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A team of health professionals from the Whittington who work with schools in Islington to make them more asthma friendly have won two top awards.

A controversial private contractor is taking the Whittington Health NHS Trust - who run the Archway hospital - to the High Court next month and it'll be met outside by a vociferous anti-privatisation protest.

After 12 weeks of public hearings, the Infected Blood Inquiry heard from the last - for now - "infected and affected" witnesses on Friday.

The NHS trust that runs the Whittington Hospital has apologised for the lengthy waits endured by patients using its recently outsourced transport system.

North London is home to 95 of England's most affluent zones - and to 85 of the most deprived, according to government figures.

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Carer Buki Krasniqi has been hailed a "superhero" after saving the life of a Hampstead pensioner who almost choked to death on a slice of toast.

Five years ago, Dr Nazim Mahmood was driven to suicide by his family's reaction to discovering his sexuality.

Campaigners in Golders Green are celebrating after NHS bosses backed down over moving their local doctor's surgery three miles.

While he was a patient at the Royal Free Hospital's haemophilia centre, Mark Ward told the Infected Blood Inquiry last week, his "homosexual lifestyle" was blamed by medics for infections including HIV, hepatitis C and cytomegalovirus (CMV).

More than 2,500 students and staff from Highgate School and the North London Academy of Excellence (LAET) raised £88,000 for kids in Uganda on Friday.

The Hampstead tycoon whose family's trust gave £5million towards the Royal Free's new Pears Building put the building's highest bolt in place at a "topping out" ceremony on Tuesday.

Three members of the same family who contracted deadly hepatitis C from contaminated blood products at the Royal Free were being used as unwitting test subjects in clinical research, the sole survivor believes.

Plans to redevelop Whittington Hospital's old Waterlow Building and replace it with a temporary educational facility will go before councillors next week.

Senior haemophilia consultants - including from the Royal Free Hospital and University College Hospital (UCH)- were told in 1974 that patients given commercial Factor VIII blood products in this country had developed hepatitis A or B.

A woman who has leukaemia but is unable to find a stem cell donor match is campaigning to help tackle a lack of BME people on the donor list.

Comedian Hugh Dennis was outnumbered by award winners last week, as he hosted the Royal Free London's annual "Oscars" awards ceremony.

Children were distraught after being told their football sessions were being cancelled because the state-of-the-art facilities at a St John's Wood academy cannot be used on a Sunday.

A Muswell Hill myeloma sufferer will be bringing the sounds of the Victorian music hall to Highgate next week, to raise money for the charity that helped him when he was diagnosed.

Two Royal Free nurses have headed off to Africa to help the efforts tackling the Ebola crisis.

Contaminated blood scandal campaigners are furious after important documents relating to central issues in the treatment disaster - including how the HIV and hepatitis viruses could be vulnerable to heat - were marked as "irrelevant".

Neighbours will be able to view plans for the new mental health hospital at the Whittington, in a series of sessions later this month.

Changing schools is a difficult time for any teenager - but for one 16-year-old autistic boy it proved the perfect time to write a novel.

Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group has waved through the decision to relocate the Ravenscroft Medical Centre despite opposition from patients and the local MP - and even the threat of judicial review.

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