News and publications

22 Jan 2018

People in Havering are being reminded that NHS 111 is much more than a helpline – if you're worried about an urgent medical issue, you can call for free to speak to a fully trained adviser.

20 Jan 2018

GPs are urging women to attend regular cervical cancer screening to reduce their risk of developing the potentially-fatal disease.

16 Jan 2018

GPs, nurses, paramedics and pharmacists will soon be giving urgent expert advice over the phone through the free NHS 111 helpline, 24 hours a day.

15 Jan 2018

Read about what your local NHS has been working on over the last year.

28 Dec 2017

Local GPs have given you a head start and have named five top resolutions to make a healthier 2018 and a fresh start to the New Year

15 Dec 2017

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.

29 Nov 2017

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.

16 Nov 2017

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.

16 Nov 2017

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.

09 Nov 2017

The video provides a comprehensive explanation as to what patients can expect when visiting the oncology department.

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