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A nurse at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS hospital trust put his expertise to good use earlier this month when he saved the life of a man who had a heart attack at the wheel of his car in Brentwood.

The health trust in charge of Queen's and King George Hospitals has revealed it is forming an NHS group with north east London's mental health trust - but chiefs insist the move should not be seen as a merger.

The NHS trust responsible for mental health support services in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has had its quality rating cut from Good to Requires Improvement by health watchdogs.

A 50-year-old Upton Park man who told his wife he was going to "cut her up" while brandishing a knife in their Barking home will not go to prison but instead carry out 200 hours' community service.

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A Wanstead carpenter left a bystander with a chipped tooth during a drunken brawl with bouncers at a Barking pub after they didn't let him in to use the toilet.

The Ministry of Justice is weighing up plans to reduce defendants' access to free legal representation at Barkingside and Romford magistrates' courts by cutting duty solicitor slots by a third.

As part of Organ Donation Week 2019, a doctor at the NHS hospital trust which runs Queen's and King George Hospitals is urging would-be organ donors to make sure their families are aware of their intentions.

Police officers taped off a bus stop in Rush Green last night after discovering a man in the street who had suffered a head injury.

There is currently no District line service between Dagenham East and Upminster while Transport for London engineers investigate a signal failure.

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The NHS trust running King George and Queen's hospitals wants to hear what you think its healthcare services should look like in the future as part of a newly launched public consultation.

Barking and Dagenham has once again recorded the smallest number of pubs of any London borough according to new statistics released by City Hall this week.

Developers building Dagenham and Rainham's controversial Beam Park estate have applied for permission to make four of the 3,000-home development's proposed tower blocks higher.

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A bank holiday heatwave could see record temperatures replace the wind and rain that has dogged August, the Met Office has said.

Essex Police detectives are appealing for information after two men from Dagenham and Rainham were arrested over an incident in which a man was pinned against a vehicle and allegedly assaulted in High Ongar yesterday.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

Aldi supermarkets in Romford are now donating all excess food to two projects helping feed vulnerable people across Havering and Barking and Dagenham.

The chief executive of a healthcare organisation providing GPs and other services across east London has promised he will continue searching for innovative new ways to meet the challenges the area faces.

The number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits in Barking and Dagenham is continuing to rise but remains below the high levels recorded five years ago, according to the latest government figures.

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There were 21,591 babies born in east London in 2018, and now the Office for National Statistics has revealed the number of births in each borough.

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The NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals is on the lookout for a passionate member of the public to be the new chairman or chairwoman of its Patient Partnership Council.

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The cost of Network Rail's Crossrail-related work has risen by around £220million to a total of £2.8billion, the Department for Transport announced this week.

The NHS and Public Health England have released their top 10 tips for keeping cool in the heat this week as the country prepares for what might be a record-breaking day scorcher tomorrow.

Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a fraudster with links to areas across east London and Essex.

People young and old from across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge came together at Queen's Hospital on Saturday (20 July) for a special anti-knife crime event.

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