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NHS spends £300,000 on ads eight weeks before Hammersmith A&E closes

Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter has accused the NHS of keeping patients in the dark over Hammersmith Hospital's A&E closure as M&C Saatchi is hired to advertise it.

Olympic bronze medal-winning gymnast Max Whitlock - performing here on the pommel horse at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Charity's Buttercup Walk - has become an official ambassador of the charity's Redevelopment Appeal

Olympic gymnast becomes ambassador of hospital fundraising appeal

Olympic gymnast and bronze medal winner Max Whitlock becomes ambassador of The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Charity’s Redevelopment Appeal at the hospital in Stammore

Bill Bailey expected to leave no room for boredom when he performs at Kew Gardens

The comedian talks about living in Hammersmith, politics and dingoes ahead of his performance on Sunday

Hospital worker to pay £150k damages to colleagues after 'campaign of harassment'

The Harefield Hospital worker falsely accused colleagues of racism, paedophilia, bribery, blackmail and inappropriate behaviour with patients, and posted vicious abuse online

Take care in the sun

Ambulance service issues health warning as West London basks in the sun

It's not just temperatures that are soaring this week, so are the number of calls being placed to the emergency services.

Health secretary visits Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore

Jeremy Hunt - who kept his job in the cabinet reshuffle - visits specialist hospital

I'll raise a glass with my Grumpy Old Git after my readers tell me things are definitely getting better

Whether it’s train-spotting, metal-detecting or camping in mud at Glastonbury, it’s always great to link up with like-minded people.

New mental health support for children with learning disabilities in Hounslow

Families are now able to get assessment and treatment within the borough for the first time

Man saved by Harefield heart transplant machine is to be a dad

Andrew Britton almost died on his honeymoon but now he is back to health and looking forward to fatherhood thanks to a heart transplant machine.

Have your say on West Middlesex Hospital at public meeting

You can put your questions to board members at the hospital's annual public meeting next Tuesday, July 15

Independent review planned to protect whistleblowers

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Sir Robert Francis QC will lead an independent review of policy to protect and support NHS staff who speak up, following a meeting with a former Ealing hospital worker

Proceeds of the sales of a set of stylish bracelets designed by Princess Eugenie will go to Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) Charity's Redevelopment Appeal of which she is patron

Princess Eugenie shows off bracelet she designed to raise money for north west London hospital

Princess Eugenie's accessories are available for a limited time and come in three styles - the silver plated version is £55 and the gold, and the rose gold varieties, are £70 each.

West Middlesex Hospital

West Middlesex Hospital defends whistleblowing policy after 'poor' rating

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Hospital says it already has a culture of openness and is putting new measures in place to encourage better reporting of safety breaches

Five hospitals in West London rated 'poor' for whistleblowing, says NHS

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New data on NHS Choices website shows how well hospitals perform at encouraging the reporting of breaches of patient safety

Angie Bray, Conservative MP for Ealing Central & Acton

Angie Bray MP: Let's tackle this cruelest of illnesses

In her latest column Angie Bray, Conservative MP for Ealing Central & Acton , lifts the lid on the still taboo subject of dementia which becoming more of a problem as our population ages.

A £90k grant will enhance Hillingdon's leisure facilities for the disabled

Disablement Association Hillingdon (DASH) will receive funding over the next three years to boost participation in sport and leisure activities among young, disabled people

Patients invited to share hospital experience with staff

Suggest ways to improve time spent in at West Middlesex Hospital on Thursday (26)

Whistleblower sacked from Ealing Hospital meets Health Secretary to demand public inquiry

Sharmila Chowdhury, who made fraud allegations against two Ealing Hospital workers, met with the secretary of state for health to ask for an inquiry into her case

Ruislip care home rewarded for gold standard end of life care

Staff at Ruislip Nursing Home have been awarded after finishing two years of training to offer palliative care to residents

In pictures: Chelsea Pensioners open breakthrough dementia sensory garden

The famous ex-servicemen opened a new sensory garden for dementia patients in Kensington and Chelsea

Theresa May to address domestic violence summit in Chiswick

Mass meeting held to stamp out domestic abuse in west London - home to the first 'safe house' built in 1971

Ealing hospital fails to meet treatment targets

NHS England data showed Ealing Hospital came last in the country for percentage of admitted patients seen in under 18 weeks

Bollywood dancer brings World Cup Vibe to Hillingdon Hospital

Jay is no stranger to the World Cup tunes having previously written It’s the Time for England in 2006

Andy Slaughter MP: Health Secretary ducks and dives over hospital closures

Andy Slaughter, Labour MP for Hammersmith, challenges Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt over A&E closures in his latest political column.

Ealing mental health hospital looks to the future with university partnership

A partnership between West London Mental Health NHS Trust in Ealing and the Buckinghamshire New University will seek to promote excellence in mental health clinical practice.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt fails to clear up confusion over shape of A&E services at Charing Cross and Ealing hospital

But health secretary insists 'the principle you can see a doctor in an emergency' at both hospitals will not change


Charity supporting hundreds of carers across Hounslow, Ealing and Brent is due to close

West London Crossroads Carer Services, which has been running since 1983 in different guises, confirms its demise in the middle of Carers Week

Two thirds of those tested in Hounslow are at risk of diabetes

More than 300 people referred to their doctors after being tested at a series of roadshows across the borough

Nurses protest against 'shameful' pay freeze

Members of the Royal College of Nursing are urging the Government to rethink the refusal to give staff a one per cent pay rise

Uxbridge Gazette Local Heroes 2014

It was an inspirational and emotional night as Hillingdon's heroes, as nominated by you, were recognised for their hard work, bravery, dedication and selflessness.

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