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Date: 21 October 2021
A GP practice in Havering estimates that it has almost 300 wasted appointments every month because patients simply fail to turn up to see their doctor. That s the equivalent of an entire week s worth of surgery appointments.
GPs in Havering have today taken a significant step in developing the service plans for the proposed new health and wellbeing centre on the site of St George s hospital in Hornchurch.
Local GPs Not Always A&E campaign continues for the New Year
This year millions of people all over the country will make a New Year s resolution to improve at least one aspect of their health whether that s getting fit stopping smoking drinking less or eating more healthily.
Local GPs are encouraging people to stay safe and drink sensibly this New Year s Eve.
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.
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