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'

Hillingdon Hospital vows to clean up its act

Hillingdon Hospital has 'strengthened' cleaning services since failures on 2014 assessment

Members of the 50-strong team of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust staff and charity supporters who walked from Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital in White City to St Marys Hospital in Paddington

Midwives and nurses raise money for White City hospital

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Around 50 people for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and charity collect over £600 for good causes

Have your say about changes to wheelchair services

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NHS chiefs in west London want your views on a planned overhaul of the way wheelchairs are provided and maintained

Decision on Ealing Hospital maternity unit closure deferred

The Clinical Commissioning Group voted to delay a decision on whether the maternity unit would close

Widow of Uxbridge dad who hanged himself in mental health awareness plea

Anita Magill, whose late husband committed suicide at Hillingdon Hospital in 2013, spoke out ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week

Cllr Julian Bell: Election offers chance to save the NHS and A&Es

Councillor Julian Bell, Labour leader of Ealing Council, urges readers to vote for his party for the sake of the NHS, in his latest column.

Labour say London North West Healthcare Trust in £56m deficit

The trust said this winter the whole of the NHS experienced significant pressures, including an increase in those patients requiring one to one care

Save Our NHS campaigners give thanks to health staff for tireless work

More than 1,500 signatures were collected on an Ealing and Acton petition for national Save Our NHS day

Steve Pound: Election finish line is in sight and my money is on red

Ealing North Labour candidate Steve Pound eyes the finish line as election day approaches.

Death rates fall across west London hospitals

There were 2,378 deaths at the London North West Healthcare Trust, much lower than the 2,772 which was expected.

Labour election candidate accuses Tory of supporting private involvement in NHS

Conservative Ian Proud insists his comments have been twisted

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