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Children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital to close

A petition has been launched to save children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital after it was announced that they would be closed

Hillingdon CCG warn women to be breast cancer aware

Dr Ian Goodman, chair of Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group, said: "You are never too old to get breast cancer"

NHS Trust apologises for 'inadequate' mental health services in Hillingdon

The CQC found some patients were forced to sleep on sofas due to a shortage of beds

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Children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital to close

A petition has been launched to save children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital after it was announced that they would be closed

Hillingdon CCG warn women to be breast cancer aware

Dr Ian Goodman, chair of Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group, said: "You are never too old to get breast cancer"

NHS Trust apologises for 'inadequate' mental health services in Hillingdon

The CQC found some patients were forced to sleep on sofas due to a shortage of beds

Weight loss: Rika Pegasiou lost four stone, 11 inches from her waist and nine inches off her hips and bust.

Harrow woman drops four dress sizes in 18 months

Rika Pegasiou went from a size 18 to size 10 in just 18 months due to a exercise regime at Harrow Leisure Centre

'Hospital staff missed ovarian cysts and told me I needed a poo'

Caroline Ballard is determined to raise awareness of the condition endometriosis, which affects one in 10 women, after her experience at West Middlesex Hospital

'Inadequate' GP surgery in Hounslow placed in special measures

The Dr Sunil Mayor practice in Bath Road has been given six months to improve or face action

'Heartlink' Ealing support group celebrates 21st birthday in style

The role of groups such as Hearlink is vital in supporting cardiology patients and their families

Ealing CCG encourages participation in groups designed to ensure patients' voices heard

Patient Participation Groups are attached to GP surgeries and the CCG is trying to get more people involved in their local branch

Ealing maternity campaigners unconvinced closure was 'achievement'

"Ealing CCG reported the closure of the maternity unit had occurred safely and had achieved improved quality of maternity care for women across NW London"

Royal Brompton named one of best NHS places to work

Hospital trust's chief executive says: "If anyone can see us through the challenges in the NHS, it is our dedicated staff"

Council bosses say they're being kept in dark over hospital merger plans

Plans to see Chelsea & Westminster Hospital take over the running of West Middlesex could be a reality by September, but Hammersmith & Fulham Council say not enough is known about the financial impact

Hospital students and staff triumph at health education awards

Two wins and a highly commendable scheme at West Middlesex Hospital are cause for celebration

Funding boost to help new mums suffering from depression

The Perinatal Mental Health unit has welcomed a £108,000 grant

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"

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