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West Middlesex Hospital makes space for baby boom

New birthing facilities complete with en-suite bathrooms were yesterday unveiled at the hospital in Isleworth, where more than 4,800 babies were delivered last year

Prince Charles opens global innovative surgery centre in Paddington

The Prince got to try some of the teaching aids used in the centre at St Mary's Hospital

Nurses calling to halt west London NHS changes over lack of out-of-hospital care

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The Royal College of Nursing is concerned a lack of focus on out-of-hospital care while A&Es are closing will result in an even worse healthcare crisis

Abdurrahman Siddique and one of the posts responsible for his dismissal

Hammersmith Hospital worker sacked for ISIS rants on Facebook

An NHS administrator has been sacked from his job at Hammersmith Hospital over pro-ISIS statements on his Facebook page.

Phil Hammond is a GP turned comedian.

Dr Phil Hammond's games to play with your doctor - coming soon to Beck Theatre in Hayes

It's your NHS - you decide! But before you vote in the General Election see Dr Phil Hammond's hilarious new show at the Beck Theatre in Hayes this March.

Feltham & Heston MP Seema Malhotra

Seema Malhotra MP: Urgent measures are needed to save the NHS

Recent crises in the local NHS are the results of decisions in Westminster, argues Feltham and Heston Labour MP Seema Malhotra in her latest column.

Blood donor sessions will be a venue near you soon.

West London venues where you can donate blood in support of next month's World Cancer Day

NHS Blood and Transplant say blood and platelets are often crucial in the treatment of the cancer patients

Some GP surgeries now seven days a week for people in Ealing, says CCG

The Clinical Commissioning Group are encouraging people to use NHS services wisely

Transport Watch: Delays and fare rises make for a difficult start to 2015 for the Underground

Read John Beeston's round up of news about the London's train and bus networks.

Concerns over care for the elderly

High risk of fall injuries for Hammersmith and Fulham and Ealing pensioners

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Figures have revealed the two boroughs are in the top 10 places in England for pensioners to suffer injuries from falls

UK's first newborn organ donation by Hammersmith Hospital doctors

Two people were saved after a six day old girl's kidneys and liver cells were successfully donated when she died

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Mental health in Ealing should not be ignored or stigmatised

Labour's proposed cuts to mental health services in Ealing is a blow to local sufferers, argues Liberal Democrat leader Councillor Gary Malcolm in his latest column.

The Care Quality Commission has reported on Liverpool Heart and Chest hospital

Major NHS trust cancels most elective surgeries in England and last week's A&E waiting times are worse than New Year's Eve

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust cancelled 93 elective operations last week as figures reached their highest across England this winter

NHS England de-lists 'vital' cancer drugs

NHS England announced this week that they would be de-listing certain drugs, making them unavailable through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) for anyone seeking cancer treatment on the NHS.

New Hepatitis C report tackles prevalence of disease in South Asian communities

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Southall MP Virendra Sharma launched the report in Parliament this week (Tuesday January 13) alongside fellow panel members which include like minded MPs healthcare professionals and organisations committed to combating the burden of hepatitis C.

Virendra Sharma MP: Save our NHS in May's General Election

In his latest column Virendra Sharma , Labour MP for Ealing Southall, warns the NHS would be imperilled by five more years of Conservative Government.

Concerns have been raised by dementia patient groups

A&E Crisis: GP surgeries opening at weekends to relieve A&E pressure

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In the wake of lengthy A&E waiting times the NHS is urging people not to go to A&E if it is not absolutely necessary

Your chance to nominate Hillingdon hospital staff for award

The public is invited to nominate those who have gone the extra mile at either Hillingdon Hospital or Mount Vernon Hospital for an award.


A&E Crisis: Politicians demand Jeremy Hunt halts west London hospital closures

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Eight Labour MPs have sent a letter to the secretary of health, saying he must stop further hospital closures to prevent a bigger crisis

Hillingdon Hospital A&E consultant a 'rising star'

Nick Jenkins was one of 25 NHS employees chosen by a panel of health experts, who described him as ‘extremely humble and committed to good care’.

A&E waiting times at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust worst in England

The trust, which is responsible for Central Middlesex Hospital, Ealing Hospital, Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospital has consistently missed its A&E target waiting times over the last three months.

Extra staff as Hillingdon Hospital braces for busiest week

Several measures will be taken to ease pressure on the hospital's A&E this week, including bringing in new doctors.

Revealed - the four west London hospitals that ran out of beds this week

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Four hospitals comprising of three trusts had no spare beds this week as the NHS winter crisis continued to bite.

Update on Ealing Urgent Care Centre following today’s flood

A burst water pipe in theatres forced hospital officials to close the urgent care centre and theatres at around 12.30pm today.


BREAKING NEWS: Ealing Hospital urgent care to remain closed until this evening

The hospital has been forced to close theatres and the urgent care centre until early evening today due to a burst water pipe.

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Revealed: London longest life or death ambulance waiting times in England

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London Ambulance Service was the best in the country however for getting back in contact with patients treated at the scene

Neighbours actor Sam Clark pictured donating blood

New Year resolution: don't book a gym class, give blood

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The NHS in Hounslow is asking people to make a new year resolution to forego one gym class and spend the time donating blood instead.

Hospital trusts in west London continue to miss A&E waiting time targets

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West Middlesex, Hillingdon and Imperial College hospital trusts all miss the four-hour target as waiting times nationally hit their highest levels in a decade

Major west London hospital trust misses A&E target waiting times for 13th week

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Imperial College NHS Trust has missed the four hour target for over two months while other west London trusts have also missed the target

Revolutionary one-hour skin surgery helps west London people get back on their feet

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Two west Londoners are among the first people to have benefited from a revolutionary skin grafting technique that could reduce the number of patients undergoing invasive surgery

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Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
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Sports Reporter
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Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
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Deputy Sports Editor
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