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Date: 17 February 2019
If you are feeling unwell this winter, don’t wait for any concerns to get worse – speak to your local pharmacy team to get advice right there and then
An initiative led by NHS Barking and Dagenham CCG – and involving all 37 GP practices in the borough – has led to a major improvement in type 2 diabetes diagnosis rates and better advice and support for those living with the condition.
Going back to school or nursery should be an exciting time, but a new term can also mean back-to-school sniffles and other health issues that mean parents need help and advice from the NHS.
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.
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