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Takeover of Ilford surgery by US health insurance company condemned as “privatisation by stealth”

An American health insurance giant took over an Ilford GP surgery as part of a huge merger condemned by NHS

Whipps Cross nurse awarded compensation after NHS trust slammed for unfair suspension

A former paediatric nurse has won a £26,000 payout from the NHS after she was suspended for trying to defend

Lockdown sees rise in children with mental health issues

Redbridge mental health services are seeing a “disturbing” rise in under-fives needing treatment during lockdown. At a meeting of Redbridge

Support for rough sleepers in Redbridge faces mounting costs

Redbridge Council hopes to continue its support for rough sleepers even after the pandemic ends but faces mounting costs. Figures

Redbridge housing budget passed by council

Redbridge Council’s budget for housing after failing the Government’s “delivery test” passed unanimously, but not without heated argument. The new

Waltham Forest budget agreed

Waltham Forest Council has formally agreed its £395 million budget for next year after it was praised even by the

COVID deaths continue to fall in east London hospitals

The number of COVID patients dying in east London hospitals has dropped for the third week in a row. Last

Temporary accommodation rents set to increase in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Council is to increase its temporary accommodation rents from April this year. The increase was agreed by the

New COVID vaccine sites to open in Waltham Forest

Two new mass COVID vaccination sites are opening in Waltham Forest as the local NHS prepares to start offering second

Shocking litany of errors by ambulance call handlers on day of newborn baby’s death

The parents of a newborn baby in Walthamstow who died aged just three days old called 111 three times before