Police are appealing for help after a 78-year-old woman missing from an Ilford hospital.

Jean St Leger was last seen at Goodmayes Hospital, in Barley Lane in Ilford, at around 3pm yesterday.

Police say they are concerned for her safety.

She is white, 1.73m tall, thin and has grey hair.

She was last seen wearing black trousers and a black and grey top. She may also be wearing glasses.

Police say it is possible she may have travelled to the Romford Town Centre area.

Anyone with information  is asked to call Redbridge police on 101.