News and publications

11 Apr 2013

NHS plans to improve maternity services across north east London took a step forward today when the go ahead was given to close the labour ward at King George Hospital.

30 Jan 2013

The Care Quality Commission has today published two reports into A&E and maternity care at Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. You can read our media statement here or in the download below. Read the stakeholder briefing here . The CQC s reports will be published here .

10 Dec 2012

When you need medical help and advice but it s not a 999 emergency you can now call 111. The new NHS 111 service is now available in Waltham Forest Redbridge Barking & Dagenham and Havering 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

07 Dec 2012

All patient services have now been successfully moved out of St George s hospital in Hornchurch following the recent discovery of higher than normal levels of Legionella bacteria in the water supply. Patients are now being cared for elsewhere.

26 Nov 2012

Hospitals in our area are reporting more cases of the winter vomiting bug norovirus this year than is normal for this time of year . The illness is unpleasant but usually short-lived and the NHS is asking all of us to take some simple precautions to help stop its spread.

20 Aug 2012

Local optician Jon Sames has been nominated for a top prize at this year s AOP

29 May 2012

Remember that a hospital A&E is for really serious life threatening emergencies not for cuts and sprains.

08 May 2012

People living in Havering who have had a cough for three weeks or more should go to see their GP. It may be nothing serious but if you are suffering from other symptoms such as breathlessness as well it could be an early symptom of lung cancer.

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