Brave dad who survived strokes caused by holes in heart raises thousands of pounds for Hillingdon Hospital

Ian Partridge discovered he had holes in his heart which he said affects one in six of the adult population

New e-cigarette findings welcomed by quit-smoking group

Kick-It hails new report, which suggests they are much safer than cigarettes and should be available on subscription

West Middlesex Hospital gets top ratings for cleanliness and food

The hospital in Isleworth also scored above average in a range of other criteria for non-clinical services

Practice receives 'outstanding' rating from health watchdogs

The Care Quality Commission was impressed with the Victoria Medical Centre in Pimlico

'Frightening' truth of Hillingdon's youth mental health services

One parent is desperate for her daughter to get help: "You wouldn’t treat a child that was sick with cancer in the same way”

Americanised scheme hosted by Hillingdon Hospital to alleviate pressure on doctors

The scheme could help tackle staff shortages in the NHS and encourage more UK candidates with science degrees, rather than medicine degrees, to enter the health service


Southall doctors surgery closed 'without warning' amid concerns for patient safety

Doctors claim they have been shut down due to issues with paperwork and policy, and that having no warning of the closure was putting patients' safety at risk

National accreditation for rehab service for people recovering from mental health problems

Ealing-based Mott House has been rated as excellent by the national AIMS accreditation programme

Doctor’s surgery provides ‘outstanding’ mental health care

"Good care isn’t just about the medical things, it’s about the things that are important to patients too"

Huge funding boost to help people with reduced mobility sleep at night

A total of £165,000 has been funded over two years to launch the sleeping accessory to aid people with posture problems and ease end of life care

Children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital to close

A petition has been launched to save children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital after it was announced that they would be closed

NHS Trust apologises for 'inadequate' mental health services in Hillingdon

The CQC found some patients were forced to sleep on sofas due to a shortage of beds

'Hospital staff missed ovarian cysts and told me I needed a poo'

Caroline Ballard is determined to raise awareness of the condition endometriosis, which affects one in 10 women, after her experience at West Middlesex Hospital

Ealing CCG encourages participation in groups designed to ensure patients' voices heard

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Patient Participation Groups are attached to GP surgeries and the CCG is trying to get more people involved in their local branch

Ealing maternity campaigners unconvinced closure was 'achievement'

"Ealing CCG reported the closure of the maternity unit had occurred safely and had achieved improved quality of maternity care for women across NW London"

Royal Brompton named one of best NHS places to work

Hospital trust's chief executive says: "If anyone can see us through the challenges in the NHS, it is our dedicated staff"

Dramatic images as glass lifted from Grade II-hospital as part of renovation work

The two-week project at St Charles' Centre for Health and Wellbeing in Ladbroke Grove was completed on Friday (July 17)

Council bosses say they're being kept in dark over hospital merger plans

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Plans to see Chelsea & Westminster Hospital take over the running of West Middlesex could be a reality by September, but Hammersmith & Fulham Council say not enough is known about the financial impact

NHS pay-out after Royal Brompton operation leaves boy with cerebral palsy

Compensation package of £8.7m agreed without admission of liability from the hospital

Hospital students and staff triumph at health education awards

Two wins and a highly commendable scheme at West Middlesex Hospital are cause for celebration

Funding boost to help new mums suffering from depression

The Perinatal Mental Health unit has welcomed a £108,000 grant

Maggie's Culture Crawl: charity walk around west London's best-known venues

Take part in Maggie's cultural night-walk around west London and help a worthy cause!

Ealing Hospital maternity unit CLOSED but campaigners vow to fight-on

A week-long occupation which saw protesters camped in the hospital to prevent the closure has now ended

Marchers prepare to occupy Ealing Hospital to save maternity unit

"I am a woman and I have children and I know what it means when you're in pain to travel a long way. It's not fair"

Charlotte Church joins Charing Cross hospital campaigners

The singer supported the battle to save services at Charing Cross and Hammersmith hospitals

Rise in diabetes in Hammersmith & Fulham

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The figures were released during Diabetes Week and also saw a rise in other London boroughs

Chelsea & Westminster 'merger' plans with West Middlesex criticised

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The public do not know enough about the impact on clinical services and finances, board is told

Ealing maternity campaigners prepare for sit-in as 'time for protests and petitions' comes to end

The West London Council of Action say they will stage a sit-in at Ealing Hospital for as long as it takes until the decision to close the maternity unit changes

Plans to move stroke services at St Mary's Hospital to Charing Cross

The interim move is being hailed as a "blow" to re-structuring plans, but NHS say it isn't

Diabetes numbers on the rise across Hounslow

Charity Diabetes UK calls for more education and support for people living with diabetes during Diabetes Week

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