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Urgent appeal to donors to give blood in Wembley

The NHS desperately needs your help to ensure people in life-threatening conditions receive the treatment they need, quickly

Nurse shortage 'compromised safety' at hospital's A&E department

West Middlesex Hospital has been told it 'requires improvement' in a new CQC report

NHS doctor condemns 'undemocratic' cuts to sexual health services

“Ealing residents have a right to be informed about how arbitrary and undemocratic its council has become," said Dr Paul Fox, a consultant in sexual health at Ealing Hospital

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Urgent appeal to donors to give blood in Wembley

The NHS desperately needs your help to ensure people in life-threatening conditions receive the treatment they need, quickly

Nurse shortage 'compromised safety' at hospital's A&E department

West Middlesex Hospital has been told it 'requires improvement' in a new CQC report

NHS doctor condemns 'undemocratic' cuts to sexual health services

“Ealing residents have a right to be informed about how arbitrary and undemocratic its council has become," said Dr Paul Fox, a consultant in sexual health at Ealing Hospital

West London NHS trusts miss A&E waiting time targets

All NHS trusts across west London fell short of the target of 95% of patients waiting less than four hours to be seen in A&E

Terminally ill man wants politicians to 'step into my shoes'

Roch Maher is among those preparing to vote for the last time and has appeared in a new video calling for assisted dying to be legalised

Three-year-old Oliver Joyce

Money raised to help Uxbridge boy with rare 'brain shrinking' illness

Oliver Joyce is one of only six kids in the world known to have OPCA - now he's fighting for his life in Hillingdon Hospital

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"

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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
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter