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A Muslim women's cycle group which connects cyclists for social rides was awarded a TfL grant to expand into Redbridge.

Metropolitan Police officers are asking the public to be on the look out for a 15-year-old girl who has gone missing in Ilford.

People who urgently need to see a doctor or nurse this winter can book appointments on the weekends and bank holidays including Christmas Day.

If the cold weather and short days have got you feeling blue a South Woodford church has you covered.

Get over your fear of dying and come along to a Death Cafe at King George Hospital in Goodmayes to have a cuppa and some cake and find the surprising positive side to the taboo topic.

The chief nurse at the NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals has been awarded an honorary doctorate of science from the University of East London in recognition of her outstanding service.

An Ilford photographer takes away the stigma of mental illness by empowering his subjects to proudly display their disabilities.

GPs in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, and Redbridge are encouraging people to have a free HIV test to ensure everyone living with the condition can receive the right support to stay healthy.

Several children are sick with the flu and suspected norovirus at a Woodford Green primary school.

East London's NHS trusts pay millions to patients claiming compensation for misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose illnesses and conditions, NHS data shows.

A new study has revealed the impact dementia will have on east London by 2030.

The chief financial officer of Barking, Havering and Redbridge's hospital trust has stepped down as a result of failing to deliver savings at a suitable pace.

East London's A&E departments are struggling to keep up with demand as national waiting times hit their worst level since 2011.

Strike action at Queen's and King George hospitals has been suspended while the unions resume talks with management staff at the hospital trust.

The blood testing departments at Queen's and King George Hospitals will be closed next week to protect patients' safety while some biomedical scientists go out on strike in a row over new shift patterns.

Five neighbourhoods in Redbridge are among the 20pc most "deprived" in the country, according to government figures.

Two of east London's largest NHS hospital trusts are to receive £45million of additional capital loan funding from the government to help complete building upgrades and buy new equipment.

People living in Barking, Havering and Redbridge will now be able to receive NHS-funded IVF treatment from a hospital trust closer to home.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) faced fines of up to £18,000 last year for breaking rules which ban mixed-sex wards.

Patients, staff and other visitors to Queen's and King George hospitals might have noticed something different this week, as the borough's NHS trust celebrated national Play in Hospital Week.

Two creatives from Seven Kings won first place at a national film festival

An NHS manager from Newbury Park has been ordered to pay back more than £220,000 he defrauded from Newham's clinical commissioning group or serve an extra three years in prison.

Redbridge Council is "disappointed" to have missed out on funding and confirmed there is a "very real and urgent need" for more healthcare investment in the borough.

New homes will be built at Whipps Cross Hospital as part of a £350million redevelopment.

The government has announced it will invest £350million in a new hospital at Whipps Cross.

To mark National Eye Health Week Specsavers Ilford asked customers in the borough to rank their favourite sights in the UK.

The NHS hospital trust that runs Queen's and King George hospitals has introduced a new team of specialists to support children living with asthma in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

Boroughs in east London are projected to overshoot the government's "smoke free" targets by more than 20 years.

A nurse at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS hospital trust put his expertise to good use earlier this month when he saved the life of a man who had a heart attack at the wheel of his car in Brentwood.

Redbridge has one of the highest rates of HIV in the country.

A mother has shared the story of how her daughter saved five lives after her death.

The health trust in charge of Queen's and King George Hospitals has revealed it is forming an NHS group with north east London's mental health trust - but chiefs insist the move should not be seen as a merger.

The NHS trust responsible for mental health support services in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has had its quality rating cut from Good to Requires Improvement by health watchdogs.

As part of Organ Donation Week 2019, a doctor at the NHS hospital trust which runs Queen's and King George Hospitals is urging would-be organ donors to make sure their families are aware of their intentions.

The NHS trust running King George and Queen's hospitals wants to hear what you think its healthcare services should look like in the future as part of a newly launched public consultation.

A Dagenham-based charity working across east London has been awarded close to £300,000 to help young people most at risk from poor mental health.

Dozens of victims of FGM in Redbridge were seen for the first time by health services last year, figures show.

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.

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