Following queries received from patients around ear wax removal services in BHR, we have been working with BHRUT and secondary care ENT and Audiology consultants to devise leaflets that can be shared with patients
An informal event with the opportunity for mutual learning and supporting new processes. One way to meet the ‘reviewing the quality of referrals for suspected cancer’ requirement in the PCN DES for Early Diagnosis of Cancer is to engage in professional development activities relating to the early diagnosis of cancer.
Before the pandemic, BHRUT developed a draft ‘clinical strategy’ they are restarting the work to complete the strategy and are keen for patients and residents to have their say and input into the plans.
To mark his 70th birthday in September and 46 years as a practising Doctor Joe Cohen thought he would run the Vitality Big Half London Marathon to raise money for St Francis Hospice and the London Air Ambulance.
This week's edition mentions the new resources available from NEL Health and Care Partnership covering common illnesses such as diarrhoea, vomiting, and high temperatures and the trailing of a new stroke app.
Visitors to both Queen’s and King George hospitals are being strongly encouraged to take a Covid-19 rapid lateral flow test before visiting their loved ones (no earlier than 24 hours before their visit).
A 90 minute workshop designed to strengthen confidence and skills in empowering people with hypertention to monitor and manage their blood pressure from home, improve their lifestyle and signpost them to relevant local resources.
The School Aged Vaccination Services have been working extremely hard to ensure that eligible children for HPV, Td/IPV booster and Men AWCY have been vaccinated. We would be grateful if you could check the vaccination status of school aged children during routine GP appointments.
Following feedback that post pandemic there are more older people presenting with mental health and behaviour challenges, NELFT have produced a helpful Delirium Prevention leaflet that you can share with your patients/carers as appropriate.
Have you been asked to be on a panel to talk about vaccine hesitancy? Are patients asking you difficult questions about the vaccines? Want to support your community to make informed decisions? Don’t feel like you know enough about the vaccine to have any of these interactions?
We have an ambitious north east London social prescribing programme to develop the best possible infrastructure for all-age social prescribing. Workforce development is a key component of this programme
Bencrest Pharmacy based at Park Lane, Hornchurch is withdrawing its provision of its anticoagulation service in Havering. This means there will be a change to your patients’ anticoagulation (warfarin) service, effective as of 26 November 2020
This is a reminder that people in Barking & Dagenham and Havering have access to a community-based Parkinson’s disease nurse specialist service, provided by North East London Foundation Trust. This is in addition to the service in Redbridge, which went live earlier this year.
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.
Age UK has announced the commencement of a series of classes designed to reduce the risk of falls for over 65s. Starting 23 July in Havering, and 24 July in Dagenham, the weekly events will cost just £3 per session.
BHR CCGs has launched an online survey to seek feedback on our proposed written continuing healthcare (CHC) placements policy. We want to hear what you think of our proposed policy - your views will help us shape the final policy.