Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Teresa Onwere, is a lot younger than your average NHS worker.

Forty years after his first long distance run a 73-year-old man is preparing to complete his last marathon - before he decides whether to do an ultramarathon.

British track and field star Perri Shakes-Drayton helped launch a new project in Canning Town.

Free school meals for some primary school children in Newham could be under threat, a headteachers’ union has warned.

Aspiring Andy Murrays and Jo Kontas are to get a boost from a £370,000 tennis court revamp.

A pop-up event inviting people to wander through a giant inflatable intestine is coming to Newham.

Newham is one of the worst areas in London to see a GP, a study out today shows.

Campaigners chanted “Don’t lose the loos” while petitioning against the possible closure of public toilets.

Newham has the lowest uptake rate for bowel cancer screening tests in England, a study published today shows.

Two sisters want to start making people feel beautiful again with their new skin care business.

Custom House Medical Practice in Freemasons Road “requires improvement,” according to a report by the Care Quality Commission [CQC}.

Newham Council is raising awareness for tuberculosis on World TB Day, taking place today.

The trust which runs Newham University Hospital has announced the appointment of Ian Peters as its permanent chair.

East Ham MP Stephen Timms has expressed his “disappointment” about the proposed closure of the Acute Day Hospital in Plaistow after meeting with health trust bosses.

Midwives at Newham Hospital have won an award for an innovative project that transforms the care women received during their pregnancy.

A trio of students have found a healthy way to keep history alive - by walking through it.

Users have expressed concerns about the future stability of their mental health service following the end of a funding contract, it has been claimed.

A&E waiting time targets have been missed again at Newham University Hospital (NUH) as it deals with increasing numbers of visitors.

The risks of radical plans which could transform the way people in the borough are cared for have been discussed by councillors.

A staff poll has shown the trust which runs Newham University Hospital is the “most improved” of 175 NHS organisations surveyed by healthcare charity Picker Institute Europe.

Users of a Newham wheelchair seating service are to benefit from an upgrade in facilities as of today.

East Ham MP Stephen Timms has spoken out against closure of the Acute Day Hospital in Plaistow.

A GP practice in Plaistow faces closure unless it improves the quality of care it offers to patients in the next three months.

The vice-chairman of West Ham has unveiled a new all-weather 3G pitch in Beckton.

Guests at Secret Cinema, an immersive theatre and film event that is currently recreating Moulin Rouge in a Newham warehouse, have fallen violently ill after eating oysters.

With more than 20,000 young people attending the accident and emergency department at Newham University Hospital last year, having somewhere suitable to admit children to was vital.

There were 90 newly-discovered cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) of women living in Newham recorded in just one year.

A campaign group has urged Newham Council to reject radical proposals to transform healthcare.

Newham’s takeaways have the lowest hygiene ratings in the country, according to official figures.

Patients at a mental health day hospital threatened with closure have launched an online petition to save it.

Newham University Hospital (NUH) failed to hit the government’s A&E waiting time targets in December, according to data released today.

Almost half of mums-to-be don’t know the warning signs for life-threatening pregnancy conditions.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry put on their running shoes today in a visit to Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

A woman who has lived with leukaemia most of her life is appealing to south Asian people to give her another chance at life by registering as stem cell donors.

Parents who use a diving centre where Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley trains could be force to withdraw their children if parking charges are hiked by 1,500 per cent.

Doctors have hailed their practice’s “outstanding” status as a team effort.

The future of a walk-in hospital which provides intensive support for people with mental health issues could lie in the balance.

A dance participation scheme will be one of many activities to support the mental health of young people in the borough over the next few months.

Hospital patients met with The Princess Royal during a visit to promote the positive link between occupational therapy and mental health.

A backlog of medical results are still being processed by Barts Health Trust after it was hit by a cyber attack.

A civil servant, who transformed his life by losing more than seven and a half stone, is using his success to shape a new career.

Residents are urging their housing association to take action against rats and mould in their new homes.

Want to get fit while at work? If so, a career at London City Airport could be the way forward.

Nutritionist Layla McNeilly and Dragons’ Den success, Swing Patrol, are joining forces to launch a new cardio workout class.

CCTV footage of the last known sighting of a man with a potentially life-threatening condition has been released by police in the hope it will help them tracking him down.

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