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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.

GPs in Newham have urged those feeling under the weather this winter to see a pharmacist early on to get expert advice and treatment.

An east London NHS trust is getting one of the first psychologists specialising in post-stem cell transplant care.

The cash-strapped trust that runs Newham, The Royal London and Mile End hospitals is spending £2million a month taxiing patients to and from non-emergency appointments, it has been revealed.

The health minister Matt Hancock has used a visit to east London’s mental health trust to endorse a report into the wellbeing of healthcare workers.

A new training programme to teach important life-saving skills to organisations and businesses has launched at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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.

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