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A grandfather says he is now living his second life after returning home following a gruelling three months being treated for Covid-19 at King George Hospital.

Have you seen 16-year-old Mohammed who was last seen more than a week ago in Westminster?

Police are appealing for information of a 19-year-old missing woman and her eight-week-old baby, who have ties to the Romanian community in Ilford, Barking and Dagenham.

After beating cancer and then battling Covid-19 for three months, an Upminster mum celebrated her daughter’s birthday the day after she was released from King George Hospital.

Academic associations across the country are calling on the government to support “a new deal for higher education” saying a temporary bailout isn’t enough to help them get through the pandemic and beyond.

The number of people sent for urgent cancer investigations at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals has plummeted as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, new figures show.

Elective surgeries are resuming at King George Hospital this week and the antenatal ward has moved to the ground floor to better protect patients.

A nurse returned to the frontline to help deal with the unprecedented challenge of Covid-19 just weeks after retiring.

Clover Ward, the children’s ward at King George Hospital has been temporarily closed and patients who need specialist care will be transferred to Queen’s Hospital.

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing 17 year-old girl from Ilford who may be in Barking.

An Ilford woman has started a translation initiative to convert the government’s Covid-19 guidelines into as many languages as possible to help people who do not speak English.

Volunteers from Sikh temples in Barking and Seven Kings have set up an initiative to distribute more than 550 meals a day to local food banks.

The family of a man with suspected Covid-19 thinks DNR decisions at BHRUT are made too early into admissions and non-English speaking patients may suffer.

Nurses at Queen’s and King George hospitals are worried the lack of testing and protective equipment is spreading coronavirus among staff and patients.

Starting today Queen’s and King George hospitals are postponing all routine, planned surgeries and stopping all outpatient appointments including chemotherapy as the trust has seen an increase in seriously ill patients with Covid-19.

A Chadwell Heath railway club is celebrating its 90th anniversary and showing off one of its trains at the biggest festival in the country.

Police have released an image of a man who is suspected of indecently exposing himself to a woman on a bus in Romford.

A project which improved diabetes care across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has been shortlisted for a national health award.

Two men have been charged with a firearms offence following a vehicle stop by armed officers in Gants Hill on Wednesday.

Disabled patients in the care of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) are among the best accommodated in the country, new data shows.

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Friday, February 28, 2020

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

A yellow warning has been issued as weather settles in which might cause icy stretches and travel disruption overnight into Wednesday morning.

A fly-tipper who illegally dumped the contents of an entire garage ended up nearly £2,000 out of pocket following a successful prosecution by Redbridge Council.

Take on our Friday pub quiz!

Friday, February 21, 2020

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

There is a flood alert in place ahead of Storm Dennis in parts of east London.

A dad who was left permanently disabled after a hospital wrongly flushed food into his lungs has called for lessons to be learned from his case.

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

Today the UK heads to the polls for the first December election since 1923 – so please do brave the weather, get out and vote.

A team of college students raised money and renovated a youth centre in Ilford which helps tackle knife crime.

Get over your fear of dying and come along to a Death Cafe at King George Hospital in Goodmayes to have a cuppa and some cake and find the surprising positive side to the taboo topic.

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