The chief executive of a healthcare organisation providing GPs and other services across east London has promised he will continue searching for innovative new ways to meet the challenges the area faces.

West Ham footballer Pablo Zabaleta has praised the success of a scheme designed to help people at risk of developing diabetes.

Campaigners have welcomed a demand by the mayor of Newham to halt London City Airport's consultation on expansion with more daily flights until it shows how it will tackling noise and climate emissions.

Campaigners and air quality academics have added their names to an open letter urging Sadiq Khan to halt the Silvertown tunnel.

Newham University Hospital is opening its doors to the community.

Newham is getting a new nurse to help SEN children and their families adapt as they move into adult services, courtesy of Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

Violence against staff at east London hospitals is on the rise, new figures reveal.

A university professor has dismissed figures appearing to show Lyme disease cases increasing in the UK.

A proposed warehouse would put children at risk on their way to school, according to angry neighbours.

Dozens of women suffering from female genital mutilation were seen for the first time by Newham doctors last year, new NHS figures show.

A mobile dental service that treats homeless people in Tower Hamlets and Newham is celebrating one year on the road this summer.

Campaigners have demanded the mayor of London rethinks plans to build a controversial £1billion road tunnel between Silvertown and Greenwich.

NHS leaders have secured funding to open a new early diagnosis centre in March 2020 - the first of its kind in the country.

There were 21,591 babies born in east London in 2018, and now the Office for National Statistics has revealed the number of births in each borough.

Rising levels of antibiotic resistance have been found in public places such as shopping centres and rail stations as well as hospitals, researchers at the University of East London have found.

A rowing programme in the borough is helping secondary school pupils across London overcome barriers, change their perceptions and become more active.

A university manager who donated a kidney to her brother has called for more black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) donors after taking part in the British Transplant Games.

When London's Air Ambulance landed at West Ham's training ground, it wasn't to tend to an injured player.

A borough primary school has unveiled an edible garden to encourage children to get outdoors and eat healthy.

More than 300 patients have gone missing from mental health hospitals run by the East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) in the past two years.

Rough sleepers in the borough are being offered support to help cope with this week's heatwave.

More than one in five cancer patients in Newham are only diagnosed after an emergency visit to hospital, figures reveal.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

A family's fight to take their seriously ill daughter to Italy for treatment after doctors said it would be in her best interests to be allowed to die will be heard at the High Court in September.

Plans to build an innovative entertainment venue have hit a hurdle after councillors supported a critical report.

The parents of a schoolgirl left in a coma after a sudden brain injury have launched a legal fight to take their daughter abroad and keep her alive.

A free cancer information and support service is coming to Newham, with a focus on promoting skin cancer awareness.

Twenty GP practices in Newham have launched video consultations to improve access for their patients.

Ofsted has shut down a respite centre for disabled children with immediate effect after discovering a series of problems with safeguarding.

England's top nurse has visited a Canning Town primary school to get pupils thinking about a career in medicine.

Staff at Upton Park Medical Centre are offering up their expertise to anyone walking through the door in a special event to help people lead healthier lives.

A doctor's surgery has been praised for its technological innovations and commnuity spirit by a top NHS chief.

New figures show half of Newham's epilepsy sufferers have had their benefit claims denied after the roll-out of a new system.

A grieving husband has called for lessons to be learned following his wife's death after doctors mistook sepsis symptoms for a muscle sprain.

Thousands of people across east London are being offered a free lung health MOT as part of the UK's largest ever lung cancer screening study.

A woman who gives up her time to help at the East Ham Care Centre has been hailed as 'volunteer of the year' by east London's community and mental health trust.

An event in Newham will help men and their families to better understand the signs, symptoms and risk factors of prostate cancer.

Hundreds more cases of gonorrhoea have been reported by Newham health officials—despite overall sexual diseases and infections falling.

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.


Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

Drama and performing arts teacher Annie offers her insight into working at NewVIc college and what she loves about it

Join Newham Music as they bring Newham's award-winning community opera, Full Circle, to the Royal Festival Hall

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