1. News -

    Due to patient feedback we became aware that there has been a lack of blood testing services operating in Redbridge.
  2. News -

    Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) has been rated Requires Improvement overall by the Care Quality Commission.
  3. News -

    The Trust is inviting local residents to join in the conversation on future plans for King George and Queen’s hospitals.
  4. News -

    We are recruiting for a Projects Officer
  5. Advice and Information -

    Positive East & RedbridgeCVS in partnership, join hands with Public Health England in its national drive to raise awareness of HIV and tackle late diagnosis!
  6. News -

    The blood testing departments at Queen's and King George Hospitals will be closed next week to protect patients' safety while some biomedical scientists go out on strike in a row over new shift patterns.
  7. News -

    The pandemic brought NHS organisations and partners across north east London more closely together than ever before in responding to Covid, for the benefit of our patients and residents.
  8. Advice and Information -

    ‘Despite the fact that it’s not NHS policy, many GP practices were asking for proof of address’: new film reinforces people’s right to register with a GP.
  9. Report -

    RAMFEL works with a range of vulnerable migrants that have different entitlements to healthcare along with varying needs. The rules are complicated to understand and can be very confusing.
  10. Report -

    Earlier in the year, the General Medical Council (GMC) ran a consultation on changes to their revalidation requirements for patient feedback.
  11. Advice and Information -

    Whipps Cross Hospital is hosting a public meeting to present updates on its redevelopment programme, to answer questions and to hear the views of local people.
  12. News -

    In two weeks (on 30 September 2019), Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Groups’ online survey on our proposed written continuing healthcare (CHC) placements policy closes.
  13. News -

    GPs in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge have praised the strength of the partnership between local health and social care organisations after financial directions imposed on the boroughs’ NHS commissioners had been lifted.
  14. News -

    "For the past three months we have been examining what Queen’s Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Ilford will look like in the future as part of developing a new clinical strategy."
  15. News -

    The Office of the Chief Dental Officer England and NHS England and NHS Improvement has produced a commissioning standard for Urgent Dental Care services in England.
  16. News -

    Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) CCGs has today (8 July 2019) launched an online survey to seek feedback on our proposed written continuing healthcare (CHC) placements policy.
  17. News -

    The review draws on one hundred inspections of care homes on which CQC inspectors were accompanied by inspectors from dental regulation.
  18. News -

    A public consultation is running on a proposal to move Moorfields Eye Hospital’s services to a new centre bringing together excellent eye care, ground-breaking research and world-leading education in ophthalmology.
  19. News -

    Healthwatch organisations from Redbridge, Havering and Barking & Dagenham will provide a report to the Outer North East London Joint Health Scrutiny Committee in response to a request to gather the views of patients using BHRUT chemotherapy services
  20. News -

    King George’s Emergency Urgent Care Centre (EUCC) in Ilford has been rated Good by the Care Quality Commission. Previously it had been Inadequate.
  21. News -

    One of Healthwatch's priorities for 2018-2019 is services for children and young people.
  22. Advice and Information -

    People in Redbridge are being supported to lead healthier lives, thanks to closer connections between the NHS, local council and charitable and voluntary sector.
  23. News -

    Councillors, senior healthcare and social care professionals gathered at a round table event on 28 February to hear our findings from our 'Healthy Living' project with young people in Redbridge
  24. News -

    Have your say on proposals to introduce mandatory learning disability and autism training for health and care staff
  25. News -

    "The Care Quality Commission praised staff and services for being caring, effective and well-led following a major inspection of The Royal London, Newham and Whipps Cross hospitals last autumn.

  26. News -

    Despite the publication of the Accessible Information Standard nearly three years ago, people continue to tell Healthwatch about their struggle to access NHS services.
  27. News -

    For some years there have been discussions ongoing around the future of the Emergency Department at King George Hospital.
  28. News -

    Whipps Cross Hospital has launched a new group to find out what residents want from a redeveloped site.
  29. News -

    New plans to investigate rising emergency readmissons to hospitals announced in response to concerns raised by patients.
  30. News -

    Thousands of Londoners experiencing a mental health crisis will be now be sent a specialist nurse and a paramedic, as part of a new scheme.
  31. News -

    The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care asked the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to work with NHS Improvement to look at issues in NHS trusts that contribute to Never Events taking place.
  32. News -

    Sir Robert Frances, Chair of Healthwatch England yesterday (1 November) highlighted his concerns at the depletion of funding for local Healthwatch across the country.
  33. News -

    The NHS wants to encourage more people to give feedback if they experience cancer care and treatment, particularly people from black and minority ethnic communities who are currently under-represented in responses to surveys.
  34. News -

    Barking & Dagenham, Havering & Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Groups (BHR CCGs) are reviewing the Community Diagnostics services and would to hear your views – especially from people who have used them.
  35. Report -

    13 Local Healthwatch and the British Deaf Association (BDA) across North, Central and East London have been working together for the last year to improve access for disabled patients across NHS trusts.
  36. News -

    Five E&V visits were conducted in March 2016 at four Hospital Emergency Departments (North Middlesex, Royal Free, Whipps Cross, and Homerton Hospital) and one Outpatient Department (Newham) in regards to accessibilities.
  37. News -

    As you may be aware the NHS is developing its Long Term Plan (LTP). During September NHS England is inviting input to shape the LTP.
  38. News -

    We are delighted to announce that we have successfully achieved the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard.
  39. Advice and Information -

    University College London Hospitals (UCLH) are looking for 10 people to help them “test run” parts of an important new research study into the early detection of cancer.
  40. News -

    Healthwatch Redbridge provided funding for individuals, groups and organisations with creative and innovative ideas to gather information on people’s experiences of health and social care services in the borough.
  41. News -

    The successful project, working with carers of dementia and their dependents came to an end in February 2018.
  42. News -

    Healthwatch Hear My Voice was a six week performance art based project commissioned by Healthwatch Redbridge for local residents with lived experience of mental ill health, either as service users, service providers or carers/support workers.
  43. News -

    Pharmacies should ensure that they have a 100% confidential area for registrations and repeats and use it always.
  44. News -

    Saint Francis Hospice (SFH) was commissioned to conduct a survey to report on services which people received prior to their referral into SFH services.
  45. News -

    One Place East provides advocacy support to people with learning disabilities in the role of quality checkers to see how easy it is for them to use social care service hubs.
  46. News -

    Meet the Redbridge patients helping to heal the NHS
  47. Report -

    Jo's experience has changed the pathway for over 1000 people in the Borough.
  48. News -

    Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Groups have today (29 May 2018) launched a consultation to look at how we can improve the way community urgent care services are accessed locally.
  49. News -

    This is an exciting opportunity to work for a Queen’s Award winning charity supporting unpaid carers in the London borough of Redbridge.