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NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health.

You can find information about hospitals, GPs and dentists and urgent care. As well as basic contact details, you can also find feedback from other people about what they think about these services.

It's not just limited to NHS information. You can also find information about other services in your area (often provided by charities) that can help you with conditions from Alzheimer's through to weight loss.

The Care Quality Commission checks all hospitals, dentists, care homes and care services to see if they meet national standards. You can find out what they have to say about these services in your area by visiting their website.


Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust

The Trust operates two Emergency Departments, one at each of their hospitals - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital in Romford. They also offer a full range of local hospital services.

In addition, they are proud to boast a regional neuroscience centre, renowned as a centre of excellence; a cancer centre; and a Hyper Acute Stroke Unit at Queen’s Hospital to provide specialist care. They also serve clinics across outer north-east London and run some services from Barking Hospital.

To provide the very best care to their patients, they also work closely with our health and social care partners so that together, as one healthcare system, they work as efficiently and effectively as possible for the communities they serve.

Find out more about us www.bhrhospitals.nhs.uk


Mental Health Direct

The BHR number for Mental Health Direct is 0300 555 1000

They can arrange for you to speak with a mental health professional and can also advise you about what service to contact to get the support you need.

Calls from a BT landline are the cost of a local call. Calls from other landlines and mobile providers will vary and may cost more.

Patient information

To contact the service in Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest:

NELFT Mental Health Direct
Tel: 0300 555 1000 (Open to callers based in 4 London boroughs for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.)

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