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.

The trust which runs the Royal London Hospital has come out of special measures for quality after four years.

An improved mental health crisis line for Newham residents has been launched.

Council chiefs are encouraging residents to cut down on fizzy drinks throughout February.

A Tower Hamlets scheme teaching ‘suicide first-aid’ has received £50,000 from Health Education England to expand across North East London.

An NHS hospital trust has been urged to take race discrimination more seriously as figures suggest ethnic minority staff face inceasing prejudice.

The first steps in getting into healthcare careers are being made for students and secondary pupils across east London with today’s launch of a programme “to secure the future of the NHS”.

A “fitness wonderland” is being staged in every nook and cranny of Canary Wharf to help shake off the January blues.

Work has started on major improvements to leisure centres in London’s East End for the New Year with £1.5 million from Tower Hamlets Council.

Fruit and vegetable stands outside Tube stations should be unleashed across London in a ‘war on chicken shops’, a top doctor has suggested.

More women than ever are opting to have their babies delivered by midwives at home rather than hospital since Tower Hamlets home birth service was launched a year ago.

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.

Tower Hamlets Council has added 25 beds to its hostels as part of the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) initiative.

What was the best Christmas present you received this year – a nice watch, a video game, or some brand new socks?

Children from disadvantaged schools are being offered the chance to study a real human heart to better understand their own.

A patient at the Royal London Hospital didn’t let a fall stop her from celebrating her 100th birthday in style.

Health chiefs are calling for more blood donations especially from the black community to help cope with a surge in demand from people with sickle cell disease.

Workers from the Royal London Hospital who cared for patients following the London Bridge attack have been honoured in the New Year’s Honours List.

A public campaign to quit smoking in the New Year is being launched at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel to urge 46,000 East Enders to kick the habit.

Opening hours at GP surgeries in Tower Hamlets have been extended over the holiday period, including Christmas Day.

The medical directors of three of east London’s largest hospitals have issued a joint warning after a noticeable rise in cases of norovirus.

Pensioners facing the festive season alone are being offered a get-together for a meal and social company over Christmas.

Suzanne Goodband has quit as chair of the controversial Island Health NHS trust after questions in Parliament and a Charities Commission investigation into its public funding.

Schoolchildren have planted a cherry tree in Limehouse to create the East End’s first ‘school’ street to play in, safe from traffic.

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.


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