babies born in east London in 2018, and now the Office for National Statistics has revealed the number of births in each borough.

Ilford GPs will provide healthcare for inmates in Chelmsford Prison.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has been appointed to a new board of commissioners whose aim is to help end HIV transmissions in England by 2030.

The NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals is on the lookout for a passionate member of the public to be the new chairman or chairwoman of its Patient Partnership Council.

More than 100 patients have gone missing from mental health hospitals at the North East London NHS Foundation Trust in the past two years.

A fifth of cancer patients in Redbridge are only diagnosed after an emergency visit to hospital, figures reveal.

People young and old from across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge came together at Queen's Hospital on Saturday (20 July) for a special anti-knife crime event.

Biomedical scientists are planning to take industrial action against the NHS trust that runs King George and Queen's hospitals following a dispute over shift changes.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

Clinical commissioning groups in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge have been taken out of financial special measures.

It's a hot day in July, but instead of finding a shady spot on the streets in Ilford, a group of rough sleepers are out in the sunshine harvesting spring onions and beetroot in the Welcome Centre's garden.

Youngsters and their parents have been invited to take part in knife crime workshops at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).

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.

If 60per cent of smokers in social housing gave up the habit, their savings would cover all expected rent arrears in the borough, an anti-smoking group has claimed.

Twenty care homes in Redbridge were found to be failing to meet fire safety standards when London Fire Brigade (LFB) carried out audits following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. 
The figures were obtained in a written answer by the Mayor of London.

Redbridge has lost hundreds of its care home beds over the past five years.

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.

GP surgeries in Redbridge could be receiving payments for tens of thousands of patients who may not exist, analysis of NHS figures reveals.

There were more preventable serious medical mistakes made at Redbridge'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.

An extra 778 people were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease in Redbridge per 100,000 residents, according to Public Health England data.

The number of residents smoking should be cut to below 5per cent by 2029, a campaign group has advised.

Missed GP appointments in Redbridge have already set the NHS back hundreds of thousands of pounds this year.

The teenage pregnancy rate in Redbridge has fallen to its lowest level since 2011, figures reveal.

Men in Redbridge have a higher life expectancy than women in the borough and women can also expect 10 months less in good health than the average across England, new data shows.

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.

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.

London's walking and cycling commissioner Will Norman joined pupils in Redbridge to celebrate the strides they've made to get healthier by walking to school.

People are going to hospital with obesity-related conditions at record rates in Redbridge, figures show.

A hi-tech £50,000 machine is coming to Redbridge to help cataract sufferers.

A Clayhall mum is "on the verge of a breakdown" after receiving repeated letters from Redbridge Council demanding she fork out nearly £3,400 for her autistic daughter's care she insists she cannot afford.

Staff at King George Hospital's Emergency Urgent Care Centre have expressed their satisfaction at the unit's six-month turn around in a recent survey.

Thousands of children in Redbridge have been left unprotected from measles over the last decade, figures show.

A Goodmayes healthcare assistant has received a national award for her exceptional dedication to ensuring patients are treated in a spotlessly clean environment and for her work supporting operating theatre staff.

Hair loss is on the minds of Ilford residents more than anywhere else in the UK according to their Google searches.

A heartbroken widow is devastated after losing her childhood sweetheart to asbestos-related cancer.


Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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