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MP urges residents to sign petition against pharmacy cuts to force Parliament debate

Around five community pharmacies in Feltham and Heston could be at risk of closure under government plan to reduce funding

Getwestlondon round-up: Your top five stories from last week

From crimes and an emotional children's ward closure, to heartwarming pleas and reminiscing student life - it's been a mixture this week!

'Dangerous' plans to axe 500 west London hospital beds slammed by council

H&F leader Stephen Cowan fears a beds and funding crisis is threatening to hit NHS services

Ealing Hospital’s children’s ward closure confirmed at heated meeting

The 16-bed Charlie Chaplin ward will close on June 30, after an Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group meeting concluded it was safe to do so

Demonstration held ahead of Ealing Hospital children's ward meeting

It was organised by Ealing Save Our NHS ahead of a Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group meeting

Dame Barbara Windsor praises Imperial College nurse for advice over Peggy Mitchell's EastEnders cancer storyline

The EastEnders stalwart said she was 'eternally grateful' to Dr Victoria Harmer for helping her make Peggy Mitchell's on-screen cancer battle convincing

Pioneering liquid nitrogen treatment for bronchitis carried out for first time at Royal Brompton Hospital

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Jayne Hewitt under went procedure at Royal Brompton Hospital, which was working with Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mum's fears for Down's syndrome son as Ealing Hospital children's ward closure set to be approved

Samantha Schmidt says Ealing doctors once saved her six-year-old son Lucas' life, and is scared of what planned changes will mean for her family

Feltham mother hoping for answers over death of teenage daughter in Priory hospital

Amy El-Keria's mother says it has been 'a long and painful wait' for an inquest, which is due to open on Thursday (May 12)

West London hospitals set to lose 500 beds to bridge £1bn gap in budget

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It is claimed the beds will not be needed once care for patients at home is increased under plans

Ealing and Hillingdon children have the worst teeth in London, study finds

A Public Health England survey has shown that two boroughs in west London have the worst level of tooth decay among children in the capital

St Mary's nurse nominated for top award after helping save life of six-month-old baby

The 'outstanding and compassionate care' displayed by Anna Bedrich has been recognised

Sexual health clinic leaked names of 781 users of HIV service

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56 Dean Street emailed 781 users of a HIV service where all recipients could be viewed

Less than 1% of people who signed Ealing Hospital petition live in Ealing

The petition against changes at Ealing Hospital drew 100,229 signatures, but data shows that less than 1,000 of those who signed actually live in the borough

Changes to Ealing Hospital WILL be debated in Westminster Hall following successful plea

The House of Commons Petitions Committee has scheduled a debate on Ealing Hospital after a petition failed to achieve this

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust named among the best in UK to work at

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An NHS staff survey of all UK workers showed those at the west London trust were some of the most content

'Amazing' Hillingdon midwife scoops award for helping grieving couple

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Denise Ahmed received the 'Compassionate Care Award' after she was nominated by a young mother and father, who tragically lost their daughter

Junior doctors strike: 'It would be preferable if they put care of emergency patients first' - NHS Employers CEO

Watch NHS Employers chief executive put the boot into junior doctors as strikes take place across west London

Junior doctors strike: GP warns hospitals will be unable to operate safely under proposed new contracts

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Hospitals are already struggling to fill staff rotas and would be unable to cope if new contracts are imposed, says Teddington practitioner


Junior doctors strike: Protests in west London in first ever all out strike in NHS history

In a two-day walkout, junior doctors across west London strike against Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's proposed contract changes

Junior doctors strike: Will emergency care be available and what should I do if I get ill?

This is the first junior doctor strike that includes the withdrawal of emergency care, but can you still get treatment at west London hospitals?

Sadiq pledges to stand up to London's NHS crisis as Zac promises to support town centre businesses

In a speech made to Hammersmith audiences, Labour candidate said he will be the first to tackle London's health crisis

Angry protesters gather in Greenford to fight Ealing Hospital changes

Around 20 protesters gathered outside Greenford Town Hall where the Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group were holding a meeting

Parliament rejects petition calling for debate on Ealing Hospital reforms

100,229 had signed a petition urging debate on Ealing Hospital changes but House of Commons refused

Health minister views new £6.3m Royal Brompton operating theatre

Lord Prior visited the hybrid theatre which opened last year and toured the hospital's Fulham Wing

MPs write to government demanding investigation into west London hospital reforms

A total of 11 MPs have written to the National Audit Office to demand an investigation into Shaping a Healthier Future (SaHF)

Widow slams Hillingdon CCG for money-saving whilst denying her husband palliative care services

Armelle Thomas, who lost her husband Tommy in August last year, vows to ensure no one in the borough goes through the same ordeal

The MP says that Harrow's NHS has received the lowest funding per head in London

Gareth Thomas MP: 'NHS financial crisis in Harrow deepens'

The Harrow West MP claimed that the 'financial crisis' in Harrow's NHS has worsened significantly in the last year

GV's Harrow: Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow

Hospital apologises after shocked couple find porn playing in waiting room

Bosses at Northwick Park Hospital say the incident in the maternity unit was a 'genuine error'

Stand-out images from junior doctor 48-hour walk-out at hospitals across west London

The dispute between doctors and the government continues as protests are carried out across all of West London's hospitals

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