1. News -

    This survey is for adults (18+) in England who needed treatment or support from a medical professional for a mental or emotional problem at some point within the last 12 months but didn’t get it.
  2. Advice and Information -

    What is the Better health and care plan ?
    The Better health and care plan sets out how local health and care services will change and be maintained over the next five years.
  3. Advice and Information -

    Attached below flyer and details below about an initiative to train front line non-medical people in talking about cancer.
  4. Advice and Information -

    Our Chief Executive, Cathy Turland talked about Healthwatch in an interview for Bedrock Radio in December.

  5. Advice and Information -

    Healthwatch Redbridge are currently running a survey about Mental Health which is open to everyone.
  6. News -

    Below is the Healthwatch Redbridge Winter Newsletter of 2016
  7. Advice and Information -

    Appointments are available with a GP or Nurse practitioner from a number of local practices at one of the centres that have been specially set up by Redbridge GPs.

  8. News -

    Have your say on the sale of sugary drinks in hospitals
  9. Response -

    Today (15 December 2016), saw the release of the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) report highlighting the quality of services provided at Whipps Cross University Hospital; as part of Barts Health NHS Trust.
  10. Advice and Information -

    Relatives Education and Coping Toolkit….
    Do you feel DISTRESSED? Would you like SUPPORT and information via an online toolkit for relatives?
  11. Blog -

    Who are your local heroes?
    We would like to hear from you.
  12. News -

    Commissioners at North East London CCG have agreed to an urgent temporary relocation of two community services run by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT)
  13. Advice and Information -

    People registered with a GP surgeries can now book appointments and request repeat prescriptions at a time convenient to them, thanks to GP online services.
  14. News -

    The main message is to Stay Well This Winter and to encourage people most at risk from cold weather, including those with long-term health conditions and the over 65s, to prepare for the lower temperatures.
  15. News -

    The Healthy London Partnership with support of London councils, NHS and Public Health England, is coordinating ‘The great weight debate’.
  16. News -

    Healthwatch Redbridge is currently working with the CTT and IRS teams and would like to hear your experiences of using these services over the last year. You can make your voice heard by going to the links below and filling out a short survey for us!
  17. News -

    As some of you may be aware, the Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs (with Waltham Forest CCG) commission an elective care treatment centre on the King George Hospital site.
  18. News -

    Inclusion London is a small but effective pan-London Deaf/disability equality organisation which has built a national reputation for our policy, campaigning and capacity-building support to Deaf and Disabled people’s organisations in London.
  19. News -

    Redbridge’s mental health services for children and young people are changing.
  20. News -

    We are very sorry to hear that one of our original members, Chris Wilson, has passed away at the grand old age of 95.
  21. Advice and Information -

    The ELOP counselling service offers a confidential, high quality, rapid response and low cost service for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
  22. News -

    Here at Healthwatch Redbridge, we have over 40 volunteers without whom we could not manage to complete our work. Our volunteers are diverse, reflecting the community we work in.
  23. News -

    Healthwatch Redbridge is participating in Dignity Action Day on the 1st February 2016 – a day that brings staff and members of the public together to make a difference to those receiving care.
  24. News -

    Come and join us as we present the findings from our latest project and to discuss the importance of ensuring people who use health and care services are treated as individuals and are given choice, control and respect when using services
  25. News -

    Healthwatch Redbridge leads award winning project to raise involvement for deaf people.
  26. News -

    Barts Health have released a statement around the current situation of the blood testing services in Wanstead.
  27. Response -

    Healthwatch Redbridge held a consultation event on Wednesday 9 March 2016 in order to gather people’s views prior to responding to the consultation regarding the proposed changes to stroke rehabilitation services across Barking Havering and Redbridge
  28. Report -

    On Wednesday 27 April, Healthwatch Redbridge (HWR) was made aware that the Brookside Adolescent Unit was to close. NELFT NHS Foundation Trust informed us that the decision to close was taken in the wake of concerns raised by the CQC.
  29. News -

    Mathukia’s Surgery, at 281 Ilford Lane IG1 2SF is moving a short distance for approximately six months from tomorrow (15 April, 2016) while its premises are refurbished.
  30. Advice and Information -

    Attached is a copy of the Strategic Plan for the Community Falls Service in Redbridge for 2016 to 2018. It is an ambitious plan but follows the excellent evidence in this field.
  31. News -

    Become a Mystery Shopper for Healthwatch Redbridge and share your experiences of using local health and social care services

  32. Blog -

    Here are two poems written by our members for Dignity Action Day.
  33. News -

    A cream tea was the order of the day as people from around the borough joined Healthwatch Redbridge to celebrate Dignity Action Day 2016 yesterday (Monday 1 February).
  34. Advice and Information -

    The topic engagement exercise for the falls prevention quality standard will run from 30th March – 13th April 2016.

  35. Response -

    Healthwatch Redbridge welcomes the response from the Secretary of State, that it has been acknowledged that the local CCG can do more to engage further around this issue with local people.
  36. Advice and Information -

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and NatCen Social Research have been commissioned by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) to carry out the Survey of the Mental Health of Children and Young People (MHCYP) 2016.

  37. Advice and Information -

    On behalf of Redbridge CCG I wanted to let you know that we held the first information drop-in event for patients of Spearpoint Surgery on Friday 8 January.
  38. News -

    Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are undertaking a piece of work to improve the way patients, carers and members of the public are involved in the work we do to plan and improve health services.
  39. News -

    Today, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are launching a consultation on proposed changes to local stroke rehabilitation services. The 12-week consultation runs until 5pm on Friday, 1 April 2016.
  40. News -

    The formal consultation of the draft Joint Carers Strategy for Redbridge is now underway.
  41. News -

    This survey (link below) is designed by Public Health Team at Barts Health to collect views on the current provision of food and drink across Barts Health NHS Trust.
  42. News -

    "We are pleased to announce that Matthew Trainer has been appointed as our substantive Chief Executive."
  43. Advice and Information -

    The Enter and View programme is an important part of the way a Healthwatch works. Healthwatch representatives can visit and report on premises where health and social care services are being used such as hospitals, GP Practices and care homes.
  44. News -

    Nearly one in three people in England have a long term condition, and three in four of those consider their long term conditions to be invisible.
  45. Advice and Information -

    Enter and View Project Coordinator: 35 hours per week
    Salary: £25-29,000
    Temporary 6 month contract
  46. News -

    We are reopening our Dignity survey to keep finding out what Dignity and Respect means to YOU.
    Join the Healthwatch Redbridge campaign and help us to identify and improve health and care for local people.
  47. News -

    Enter and View Report - Intermediate Care In-Patient Services In April, Healthwatch Redbridge carried out two visits in response to concerns raised by local people about in-patient rehabilitation services.
  48. News -

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has signed up to an important campaign to show the health and social care regulator’s commitment to best practice in the use of language when talking or writing about people living with dementia.
  49. News -

    In April, Healthwatch Redbridge carried out two visits in response to concerns raised by local people about in-patient rehabilitation services. Wards at both Wanstead Hospital and King George Hospital were visited.
  50. News -

    Nationally, there are a growing number of issues relating to the long term management of Adult Social Services which is increasingly focusing on the NHS and Local Authorities working closer together in a more joined up way.