Clean Air Day is the UK’s largest air pollution campaign, bringing together communities, businesses, schools, and the health sector to raise awareness of how air quality affects our health and the environment. Every year, air pollution is responsible for 36,000 deaths in the UK and in recent years the air pollution in London has been recorded at ‘illegal’ levels.
Jon Cruddas MP and the local Labour team, Trevor McKeever and Matt Stanton, have been pressing for the commitment to provide a new health centre on the Beam Park development be delivered.
This week Cancer Research UK contacted Jon Cruddas MP regarding a drop in event that they will be hosting in Parliament on 2nd February ahead of World Cancer Day which falls on Friday 4th February. This will be in recognition of their 20th Anniversary of raising awareness of Cancer and taking action to tackle the disease.
Over the last few months many Rainham residents have raised the issue of strong diesel fumes in the air with Jon Cruddas MP. The MPs office put an enquiry in to Havering Council and their Environmental Health Department.
To book via the national booking system for Vicarage Field or Parsloes Surgery Vaccination Hub please use the following link https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/ or call 119. Both also do walk-ins.
The latest figures from the NHS show that at the end of September 2021, there were 52,589 people on the waiting list at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. 1077 of these people had been waiting for more than a year for an appointment.