Tower Hamlets patients voice their views on NHS overhaul
PATIENTS were sharing their views on the future of health services in the East End at an NHS roadshow today. As part of the Health for North East London programme, services across the area are being transformed over the next 10 years which could see ch
PATIENTS were sharing their views on the future of healthcare in the East End at an NHS roadshow today.
Around 80 residents dropped into the London Muslim Centre in Whitechapel Road today to hear more about the proposals to transform health services across Tower Hamlets.
The possible plans, part of the Health for North East London programme, would include building more super health centres’, known as a polyclinics, in the borough.
And the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel would become one of only two major acute hospitals in the area.
You may also want to watch:
Joint Clinical Director for the programme, Dr Mike Gill said: “It is all about local people’s health services and this community needs to be involved in these plans.”
The consultation was hosted by the London Muslim Centre as part of its Health Connex fair.
- 1 East London's 10 prettiest streets to visit
- 2 Brigade issues fire safety warning after Limehouse studio blaze
- 3 Khalid Ali couldn't hide delight after winning start against Dean Wilkinson
- 4 Man who stabbed teen at Crossharbour station found guilty of murder
- 5 Police officer sacked after criminal conviction
- 6 Man in 30s dies after Isle of Dogs stabbing
- 7 Jailed: Tower Hamlets man who tried to rape another man
- 8 Concern growing for man last seen at Bow Road station
- 9 Three places to go pumpkin picking near east London
- 10 Road and rail round-up: Steer clear of these disruptions next week
And residents were also given the chance to hear more about the London Ambulance Service and the borough’s Stop Tobacco Team and Health Trainers.
The roadshow will travel to Tesco in Bromley-by-Bow next Friday from 10am-4pm, Asda on the Isle of Dogs on Friday February 5 from 10am-7pm and it will also be in the Royal London’s Outpatients Department on Wednesday February 10, from 9.30am-12.30pm.