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Havering and the Coronavirus pandemic - the story so far: March 2020-July 2021
This review examines the course of the Covid pandemic in Havering, bringing together various facts and figures into a single document that will hopefully help understanding of how the pandemic evolved in Havering.
This is not a definitive history of the path of the Covid pandemic in Havering, but it brings together facts and figures showing how the pandemic...
26 August 2021
Review of patients’ access to Havering GP practices
This report gives the results of our survey of patients' access to GP practices, and the availability of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) in Havering - May 2021
Patients' complaints about difficulty accessing GP practices prompted us to carry out the surveys we now report on. We also followed up an...
7 July 2021
Safeguarding Adults is everybody’s business
In April, we carried out a survey on behalf of the Havering Safeguarding Adults Board to find out what local people understood about safeguarding and its implications.
Although safeguarding is a key function and responsibility of Adult Social Care services, there was a concern that the general public’s understanding...
19 May 2021
Our reports on General Practitioners' practices and surgeries
Look here for our reports about the GPs' surgeries and practices we have visited and reported on...
All of the reports we have made about GPs' surgeries and practices (including health and medical centres) we have visited are available here.
22 January 2021
Review of Havering GP practices' websites
This report gives the results of our survey of GP practices' websites in Havering - November 2020
Despite 25 years’ experience of websites and website technology, it is disappointing to record that many GP practices' websites lack key...
30 November 2020
St John Ambulance - Community First Response
If you dial 999 for someone who might be having a heart attack, diabetic emergency, breathing difficulties or seizure, the chances are in Havering that the first person to arrive - the First Responder – will be a St John Ambulance volunteer.
10 August 2021