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Date: 21 January 2020
GPs in Havering are urging people to help the NHS by using local health services wisely over the Easter bank holiday weekend.
Many common illnesses like coughs or colds can be best, and most easily, treated by visiting your local pharmacy. There are a number of pharmacies in Havering that are open on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
From 1 April 2018 a new wheelchair service will be provided across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.
Help your child stay well by visiting a community pharmacy first for any minor health concerns – that’s the advice to parents and carers from GPs in Havering.
This Children’s Mental Health Week (5-11 February) the local NHS is encouraging people to improve their mental health, by talking to someone about their feelings.
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.
GPs are urging women to attend regular cervical cancer screening to reduce their risk of developing the potentially-fatal disease.
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.
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