Friday, June 15, 2018

A grandmother from Poplar claims she has been left severely disabled and “waiting to die” after suffering an adverse reaction to a new bladder drug.

Thousands of carers giving unpaid support to those in need are being encouraged by Tower Hamlets Council to stay healthy themselves with awareness events during Carers’ Week from Monday.

Low paid NHS workers employed by an outsourcing giant at the NHS trust which runs Royal London Hospital today held a series of lunchtime protests over pay.

A-thousand cyclists are planning a night ride tomorrow from the Olympic Park through central London taking in iconic sites like Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf.

More than 275,000 people are battling high blood pressure across east London, and last month saw health agencies across the capital unite to take part in May Measurement Month to try to tackle the problem.

Graham Naylor is lucky to be alive after almost being frozen to death buried deep by an avalanche on a skiing trip.

The MP for Bethnal Green and Bow is calling for more money for the NSPCC’s childline service.

Inspectors rated a supported living service in Bethnal Green ‘outstanding’ in a report published yesterday.

More than 500 work-place accidents have been recorded at Canary Wharf in just 12 months.

Projects tackling air pollution are being offered cash by Tower Hamlets Council after a study has shown lung function of children aged eight and nine has been reduced by up to 10 per cent.

Diffusion tubes to monitor air pollution have been installed in east London along the busy St Paul’s Way in Bow Common.

Neighbours and wellwishers are holding a fundraiser to help pay for therapy for Reece Kempley after he was paralysed when a prankster pushed him off a pier into the sea while on holiday.

Tower Hamlets Council today began a week of activities raising awareness of a deadly brain disease.

A campaign has been launched to celebrate careworkers in Stratford, Wapping and the Docklands.

Nurse Alison Cooper risked abseiling 160ft down the side of the hospital where she works to thank them for saving her life.

A professor known as the ‘virtual surgeon’ at the Royal London Hospital for using technology to share surgical knowledge has been chosen to represent London in Parliamentary awards for the NHS 70th birthday bash.

Muslims are being warned to take extra care when fasting following the beginning of Ramadan this week.

Bella the puppy wants to say ‘thanks’ with a big lick to the shoppers at the Co-op who have raised £2,770 for the animal hospital in Bow that treats sick and injured pets.

Hospital chiefs are turning to Michelin ‘star’ restaurants to help serve up new ideas to improve life for patients on the wards at the Royal London.

Hundreds of volunteers took to their heels for the British Heart Foundation’s annual Olympic Park fundraising runs aiming for a cool £100,000.

A surgeon at the Royal London Hospital who treated victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack has received the ‘hero doctor’ accolade in awards celebrating the 70th birthday of the NHS.

Mums and midwives got together to celebrate the unique Barkantine birth centre’s 10th birthday with its relaxation—and its drama.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has unveiled plans to ban junk food adverts on the capital’s trains and buses in a bid to crack down on “the ticking timebomb” of child obesity in the city.

Staff employed by outsourcing giant Serco in east London hospitals yesterday staged a protest at the company’s board meeting over pay.

Campaigners fighting for compensation for victims of the IRA’s 1996 Canary Wharf bombing have sent an open letter to MPs at Westminster urging support in Thursday’s Commons debate on Libyan-sponsored terrorism.

Children with learning disabilities are missing out on eye tests and the NHS is dragging its heels dealing with it, a charity said.

A podiatry service in Newham is trying to do good for the local community – by providing cheap footcare.

A charity in Mile End that gets children to take up science and technology has landed a £1,000 windfall from Amazon.

Scouts are on the hunt for children’s books in Poplar and the Isle of Dogs to send to learning centres in developing countries.

Muslims in Tower Hamlets are being supported in the run up to Ramadan in their efforts to give up tobacco.

Daniel Walker has raised £4,600 in the London Marathon in memory of his best friend who died from a brain tumour.

The National Health Service is calling for people to put forward the names of Windrush generation NHS workers for awards celebrating their contributions to the UK.

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.

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