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The Royal Free NHS Trust has joined a cutting-edge, government-backed project to speed-up the development of treatments and vaccines for Covid-19.

Measures to widen pavements in parts of Hampstead and Highgate have been dropped by Camden Council due to a lack of people using them.

Haringey has one of the worst child poverty rates in the UK, according to new data – and community organisers say Covid-19 is already making the situation worse.

Two senior doctors responsible for care at the Royal Free’s haemophilia centre have been quizzed as to why patients were given blood product treatments doctors knew risked transmitting viruses such as hepatitis C and HIV.

In the first of a two part series, Harry Taylor speaks to Long Covid sufferer Lizzie Nicholls on the virus’ impact seven months on, and why the long-term effects need more publicity

A hospice’s new patient facility has been hailed a “triumph over adversity” by staff, patients, and relatives.

The Kenwood Ladies’ Pond has reopened, but swimmers have complained the bacteria in the water which has forced its closure twice this autumn may have made them ill.

Victims of the contaminated blood scandal who were treated at the Royal Free Hospital are primed for a week of hearings which will see Professors Christine Lee and Edward Tuddenham give evidence at the ongoing public inquiry.

North London councils in Camden, Haringey and Barnet have backed the new Covid-19 rules as the capital prepares to enter Tier 2 of the government’s “high” alert measures.

North Londoners will wake up on Saturday to tighter Covid-19 restrictions.

The Royal Free Hospital’s heart attack centre has become the first in the country to receive state-of-the-art new x-ray technology.

A Belsize Park man has called for better social distancing on public transport by revealing pictures of commuters jam-packed into a London bus during the pandemic.

NHS bosses have moved to reassure the public about the future of the Royal Free Hospital’s children’s A&E, amid calls for senior decision-makers to answer questions from concerned locals.

The affected children may be out of hospital, but days after an “alarming and concerning” morning saw ambulances line up outside La Sainte Union Catholic School, police have warned more batches of the cannabis-laced sweets responsible could be circulating in north London.

Businesses in Camden and Haringey have been marked as “compliant” with coronavirus safety laws without being inspected.

Haringey’s coronavirus infection rate more than doubled in the last week of September, official data has revealed.

In a letter to the editor, NHS decision-makers across north London have assured the public that changes to hospital services are both “temporary” and “carefully thought through”.

Thirteen pupils from La Sainte Union Catholic School were taken to hospital this morning after eating “edible gummies”.

Hampstead Heath’s ladies’ pond is closed again due to “poor results” from water quality tests - only eight days since it reopened following a sewage leak.

A social media poll conducted by health watchdog Healthwatch Camden found that only 1 in 10 respondents were aware of the changes to children’s emergency hospital care in north London.

The manager of Muswell Hill Foodbank – which has been at the heart of the area’s coronavirus response – has won recognition from Barnet Council for his outstanding community service.

Councillors from five north London boroughs questioned NHS bosses about the speed and scope of changes to hospital services ahead of a second wave of Covid-19.

Students from at least four schools in the west of Haringey have been self-isolating with confirmed or suspected cases of Covid-19.

Doctors were warned of the risk of infection from blood products as early as the 1940s, while haemophilia centres were told in 1983 of concerns about the risk of Aids from blood factor products.

Fitter people are dying from Covid-19 at the same rate as people with underlying health conditions once they are over the age of 70, a Camden study has found.

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