Maternity equity and equality strategy released
North east London has the highest birth rate in the UK and one of the fastest growing populations. When accessing and experiencing maternity services, we know there are health, social and economic inequities and inequalities, especially for women of Black, Asian and Mixed Ethnic backgrounds and those living in the most deprived areas.
08 Dec 2022
Listening to the views of residents on the Long Covid pathway
Healthwatch Havering, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge have published their report on the experiences of service users on the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Long Covid pathway.
08 Dec 2022
Construction work begins on new health and wellbeing hub in Havering
Construction work is under way on a new health and wellbeing centre in Hornchurch.
02 Dec 2022
Air pollution resources to support children with asthma living in north east London
In the UK every year, air pollution causes 20,200 respiratory and cardiovascular hospital admissions and up to 36,000 deaths. Air pollution can be damaging to everyone’s health, especially for children with asthma.
29 Nov 2022
Projects to improve diabetes care in north east London win national awards
Work to improve diabetes care in north east London has won national recognition at the 2022 Quality in Care Awards.
14 Nov 2022
Best For My Chest: a unique breast screening campaign in north east London for the LGBTIQ+ community
North East London Cancer Alliance, in partnership with leading LGBTIQ+ cancer charity Live Through This, has successfully launched a new awareness campaign for breast screening which is designed to speak specifically to the LGBTIQ+ community.
14 Nov 2022
Engaging on cancer signs and symptoms with older males in deprived areas through sport
North East London Cancer Alliance has been working for the last few months with Leyton Orient Football Club to reach out to older males who traditionally do not come forward with signs and symptoms of cancer, as part of their ‘It’s not a game’ campaign.
14 Nov 2022
National recognition for NHS North East London Leader
Marie Gabriel CBE, chair of the North East London Integrated Care Board, has been named in the Health Services Journal’s annual list of the 50 most influential Black, Asian and minority ethnic health leaders for her contribution to the NHS.
08 Nov 2022
Results from the Under 16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2021
The Under 16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2021 results are now available and show the consistently high levels of care young cancer patients receive. Cancer care providers will analyse these results in detail to learn where they could do even better.
07 Nov 2022
Have your say about a proposed new Moorfields Eye Hospital hub in Stratford
Moorfields Eye Hospital is planning to provide additional eye care at a new site in Stratford from Spring 2023. It is proposed that this new hub will be on Stratford Broadway and will bring together in one place a range of eye services for the local community. Moorfields want to hear views on their proposals by 25 November 2022.
01 Nov 2022
Launch of the national Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2022
The national Cancer Patient Experience Survey asks for feedback from cancer patients to inform and improve local cancer services across England.
31 Oct 2022
Work starts on new health and wellbeing hub in Havering
Early works have started to make way for a new health and wellbeing centre in Hornchurch. The St George’s Health and Wellbeing Hub will bring together a range of health, social care and community services under one roof within a brand-new, purpose-built premises.
28 Oct 2022