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Thousands of east Londoners signed a petition to demand safe bed numbers for the new Whipps Cross Hospital.

West Ham women's captain Gilly Flaherty has given a poignant interview on her struggles with mental health, as part of the 'Heads Up' initiative that begins this weekend across football.

People in Newham are being encouraged to act now in the fight against cancer by visiting their GP without delay if they are concerned about changes in their health.

Youngsters at risk from gangs in Newham could be transported to a new gym in an ex-military vehicle to keep them safe.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Formula E driver Sam Bird visited Salisbury Primary School to find out about the work being done to improve air quality in one of Newham's most polluted areas.

The Scouts are jumping for joy after partnering up with a trampoline park firm to fight childhood obesity.

A health and care director with a wealth of local knowledge has been announced as the new leader of north east London's emerging Integrated Care System (ICS).

Doctors are urging people to get the flu vaccine for toddlers after intensive care admissions increased 20per cent overall in London last week.

A new project aims to identify hidden young carers in Newham and reduce their isolation and loneliness.

A Newham GP who won a prestigious national award is looking forward to promoting the borough as "a great place to live and work" in 2020.

More than 17,000 Newham women missed their last screening for breast cancer, NHS figures reveal.

A five-year-old girl at the centre of a life support court battle is out of intensive care, doctors at the Italian hospital treating her have confirmed.

The NHS chief for Tower Hamlets and Newham is "delighted and humbled" to be recognised in the New Year's Honours list.

The London Ambulance Service requires improvement to be safe despite being rated Good overall, inspectors said.

Singing can help ease illness and anxiety - which is why Newham community paediatricians and other children's specialists are starting a choir.

Many of us will enter the New Year with the firm resolution to keep fit, by temporarily taking up residence at the gym.

Pensioner Charles Rumsey won't be spending Christmas in hospital after a medical response unit from the Royal London arrived at his home in East Ham following a 999 call.

Newham has the highest rate of homelessness in the country, a report by housing charity Shelter has revealed.

Work has begun to upgrade the soft play area and gym facilities at Atherton Leisure Centre in Forest Gate.

The council has proposed spending £13.5million on young people's services over three years as the first report by Newham's youth safety board is released.

The chief nurse at the NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals has been awarded an honorary doctorate of science from the University of East London in recognition of her outstanding service.

Urologists at the hospital trust for Newham and Tower Hamlets have been invited to showcase award-winning improvements to their cancer service around the world.

East London's NHS trusts pay millions to patients claiming compensation for misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose illnesses and conditions, NHS data shows.

Christmas came early to Newham University Hospital as celebrity chef John Torode surprised staff with a festive feast.

A homeless man with severe mental health issues was failed by three councils who neglected their legal duties to support him before he died, a safeguarding review has found.

A new study has revealed the impact dementia will have on east London by 2030.

East London's A&E departments are struggling to keep up with demand as national waiting times hit their worst level since 2011.

A GP surgery is offering patients an "innovative" online consultation service to avoid closing as most of its clinical staff go on maternity leave.

Flying can be stressful - but luckily for London City Airport (LCA) passengers and staff, some fluffy friends were on hand to ease worries this week.

Two children's asthma nurses have started working in the borough to provide specialist care and raise awareness of the condition's symptoms.

Two of east London's largest NHS hospital trusts are to receive £45million of additional capital loan funding from the government to help complete building upgrades and buy new equipment.

Four neighbourhoods in Newham are among the 10pc most deprived in England, according to government figures.

Two teams from Barts Health NHS Foundation Trust have been shortlisted for an award recognising their inspirational work supporting people living with cancer.

Young architects from the University of East London have designed a shed for marginalised and excluded men, young people and volunteers in Barking.

The hospital trust for Newham and Tower Hamlets has faced fines of up to £62,500 in the 12 months to August 2019 for breaking rules that ban mixed-sex wards.

The mother of severely disabled youngster Tafida Raqeeb, who was transferred from a Whitechapel hospital to Italy for continued life-support treatment, has said she is seeking Italian citizenship for her daughter.

A severely disabled five-year-old girl whose parents won a High Court battle to move her abroad to continue her life-support treatment has arrived in Italy.

The family of a severely disabled five-year-old girl have marked her departure for an Italian hospital after winning an "emotional" life-support treatment battle.

A team of youth workers will be based at Newham University Hospital for the first time to work with young people caught up in violent crime.

A sick five-year-old girl is set to fly out to Italy after her parents won a High Court battle over her treatment.

A little compassion makes a big difference when you're living on the streets.

Parents have been told the council will no longer use the children's services at a respite centre in Plaistow that was abruptly shut down this year.

Newham University Hospital has launched an investigation into the death of a "brilliant and loving" great grandmother.

An NHS manager from Newbury Park has been ordered to pay back more than £220,000 he defrauded from Newham's clinical commissioning group or serve an extra three years in prison.

The mother of a severely disabled girl who won the right to take her daughter to an Italian hospital has called for the law to be reviewed.

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