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Sunday, April 21, 2019

A makeshift garden set up on wasteland to help people with their mental wellbeing is soon going on the move again from its temporary space behind the Royal London Hospital.

A bank worker from Canary Wharf makes his London Marathon debut this month, to raise money for people who can’t see or hear.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

A ‘Breathless Olympics’ has been staged at Bromley-by-Bow to draw attention to the East End’s chronic air pollution ‘legacy’ in what was one of the five ‘host’ London boroughs for the 2012 Games.

A kidney charity has teamed up with two utilities companies to make sure vulnerable people get extra help during power cuts.

Another Tower of London charity run is set to kick off next month to help raise funds for research into heart disease.

Anyone with ‘a welcoming heart’ and a spare room is being urged by Tower Hamlets Council to open their home to help adults with learning disabilities.

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

Appeals to medical students and newly-qualified GPs to stay in east London were made at an NHS careers fair.

Maternity and end-of-life care at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel has been rated ‘good’ by the health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

No mistaking Doug Braidwood when he runs the London Marathon dressed as a giant poo to “stand out from the crowd”—which no doubt he will stand out.

The public toilets at the busy Liverpool Street main-line terminus are free to use from today, passengers will be relieved to hear.

Protesters have walked from the East London Mosque to Royal London Hospital to oppose the hostile environment in Barts Health NHS Trust.

An NHS trust that provides mental health care to thousands of patients in east London is going green by getting 100 per cent of its energy from renewable sources.

A leader doctor based in Tower Hamlets believes a new innovative programme could tackle toxic air pollution in the capital.

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been devised by surgeons at Barts and the Royal London that reduces blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months.

A mother whose baby died after medical failings has said it is vital no one else suffers what she has been through.

More than one-in-five children do not have the full MMR jabs in Tower Hamlets, with the NHS warning that vaccine “deniers” are gaining traction on social media.

Smokers are being offered free e-cigarette kits to help kick the habit, starting today—No Smoking Day.

Mums and dads had a tough time keeping pace with their toddlers when East London Little Ladies football took to the field.

Surgeons treating children with rare eye cancer at the Royal London have been commended in the annual Bayer Ophthalmology honours.

Cigarette ends have been the butt of annoyance at the East End’s annual ‘Big Clean Up’ carried out by Tower Hamlets Council to rid the streets of litter.

Meet the ‘Little Ladies’ of east London who have their own grassroots football club to give girls of all abilities and ages a chance to have a go at the beautiful game.

TV’s Call The Midwives drama series has returned to its East End roots with its screen stars meeting a real life midwife at The Royal London Hospital.

London’s Air Ambulance was called to Tower Hamlets 82 times last year, new figures have revealed.

Another 700 people have been diagnosed with diabetes in just 12 months in Tower Hamlets alone, latest statistics reveal.

An east London NHS trust is getting one of the first psychologists specialising in post-stem cell transplant care.

The cash-strapped trust that runs Newham, The Royal London and Mile End hospitals is spending £2million a month taxiing patients to and from non-emergency appointments, it has been revealed.

A panel of experts has met religious leaders in a drive to get more kidney donations from ethnic minorities.

The health minister Matt Hancock has used a visit to east London’s mental health trust to endorse a report into the wellbeing of healthcare workers.

GPs have won deal with Tower Hamlets public health that could lead to an integrated children’s health care service from birth to age 19.

A deal to open a huge 40,000sq ft health club in east London’s new Wood Wharf district has been signed by Canary Wharf Group with a fitness club chain.

Sports clubs have scored a goal for cash in the Tower Hamlets Mayor’s Cup annual football tournament awards which aim to get more youngsters in London’s deprived East End to take up physical activity.

GPs in Tower Hamlets have urged those feeling under the weather this winter to see a pharmacist early on to get expert advice and treatment.

An 11-year-old girl who was left disabled after suffering a serious brain injury when she was born has been awarded more than £14 million in damages.

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