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Hundreds of teenagers heard tales from the working world at a special careers fair.

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt paid a flying visit to Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust on Friday (December 8) to hear how staff have been pioneering improvements to patient safety.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital’s deputy chief operation officer has urged residents to access health services wisely this year.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

The trust which runs Queen’s Hospital has been recognised by NHS England as a nationwide example of how end of life care should be administered.

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Plans to close a Redbridge A&E, which would have seen Queen’s Hospital require millions of pounds of upgrades, have been halted after health bosses ordered an immediate review of the decision.

A group of veteran doctors at Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust have urged bosses to deal with a host of behind-the-scenes issues they claim have left staff “isolated, intimidated and fearful”.

First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.

A landmark devolution deal was approved today allowing for greater integration between health and social care, meaning more people will be able to receive treatment in their own homes without having to go to hospital.

Help corner cancer this month with mulled wine and cheese.

Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust is having its finances formally investigated by the NHS after it was forced to take out a £15m bail-out loan from the NHS.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

As a local GP I know only too well the pressures that the NHS faces both here and across the country at the moment.

Experts believe one in six people across the UK will have a mental health crisis this week that could lead to them developing a serious disorder.

Barking and Dagenham’s NHS hospital trust has announced the appointment of a former BT board member as its new chairman.

A march and rally is being held tomorrow to protest the closure of King George Hospital’s A&E.

What sport significantly improves physical and mental health, saves the NHS millions and is available for people to do every day?

Barking and Dagenham’s healthcare commissioners are asking for the public’s thoughts on plans to stop funding minor procedures such as cataract surgery and osteopathy.

Concerns have been raised over an “increasing number of serious incidents” at Barking and Dagenham’s NHS trust due to missed or delayed diagnoses for cancer.

When I first heard about the contaminated blood scandal I was horrified.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Barking and Dagenham’s NHS hospital trust has narrowly missed out on a £55m contract to take over a treatment centre, which will instead be run privately.

Q&A: Tracy Agidi, a 14-year-old poet

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Teenager Tracy Agidi has wasted no time in publishing her own poetry and is keen to highlight her positive experience living in the borough

Contaminated blood victims have today won the right to sue the government in the High Court in a new legal case over the health disaster.

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