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Date: 19 September 2020
Local GPs have responded to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into services provided at Queen s Hospital Romford and King George Hospital Ilford.
This festive season local doctors are asking Havering residents to be aware of the full range of health services available.
Call marks start of new campaign highlighting alternatives to A&E.
BHR CCGs and local authorities in partnership with Saint Francis Hospice and GSF have been successful in securing 535 000 of funding for end of life training.
Havering GPs are to open their doors at weekends to help relieve the pressure on local hospital A&E departments. A new scheme which starts this weekend aims to offer patients who are ill or injured and need urgent care but are not a medical emergency a weekend GP appointment in place of a long wait at A&E.
A team of emergency care experts has released initial findings of its review into the safety of A&E services at Queen s hospital Romford and King George hospital in Ilford.
As the bank holiday approaches local GPs in Havering are urging local people to remember that A&E is for life threatening emergencies only and to make sure they know where to turn to if they get ill.
Local GPs and public health experts at Havering Council are encouraging local parents with children aged two to 16 take up the flu vaccine. Havering is part of a pilot scheme for a new nasal spray method of delivering the flu vaccine. For children aged five and below the spray will be given by GPs and practice nurses. Vaccination of school-age children will be by a qualified health worker.
Barking and Dagenham Havering and Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are today announcing an external clinical review of the safety of A&E departments at Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUHT).
Following the publication today of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into the A&E department at Queen s Hospital Romford local GPs are calling on Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) to renew efforts to make urgent improvements so that local people experience the care treatment and support they have a right to expect.
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