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


Would NHS staff recommend where they work?

Nearly three-quarters of around 5.5% of staff who took part in the survey think London Ambulance Service is a poor place to work

Team Lemmings, which is cycling from London to Paris after friends and family received life-saving treatment at Hammersmith Hospita;. They are (l-r) Richard Selvey, Adam Harris, Steve Katz and Alan Cohen

Cyclists pedal for charity after friends and family receive life-saving kidney transplants

The four men will pedal 237 miles to Paris for the Imperial College Healthcare Charity

Brent Councillor for health, Krupesh Hirani

'Very disappointing news': Reaction to £200m health cuts

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The cuts have been described as "very disappointing news and sends out the wrong message completely"

'Patient passport' launched across west London to 'join up' healthcare

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The 'patient passport' is designed to help reduce urinary infections in those with catheters and join up patients’ care

Early Day Motion before parliament condemning closure of Ealing Hospital maternity unit

MP for Ealing Central & Acton Rupa Huq says other MPs from across the country have already pledged their support to her fight against the closure


Letters reveal opposition to A&E downgrading at Charing Cross Hospital

Comments sent to H&F Council following grilling of health bosses by North West London Healthcare Commission, but the NHS Trust say there are no plans to axe A&E

Response service preventing unnecessary hospital admissions shortlisted for awards

Local NHS provider and ambulance service teamwork helps alleviate burden on local acute hospitals

Ealing Hospital's maternity unit to close in July, health bosses confirm

Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group's governing body made the decision that Ealing Hospital's maternity unit would close as of July 1

Patients waiting longer than treatment target at west London NHS trust

The trust also missed the 18-week target for non-admitted patients, with 93.4% seen in time

New support for people recovering from serious injury or illness

Hounslow Council has teamed up with local NHS provider to launch a new coordinated service

NHS bosses grilled on future of NHS in west London

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'The Shaping a Healthier Future programme is now getting the independent scrutiny it needs'

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