A surgeon ‘hero’ at the Royal London who treated victims of the London Bridge terrorist attacks has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant to represent the Queen.

Former Commonwealth middleweight boxing champ Rod Douglas is now walking again after starting therapy at Ability Bow gymnasium following a life-threatening stroke.

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.

As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it’s important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.

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.

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 got into the Christmas spirit performing in their band for a public concert at St Dunstan’s historic parish church in Stepney works they’ve learned during the term.

Two councillors could be paid for their mayor-appointed roles on a housing association board, it has emerged.

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

A new action plan is being put together to make children safer from street crime and lift families out of poverty in the East End, Tower Hamlets Council’s second youth summit heard.

A giant canvas of historical photographs of figures in the 19th and 20th centuries was projected onto the façade of the old London Hospital building in Whitechapel to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

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.

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.

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

A woman had her phone and cash stolen after being duped into letting someone into her home.

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 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.

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.

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