New digital tool aims to drive maternity service equality in north east London
People using maternity services in north east London will be encouraged to play a greater role in their care with the rollout of a new digital tool designed to reduce health inequalities.
19 Sep 2023
Help us shape end of life and palliative care across north east London
Care and support for people at the end of life needs to be delivered with compassion and care. We are inviting those with experience of end of life or palliative care to give their views. This may be from their own personal experience, their experiences caring for a family member, or from a bereavement in […]
11 Sep 2023
Proposed changes to ophthalmology surgery in North Central London
The NHS in North Central London (NCL) has developed proposals which will allow an estimated additional 3,000 eye (ophthalmology) surgery procedures to take place a year and reduce waits for sight saving surgery for some patients by up to four weeks. You can read about the proposals on NCL’s website or download a short information leaflet. Patients, the public, and […]
30 Aug 2023
New health and care centre taking shape in Ilford
A brand-new health and care centre is taking shape in the heart of Ilford. Work started in January on the new centre – earmarked for two floors in Ilford Exchange shopping complex – and last week local NHS leaders were given a tour of the site, where construction teams are currently fitting out the clinical […]
17 Aug 2023
Community groups receive £70,000 to help people with Long Covid in City of London and Hackney
Community groups across Hackney and the City of London have been awarded a total of £70,000 to help people living with Long Covid make a full and lasting recovery.
04 Aug 2023
North east London launches a new website to help patients manage their health and wellbeing
Patients in north east London will benefit from a new website that provides useful information and links to local and national resources to help them manage their own health and wellbeing. The new ‘Wait well, Stay well.’ website is designed to provide useful information and links to local and national resources to help people manage […]
03 Aug 2023
Hundreds receive health and lifestyle help at free drop-in clinics in Barking
More than 1,300 people in Barking have received help and support to lead happier and healthier lives, thanks to an initiative led by local GPs and their staff.
21 Jul 2023
Help us shape the future of bereavement services in Waltham Forest, Redbridge and West Essex
When somebody important in your life dies, it can have a powerful and long-lasting impact on your feelings. It can also affect your wider life, for example, at work or school, your family life, financial security or where you live.
11 Jul 2023
Understanding choice of maternity care in north east London
NHS North East London want to ensure all women and pregnant people have choice when using maternity services. As part of this, we worked with Healthwatch and Maternity Voices Partnerships to understand what motivates choice when it comes to maternity care, and the demand for and nature of culturally sensitive maternity care provision in north east London. Through online […]
02 Jun 2023
New fertility policy makes access to NHS treatment fairer in north east London
The NHS in north east London will from today (3 April 2023) fund up to three cycles of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) for all eligible local people, as part of changes that make the funding of NHS treatment for people with fertility problems fairer across the area.
03 Apr 2023
Partnership work to improve care in north east London wins national award
Ground-breaking work to reduce waiting times and improve care for patients with stomach and digestive problems in north east London has won a national award.
24 Mar 2023