Health

Volunteers wanted for healthy lifestyle programme to reduce obesity

Obesity is lower than the national average in Ealing in children aged five, but well above the national average at age eleven

Health watchdogs in west London have budgets cut by up to half

Healthwatch England has demanded answers from councils, including Hounslow, Harrow and Ealing, about the scale of the cuts

Rise in diabetes in Hammersmith & Fulham

The figures were released during Diabetes Week and also saw a rise in other London boroughs

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Volunteers wanted for healthy lifestyle programme to reduce obesity

Obesity is lower than the national average in Ealing in children aged five, but well above the national average at age eleven

Health watchdogs in west London have budgets cut by up to half

Healthwatch England has demanded answers from councils, including Hounslow, Harrow and Ealing, about the scale of the cuts

Rise in diabetes in Hammersmith & Fulham

The figures were released during Diabetes Week and also saw a rise in other London boroughs

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

Men's Health Week: 10 checks men MUST make today

Men's Health Week aims to encourage men to ensure they check themselves for any health problems regularly

Diabetes numbers on the rise across Hounslow

Charity Diabetes UK calls for more education and support for people living with diabetes during Diabetes Week

Brent Councillor for health, Krupesh Hirani

'Very disappointing news': Reaction to £200m health cuts

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

The 'patient passport' is designed to help reduce urinary infections in those with catheters and join up patients’ care

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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

Jude Liversage with Didier Drogba

Family of seven-year-old Chelsea fan appeal for help funding vital operation

The surgery will improve Jude Liversage's balance and ability to walk, and could prevent him being in a wheelchair at the age of 20

Councillors Pat Mason, Mary Weale and Catherine Faulks with some children from St Charles Catholic Primary School

New healthy lifestyle pilot project rolled out in Notting Hill

If the three-year Go Golborne project is a success it will be rolled out across the borough

'Inadequate' care agency placed into special measures

Lean On Me Community Care Services Ltd, which provides at-home carers for clients in Ealing, Hayes and Hounslow, faces possible closure if it fails to improve

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

Activity day for dementia patients and carers

Singing, quizzes and exercise for inpatients at West Middlesex Hospital's Crane ward

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

Warning as toxic caterpillar appears in west London

People warned to stay away from oak processionary moth and nest as the hairs can cause rashes, irritation and breathing difficulty

Hospital staff celebrate International Nurses Day

Live singing, a fashion show and spread of Filipino food marks the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale

Hillingdon Hospital vows to clean up its act

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

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Salina Patel
Hounslow
Katherine Clementine
Uxbridge
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing
Goolistan Cooper
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster
Nathan Spendelow
Harrow and Brent
Robert Cumber
Hounslow
Camilla Horrox
Ealing
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Tom Moore
Sports Reporter
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter