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Election 2015: What YOU want from your politicians

Reducing transport costs, stop west London hospital A&E closures and capping rents to help first-time buyers: Some of your top manifesto points

Independent Health Commission hears evidence from experts in Ealing

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People are being encouraged to attend the remaining upcoming sessions in Hounslow or Brent

Plans to close Ealing maternity unit should be 'consigned to bin'

Campaigners protested against closure plans for the unit as the local Clinical Commissioning Group held a meeting this week to discuss it's future

Ealing Tory leader attacks Independent Health Commission

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The leader of Ealing Council says his opponents are seeking to "throw any mud they can" before the election

Stephen Swords reappointed as chair of Hounslow and Richmond NHS Trust

Mr Swords of Kew will serve another two years on the NHS Trust board continuing his reign since 2010

Smokefree Ealing khat project wins two awards and recognition from Somali community

The successful khat project, in Ealing, followed the ban and re-classification of the narcotic leaf khat as a class C controlled drug in June 2014

PM slams 'scaremongering' over future of west London A&Es

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David Cameron insists A&Es at Charing Cross and Ealing are staying, despite both hospitals having said any decision on their future is some way off

Future of NHS at centre of public evidence hearings by top barrister

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The changes under scrutiny include the closures of A&Es at Hammersmith and Central Middlesex hospitals, last September, and the planned loss of acute care beds.

See hundreds attend Defend London's NHS rally in Hammersmith

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Speakers included Guardian columnist Owen Jones, Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter and Green Party health spokeswoman Dr Jillian Creasey

Infographic: How smoking harms you

No Smoking Day: How to quit roadshows across Hounslow

Hounslow Stop Smoking team set up shop to encourage smokers to kick the habit

No Smoking Day: Seven ways to quit smoking

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It's No Smoking Day this week, so step away from the ciggies- here's how to break the habit...

MPs lobby health minister Jeremy Hunt for £100m for Hillingdon Hospital

The cross-party group of MPs, who were joined by hospital officials, also plan to lobby the next government for a complete rebuild costing £300m

'Lessons need to be learned': Care home resident with broken hip left untreated for month

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Healthwatch Hillingdon said the victim's daughter, who spent three years investigating, was an "individual pitted against the system"

Inquiry launched after Harefield Hospital staff member suspended

The NHS trust which runs the heart-transplant hospital says it is 'inappropriate to comment further'

Londoners set to flock to Hammersmith for NHS rally

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The Defend London's NHS Rally will be at Hammersmith Town Hall on Tuesday (March 10)

Walk-in clinic in Harrow extends opening hours for trial period

The service provided at the Alexandra Health and Social Care Centre is open seven days a week from 8am to 8pm until the end of March

West London femal genital mutilation figures worst in capital

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A shocking 550 cases of female genital mutilation have been recorded across west London since September, despite the practice being illegal

Figures show 10% of staff costs goes on agency workers at Central and North West London Trust

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A spokesman for Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust said their preference is to use those permanently employed

Save Our NHS protest in Uxbridge against 'creeping privatisation' of service

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Members of 38 Degrees gathered signatures for a petition against cuts to the NHS outside Uxbridge tube station on Saturday

Diabetes team at Hillingdon Hospital scoop prize for school clinics project

Hillingdon Hospital will spend its £50k prize money on extending the service it provides

NHS Trust apologises to woman whose Johnny Savile rape claims were ignored for THREE decades

Details about the case emerged on Thursday as part of the report into Jimmy Savile abuse at hospitals across the UK

Save Our NHS protest to take place in Uxbridge over weekend

The protest has been organised by campaign group 38 Degrees and is calling for the health service to be protected from privatisation and cuts

Ealing Council leader offers 'no apology' for trying to ensure 'best possible health services'

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The Independent Health Commission is holding a series of public meetings to allow people to hear about the NHS changes

Care home admissions soar in Hammersmith and Fulham

However, west London has some of the lowest admission rates for older adults in England

Transport service helps vulnerable people access care in Ealing

The service is designed to take people with mobility difficulties to GP appointments

Norovirus closes wards at Hillingdon Hospital

Bosses say a large number of patients are being admitted with the highly infectious virus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting

'I used to visit A&E almost every day, but my life has been transformed'

Claire Whittle praises a scheme to help frequent attenders at West Middlesex Hospital's emergency department, which has supported 65 people so far


Agency nurses cost Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Trust extra £600,000 in three months

The trust was recently criticised in a Care Quality Commission report for its reliance on expensive agency staff and figures show a 2,067% increase in the agency nurse bill.

Mayor donates thousands to help St Mary's Hospital tackle youth violence

More than a third of young patients at the Paddington hospital's major trauma centre were injured as a result of stabbings, gunshot wounds or blunt instrument wounds

Hospitals' merger to create new NHS trust serving nearly 500,000 people

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Trust is set to acquire West Middlesex Hospital in a move both hospitals claim will improve care

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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
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Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
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Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
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Sports Reporter
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Sports Reporter
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Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
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Sports Reporter