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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.

Art created by service users at a Holloway mental health recovery centre is being showcased this week.

Two police officers have been praised for saving the life of a 59-year-old woman in Camden.

A dementia sufferer is taking part in a day-long sponsored walk on Sunday to raise money for AgeUK Camden’s Henderson Court day centre, in Hampstead.

Schools in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey referred 1,360 children for mental health treatment in the last year.

Do you know a “hero” associated with Whittington Hospital or one of its community services?

Haringey’s new council has hit the brakes on the controversial closure of Stroud Green’s Osborne Grove nursing home.

The Royal Free Charity has said it is looking into a new site for the plaque in honour of a historic Hampstead resident who helped revolutionise the postal system.

Mental health patients are sometimes forced to spend “days” in the Whittington’s A&E department waiting for a bed, a new report has revealed.

Women working at the Royal Free Hospital, in Hampstead, are earning 17.7 per cent less per hour than men, figures have revealed.

London Marathon is fast approaching and you’ve been training for months. But, as with any big event, it’s just the beginning of your fitness journey. Islington personal trainer Nancy Best gives you some tips on staying motivated after the run

New figures have highlighted the intense pressure the Whittington Hospital estate was under during winter.

A coroner has criticised the Royal Free Hospital after a medic injected a pensioner with an overdose of insulin during an operation.

A mother of three with cancer forced to sell the family home to pay for treatment abroad has called for the life-saving therapy to be made available on the NHS.

The daughter of a 94-year-old woman has warned her mother will die if she is forced to leave a care home at threat of closure.

The Royal Free’s ground breaking immunology institute has been given the green light by Camden Council.

Camden NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has sought to reassure patients about the future of Primrose Hill doctors surgery, after the building is up for sale.

For people who suffer with feet problems, it is often difficult to find footwear that is both comfortable and stylish. There is a shop in the West End dedicated to changing that.

Protesters packed Islington town hall last night to fight the Whittington Hospital’s contract with Ryhurst, owned by Grenfell Tower-linked Rydon.

Swimmers who bought tickets for a Christmas Day dip are reeling after their pool was forced to close suddenly.

The Director of the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Professor Hans Strauss says the plans will safeguard surrounding buildings.

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