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.

King George Hospital's Emergency Urgent Care Centre (EUCC) has been taken out of special measures after receiving the rating six months ago.

An Ilford domiciliary care service has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

More than 1,000 people in Redbridge waited three months or longer for NHS psychological therapy, figures reveal.

A dedicated team of long distance runners will be pounding the capital's pavements on Sunday as they take part in the Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for a Woodford Green children's hospice.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

Catriona Rowland can usually be found cheering on London Marathon runners - but this year she'll be taking on the challenge herself.

Hundreds of super-size babies were born in Redbridge, Havering and Barking and Dagenham hospitals last year.

A watchdog has raised concerns about chemotherapy services at Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT).

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

A Redbridge doctor who issued prescriptions without a licence has been struck from the UK's medical register after failing to appear at multiple disciplinary hearings.

Is it good immunity or great hygiene? Whatever the 'secret', Redbridge has almost 40per cent lower reports of diarrhoea than the national average.

GPs are reminding people in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge they can book appointments over the whole Easter holiday period.

From spring 2020 all residents will be considered organ donors unless they opt out.

GPs in Redbridge are backing a campaign to highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening - stressing that early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives.

A much-loved bagel shop lives to fight another day after a planning inspector refused an application to turn the premises into a private medical clinic.

Health experts have warned that the increase in cancer patients at a hospital serving the borough is outstripping the number of specialist doctors hired to diagnose and treat them.

The NHS trust which runs Queen's Hospital has reached an £11m High Court settlement with a 12-year-old boy who was left disabled by a brain injury suffered during birth.

Parents of children with autism have praised a new programme launched by the Sycamore Trust that helps youngsters to communicate using pictures.

The number of children being born underweight in Redbridge is higher than the national average, but one in four of the borough's children are obese by the time they leave primary school according to a new report from Public Health England.

Almost one in three children in Redbridge do not have the full MMR vaccination, as the NHS warns vaccine deniers are gaining traction on social media.

When Ilford resident Amanda Adams was diagnosed with cancer, the hardest part of the treatment was telling her family.

Children in Redbridge are far more likely to start smoking than in other parts of the country.

A woman left severely brain damaged following failings in surgery has received a £15.6million settlement which will fund the specialist care she requires for the rest of her life.

Redbridge has the third highest proportion of people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in London, according to the latest stats.

A Barking woman is furious after being landed with an almost £3,000 bill for care that King George Hospital staff mistakenly told her was free.

Two siblings, whose dad died of a brain tumour, are starring in a charity campaign which will raise funds to help find a cure for the disease.

Cake and shakes, Gants Hill, has been given a zero hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.


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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