Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Junior doctors in west London 'demoralised' by Jeremy Hunt's shock NHS contracts announcement

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One junior doctors in west London threatened to quit after the Health Secretary announced he will impose a new seven-day contract

Watchdog finds out-of-date vaccines at 'inadequate' health centre in Fulham

A CQC inspection shut down Fulham Cross Medical Centre after a catalogue of failings

Northwick Park Hospital opened the new ward block last month

Northwick Park Hospital opens three new wards to improve patient experience

The new wards will provide a total of 36 new beds in an effort to improve 'patient flow through the hospital'

GP suspended after telling dementia patient to give 'potentially lethal' sleeping pills to neighbours

Dr Alexander Munro told an elderly patient with dementia to pass on the pills to her neighbours as they were keeping her awake at night

Junior doctor strikes: 'We are human beings' say protesters

Junior doctors and supporters gathered outside Ealing Hospital for a second strike in one month to oppose contract changes

Procedures cancelled in Hillingdon ahead of junior doctor strike

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Junior doctors will strike on Wednesday (February 10), but emergency cover will be provided

Recognition for west London scientists who helped fight Ebola battle in Sierra Leone

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The group work for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust’s infection and immunity department

Ealing gardener praises trial RADICAL drug that has stopped cancer growing

Jayne Smith, who moved to Ealing in 1981, took part in Cancer Research UK's RADICAL trial and it has so far helped stop her breast cancer growing

Self-harm hospital admissions fall across west London

Brent reported the lowest rate of hospitalisation due to self-harm

The A&E poster told Brent patients that it was 'for life-threatening emergencies only'

Health adverts in Brent urging people not to use A&E forced to be taken down

The poster was described as misleading, and found to be potentially harmful if patients stuck to the message

West London patients suffer mounting 'stress' over IVF postcode lottery

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Patients are under great pressure to conceive with only one round of IVF treatment funded by NHS, compared to three in neighbouring Buckinghamshire

Ealing public promised action on Mansfield report at 'Save Our NHS' meeting

Campaign group Ealing Save Our NHS held a public meeting to rally support against reforms made through Shaping a Healthier Future (SaHF)

London Mayor admits not reading report calling maternity and A&E closures 'deeply flawed'

Boris Johnson revealed he had not read the independent report calling for changes to be reversed

Grandmother bled to death after Northwick Park Hospital blunder

85-year-old Irmgard Cooper couldn't receive the blood transfusion she needed to survive, because staff spelled her name wrong

Unique views of London come to Charing Cross Hospital

Charing Cross Hospital is hosting an exhibition featuring works by west London artist Jane Joseph


Record number of missed hospital appointments in west London

Patients missed 110,702 first appointments at hospitals across west London

New approach to help people in Hounslow lead healthier lifestyles

Support to quit smoking and improve your diet are among the services being brought together in a new contract

NSPCC have launched a new campaign to help abused children rebuild their lives

Abused children in west London let down by 'inadequate' services, says NSPCC

The national children’s charity has called for therapy for abused children to be prioritised

Hounslow healthcare team support British Heart Foundation's Wear Red Day

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust to host heart disease awareness event on February 5

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Calls for Jeremy Hunt to meet west London council leaders over controversial health reforms

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H&F boss Stephen Cowan says the Secretary of State must discuss plans for future of health care

Hillingdon councillor to take on four marathons in FOUR days

Cllr Jagit Singh, who has so far run 182 marathons, hopes to raise £2,000 for the mayor of Hillingdon's charity appeal

Boris Johnson introduces first ever sugar tax for City Hall

The Mayor has made the move to raise awareness for the amount of sugar Londoners are consuming

Second wave of junior doctor strikes called off after talks 'progress' with government

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But junior doctors warn more work must be done to avert further industrial action in February

Ruislip pharmacist calls for help from public over NHS cuts

The owner of Ruislip Manor pharmacy is concerned small businesses, such as his, will shoulder the burden of NHS cuts

Nominate an outstanding Hillingdon Hospital worker

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is inviting members of the public to nominate staff at Hillingdon and Mount Vernon sites

Nurses denied entry to the UK last year despite staff shortage

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A total of 60 overseas nurses were prevented from working in west London hospitals last year

Record number of people treated for alcohol abuse in west London boroughs

Brent, Hillingdon and Kensington & Chelsea record highest number of people being treated for alcohol problems in six years

Hundreds of appointments cancelled across west London as junior doctors go on strike

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In the first doctors' walkout since 1975, junior doctors took part in industrial action across west London

Junior doctors strike: Overwhelming support outside West Middlesex Hospital

Drivers honking their horns and shouting "keep up the good work" to junior doctors on the picket line on Twickenham Road

Junior doctors strike: Choir joins protesters in South Kensington

The National Health Singers sang their support to medics outside the Tube station in the morning

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