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Date: 22 September 2020
GPs in Redbridge are backing a campaign to highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening – stressing that early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives
GPs are reminding people in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge they can book appointments over the whole Easter holiday period
GPs in Redbridge are encouraging people to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, as part of a national campaign. Diabetes Prevention Week runs from 1 April and raises awareness of the disease, the causes and groups that might be at particular risk.
People in Redbridge are being supported to lead healthier lives, thanks to closer connections between the NHS, local council and charitable and voluntary sector.
GPs in Redbridge are encouraging people to stop smoking by highlighting the range of help available from the NHS to support those keen to quit.
‘Don’t ignore your invitation for a smear test – it could save your life’.
Projects to improve diabetes care in Barking and Dagenham and reduce strokes in Redbridge have been shortlisted for prestigious national health awards
More appointments are now available across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) for people who need urgent help or advice at this busy time for the NHS.
If you are feeling anxious, stressed or worried, help is available via the free and confidential NHS Talking Therapies service.
If you are feeling unwell this winter, don’t wait for any concerns to get worse – speak to your local pharmacy team to get advice right there and then
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