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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A charity helping disabled adults has shed a tear moving out of William Brinson centre in the Bow Road where it’s been for 45 years.

Hundreds of supporters turned up for the ninth annual ‘red run’ at Victoria Park to mark the 30th anniversary of the first World Aids Day.

Stephen Fry has spoken out about the use of arts in treating mental health.

A hospital patient has won a £475,000 payout from two health trusts after blunders by medics left him riddled with bed sores.

Education cutbacks are causing youngsters to miss learning about nature and healthy eating, according to one of East London’s oldest urban farms.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets has voluntarily had a blood test for HIV as part of a council campaign for public awareness for people to take part in Testing Week starting tomorrow.

Live TV cameras are going behind the scenes at the Royal London Hospital to record how surgeons operate.

NHS staff at hospitals across east London are almost twice as likely to be victims of abuse as the national average, according to the results of an England-wide healthcare survey.

Radio 1 DJ Dev Griffin was at the unveiling of a sculpture aimed at breaking down barriers between the generations.

A road in Tower Hamlets has been named the second unhealthiest high street in London.

A choreographer and professional dancer struck down by incurable bone marrow cancer has managed to walk four miles in a 5k race through Victoria Park raising desperately-needed funds for his therapy gymnasium.

An NHS body has held an awards ceremony to congratulate hundreds of east Londoners who took part in their training programme.

People from east London have made a film on how art therapy can help you overcome mental health problems.

The vegans are coming to the Isle of Dogs in force when artist Tim Barklem opens a community café with recycled food waste.

A landmark study to reduce deaths from catastrophic bleeding has been launched today by London’s Air Ambulance.

A man with severe cerebral palsy having long-term therapy at an east London gym has struck a chord in the world of orchestral music playing a digital clarion with eye movement.

The boss of BMI London Independent Hospital has been hitting the decks of a converted cruise ship that’s delivering medical treatment to West Africa.

Tower Hamlets Council will receive extra funding from the government to help ease winter pressures on the NHS.

Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah took to the track with Isle of Dogs pupils as part of the Daily Mile initiative.

Tower Hamlets has one of the highest levels of obesity among Year 6 pupils in England, with more than four in 10 an unhealthy weight.

A care service which operates in Stratford, Wapping and the Docklands has been rated good by the health watchdog.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs has launched a new Early Help Service which aims to support vulnerable families facing serious issues such as family breakdown, housing problems, emotional health and well-being or money troubles.

A robot that has helped surgeons carry out 230 operations at the Royal London in 12 months has had its first birthday public debut with some of the patients it has treated.

A counselling service for people with mental health problems has launched in Tower Hamlets.

The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.

A week of events for the elderly is being championed by Tower Hamlets Council to tackle isolation and keep them active.

The NHS body buying and planning most health services in Tower Hamlets invites people to its annual general meeting.

A St John Ambulance volunteer from Canary Wharf has received an award for his first aid work around Newham.

The charity supporting Tower Hamlets and Newham’s hospitals aims to raise £1million for life-saving trauma research and care.

A meeting has been set up for people to have their say on how to help the environment.

A ‘carcinogenic’ weedkiller should be banned, according to a garden society chairman.

A fact-finding visit to see how school pupils are keeping fit with sports has been made by Tower Hamlets councillor Danny Hassell.

Campaigners set up a mock immigration checkpoint outside the Barts Health Trust AGM at Mile End Hospital yesterday and demanded an end to immigration checks for patients.

Campaigners are to set up a mock immigration checkpoint outside the Barts Health Trust AGM at Mile End Hospital today, in protest at immigration checks and charging of overseas visitors.

The Alzheimer’s Society brings dementia advice and expert help to Whitechapel next week.

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