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Steve Pound MP: Health Service in Ealing is shrinking before our eyes

Labour MP for Ealing North, Steve Pound, talks Christmas and the local NHS in his latest getwestlondon column.

Warm weather sees winter deaths at lowest levels since records began

Thanks to a warm winter, excess winter deaths in London fell by nearly 40 per cent last year.

Parents urged to get toddlers vaccinated against seasonal flu

Children are the main source of transmission of seasonal flu, according to the Department of Health, but not enough are getting the free vaccine against it

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Steve Pound MP: Health Service in Ealing is shrinking before our eyes

Labour MP for Ealing North, Steve Pound, talks Christmas and the local NHS in his latest getwestlondon column.

Warm weather sees winter deaths at lowest levels since records began

Thanks to a warm winter, excess winter deaths in London fell by nearly 40 per cent last year.

Parents urged to get toddlers vaccinated against seasonal flu

Children are the main source of transmission of seasonal flu, according to the Department of Health, but not enough are getting the free vaccine against it

Roy Summers leads an outdoor workout for Ealing Half Marathon runners

Get fit with Roy: My top seven exercise tips for you to try

Ealing personal trainer Roy Summers presents his seven top tips for exercising in his latest column.

Wider range of treatments at St Luke's Hospice's new £600,000 Woodgrange Centre

Patients can receive more flexible complimentary therapy and consultations thanks to Kenton-based charity's extension

West Middlesex Hospital misses cancer treatment targets

More than one in five patients at West Middlesex Hospital are waiting longer than 62 days to begin their treatments according to new figures.

MP Bob Blackman with the young film-makers

Harrow MP Bob Blackman interviewed by teenagers for anti-smoking video

Conservative MP Bob Blackman spoke about the untimely death of his mother from from lung cancer in an interview with local young people.

Should chocolate temptations be kept away from the checkouts?

Get Fit With Roy: Life would be sweeter if we had less sugar!

Ealing personal trainer Roy Summers is talking sugar - and whether we should be trying harder to avoid it, in his latest column.

Carewatch Care Services

Company providing care services in Ealing and Harrow is to create 60 jobs

Carewatch Care Services is holding two open days in Rayners Lane to recruit new staff.

A holiday selfie

NOTE TO SELF: Celebrity selfies so often set a bad example

This week Rachel Agnew is talking selfies, and questions whether pictures of celebrities with the body beautiful is likely to cause insecurity among their impressionable young fans.

Hillingdon slimmer loses seven stone and wants to inspire others living in the 'fattest London borough' to get fit too

Figures released in February showed almost 70 per cent of adults in Hillingdon were overweight or obese - Michelle Bradford decided to do something about it

Simply Healthy: Let's avoid over-eating by following the example of the Swedes

Weight management guru Aaron Grewal highlights the dangers of over-eating in his latest column, and looks at ways other nations tackle the issue.

Under-strain GP surgeries get an extra 650,000 patients in just 18 months

GP surgeries across the UK are facing a growing list of patients with an extra 7,283 people signing up west London during October.

Hatch End Swimming Pool in Uxbridge Road, Hatch End

Swimming club members upset at loss of peak midweek slot at Harrow pool

Aquarius Swimming Club has been told by Everyone Active, which manages Hatch End Swimming Pool, its peak-time 5pm to 7pm Thursday session will be cancelled and has been offered extra time on a Sunday

Dentists plot rebellion against 'punitive levy' they say could affect NHS patients

Dentists in Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow are among those calling for a vote of no confidence in their regulator over a planned increase in registration fees

Meet the UK's fittest great-grandfather who has just turned 100 years-old

Britain's oldest gym buff Sam Heggessey from Ickenham got a personal message from Sir Richard Branson at his Virgin Active gym as he celebrated his 100th birthday

Four young ballet dancers from Harrow to star in Swan Lake

Lucy Gordon, 13, Megan Hondius, 13, Tamara Katerinchuk, 15, and Martha Wrench, 15, attend The Van Niekerk Academy of Dance in Stanmore and will perform in the touring English Youth Ballet production

Ready made or make it yourself? It's your choice

Simply Healthy: Eat want you want, as long as you make it yourself

Home cooked meals may require more time and effort, but the health benefits can be considerable, writes weight management expert Aaron Grewal

Smoking. (Pic credit: Joe Bailey)

Health report calls on Boris Johnson to ban smoking in public squares and some parks

Former health minister Lord Ara Darzi also suggests a ban on fast food outlets near schools to tackle London's obesity problem.

NHS staff on strike at Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals

Hammersmith and Charing Cross NHS staff man picket lines in strike over pay

Non-critical patients being told to make their own way to hospital after London Ambulance Service workers joined in a four hour strike today.

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Watch: Chocolatier Bianca Marton and FIFA video games voiceover Jeremy Nicholas open first shop in Brentford

'Wonderful': Pinner Panto sparks festive season into life

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Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
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News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
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John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
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Sports Reporter