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Bethnal Green will be the first area to see road layout changes in a controversial £15million council plan to tackle pollution.

A senior scientist at the UK's largest health trust "sexually bullied" a female colleague with repeated comments on her appearance and dubbed her a "sexy librarian", a tribunal heard.

A Stepney healthcare leader has praised the admin "superheroes" who keep the NHS running after winning a national award.

A health and care director with a wealth of local knowledge has been announced as the new leader of north east London's emerging Integrated Care System (ICS).

Grassroots football clubs and community sports groups in the East End are being urged to apply for £500 hand-outs from the town hall to promote their sport.

A warning to shoppers has been fired off this week after a Whitechapel market trader was caught selling henna products with a potentially lethal toxic substance.

Medical professionals in Barking and Dagenham and Tower Hamlets will receive extra training to recognise signs of domestic violence and offer victims support sooner.

A five-year-old girl at the centre of a life support court battle is out of intensive care, doctors at the Italian hospital treating her have confirmed.

The NHS chief for Tower Hamlets and Newham is "delighted and humbled" to be recognised in the New Year's Honours list.

A free trial session is being run for would-be choir singers who want to join the prestigious Victoria Park Singers.

The London Ambulance Service requires improvement to be safe despite being rated Good overall, inspectors said.

Little Finlay Ko made a grand entrance into the world on New Year's Day being born opposite the Houses of Parliament.

A man has been banned from driving and ordered to pay almost £4,000 compensation after crashing his e-scooter while drunk.

Pensioners have been treated to luxury pampering by trainee beauty students at their college salon with manicures and pedicures.

Pensioner Charles Rumsey won't be spending Christmas in hospital after a medical response unit from the Royal London arrived at his home in East Ham following a 999 call.

A headteacher campaigning to "break the cycle of malnutrition and obesity" among children in Poplar is to run a half marathon to raise funds — despite a personal knee injury.

Two women from the famous Poplar rowing club on the Isle of Dogs are planning to row more than 3,000 miles across the rough Atlantic Ocean.

Sixty locations in Tower Hamlets consistently breached safe levels of air pollution last year - including two right next to a hospital.

East London's NHS trusts pay millions to patients claiming compensation for misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose illnesses and conditions, NHS data shows.

A man who wanted to end it all after being diagnosed with epilepsy is now celebrating a cash windfall for the disability therapy gym in Bow which has helped turn his life around.

A new study has revealed the impact dementia will have on east London by 2030.

GPs are leading a public health campaign urging people to get tested and "give HIV the finger".

A couple grieving for their son Ollie Gardiner who died from brain tumour when he was 13 are marking today's second anniversary by donating £187,500 they raised for research in east London to help find a cure.

East London's A&E departments are struggling to keep up with demand as national waiting times hit their worst level since 2011.

GPs are protesting in east London against online digital consultations that are "speeding up" privatisation of NHS practices they fear will hit the elderly and the seriously ill.

Little Jacob Hopkins has cerebral palsy but the special needs council services his mum depends on is facing budget cuts.

A brother and sister with a rare genetic nerve condition are appealing for cash for a disability therapy gym in Bow which has helped them avoid having to use wheelchairs.

Funky ping-pong tables are popping up in Spitalfields Market to launch a week-long campaign on Monday aimed at stopping youngsters getting involved in street gangs.

Two of east London's largest NHS hospital trusts are to receive £45million of additional capital loan funding from the government to help complete building upgrades and buy new equipment.

The most vulnerable have been urged to protect themselves this winter by getting a free flu jab.

More than 40 neighbourhoods in Tower Hamlets are among the 20pc most "deprived" in the country, according to government figures.

Barbers have a new role in east London in mental health and helping to prevent suicides.

Two teams from Barts Health NHS Foundation Trust have been shortlisted for an award recognising their inspirational work supporting people living with cancer.

The hospital trust for Newham and Tower Hamlets has faced fines of up to £62,500 in the 12 months to August 2019 for breaking rules that ban mixed-sex wards.

The mother of severely disabled youngster Tafida Raqeeb, who was transferred from a Whitechapel hospital to Italy for continued life-support treatment, has said she is seeking Italian citizenship for her daughter.

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