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A&E waiting times up by a third at West Middlesex Hospital

London Assembly member Murad Qureshi blames the 'increasing strain' on the Isleworth hospital and others across London on emergency ward closures

A Chelsea hospital's plan to sell off land to raise £580million, hits trouble

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The Royal Marsden, whose patron is Prince William, wants to buy the site in order to more than double the number of cancer patients it treats. However it's offer of £30 million has reportedly been refused

GPs in Hounslow have second most patients in England

New statistics show there are 2,003 registered patients per GP in the borough, which is higher than anywhere but Swale, in Kent

Lib Dem candidate against hospital closures shares experience of Charing Cross

Tamara Dragadze suffered a coma on holiday but was unable to be admitted to the Fulham hospital as an in-patient last year

Aids charity urges political parties to tackle HIV ahead of council elections

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The National Aids Trust has called on election candidates to pledge to support HIV prevention and support services

The photo strip acted out by West Thames College students

West Thames College students create sexual health photo story

College students have acted out a photo story for a West Middlesex Hospital website to raise awareness of sexual health issues and advice

Lib Dems wage war on 'unfair' parking fines

Hounslow Liberal Democrats accuse the council of unfairly targeting motorists in some areas as it reveals its local election candidates

Carers hand council £407million bill in report calling for more recognition

The Harrow Carer Champion Project, which was launched last year by carers, submitted the report to Harrow Council last month

Video: Hospital campaigners: 'Don't fool with our NHS'

Save Our Hospital members protest in eccentric costumes on April Fools' Day

Health minister visits NHS exercise classes helping older people avoid falls

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Central London Community Health NHS Trust is helping older people stay mobile and out of hospital

Still time to tell us about superheroes who deserve recognition

Lots of nominations so far for Uxbridge College and the Gazette Local Heroes 2014

Report shows rise in party drugs in Westminster

  • NHS

Recreational drugs like crystal meth and ecstasy are a growing problem and costing the NHS millions each year

Labour depict Tories as Grim Reaper in hospitals debate

Labour accused of 'losing the plot' over letters accusing Hammersmith and Fulham Council of killing off Charing Cross Hospital

Local Heroes: Outgoing charity chief leaving behind a strong legacy

Claire Thomas, chief executive at Hillingdon Carers, leaves the charity at the end of March after making great strides in the past seven years

Doctors to speak at public meeting on NHS and threats to west London hospitals

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Ealing's Trades Union Council has organised the meeting at Ealing Town Hall next week

Charing Cross Hospital and charity unite to fight brain cancer

  • NHS

The Fulham hospital has partnered with Brain Tumour Research to find cures for the devastating disease

Doctor running as Labour candidate in Tory Hammersmith and Fulham health boss' ward

A doctor is standing up for the Labour Party as he runs against Hammersmith and Fulham’s Conservative health chief in defiance of changes to Charing Cross Hospital.

Tributes pour in for veteran politician Tony Benn who dies aged 88

"A giant in politics even if you disagreed with him" says MP Seema Malhotra 

Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn dies, aged 88

Tributes have poured in from all sides of the political arena for Tony Benn, who died in his West London home surrounded by loved ones

West London Mental Health NHS Trust

St Bernard's Hospital in Ealing sells 'disused land' for housing

The trust which runs St Bernard's Hospital in Ealing has sold off part of the site in a deal worth £14million that could see 270 homes created

One in five smoke in the London Borough of Ealing updated

No Smoking Day events in Ealing aims to get at least 2,000 to quit

Smokefree Ealing helped 2,000 to kick their cigarette addictions last year - and further events are taking place in the borough this week

Electronic prescription service will save patients time and effort

Free NHS service rolling out next month will mean people no longer need to go to their GP to pick up a paper prescription

Revealed: Harrow has lowest number of teenage pregnancies in London

Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that the borough's partnership work with the NHS is working.

Sir Quentin Blake with illustrations he created for St Bernard's Hospital, Ealing

Roald Dahl illustrator Sir Quentin Blake creates art for Ealing mental patients

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Artwork by the renowned artists Sir Quentin Blake and Cressida Bell have been unveiled at St Bernard's Hospital mental health unit in Ealing

Glowing review of Harefield Hospital

The Care Quality Commission has judged the hospital as meeting the seven essential standards of quality and safety


Green light finally given for a new health centre in Yiewsley

The idea of building a modern health centre in Yiewsley was first broached in 2010, when Yiewsley Swimming Pool (pictured) closed and the site was up for grabs


IVF eligibility for north-west London women could be relaxed - but not for gay couples

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GP-led consortia will be deciding whether to agree new borough-by-borough policies in line with national  - but non-binding - guidance

Private ambulances at Hillingdon Hospital putting a strain on A&E

Around one in ten ambulances that arrive at Hillingdon Hospital with patients are private, and they can cause difficulties because there is no warning telling doctors that they are en route

Two-thirds empty hospital loses £11m a year

Central Middlesex hospital is only 38 per cent full and North West London Hospitals NHS Trust pays millions in PFI

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