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For the first time, Redbridge Council has said the borough has a gang problem.

The collapse of an outsourcing firm - which holds a £35million contract with King George Hospital - last week will have "no immediate impact" on services, Redbridge's NHS health trust has said.

Police are appealing for help tracking down a Romford man who fled from the scene of a car crash that left a woman in her 70s in a medically-induced coma with a broken neck.

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.

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.

The Mayor of London has announced plans for a "scrap for cash" fund to help low-income residents and businesses buy greener vehicles.

Whether you are an athlete, an elderly person, or both, residents suffering from knee conditions can now have treatment in Goodmayes rather than having to travel further afield.


King George Hospital's NHS trust celebrated its first group of nursing associates who graduated from a pilot scheme that will see the staff members provide essential hands-on care for patients.

A team of nurses, therapists and play staff from Haven House Children's Hospice will brave freezing temperatures to raise funds for charity.

The NHS trust which runs both Queen's and King George Hospitals has published a financial plan which it believes will help local healthcare bosses make £100million of savings over the next two years.

The answer is still - no. But Redbridge's healthcare bosses are drawing up proposals for how emergency care can continue to be provided at King George Hospital for the next three years at least.

A girl who suffered a brain injury following failings in childbirth at King George Hospital will receive £8.2 million to provide her with the specialist care and therapies she needs for the rest of her life.

The NHS has been urged to take race discrimination more seriously as figures suggest ethnic minority staff face increasing prejudice.

London Fire Brigade spent more than £350,000 on Redbridge's fire stations over four years, including on a kitchen refurbishment that went £31,000 over budget.

Last week the government launched the Long Term Plan for the NHS - a historic moment for patients locally and across the country.

A hospital trust has been accused of closing a chemotherapy unit too quickly following a staff exodus.

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year's resolution for 2019.

There could be more nurses in the borough after a Goodmayes health recruitment agency won an £850,000 funding package.

As we prepare to welcome 2019, The Recorder takes a look at the last six months of the past year, and the biggest stories we have reported on. Yesterday we took a look at the first half of 2018.

Thousands of women in Redbridge missed their last screening for breast cancer, NHS figures show.

People who need to see a doctor or practice nurse urgently can book appointments on weekday evenings, weekends and bank holidays over the Christmas period through the GP hubs service.

As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it's important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.

The medical directors of three of east London's largest hospitals have issued a joint warning after a noticeable rise in cases of norovirus.

An eight-year-old boy's dreams of playing sport and "living a normal life" are a step closer to becoming reality after he underwent a five-hour spinal operation to help him walk.

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