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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.

A severely disabled five-year-old girl whose parents won a High Court battle to move her abroad to continue her life-support treatment has arrived in Italy.

The family of a severely disabled five-year-old girl have marked her departure for an Italian hospital after winning an "emotional" life-support treatment battle.

The number of specialist youth workers based at the Royal London Hospital major trauma centre (MTC) will be increased through new funding.

A sick five-year-old girl is set to fly out to Italy after her parents won a High Court battle over her treatment.

A group is being set up to help the 17,000 diabetics in London's East End live normally.

A school sports coach whose leg injury stopped him playing football has since competed in 10 marathons and half-marathons and now wants sponsors for a three-mile charity run in Victoria Park.

The mother of a severely disabled girl who won the right to take her daughter to an Italian hospital has called for the law to be reviewed.

A couple given the go-ahead to move their severely disabled daughter to an Italian hospital will not face a further legal fight after the health trust caring for her has said it will not contest the decision.

Surgeons and medical staff have improved compared to three years ago at the London Independent Hospital and are now praised for their safe and effective healthcare.

The number of new cases of HIV has fallen by half in the East End in the past four years, new figures reveal.

A couple who want to move their severely disabled five-year-old daughter to an Italian hospital have won a High Court life-support treatment fight.

Mental health care in Tower Hamlets will be radically transformed thanks to a major cash boost announced by NHS chiefs.

Tens of thousands of A&E patients at Barts Health waited more than four hours to be seen last year, new NHS figures reveal.

More landlords are banning renters keeping pets in their properties with three of the worst areas found in east London.

A man whose mother committed suicide has taken to the stage as a stand up comedian to raise awareness of mental health.

Britain's biggest NHS trust which runs five major hospitals in the City and east London has taken action to improve medical procedures after being listed worst in the country for surgical blunders.

Boroughs in east London are projected to overshoot the government's "smoke free" targets by more than 20 years.


It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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