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Date: 20 April 2019
The benefits and opportunities available to young and newly-qualified GPs in Barking and Dagenham came under the spotlight at an east London GP Careers Fair.
There are a number of pharmacies in Barking and Dagenham that are open on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
GPs are reminding people in Barking and Dagenham they can book appointments over the whole Easter holiday period.
GPs in Barking and Dagenham are backing a campaign to highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening – stressing that early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives
GPs in Barking and Dagenham are encouraging people to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, as part of a national campaign. Diabetes Prevention Week runs from 1 April and raises awareness of the disease, the causes and groups that might be at particular risk.
People in Barking and Dagenham are being supported to lead healthier lives, thanks to closer connections between the NHS, local council and charitable and voluntary sector.
GPs in Barking and Dagenham are encouraging people to stop smoking by highlighting the range of help available from the NHS to support those keen to quit.
‘Don’t ignore your invitation for a smear test – it could save your life’.
Projects to improve diabetes care in Barking and Dagenham and reduce strokes in Redbridge have been shortlisted for prestigious national health awards.
More appointments are now available across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) for people who need urgent help or advice at this busy time for the NHS.
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