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Date: 08 August 2020
Women aged between 50 and 70 are invited for regular breast screening every three years under a national NHS programme. Latest data shows take-up rates for screening in Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge were below the national average, whilst in Havering, the rate is slightly higher.
The focus this year is suicide prevention – and ensuring those at greatest risk of taking their own life know that help and support is close at hand.
The consultation on our proposed continuing healthcare placements policy has now closed. We would like to thank everyone who responded to the consultation, we appreciate you taking the time to comment.
A new community-based clinic for women over 18 years old in London who are affected by female genital mutilation (FGM) is opening its doors at a medical centre in Chingford. The new clinic is one of six new community-based clinics being launched nationally offering a range of support services to women including assessments and treatment, counselling, advocacy and safeguarding, as well as onward referral to a specialist consultant where required.
Don’t forget to tell us what you think of our proposed continuing healthcare placements policy by 5pm on Monday 30 September.
GPs in Redbridge are encouraging people to ask questions about asthma as part of a London-wide campaign to improve the lives of children, young people and others living with the condition.
The meeting is open to the public and will reflect on the CCGs’ challenges and achievements during 2018/19 and the priorities for the coming year
Plans for a new health centre at the former St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch are to benefit from £17million of funding as part of a nationwide boost for the NHS.
Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Groups (BHR CCGs) are moving our headquarters from Becketts House in Ilford
GPs in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge have praised the strength of the partnership between local health and social care organisations after it was confirmed that financial directions imposed on the boroughs’ NHS commissioners had been lifted.
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