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The Royal London Hospital have opened two dementia friendly tea 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.

A charity helping immigrants and refugees in east London who have been traumatised before arriving in Britain has landed funding to expand its mental health programme.

Doctors’ surgeries are getting a £7.5 million from Tower Hamlets Council’s planning revenue to cope with the growing population of London’s East End.

Only 2 per cent of Tower Hamlets’ opiate addicts were given potentially life saving medication over a five month period, according to a charity’s research.

Patti Boulaye had ’em rocking in the church aisles with its A-List of showbiz celebs in the audience who turned up in London’s East End for Mildmay Hospital’s Christmas charity concert.

Thousands of smelly old mattresses are being dumped every year on Tower Hamlets housing estates in London’s East End.

A father-of-two diagnosed with haemophilia when he was two-years-old has been given the best Christmas present ever by medical researchers in Whitechapel who appear to have found a breakthrough cure.

Joshua Ashley launched his new personal fitness trainers app with a fundraiser for the ‘Apples and Pears’ cockney charity in London’s East End that runs weekend outings for children.

Jeremy Hunt has lauded a NHS mental health trust for its dedication to patient safety after it “overhauled” its way of working.

Joshua Ashley holds a fundraising event this-morning for the Apples and Pears cockney charity in London’s East End to launch his new personal fitness trainers app.

Robots are taking over some major surgery in hospitals in the City and east London such as heart, lungs and chest procedures.

Volunteers have started packing rucksacks to distribute to those sleeping rough on the streets of east London.

A formal inquiry has been opened into the financial affairs of the controversial Island Health Trust in east London which holds £1.3 million public assets after a wave of protests and questions in Parliament.

A new way of testing the DNA of unborn babies has been started in east London to help pregnant women get the right hospital care and avoid unnecessary jabs for antibody treatment.

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.

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