News and publications

22 Jul 2020

In a UK-first, Queen Mary University of London is leading a clinical trial of a new rapid COVID-19 testing system that delivers results in under an hour.

02 Jul 2020

From 4 July the government guidelines on what you can and can’t do during the coronavirus outbreak change

23 Jun 2020

With a heatwave expected this week, it’s important to remember that hot weather can pose a health risk. Many of those most at risk from the heat are also at greater risk of severe illness due to coronavirus and may need to spend more time at home than they would usually.

16 Jun 2020

GPs in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge are supporting the national Cervical Screening Awareness Week (15-21 June) to provide reassurance that it is safe to attend cervical screening appointments, which can reduce the risk of cervical cancer.

15 Jun 2020

Being a man can mean you are more likely to get seriously ill if you catch coronavirus, with the latest data showing men are twice as likely to die from it compared to women

11 Jun 2020

If you have had a letter from the NHS advising you to stay at home and avoid all face-to face contact

08 Jun 2020

Diabetes is a very real issue for thousands of people across our area. The current pandemic has made it harder for both patients, and the NHS staff who care for them, to control and treat it.

01 Jun 2020

We want to say a big thank you to everyone across north east London who have been going out of their way to help our NHS and others.

26 May 2020

Your NHS is still here for you. We know that some people are worried that they might be a burden to the NHS, or that they could contract COVID-19 if they seek help for an urgent medical issue at the moment. GPs in your area want to reassure you that this isn’t the case and your NHS is here for you.

20 May 2020

Life may be disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, but our mental health services are not – we are open for business and encourage you to get in touch for more support if you feel low, worried, anxious, or concerned.

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