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Newham’s NCT is saying goodbye to its branch coordinator after eight years.

Young patients enjoyed a fairytale treat when a performing arts group visited Newham University Hospital.

There were 290 serious incidents at Barts Health NHS Trust in two years, the latest figures show.

Hospitals across east London are failing to report conflicts of interest of doctors and medical staff, new research reveals.

Patients at Newham University Hospital are benefiting from a new state-of-the-art MRI scanner.

Newham was the second busiest borough for London’s Air Ambulance last year.

A GP surgery in Canning Town has been branded “inadequate” across the board in a scathing inspectorate report.

Mental health is being given a platform at spoken word and music show, It’s in Your Head, at Gerry’s Studio.

A GP and pharmacy in Plaistow are using computer software to treat TB patients.

Child obesity rates in Newham are the third highest in the capital, a new survey reveals.

The mum of Murad Shaikh, an 18-year-old from East Ham with a rare kidney and blood disorder, is appealing for people to donate blood.

A new pharmacy has opened at Newham University Hospital, meaning patients can get their prescriptions faster and go home sooner.

Two-thirds of patients to use an innovative “A&E at home” service have avoided a hospital trip, figures from the first few months of operation reveal.

Almost nine in ten patients visiting Newham University Hospital’s accident and emergency department last month were treated within four hours, new figures have revealed.

Four “unexpected” deaths occurred in seven months on a mental health ward with more than the recommended number of beds.

Residents in Newham are being urged to have their say over plans to stop GPs in the borough from prescribing over-the counter medications.

Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.

Medical failings stretching back more than two decades cost the NHS trust which runs Newham University Hospital tens of millions of pounds a year.

Organ transplants have been performed on 256 people from Newham in the past decade, new figures have revealed - but there are still 55 people from the borough on the waiting list.

The trust which runs Newham University Hospital has said it will try to carry out as many planned appointments as possible despite facing winter pressures.

Maternity services at Newham University Hospital require improvement, the health watchdog has declared - but are no longer inadequate.

The birth of every baby is special - but for staff at the Barking Community Birthing Centre, little Sharleen Islam’s birth was even more special than usual.

Jeremy Hunt has lauded a NHS mental health trust for its dedication to patient safety after it “overhauled” its way of working.

A former mental health minister has praised Newham pupils who are supporting their peers with better mental wellbeing.

A bus with a difference pulled into a Custom House school’s playground.

First impressions of Victoria Huntley are that she has a beaming smile and hearty hello - she looks a youthful 48.

Volunteers have started packing rucksacks to distribute to those sleeping rough on the streets of east London.

Young adults with complex needs proved they were mini master chefs after creating a meal in an inclusive kitchen challenge.

GPs and health professionals were joined by a Newham councillor for a workplace HIV screening session to raise awareness of early testing.

Newham Council is to pool resources with local NHS partners to build and own health and care premises in a UK first.

Young patients at Newham University Hospital were given an early Christmas treat when Cinderella and co visited their ward.

Cancer survivors in east London are set to benefit after a £2.5 million grant was awarded to develop and test a new talking-based therapy.

A Forest Gate stroke survivor has spoken out about his struggles with speech.

Barts Health NHS Trust has been upgraded by inspectors, two years after it was placed into special measures.

The Macmillan information bus will visit Newham next week to offer free advice and information on cancer.

Newham, despite having a whole host of Olympic-standard facilities, is one of London’s most inactive boroughs, a study has found.

A Canning Town woman who has overcome ovarian cancer twice is one of the faces of a new national campaign raising awareness of the disease.

Meet the emergency team at the London Independent Hospital in Stepney Green who are on official standby for the World Taekwondo grand prix and World Para Taekwondo championships.

Experts believe one in six people across the UK will have a mental health crisis this week that could lead to them developing a serious disorder.

Newham has one of the lowest proportion of people with dementia than any other area in the UK.

A Newham GP surgery which looked after more than 1,300 people has closed after three scathing inspection reports in a row.

Contaminated blood victims have today won the right to sue the government in the High Court in a new legal case over the health disaster.

In the first in a series of monthly health specials, we look at north east London’s healthcare and discuss with local experts the biggest challenges it faces.

Police and hospital staff are appealing for the mother of a newborn baby found in a park in east London to come forward so that she can get medical care and help.

Modern life can be stressful, and finding someone to listen to your worries with a sympathetic ear can be difficult.

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