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Diabetes team at Hillingdon Hospital scoop prize for school clinics project

Hillingdon Hospital will spend its £50k prize money on extending the service it provides

NHS Trust apologises to woman whose Johnny Savile rape claims were ignored for THREE decades

Details about the case emerged on Thursday as part of the report into Jimmy Savile abuse at hospitals across the UK

Save Our NHS protest to take place in Uxbridge over weekend

The protest has been organised by campaign group 38 Degrees and is calling for the health service to be protected from privatisation and cuts

Ealing Council leader offers 'no apology' for trying to ensure 'best possible health services'

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The Independent Health Commission is holding a series of public meetings to allow people to hear about the NHS changes

Care home admissions soar in Hammersmith and Fulham

However, west London has some of the lowest admission rates for older adults in England

Transport service helps vulnerable people access care in Ealing

The service is designed to take people with mobility difficulties to GP appointments

Norovirus closes wards at Hillingdon Hospital

Bosses say a large number of patients are being admitted with the highly infectious virus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting

'I used to visit A&E almost every day, but my life has been transformed'

Claire Whittle praises a scheme to help frequent attenders at West Middlesex Hospital's emergency department, which has supported 65 people so far


Agency nurses cost Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Trust extra £600,000 in three months

The trust was recently criticised in a Care Quality Commission report for its reliance on expensive agency staff and figures show a 2,067% increase in the agency nurse bill.

Mayor donates thousands to help St Mary's Hospital tackle youth violence

More than a third of young patients at the Paddington hospital's major trauma centre were injured as a result of stabbings, gunshot wounds or blunt instrument wounds

Hospitals' merger to create new NHS trust serving nearly 500,000 people

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Trust is set to acquire West Middlesex Hospital in a move both hospitals claim will improve care

Hundreds of items stolen from west London hospitals in 2014 - from boxer shorts to shampoo

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Everything from cars to shampoo and food items to boxer shorts were stolen from hospitals across west London in 2014

'Silence Kills' domestic abuse campaign launched by police and college students

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College (EHWLC) students and Ealing Police, are spear heading the new campaign which aims to empower victims to seek help.

Measles outbreak: Everything you need to know to spot measles

A guide to what measles is, symptoms, complications, how to treat it and how to prevent it

School outbreak of measles 'could spread', PHE warns

Public Health England warning that measles - which has been reported at schools in Feltham and Hanworth - could spread to wider areas of west London

False fire alarm call-outs to cost NHS Trust thousands

According to figures, the Hillingdon Hospitals Trust should pay over £10,000 – but it says the figure is closer to £3,000

E-Coli cases doubled in Kensington and Chelsea last year

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Figures for the superbug, MRSA, were substantially down in 2014 across west London compared to previous year

Nursing body concerned over CQC verdict on Hillingdon Hospitals Trust

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The Royal College of Nursing said it was "deeply worried" to hear of one nurse having to look after 20 patients at once in the Hillingdon Hospitals Trust CQC report

NHS Crisis: More than £44 million spent on agency nurses in west London

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West London NHS trusts spent nearly 150% more on agency nurses in 2014 than in 2013

How many people are having NHS Health Checks in west London?

Since April 2013, councils have had a legal duty to arrange the NHS Health Check programme

Hillingdon Hospitals Trust must improve, says CQC watchdog

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said the Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 'requires improvement' and issued it with two warning notices

Harefield Hospital given £33,000 for heritage project in centenary year

Part of the project will pay tribute to Commonwealth soldiers injured in the First World War, who the hospital was originally opened to treat.            

NHS Crisis: Nurses 'goodwill exploited' as they work four hours UNPAID overtime a week

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The nurses union has launched a campaign to get nurses to claim back the unpaid hours they work

West London NHS reorganisation: 'Have your say' deadline extended

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People now have until February 24 to submit their views to the Independent Health Commission

Alan Barnes from Gateshead was targeted by a mugger

Note to Self: Reactions to plight of disabled man Alan Barnes showed decency is still alive and well

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In her latest column Rachel Agnew discusses the mugging of disabled man Alan Barnes and the inspiring response this provoked online.

Protesters continue the fight to save Ealing's A&E and maternity units

The decision on whether to close Ealing Hospital's A&E has not yet been made but the maternity unit is due to close as soon as possible

Cases of female genital mutilation at west London Hospital, second highest in country

The Imperial College Healthcare Trust alone accounted for 166 cases, the second most for any hospital trust in the country behind only Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust.

A&E waiting times in west London show improvement

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However figures released by NHS England show that one in 10 patients are still waiting too long at some west London A&Es.

Independent Health Commission to hold public meetings on north-west London NHS restructure

Barrister Michael Mansfield QC, who represented  Stephen Lawrence’s family, will head the commission

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

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