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Date: 13 December 2019
GPs in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) are urging people to use local healthcare services wisely over the bank holiday weekend – and reminding them they can access treatment and advice from their local pharmacy and NHS 111
Many common illnesses like coughs or colds can be best, and most easily, treated by visiting your local pharmacy
The benefits and opportunities available to young and newly-qualified GPs in Havering came under the spotlight at an east London GP Careers Fair.
There are a number of pharmacies in Havering that are open on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
GPs are reminding people in Havering they can book appointments over the whole Easter holiday period.
GPs in Havering are backing a campaign to highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening – stressing that early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives
GPs in Havering are encouraging people to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, as part of a national campaign. Diabetes Prevention Week runs from 1 April and raises awareness of the disease, the causes and groups that might be at particular risk.
GPs in Havering are encouraging people to stop smoking by highlighting the range of help available from the NHS to support those keen to quit.
‘Don’t ignore your invitation for a smear test – it could save your life’.
More appointments are now available across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) for people who need urgent help or advice at this busy time for the NHS.
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