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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Cancer survivors in east London are set to benefit after a £2.5 million grant was awarded to develop and test a new talking-based therapy.

Four NHS employees have abandoned razors for a month to support a health campaign.

Barts Health NHS Trust has been upgraded by inspectors, two years after it was placed into special measures.

The usual “bring a bottle” rule to get into a party is being adapted for the festive season to bring toys instead for children in hospital in east London.

Adult carers have been taking time off from looking after relatives to film a documentary on the history of immigrants in London’s East End.

An outdoor physical work-out facility has been built in east London with equipment made of steel melted-down from knives seized in police raids.

Up to 150 people have now been treated for serious injury at the Royal London Hospital’s new emergency burns unit, the first to be attached to a major London trauma centre.

A popular Columbia Road man lost six stone in three months – and is so much fitter he’s even been able to ditch the electric scooter he used to need.

Meet the emergency team at the London Independent Hospital in Stepney Green who are on official standby for the World Taekwondo grand prix and World Para Taekwondo championships.

Experts believe one in six people across the UK will have a mental health crisis this week that could lead to them developing a serious disorder.

Volunteers have been trained to delve into what makes people lonely in a study in east London by Tower Hamlets Health and Wellbeing Board.

Young people with mental health problems who have had “bad hospital experiences” are helping train staff in east London to improve urgent medical treatment.

There is a lower proportion of people with dementia in Poplar and Limehouse than in any other constituency in the UK.

Residents in the borough who are most at risk if they catch the flu are being urged to get vaccinated as the colder weather sets in.

A maternity unit where concerns were raised that babies could be given back to the wrong mother after birth still has security issues despite new measures being introduced.

A curry house in London’s East End closed down by Tower Hamlets Council’s health inspectors for “a brazen infestation” of cockroaches and mice has been fined £40,000.

Teams of emergency paramedics are heading on the road with high-tech medical equipment across east London treating patients in their homes up to 12 hours a day including weekends.

Nurses and patients in east London raised £210 for Macmillan Cancer Care when they took part in ‘the world’s biggest coffee morning’.

Thousands of people looking for their “true north” wandered into east London’s Victoria Park for a ‘triathlon of the mind’ with outdoor yoga and meditation.

A charity giving sports opportunities for the disabled has landed a cash windfall to save five of its community clubs in London from closing.

Parents and workers were in tears over the closure of a Bengali advisory service for families caring for those with severe learning disabilities and physical problems.

Blood donor sessions are to be held at Shadwell Fire Station as the NHS looks to increase its stocks from black, Asian and minority ethic communities.

In the first in a series of monthly health specials, we look at north east London’s healthcare and discuss with local experts the biggest challenges it faces.

Police and hospital staff are appealing for the mother of a newborn baby found in a park in east London to come forward so that she can get medical care and help.

TV’s Helen Fospero and Tim Vincent took on the adrenaline-raising 300ft abseil from the helipad in Whitechapel for its annual fundraising event for the London Air Ambulance lifesaving charity.

Surgeons at the Royal London’s dental hospital throw open the doors tomorrow to meet anyone looking for an apprenticeship or a job.

A giant ‘fatberg’ is blocking a major sewer flow in east London deep beneath the Whitechapel Road.

Modern life can be stressful, and finding someone to listen to your worries with a sympathetic ear can be difficult.

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

Rap performer Professor Green puts on a one-off gig next month to raise funds for trauma research and care at the Royal London Hospital.

Local authorities are calling for urgent government action after a shock rise in child obesity with 600 youngsters being treated for Type 2 diabetes normally only seen in adults over 40.

Police are making sweeps on council estates in east London to stop gangs hanging around using ‘laughing gas’ to get their kicks.

A grief-stricken family are crowdfunding to fly their mum’s body home to east London after she died while on holiday in Turkey.

A family have launched a £25,000 crowdfunding campaign to get their mum back home to Bromley-by-Bow after she suffered a heart attack on holiday in Turkey.

Road closures will hit a large swathe of East London with Wapping and the whole Isle of Dogs ‘trapped’ by Sunday’s annual London-to-Surrey cycle race.

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