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Zoe Paskett tries out a new exercise class that combines swing dance and aerobics, finding that the exhaustion is outweighed by enjoyment and great music

West Hampstead mum Nazanin has finally seen a specialist for her back and neck, who said that without urgent treatment she could run the risk of permanent impairment

Anna Behrmann speaks to Professor Emma Morris, part of a team of researchers who are genetically modifying patients’ immune cells to find tumours and kill them

A West Hampstead mum jailed in Iran has been denied access to see a specialist neurologist for her neck and back pain

A surgical ward at the Whittington Hospital has been closed after the vomiting and sickness bug norovirus spread among patients and staff.

The campaigner is ‘humbled’ by donations towards bowel cancer treatment, but he regrets that more cancer sufferers cannot access the medicine

A “legendary” music promoter has raised £10,000 in three days as he looks to fund treatment for an extremely rare form of cancer.

A 69-year-old man with stage 3 cancer has claimed he was “shoved in a corner” of A&E for 16 hours after being rushed to hospital with open wounds.

A brother has given the ultimate Christmas and New Year’s gift to his sister, by donating one of his kidneys at the Royal Free Hospital

A victim of the contaminated blood scandal will feature in a pioneering new documentary charting the Aids pandemic through the stories of those caught up in the crisis.

Staff at the Royal Free Hospital were were left terrified last Thursday after they found a tarantula hiding inside a box of bananas from Costa Rica.

The man overseeing a radical plan to ward off a funding crisis in Camden, Haringey and Barnet’s health services has said a solution has “not yet been found” – but the Whittington’s properties could be part of discussions.

MP Catherine West has called for “individuals to be held to account” over the NHS contaminated blood disaster that left thousands of people infected with deadly HIV and hepatitis C.

Volunteers transforming the once litter-filled flower beds outside the Royal Free hospital into a botanical oasis have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise the funds for gardening supplies.

David Cole takes a photo of the Heath every day before he dives into the icy waters of the Men’s Pond

Expert Parkour traceur speaks about the benefits of an all year round activity that trains the mind as much as the body

Key departments could be merged across local hospitals as part of a proposed national shake-up of the NHS

They are raising money for children in rural India with a day of yoga, meditation and well-being.

A colourful idea is flowering to transform a neglected patch of land in Kentish Town into a jewel of a garden for GP patients and the community

A staggering one in three Camden children in their final year of primary school are obese, according to the council.

A patient received multiple letters with the medical and personal details of other Royal Free Hospital patients in a huge breach of confidentiality

A doctor who worked at the Royal Free Hospital at the height of the contaminated blood scandal in the 1980s has admitted he knew blood products given to patients were infected with the deadly HIV virus.

The trust behind the Whittington Hospital bowed to pressure and reopened a “pioneering” UTI clinic last year – but is still refusing to allow new patients to sign up.

Plans to stack phone masts on top of a block of flats in Belsize Park have been making waves with angry residents

The mixed pond on Hampstead Heath will be ‘women only’ for two weeks in October after management confirmed the ladies’ pond will close so that work can be carried out.

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