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Date: 18 January 2020
GPs working together in Barking and Dagenham Havering and Redbridge have won a bid for 5.6 million of government money so local people can see their family doctor more easily as well as get the care they need where and when they need it.
In the latest stage of a national cancer campaign GPs in Redbridge are urging people to be clear on how to recognise the symptoms of lung cancer and encouraging people to seek treatment early.
As the bank holiday approaches GPs in Redbridge are asking local people to make sure they know who to turn to in order to get the right care in the right place and not to go to A&E unless they have a serious life threatening injury or illness.
Redbridge CCG chair Dr Anil Mehta has written to the Ilford Recorder to say local GPs are clear the best way to support and safeguard local NHS services is to back the changes clinicians and other experts have planned.
Local GPs are urging men in Redbridge to be aware of the symptoms of prostate cancer and visit their doctor if they are worried about the disease.
Local GPs are urging residents in Redbridge to be clear on cancer and learn how to spot the signs of cancer early.
Local GPs Not Always A&E campaign continues for the New Year
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