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Date: 12 December 2019
Across north east London, the East London Health and Care Partnership (ELHCP), which includes Havering CCG, has been working to develop a local response to the NHS Long Term Plan. The Long Term Plan sets out an ambitious vision for the NHS over the next ten years and beyond as medicines advance, health needs change and society develops.
The focus this year is suicide prevention – and ensuring those at greatest risk of taking their own life know that help and support is close at hand.
Women aged between 50 and 70 are invited for regular breast screening every three years under a national NHS programme. Latest data shows take-up rates for screening in Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge were below the national average, whilst in Havering, the rate is slightly higher.
The consultation on our proposed continuing healthcare placements policy has now closed. We would like to thank everyone who responded to the consultation, we appreciate you taking the time to comment.
Harold Wood Polyclinic, St Clements Ave, Gubbins Lane, will be closed today (Friday 27 September) for blood testing services only
A new community-based clinic for women over 18 years old in London who are affected by female genital mutilation (FGM) is opening its doors at a medical centre in Chingford. The new clinic is one of six new community-based clinics being launched nationally offering a range of support services to women including assessments and treatment, counselling, advocacy and safeguarding, as well as onward referral to a specialist consultant where required.
Don’t forget to tell us what you think of our proposed continuing healthcare placements policy by 5pm on Monday 30 September.
GPs in Havering are encouraging people to ask questions about asthma as part of a London-wide campaign to improve the lives of children, young people and others living with the condition.
The meeting is open to the public and will reflect on the CCGs’ challenges and achievements during 2018/19 and the priorities for the coming year
Plans for a new health centre at the former St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch are to benefit from £17million of funding as part of a nationwide boost for the NHS.
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