Chair's blog

News and views from our Chair Dr Anil Mehta

30 Nov 2017
As a local GP, I want to encourage all patients who are entitled to a free flu vaccine to make sure they get it as part of keeping healthy this winter.
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19 Oct 2017
As a local GP I know only too well the pressures that the NHS faces both here and across the country at the moment.
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14 Sep 2017
Did you know you can now access your GP practice and manage your health online in much the same way as managing other areas of your life, such as banking and shopping?
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14 Jul 2017
it’s important to remember that hot weather can pose a health risk and there are some simple precautions you can take to ensure you enjoy a safe and healthy summer.
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21 Jun 2017
This summer many of us will be making the most of the long-awaited warmer weather and spending time outside in our gardens and parks. However, with extremely high pollen counts this year many people are suffering from the effects of hay fever.
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26 Oct 2016
Our GP hubs are the perfect place to go if you need medical attention urgently, but it's not a serious emergency.
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25 May 2016
There's a new service in Redbridge that can help you deal with difficult times
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17 Mar 2016
How one of the CCG's own members is helping raise awareness of the early signs of cancer.
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21 Dec 2015
Dr Mehta's top tips for a healthy holiday.
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09 Nov 2015
Why having a healthy breakfast every day can be a powerful weapon in the fight against diabetes.
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06 Oct 2015
A series of media articles in recent months regarding the NHS rehabilitation units at the Heronwood and Galleon Wards in Wanstead have focused on the views of campaigners who object to local GPs’ proposals to make positive changes to how post-hospital rehabilitation is delivered.
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