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The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has signed a ten-year lease for offices in Stratford.

A project is bringing singing sessions with babies and toddlers to old people’s care homes.

The trust which runs Newham University Hospital has come out of special measures for quality after four years.

An improved mental health crisis line for Newham residents has been launched.

Mental health professionals are forgoing the usual referrals process and talking to anyone about family issues.

The MP for West Ham has urged a pharmaceutical company to ‘do the decent thing’ for a baby facing a death sentence unless she receives a potentially life-saving drug.

A leisure centre will stay closed until at least March, the council has said.

An NHS hospital trust has been urged to take race discrimination more seriously as figures suggest ethnic minority staff face inceasing prejudice.

The first steps in getting into healthcare careers are being made for students and secondary pupils across east London with today’s launch of a programme “to secure the future of the NHS”.

David Edgell is ‘incredibly grateful’ to the family who gave him their loved one’s liver.

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.

Patients in Newham can now review the healthcare they receive, thanks to a new online platform.

What was the best Christmas present you received this year – a nice watch, a video game, or some brand new socks?

Children from disadvantaged schools are being offered the chance to study a real human heart to better understand their own.

Health chiefs are calling for more blood donations especially from the black community to help cope with a surge in demand from people with sickle cell disease.

The MP for East Ham joined residents living with dementia for an early Christmas lunch.

Opening hours at GP surgeries in Newham have been extended over the holiday period, including the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day bank holidays.

The medical directors of three of east London’s largest hospitals have issued a joint warning after a noticeable rise in cases of norovirus.

Newham University Hospital has celebrated 35 years of helping sick and injured people.

A disgraced former police officer from Newham who was jailed for blackmailing prostitutes worked at a hospital for a year after getting out of prison and never underwent a compulsory background check, the Recorder can reveal.

A paediatrician from Newham has turned her attention to TV presenting.

Newham’s MPs have revealed they both plan to vote against prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

A grandmother from Newham spent months in agony after doctors failed to diagnose her bladder cancer.

When most 12-year-olds are out with their friends, Ilyan Benamor spends time cooking, cleaning and doing the shopping.

Stephen Fry has spoken out about the use of arts in treating mental health.

An unflappable Ilford grandmother helped deliver the baby of a pregnant Gravesend mother after her waters broke unexpectedly on the train to Stratford International.

NHS staff at hospitals across east London are almost twice as likely to be victims of abuse as the national average, according to the results of an England-wide healthcare survey.

A road in Canning Town has been named one of the unhealthiest high streets in London.

An NHS body has held an awards ceremony to congratulate hundreds of east Londoners who took part in their training programme.

Patients have urged health bosses to save a surgery in West Ham threatened with closure following their doctor’s retirement.

Young patients at Newham University Hospital were greeted by a very special visitor - Dodger the dog.

Newham Council will receive extra funding from the government to help ease winter pressures on the NHS.

Newham has one of the highest levels of obesity among Year 6 pupils in England, with more than four in 10 an unhealthy weight.

A care service which operates in Stratford, Wapping and the Docklands has been rated good by the health watchdog.

Residents in Newham have better access to contraception choices, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment through a new service that been rolled out across the borough.

A son who lost his father and two uncles as a result of the contaminated blood scandal, has demanded the government establish a proper compensation scheme ahead of a public inquiry taking evidence next year.

A doctor’s surgery in Custom House has been placed in special measures.

The government has said sorry for the infected blood scandal at the inquiry into the treatment of thousands of people given products containing hepatitis and HIV.

The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.

A GP surgery in Upton Park has been placed in special measures after an inspection by a health watchdog found its management team were unable to deliver high-quality care.

The inquiry into the infected blood scandal should learn from the “chilling” lessons of the Hillsborough football disaster, a lawyer representing almost 250 victims has said.

A St John Ambulance volunteer from Canary Wharf has received an award for his first aid work around Newham.

The charity supporting Tower Hamlets and Newham’s hospitals aims to raise £1million for life-saving trauma research and care.

Local people have been invited by NHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group to attend the group’s annual public meeting.

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which left at least 2,400 people dead has begun today.


This is Nicole Schnappauf. She is the curriculum programme manager and teacher of mathematics. Find out her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc.

Meet Ismail as he settles into his first year at college.

Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

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