News

Nurul Ahad

Welcome Nurul Ahad, our new Medical Director

9 October 2020 | Team news

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Ilford is thrilled to announce our new Medical Director, Nurul Ahad.​ Mr Ahad, who has 25 years of medical experience, has worked at our hospital as the clinical lead since 2015.

Perfect week

Perfect Week aims to reduce waiting times

9 October 2020 | Team news

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Ilford worked with Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust to radically reduce orthopaedic waiting lists in the boroughs by running a Perfect Week at the end of September.

Plymouth x-ray

New study shows x-ray as a potential means to check self-administered medication

22 September 2020 | Team news

A new pilot study has highlighted the potential of the use of x-ray in helping clinicians check if patients required to self-administered injectable medication over a period of time are doing so.

Indoor gardening

Simple ways to connect with nature more, when you can’t get out in it

16 September 2020 | Health news

Nature is a powerful de-stressor, so getting out in it often is great for wellbeing and physical health. But what about those times when you just can’t get out in it? How can we benefit from nature when we can’t reach it?

Dr Asim Hasan

How I built my GP career: Dr Asim Hasan

14 September 2020 | Team news

Dr Asim Hasan shares his career story – from joining as a GP trainee in 2011 to becoming the National Medical Director for Integrated Urgent Care at Care UK in less than a decade.

Anil

Ilford surgeon develops new service at North East London Treatment Centre

3 September 2020 | Team news

Essex and north London patients suffering from foot and ankle injuries will soon be able to receive treatment closer to home thanks to a service developed by an Ilford surgeon.

Toast

Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Posh toast topping, Quick couscous, and Antipasti salad

2 September 2020 | Health news

We’re here with more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard. Don’t have something the recipe calls for? Substitute it for something you do have.

Back to exercise

Returning to exercise after lockdown

18 August 2020 | Health news

Has your fitness level decreased since the start of lockdown? We don’t blame you. With the world stuck inside and your favourite television series a button away, becoming a couch potato has been easier than ever.

Stay cool

Ways to stay cool at night and sleep better

11 August 2020 | Health news

As the heat wave continues and the night’s offer little respite, not sleeping well because of it can make you feel over the summer novelty pretty quickly. Here’s a few tips to help you claim back the night.

Zahid Saeed

Orthopaedic surgeon contributes to international textbook

27 July 2020 | Team news

An award-winning orthopaedic surgeon from Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre is one of just 30 orthopaedic surgery experts worldwide who have contributed to a new orthopaedic textbook for medical students, trainees and junior surgeons – “Orthopaedics of the Upper and Lower Limb”.

Time to stop biting your nails

Time to stop biting your nails

21 May 2020 | Health news

Nail biting is a common habit that can be triggered by overstimulation and feelings of anxiety.

When a gut feeling could be a problem

When a gut feeling could be a problem

6 April 2020 | Health news

April is the awareness month for both bowel cancer and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If your doctor says that you need endoscopy to investigate symptoms, you can ask to be referred to us to have your tests done.