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Monday, October 9, 2017

A privately-run urgent care centre in St Mary’s Hospital has been slammed by the care watchdog for failing to protect children and vulnerable adults.

A coroner has slammed an NHS mental health trust over its care of a man who committed suicide after waiting 40 hours for a hospital bed.

A boy from Muswell Hill met Samantha Cameron when she visited what will be north London’s first children’s hospice.

Contaminated blood victims have today won the right to sue the government in the High Court in a new legal case over the health disaster.

A singing group for people affected by dementia is launching at Alexandra Palace tomorrow (Friday).

Contaminated blood campaigners have renewed calls for the Department of Health (DoH) to play no part in a new inquiry into the scandal - amid fresh evidence of secret HIV testing carried out on haemophiliacs at a Camden hospital in the 1980s.

Victoria Derbyshire will help launch an outreach support centre at the Whittington hospital in Highgate tomorrow (Friday).

Members of the public are being invited to attend a session where the art of first aid can be learnt.

Bored of traditional yoga? There’s a world beyond your well-worn Argos yoga mat, and it’s a world of disco lights, hip hop tunes and ultra-challenging weights

The managers of Hampstead Heath and other North London open spaces have warned visitors to be aware of the dangers of contracting Lyme disease from tick bites.

Police officers in Haringey have received 26 defibrillator units as part of the Met’s safety initiative with the London Ambulance Service (LAS).

A fitness and creative hobbies showcase comes to Archway’s Hargrave Hall

A team of fitness fanatics on a sponsored bike ride to the capital’s lidos is heading to one of London’s best-loved swims - Hampstead ponds.

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

A proposal to close a nursing home could end up killing residents, a meeting has been told.

Zoe Paskett is pampered like a queen at The Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa, trying out their new signature treatment

Camden and Islington NHS Trust (C&I) has come under fire for failing to find a hospital bed for a paranoid schizophrenic when he begged for help days before stabbing his mother to death.

A Muswell Hill woman is starring in a BBC ‘hidden disabilities’ campaign to raise awareness of the isolation different medical conditions can cause sufferers.

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which has left 2,400 people dead is to be launched, the Government announced on Tuesday.

Zoe Paskett tries out an aerial circus hoop class - who hasn’t dreamed about flying? But who ever said flying was going to be easy? (Spoiler: it isn’t)

In an airy room in Hampstead Garden Suburb, six women are expressively reciting their vowels. We’re not at finishing school, we’re at the gym

A Kentish Town architect has spoken of his disgust and health fears after accidentally putting a dead rodent in his mouth which was nestled in his bag of “ready washed” organic salad from the Tesco on England’s Lane.

A survivor who has spoken to thousands of pupils will appear as a hologram in a museum, for a groundbreaking new project.

Vets have warned dog owners in Camden to be on alert after an outbreak of the highly contagious Parvovirus among pets.

The 66-year-old hopes to raise money for the latest cancer research and treatment at The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, which has given the finest care to her daughter.

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