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New health centre to be named Ilford Exchange Health Centre

The new NHS health centre in Ilford town centre will be named Ilford Exchange Health Centre after staff and people living or working in north east London were asked their view on what would be a good name for the new facility.

Local people, including patients and staff were asked to vote for their favourite name from a shortlist of seven, with ‘Ilford Exchange Health Centre’ being chosen as the favourite!

Ilford Exchange Health Centre will open in Spring 2024. When finished, the new state-of-the-art centre will offer GP and other health services to local people in a single central location.

The new centre will be located across two floors in the Ilford Exchange shopping centre. It will provide easy access to a range of health, social care and community services including:

  • GP services
  • Community blood testing
  • Community podiatry
  • Mental health support services
  • Cranbrook and Loxford Health and Adult Social Care services
  • 0-19 service – Health visiting and school nursing team
  • Long term conditions services supporting people living with heart failure, diabetes and respiratory conditions

The public vote opened on Monday 17 July and closed Wednesday 26 July 2023. The votes were counted and verified. 

There is more information on the new health centre on the ICB page.