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A new community group is launching gardening workshops aimed at improving the mental health of Newham residents.

Missed doctor appointments in Newham have cost the NHS a seven-figure sum - and wasted 44 weeks worth of consulting time - so far this year.

The legal team for east London's mental health trust has won a national award for its work.

Twice as many men in Newham take their own lives as women, figures show.

A Beckton care home is helping its parent charity mark its thirtieth birthday.

Newham residents are being asked for their views on a proposal to move Moorfields Eye Hospital from its century-old site at City Road to a new facility at St Pancras Hospital.

Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) has signed a new charter to reaffirm its commitment to staff and students' mental health.

Deaf children in Newham and their hearing classmates tried out flashing doorbells and vibrating alarm clocks as spent a day learning about deafness.

A chef who suffered life-changing injuries while working for a prominent Royal Docks construction company tells today of how he has been left "broken" with no support from the firm.

The number of people receiving specialist treatment for problem drinking in Newham rose last year, figures show.

People are going to hospital with obese conditions at "epidemic" rates in east London, NHS figures for Newham reveal.

A Forest Gate father who lost his son to a rare genetic disorder said he "cannot describe his happiness" after the NHS agreed to fund a "wonder drug" for his baby daughter who also has the condition.

A baby from Forest Gate with a rare genetic condition is set to receive a 'wonder drug' that could potentially save her life.

A primary school in Forest Gate has been recognised for its commitment to supporting mental wellbeing.

Newham University Hospital's maternity unit has been accredited by a global charity.

Dozens of patients suffering from psychosis in the East London NHS Trust waited longer than the National Health Service's target time to get care last year, new figures reveal.

More than 10,000 children in Newham have been left unprotected from measles over the last decade, figures show.

A council service for youngsters and their families has been rated 'good' by inspectors.

New data shows multiple sclerosis sufferers in Newham have likely lost part of their mobility benefit under the new system.

Fewer under 18s in the borough are getting pregnant, new data reveals.

A runner is aiming for a new personal best in the London Marathon later this month while raising money for a Canning Town-based charity

A Newham school has rallied behind their deputy headteacher and his plans to run the London Marathon, raising money for a charity working to increase opportunities for people living in the borough.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

Catriona Rowland can usually be found cheering on London Marathon runners - but this year she'll be taking on the challenge herself.

Mums campaigning for culture changes at the intensive care unit for babies at Newham University Hospital say they are seeing signs of progress.

A kidney charity has teamed up with two utilities companies to make sure vulnerable people get extra help during power cuts.

The government has been urged to act on a Scottish proposal offering a baby with a rare genetic disorder the 'wonder drug' she needs.

New figures have revealed the number of 'super size' babies born at the Newham and Royal London hospitals and birthing centre last year

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

Newham mums campaigning for better conditions at Newham Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have taken their grievances to parliament.

Maternity services at Newham University Hospital have been upgraded by inspectors just months after they were branded inadequate.

The loss of employees from the EU once Britain quits would leave the NHS in east London and elsewhere "in a state of near collapse", health union bosses are warning.

Air pollution causes seven in every 100 deaths of people aged 30 and over in the borough, one of the highest rates in England.

Protesters have walked from the East London Mosque to Royal London Hospital to oppose the hostile environment in Barts Health NHS Trust.

An NHS trust that provides mental health care to thousands of patients in east London is going green by getting 100 per cent of its energy from renewable sources.

A series of free textiles workshops are on offer to people with the early stages of dementia.

A mother whose baby died after medical failings has said it is vital no one else suffers what she has been through.

More than one in three children in Newham don't have the full MMR vaccination, as the NHS warns vaccine deniers are gaining traction on social media.

A college student given a lease of life by a kidney transplant has appealed for more donors to save lives.

Dozens of mums have gathered outside Newham University Hospital to protest the level of care at its ward for the sickest newborns.

A Newham medical practice has been shortlisted for a national award.

A decision by an NHS approval body about a wonder drug which could save a baby's life cannot wait any longer, campaigners have said.

Mothers of children treated at Newham University Hospital's unit for the sickest newborns have complained about their treatment.

More than 300 students have taken part in a coaching day aimed at saving the lives of young people.

London's Air Ambulance was called to Newham 57 times last year, new figures have revealed.

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