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Date: 18 December 2018
If you’re injured or taken ill over the Christmas and New Year period, there are many options available in Barking and Dagenham, to help you get the care you need, when and where you need it.
People who need to see a GP or practice nurse urgently in Barking and Dagenham can book appointments on weekday evenings, weekends and bank holidays this winter.
Now more than ever we are using technology to manage our lives. From banking and shopping, to ordering prescriptions or learning a language.
Shorter waiting times, better health advice over the phone and improved, more appropriate care are some of the benefits patients will enjoy following a decision by local GP groups earlier this month.
Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs plan and buy health care services for the 767,500 people who live in these boroughs.
This world COPD day, GPs in Barking and Dagenham are urging those living with the condition to get their free flu jab. If you have COPD, flu can trigger a serious flare-up.
GPs in Barking and Dagenham are encouraging people, particularly those who think they might be at risk, to have a free HIV test
People in Barking and Dagenham are being urged to take simple steps to stay fit and healthy this winter – with a reminder that caring for yourself can help the NHS.
People in Barking and Dagenham are being encouraged to ‘know the signs’ of diabetes to ensure they receive the treatment and support needed to help them manage the condition.
This World Antibiotic Awareness Week, GPs are asking the people of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge to join the global movement to fight antibiotic resistance.
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