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Want to earn £750 for a medical trial in Hammersmith?

A newspaper advert from Hammersmith Medical Research are calling on healthy people to take part in clinical trials for a vaccine

New app tells Londoners when to avoid toxic pollution fumes

The app, which tells people when to stay indoors to avoid toxic air pollution fumes, has been downloaded by over 3 000 Londoners.

World's first 'travel guide' for hospitals put together by Ealing doctor

The 'travel guide' for hospitals is the brain child of an Ealing doctor and two other leading medical practitioners

The flaghsip endoscopy suite at the Clementine Churchill Hopsital in Sudbury Hill replaces the hospital's previous facility

Flagship £2.5m endoscopy suite opens in Harrow

"Our new suite will enable us to greatly increase the number of procedures we can offer to patients"

Online addictions to be combated as NHS trial new Fulham centre

A new centre has been set up in Fulham to help people battle online addictions after it has been identified as a growing concern for the population

NHS urges more blood and organ donors during Black History Month

NHS Blood and Transplant have launched a month-long campaign - 'You're Rare, Be There' - to coincide with Black History Month


Harrow becomes first area in England to offer HIV home testing kits

Harrow Council has teamed up with charity Terrance Higgins Trust to offer people the chance to test for HIV in their own homes

Breast cancer roadshow coming to Hounslow

Visitors can get free advice on October 15 and 16 about spotting the early warning signs

Number of MMR vaccines in young children drops across west London

Three west London boroughs were nowhere near World Health Organisation targets for vaccinating two-year-olds against MMR

Dr Christopher Hilton from the Ealing Psychiatric Liaison Service

West London Mental Health Trust launch improved NHS home service in Ealing

Home ward Ealing, provided by partnership leaders West London Mental Health Trust, will offer more services than its predecessor Intermediate Care Ealing

Think twice before going to A&E: Hillingdon Hospital reports £1.7m wastage

The Hospital Trust says there were 11,200 people last year who could have used another NHS service instead of A&E

Pioneering work to prevent bed sores scoops international award

An information pack to help carers spot the early warning signs has sparked interest from medics worldwide

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month takes place throughout October

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the UK... Here's how you can help to raise awareness of the cause

Stoptober: Can you kick your smoking habit?

Stoptober is a UK-wide event that encourages smokers to kick the habit by signing up to the 28-day challenge

West Middlesex Hospital shortlisted for national health award

The hospital's work to improve patient safety has earned it a place in the finals of the prestigious HSJ Awards

Student undergoes pioneering brain surgery at Charing Cross Hospital

iKnife is able to detect when surgeons are removing cancerous tumour from healthy brain tissue

Harrow has highest percentage of Type 2 diabetes risk in England

The recent study found that 14% of Harrow residents are at risk of Type 2 diabetes

Councils vow to protect health visitors despite funding cut

With local authorities facing a 6.2% cut in health funding, getwestlondon asks what services could be chopped

Surgeons at Marylebone hospital use world's smallest implant to help patients' eyesight

The iStent is just 0.33mm and weighs 60mg, but is transforming the lives of glaucoma sufferers

West Middlesex Hospital

West Middlesex Hospital finance director cost £280,000 for eight months' work

Jonathan Molyneux, who has since left, oversaw a huge increase in the hospital's deficit

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