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Date: 19 March 2018
This Christmas there will be extra urgent, same day GP appointments in Havering.
GPs across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge yesterday agreed to stop prescribing over the counter sleeping tablets, sunscreens, anti-malarial medicines and certain “non-essential” procedures, as well as restricting who is eligible for cataract surgery and podiatry.
Local people in Havering are being reminding that they can save time and access quicker and more appropriate treatment by visiting their local pharmacist.
There are lots of ways to get urgent medical advice and treatment in Havering if you or a family member become unwell this winter. Remember that the first port of call might not always be A&E.
Parents and carers of young children in Havering are being reminded that many common childhood illnesses can be managed easily at home with over the counter medication and rest.
Our consultation regarding proposals to restrict eligibility for cataract surgery and podiatry; stop funding certain non-essential health procedures; and no longer prescribe some ‘over the counter’ medicines in Havering has now closed.
The landmark devolution deal to improve health and care in London, signed by the Mayor of London and the Secretary of State for Health as well as health and care leaders across the capital, is a key step forward for greater health and care integration in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.
People in Havering are being urged to take simple steps to stay fit and healthy this winter – with a reminder that caring for yourself can help the NHS.
The video provides a comprehensive explanation as to what patients can expect when visiting the oncology department.
The seven clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in north east London have today announced the appointment of Jane Milligan as the single Accountable Officer across NHS Waltham Forest, Newham, Tower Hamlets, City and Hackney, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs.
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