Supporting NHS COVID-19 plasma donation
NHS Blood and Transplant is now urgently appealing for people in North East London to donate convalescent blood plasma
05 Aug 2020
Hot weather advice
With temperatures expected to reach 34C this week, it’s important to remember that hot weather can pose a health risk.
05 Aug 2020
Your Covid Recovery – new website to support people with ongoing symptoms on their road to recovery
Your Covid Recovery is a new NHS website designed to help people recover from the long-term effects of coronavirus, otherwise known as Covid-19
04 Aug 2020
Travelling abroad this summer?
We are receiving queries about people travelling abroad who want a certificate to prove they do not have COVID-19, as some countries may require proof of recent COVID-19 testing for entry.
03 Aug 2020
Eid celebrations and the importance of social distancing
GPs in Newham are wishing Eid Mubarak to the Muslim community, and urging those celebrating to remember to follow social distancing rules when hosting, or attending in-person social gatherings during the festivities
28 Jul 2020
Two new 'Together Cafe' spaces open in north east London
Two new café spaces offering support for people in mental health crisis are open to people that live and work in Tower Hamlets and Newham.
28 Jul 2020
Prime Minister visits east London GPs to hear about innovative care
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Tollgate Medical Centre in Newham today (24 July) to hear first-hand how the practice and primary care services across north east London are continuing to provide high-quality healthcare throughout the Covid-19 pandemic
24 Jul 2020
Rapid PCR testing for COVID-19 being trialled in London care homes
In a UK-first, Queen Mary University of London is leading a clinical trial of a new rapid COVID-19 testing system that delivers results in under an hour.
22 Jul 2020
Happy 72nd Birthday to the NHS
In what has been the toughest year for the NHS since its launch in 1948, the National Health Service will celebrate its 72nd birthday on Sunday 5 July.
04 Jul 2020
Latest public coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance and support
From 4 July the government guidelines on what you can and can’t do during the coronavirus outbreak change
02 Jul 2020
Breaking ground at new GP surgery for Newham
Construction of a brand new GP surgery based at Froud Community Centre in Manor Park started on 15 June
01 Jul 2020