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A new coronavirus patient is being treated at the Royal Free, the Hampstead hospital has confirmed.

"That's the first time they have really got it on the nose. The first time any authorities have said the things we've been saying for decades."

NHS hospital trusts have discussed taking action against courier giant DHL, which has been subject to endless complaints since taking over patient transport services in September.

After a series of poor CQC reports for care homes run by Sanctuary Care in Westminster, the council has ended the firm's contract to run two homes, including Carlton Dene in Maida Vale.

A Muswell Hill care home has been rapped by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for a series of record-keeping, medicine and management failures.

Students from the NW3-based British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) are celebrating two years of working with the C4WS Homeless Project to give free massages to users of the charity's winter shelter.

Outpatients at both the Royal Free Hospital and University College Hospital (UCH) are "often confused" upon leaving routine outpatient appointments - as they don't know what they're do next.

All three patients being treated for the coronavirus at the Royal Free Hospital have been discharged.

A Hampstead school has sent 350 pairs of safety goggles to doctors in Wuhan, China to help manage the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Anti-abortion protesters outside clinics are not only causing great distress, they're damaging their own cause.

Three patients are being treated at the The Royal Free Hospital for the coronavirus.

A homeless shelter complete with support services and a dedicated women's worker has opened on the site of the old Holloway Prison visitors' centre.

"I think we are already proving that sadly the demand is there. It's been quite scary how many people really need help."

Sixth-form and secondary students from a Hampstead school are together tackling the "stigma" around mental health through peer-led lessons.

Whittington Health NHS Trust says the risk of catching coronavirus in the UK is low, despite the first positive cases in England being confirmed earlier today.

Camden Council has announced a new ten-year contract with the company which manages its leisure centres.

The swimming community on Hampstead Heath has been split by news the City of London Corporation (CoLC) is reviewing arrangements for taking a dip.

Campaigners criticised the government's continuing refusal to pay compensation to those affected by the contaminated blood scandal.

Cricket clubs using Paddington Rec have been left baffled by booking fees after confusion over new prices for 2020.

A Camden care provider has been rated 'outstanding' by the UK's health and social care watchdog, making it the top performing service in north London.

A West Hampstead charity worker has helped raise more than £17 million for good causes and worked with Boris Johnson - now she's turned to pilates.

Changes could be afoot at the Hampstead Heath bathing ponds after the City of London Corporation (CoLC) announced a new "review" of swimming facilities in light of a record number of visitors taking a dip in 2019.

The new director of Healthwatch Camden - the organisation designed to empower NHS patients in the borough, told this newspaper his priorities would be reacting to community concerns about young people's mental health and helping people to speak up about health and social care injustices.

Eight families were celebrating twice on New Years' Day this year - they welcomed new babies along with the start of 2020 at Hampstead's Royal Free Hospital.

A coroner has told police and health bosses to improve their communication after a mental health patient from St Pancras Hospital was found dead after going AWOL.

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