Jon Cruddas MP and Margaret Mullane, Labour PPC for Dagenham and Rainham, have sent their congratulations to local Mental Health Nurse, Shalini Ramguttee. Shalini won the London Royal College of Nursing’s Rising Stars award to recognise excellence in patient care, innovation, and leadership from London’s Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic nursing community.
Sunday 10 September marks the 20th anniversary of World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). Four years ago on World Suicide Prevention Day 2019, a citywide #ZeroSuicideLDN campaign was launched by the Mayor of London and partners to encourage Londoners to access the Zero Suicide Alliance’s free, online suicide prevention training.
In July 2023 Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham & Rainham welcomed the opening of the new Rainham Leisure Centre, designed specifically to help everyone in the local community to lead a more active life to improve public health. The centre has a large variety of facilities able to accommodate everyone.
Jon Cruddas MP, Member of Parliament for Dagenham & Rainham has released data showing the huge numbers of local people stuck on mental health waiting lists, as calls grow for the Government to address their failed handling of mental health services across the country.
Jon Cruddas, Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham, met with North East London NHS senior management (4 Nov) to discuss their plans for GP and primary health care services across Rainham, South Hornchurch and Elm Park. Jon is concerned that the area has seen a contraction in local GP surgeries in recent times whilst housing development has continued at a large scale in the south of Havering.
Figures from the NHS show that 62,399 people are waiting for NHS treatment across Barking, Havering, and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. 1,816 people locally have been waiting for more than a year under the watch of three separate Conservative Health Secretaries.