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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Reece Kempley was on the last day of his holiday on the Greek Isle of Corfu when a prankster pushed him off a pier into the sea and changed his life for ever—causing a spine injury that has put him in a wheelchair.

Civil Servant Esmeralda Castrillo is running in the London Marathon for the first time raising funds for a charity for people with communication needs including the deaf and blind.

Boxing heavyweight Anthony Joshua helped put hundreds through their paces in a mass ‘boxercise’ session in Bethnal Green.

Hospitals across east London are failing to report conflicts of interest of doctors and medical staff, new research reveals.

Work has begun on a new BMX track in Poplar.

Nearly 1,000 children took to the running track at Mile End Stadium yesterday.

Police are appealing for information to trace a man missing from the Royal London Hospital at Whitechapel.

London’s Air Ambulance treated 82 patients in Tower Hamlets last year, making it the sixth busiest borough for call-outs.

A prestigious health service ‘A’ list has recognised the Royal London Hospital’s Alwen Williams as one of the top 10 NHS chief executives in the country.

Nurses and doctors are using a new app on their smartphones at the Royal London Hospital to check medical care on their wards.

Student Shimal Devapura has a special reason to thank his mum this Mother’s Day—she donated a kidney to give him a future.

A ‘local celebrity’ from Poplar who’s been given weeks to live married his partner of 16 years on Thursday.

Thousands of runners made it through cobbled streets of east London for Sunday’s inaugural Big Half marathon less than 24 hours after the winter snow melted.

Children have taken matters into their hands launching a campaign in east London to tackle obesity with a crowdfunding project to build a ‘cave’ play facility at Mile End Park.

Friends and family of a man from Bethnal Green given just 10 months to live are trying to raise £20,000 for cutting edge brain therapy.

The Royal London Hospital have opened two dementia friendly tea rooms and two garden rooms to help patients with recovery.

People who have gone through mental illness are telling their story at a Whitechapel employment event about their “journey back into work”.

Shoppers paying for carrier bags at the supermarket have spent enough to donate £3,800 to help homeless patients at the Royal London Hospital get through winter.

A Bethnal Green care home has installed a ‘magic table’ to stimulate the senses of people with later stage dementia.

Child obesity levels in Tower Hamlets are among the highest in the capital, a new survey reveals.

An NHS doctors’ practice in Bow Common has been given the highest possible rating by the government’s medical watchdog.

Gardener’s World TV presenter Mark Lane is helping a new community garden project in Whitechapel used for health rehabilitation after his own recovery from a car smash.

A common little flu virus could be the key to stop the spread of deadly pancreatic cancer after being lab-tested by medical researchers at Whitechapel.

Two-thirds of patients to use an innovative “A&E at home” service have avoided a hospital trip, figures from the first few months of operation reveal.

More than eight in ten patients visiting The Royal London Hospital’s accident and emergency department last month were treated within four hours, new figures have revealed.

Four “unexpected” deaths occurred in seven months on a mental health ward with more than the recommended number of beds.

Pregnant women in Tower Hamlets are set to benefit from a new home birth service.

Residents in Tower Hamlets are being urged to have their say over plans to stop GPs in the borough from prescribing over-the counter medications.

Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.

An arts charity that cuts through the generation barrier is going nationwide with its pioneering ideas that bring east London pensioners together with young people after getting a £100,000 lottery award.

Medical failings stretching back more than two decades cost the largest NHS trust in the UK tens of millions of pounds a year.

Dan Walker has begun the New Year setting up a fund-raising running campaign after losing his “dream team” soccer pal to a brain tumour.

Organ transplants have been performed on 150 people from Tower Hamlets in the past decade, new figures have revealed - but there are still 32 people from the borough on the waiting list.

The sign was on the wall for Bruce Davidson to quit smoking and get back into health with a New Year public campaign by Tower Hamlets Council to tackle east London’s high rates of heart disease.

The trust which runs the Royal London and Mile End hospitals has said it will try to carry out as many planned appointments as possible despite facing winter pressures.

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