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There’s “room for improvement” for Camden’s community centres when it comes to access for people with disabilities, according to a report from campaigners and the borough’s Healthwatch group.

Contaminated blood scandal victims have slammed the former director of the Royal Free Hospital’s haemophilia centre after unearthing a recording which sees her admit to non-consensual blood testing of patients and criticise campaigners.

A filmmaker from Crouch End has produced a “no-holds barred” documentary about a brain injury survivor’s life-changing experience.

A West Hampstead mother whose husband saved her life by giving her a kidney after a shock diagnosis has urged others to sign up to the donor register.

South Hampstead care provider SweetTree Home Care Services will once again be supporting National Dementia Carers’ Day which takes place on Sunday 9 September.

A breast cancer survivor who turned serial fundraiser upon her recovery will shave her head live on stage midway through a concert for the Whittington Hospital’s Macmillan nurses.

Contractor Ryhurst is suing the Whittington Hospital over its decision to abandon a controversial regeneration deal.

On Friday August 3, 2018, nine residents from Camden’s Oldfield Estate performed as part of Garsington Opera’s Community Company.

Contact the Elderly, a charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness in older people, launched its new West Hampstead offshoot with a tea party at a volunteer’s home.

The head of a Camden ovarian cancer charity is to retire, after 13 years leading the organisation.

Students from William Ellis School and LaSWAP sixth form centre were given the chance to highlight the health concerns that mattered to them in a video campaign produced with the help of Healthwatch Camden.

Police are investigating after a pensioner was injured in a hit-and-run on Sunday morning.

Highgate’s Paul Colley and two friends completed the RideLondon-Surrey 100 bike ride on July 29, raising over £2,000 for the charity Victim Support.

A “bubbly and much loved” cleaner at Bannatyne’s Maida Vale health club died from a heart attack linked to alcohol and cocaine use, a jury has determined.

Mouse droppings found in a box of potatoes and around the kitchens were behind William Ellis School’s one-star food hygiene rating, the Ham&High can reveal.

Muswell Hill’s Simmons House Mental Health Unit for young people celebrated its 50th birthday this week.

Camden and Islington’s mental health trust is consulting on plans to pool its inpatient beds at a new site at the Whittington Hospital.

The Whittington Hospital today confirmed it will abandon a regeneration agreement made with Ryhurst, whose parent company Rydon worked on Grenfell Tower before last June’s fire.

A Muswell Hill woman is living on borrowed time after being diagnosed with the deadly mesothelioma “asbestos disease” caused by hugging her dad as a toddler when he came home each night from working in the docks in the 1960s.

Kentish Town City Farm has won £5,000 worth of kitchen equipment, including a brand new oven, after its field to fork community project was awarded a national gong.

Theresa May paid tribute to the founding principles of Hampstead’s Royal Free Hospital, as she launched her £20.5 billion-a-year decade long plan for the health service this morning.

Potentially life-saving breast cancer screening check-ups for women in Camden have been delayed due to a shortage of specialist mammographers to carry out the service.

Camden six-year-old Lily Conlan has turned into a charity video star to raise money for childhood deafness charity Auditory Verbal UK.

Belsize bakery Roni’s is hoping to rise again when food hygiene chiefs re-inspect it in the coming weeks – after a disastrous report seemingly led to its voluntary closure in December.

A boom in the number of drug users living into their golden years in Camden has seen the rate of addiction-related deaths increase by more than half since 2013.

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