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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
Dental Services in Havering
During October 2020, we surveyed dental practices in Havering, prompted by many reports by residents of difficulty in obtaining dental treatment during the pandemic. Of the 27 practices that responded, only 4 were...
The waiting time for treatment varied greatly: at least one practice had no appointments available and at some, the wait could be up to two months.
25 November 2020
Covid-19 and Care Homes - a survey of relatives and friends of care home residents
Our report of a survey of relatives and friends of residents of care homes in Havering, during the pandemic, was prompted by many reports of residents, relatives and friends being distressed by difficulties in maintaining contact in the lockdown.
23 November 2020