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Alexandra Dixon with Edward Heaton

Brain tumour patient calls for more investment in 'most deadly' cancer

Alexandra Dixon, from Chelsea, is receiving treatment following a second brain tumour diagnosis

West Middlesex Hospital maternity team receive Baby Friendly award

Award recognises top care for mothers and babies at West Middlesex Hospital

Isleworth mum seeking compensation over 'dangerous' breast enlargements

An Isleworth woman who had breast implants is one of thousands who were duped by a French firm and are seeking compensation.

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Alexandra Dixon with Edward Heaton

Brain tumour patient calls for more investment in 'most deadly' cancer

Alexandra Dixon, from Chelsea, is receiving treatment following a second brain tumour diagnosis

West Middlesex Hospital maternity team receive Baby Friendly award

Award recognises top care for mothers and babies at West Middlesex Hospital

Isleworth mum seeking compensation over 'dangerous' breast enlargements

An Isleworth woman who had breast implants is one of thousands who were duped by a French firm and are seeking compensation.

Plans to close Ealing maternity unit should be 'consigned to bin'

Campaigners protested against closure plans for the unit as the local Clinical Commissioning Group held a meeting this week to discuss it's future

Stephen Swords reappointed as chair of Hounslow and Richmond NHS Trust

Mr Swords of Kew will serve another two years on the NHS Trust board continuing his reign since 2010

Air pollution health alert as toxic smog heads for London

Freak pollution levels expected to hit London and other parts of Britain on Thursday, possibly triggering asthma attacks and heart problems

Smokefree Ealing khat project wins two awards and recognition from Somali community

The successful khat project, in Ealing, followed the ban and re-classification of the narcotic leaf khat as a class C controlled drug in June 2014

Future of NHS at centre of public evidence hearings by top barrister

The changes under scrutiny include the closures of A&Es at Hammersmith and Central Middlesex hospitals, last September, and the planned loss of acute care beds.

See hundreds attend Defend London's NHS rally in Hammersmith

Speakers included Guardian columnist Owen Jones, Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter and Green Party health spokeswoman Dr Jillian Creasey

Infographic: How smoking harms you

No Smoking Day: How to quit roadshows across Hounslow

Hounslow Stop Smoking team set up shop to encourage smokers to kick the habit

No Smoking Day: Seven ways to quit smoking

It's No Smoking Day this week, so step away from the ciggies- here's how to break the habit...

Health organisations join forces to improve care for ageing population in Ealing

A meeting took place to discuss local strategies, chaired by MP Virendra Sharma and leader of Ealing Council Julian Bell

MPs lobby health minister Jeremy Hunt for £100m for Hillingdon Hospital

The cross-party group of MPs, who were joined by hospital officials, also plan to lobby the next government for a complete rebuild costing £300m

'Lessons need to be learned': Care home resident with broken hip left untreated for month

Healthwatch Hillingdon said the victim's daughter, who spent three years investigating, was an "individual pitted against the system"

Inquiry launched after Harefield Hospital staff member suspended

The NHS trust which runs the heart-transplant hospital says it is 'inappropriate to comment further'

Westminster has highest teen pregnancy rates in England

Nearly a third of all pregnancies in Kensington and Chelsea end in an abortion, new figures have revealed

Londoners set to flock to Hammersmith for NHS rally

The Defend London's NHS Rally will be at Hammersmith Town Hall on Tuesday (March 10)

Walk-in clinic in Harrow extends opening hours for trial period

The service provided at the Alexandra Health and Social Care Centre is open seven days a week from 8am to 8pm until the end of March

Thousands of children treated for substance misuse in London last year

Almost 300 of those under 18s treated for substance misuse in the capital were young children under the age of 14, according to shocking new figures

West London femal genital mutilation figures worst in capital

A shocking 550 cases of female genital mutilation have been recorded across west London since September, despite the practice being illegal

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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
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Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
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Sports Reporter