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Response service preventing unnecessary hospital admissions shortlisted for awards

Local NHS provider and ambulance service teamwork helps alleviate burden on local acute hospitals

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

Jude Liversage with Didier Drogba
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

New healthy lifestyle pilot project rolled out in Notting Hill

Councillors Pat Mason, Mary Weale and Catherine Faulks with some children from St Charles Catholic Primary School
If the three-year Go Golborne project is a success it will be rolled out across the borough

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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

Members of the 50-strong team of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust staff and charity supporters who walked from Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital in White City to St Marys Hospital in Paddington

Midwives and nurses raise money for White City hospital

Around 50 people for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and charity collect over £600 for good causes

Have your say about changes to wheelchair services

NHS chiefs in west London want your views on a planned overhaul of the way wheelchairs are provided and maintained

Decision on Ealing Hospital maternity unit closure deferred

The Clinical Commissioning Group voted to delay a decision on whether the maternity unit would close

Figures reveal true scale of shocking FGM cases in west London

The number of cases of female genital mutilation being treated in west London accounts for one in four cases in England

Labour say London North West Healthcare Trust in £56m deficit

The trust said this winter the whole of the NHS experienced significant pressures, including an increase in those patients requiring one to one care

Death rates fall across west London hospitals

There were 2,378 deaths at the London North West Healthcare Trust, much lower than the 2,772 which was expected.

'Save our NHS' petition presented to Hounslow election candidates

The 600-signature petition calls on politicians to protect the health service from privatisation if elected

New clinic in Brentford aiming to help firms slash cost of ill-health

All Health Matters' new occupational health centre in Great West Road aims to help firms cut the number of working days lost to injury and illness

London Marathon 2015: The best ways to warm up

From elite athletes to costume-wearing fundraisers, the London Marathon is a celebration of human endurance and strength; but everyone needs to prepare properly! Here's how..

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