Controversial Health Secretary opens new London practice

Jeremy Hunt opened Pimlico Health @ the Marven with four-year-old patient Chloe Balloqui

Jeremy Hunt's no-show to Ealing venue sparks row

A row has erupted after Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt failed to show at a venue in Ealing where hundreds of protesters were waiting

Protesters outside Southall Conservative Club to oppose Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt cancels talk in Ealing as hundreds of protesters gather outside venue

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt cancelled his talk outside the Southall Conservative Club where hundreds of protesters gathered to oppose him

Record number of people in Hounslow give up smoking during Stoptober

After more than 16 years of smoking, Roshan Patel, gave up with the help of the NHS Hounslow Stop Smoking Service team

London's Air Ambulance wins award for app which slashed dispatch times

The charity, which treats more than 1,800 patients a year, also collected the doctor of the year gong at the Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence

Audiology services in Hounslow and Richmond 'among best in country'

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Mum praises support for her son, who was left partially deaf following cancer treatment

Stroke survivor urges fellow Asians to learn warning signs

People of Asian descent are twice as likely to suffer a stroke as white people, research shows

Hundreds sign petition to save Hounslow GP surgery from closure

Hibernia House Surgery is due to close when Dr Upadhyaya retires this weekend

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Protest in Ealing planned for Jeremy Hunt visit

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Campaign group Ealing Save Our NHS has posted a rallying call on Twitter to organise a protest during his visit to Southall

Royal Brompton Hospital bosses to oppose Chelsea Crossrail 2 station plans

They say it will impact on its future plans, but TfL say it plans to meet the hospital trust to allay fears

London Freemasons present the cheque towards the cost of a new helicopter to pilots and a doctor from London's Air Ambulance

London's Air Ambulance appeal gets £750,000 boost from Freemasons

The money will help fund the cost of running the capital's second emergency medical helicopter, which was purchased earlier this year

Ealing Southall MP pledges support to new Bill to make drugs more available on the NHS

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MP Virendra Sharma wants the Off-patent Drugs Bill to be put into UK Law


Donating blood in west London: The best and worst postcode areas

Only one in 307 people in NW postcodes have given blood this year compared to one in every 16 people in W postcodes         

Urgent call for blood donors in the run up to Christmas

Blood donor sessions are being held across West London

Ealing council appoint first ever "Mental Health Champion"

Councillor Abdullah Gulaid will lead a challenge to improve mental health services in Ealing

Meera, her sister Divya and their mother Alka receiving their award from Stephen Foakes in honour of their father

Wembley organ donor honoured for lifesaving gift

Last year, between April 2014 and March 2015, the number of deceased organ donors in the UK dropped for the first time in 11 years.

Organ donor from Hounslow honoured posthumously for giving 'gift of life'

Mary Gaffrey's award was accepted in her memory by her cousin at a moving ceremony

Online addictions to be combated as NHS trial new Fulham centre

A new centre has been set up in Fulham to help people battle online addictions after it has been identified as a growing concern for the population

Top heart doctor fined £200,000 for dodging tax

Professor Raad Mohiaddin, from Royal Bromton Hospital, lied about his income from a private practice

Career advice and support at Westfield shopping centre jobs fair

The two-day event will be put on by the National Careers Service

NHS urges more blood and organ donors during Black History Month

NHS Blood and Transplant have launched a month-long campaign - 'You're Rare, Be There' - to coincide with Black History Month

Calls for MP to step in amid fears NHS will be sold off as part of EU-US trade deal

But Chelsea & Fulham MP Greg Hands says the TTIP will bring "great benefits"

Imperial College nurse advises Hollywood star Toni Collette on cancer film

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Vickki Harmer was medical advisor on Miss You Already, also starring Drew Barrymore

Dr Christopher Hilton from the Ealing Psychiatric Liaison Service

West London Mental Health Trust launch improved NHS home service in Ealing

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Home ward Ealing, provided by partnership leaders West London Mental Health Trust, will offer more services than its predecessor Intermediate Care Ealing

Think twice before going to A&E: Hillingdon Hospital reports £1.7m wastage

The Hospital Trust says there were 11,200 people last year who could have used another NHS service instead of A&E

Pioneering work to prevent bed sores scoops international award

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An information pack to help carers spot the early warning signs has sparked interest from medics worldwide

Stoptober: Can you kick your smoking habit?

Stoptober is a UK-wide event that encourages smokers to kick the habit by signing up to the 28-day challenge

World Cup winner supports abseilers raising money for hospital charity

Matt Dawson was on hand to support people raising money for Imperial College Healthcare Charity

West Middlesex Hospital shortlisted for national health award

The hospital's work to improve patient safety has earned it a place in the finals of the prestigious HSJ Awards

Ealing widow funds brain tumour research centre in husband's memory

The wife of a man who lost his battle with an aggressive brain tumour has raised funds for the opening of a centre to fight the disease.

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