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MP Steve Pound joins BHF campaign to teach CPR in schools

The BHF says too many lives are lost needlessly because people do not know how to perform CPR

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

Care home admissions soar in Hammersmith and Fulham

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

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MP Steve Pound joins BHF campaign to teach CPR in schools

The BHF says too many lives are lost needlessly because people do not know how to perform CPR

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

Care home admissions soar in Hammersmith and Fulham

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

Hanworth veteran with brain tumour needs £57,000 for end of life care

The family of Captain Gary Anglin, who served in the British Armed Forces for 40 years, have appealed for donations

Bank manager who shed 21 stone strikes bronze for helping others slim down

Tony Orrell has helped members of his Isleworth slimming groups lose 146 stone since October

Hounslow council and Crimestoppers launch campaign to stub out black market tobacco

Availability of knock-off cigarettes is three times higher in Hounslow than the rest of London

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

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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.

Life-saving defibrillator given to Hillingdon Athletics Stadium

The device, which can restart a person's heart after cardiac arrest, was donated by fuel and lubricants distributor Advance Fuels

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

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

Roy Summers (centre) at Bodyline gym in Ealing

Get fit with Roy: Think fat loss, not weight loss

Ealing personal trainer Roy Summers suggests some easy changes you can make to your lifestyle to see the pounds fall away.

Hillingdon Hospital lands £12.3m funding for urgent care centre

Department of Health funding will pay for a new urgent care centre at the hospital as well as improvements to other units

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

E-Coli cases doubled in Kensington and Chelsea last year

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

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

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

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

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