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Date: 07 March 2021
Following the announcement of the UK General Election and the start of purdah (the pre-election period of sensitivity), we have postponed the decision on the final content of the proposed NHS continuing healthcare placements policy.
The blood testing departments at Queen’s and King George hospitals, and clinics in the community are open as usual
People who are most at risk of contracting or spreading the flu virus and live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge are being urged to have the flu vaccination this winter.
A draft summary of consultation findings on the proposed move of Moorfields Eye Hospital’s City Road services has been published and they need your help to make sure the summary is an accurate reflection of views.
Across north east London, the East London Health and Care Partnership (ELHCP), which includes Havering CCG, has been working to develop a local response to the NHS Long Term Plan. The Long Term Plan sets out an ambitious vision for the NHS over the next ten years and beyond as medicines advance, health needs change and society develops.
From today (15 October 2019) people living in Barking and Dagenham/Havering/Redbridge will be able to choose to receive NHS-funded in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment from Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).
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.
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