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A new procedure to freeze ovarian tissue of women and girls about to be treated for cancer has been launched by the Royal Free Hospital Trust.

It is hard to think of an area of local life that has not benefited from the contribution of EU citizens.

A pensioner with critical health problems was “bed blocked” for 11 days when he needed to be at a Hampstead dialysis unit – and, in a “catastrophic mix up”, nearly had a pacemaker fitted he didn’t need.

A mental health patient at the Whittington climbed onto the roof and fell through the window of a ward, injuring another patient’s family member.

Patients at a Golders Green doctors’ surgery are angry at plans for its potential relocation to Finchley Memorial Hospital.

A pioneering housing model founded on the belief that a home is a basic human right is helping 44 people in Camden.

The last 12 months have seen heartening tales of community action interspersed with trauma, tragedy and political intrigue. Harry Taylor and Sam Volpe take a look back at the biggest stories we’ve brought you in 2018 – and a couple of the weirdest, too.

A woman left infertile after bungled tests at the Whittington failed to spot that she had cervical cancer has been awarded the cost of having children by surrogate in the USA.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

The chief executive of the Royal Free Trust, Sir David Sloman, is set to leave his role in the new year.

Coffee isn’t the only thing Deniz Korkmaz is brewing up in Kentish Town.

Westminster Council and a housing charity have launched a homelessness advice centre in Queen’s Park.

Mothers from Muswell Hill and Highgate have spoken out in favour of a national campaign to improve mental health care for new mums as research shows care for those in Haringey needs to improve.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Freedom of movement is an unfashionable idea. Neither national nor local politicians, Labour nor Conservative, are willing to advocate for it.

I promise I wasn’t looking to make a political point by running a story about NHS spend next to a photograph of a Brexit demonstration on the Ham&High front page of the paper.

Tens of millions of pounds of urgent repairs need to be carried out at the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust in order to prevent “catastrophic” failures and risk to safety.

Wage cuts for nurses covering sick leave and other increases in demand at Hampstead’s Royal Free Hospital have been postponed after workers threatened to cancel shifts en masse.

“Zero-hours” critical care nurses at the Royal Free Trust are facing a pay cut that could set them back thousands of pounds a year, the Ham&High can reveal.

Last week, the council had a brief debate about the most important decision this country will take in a generation, Brexit.

Pulses have been racing at a pilates class in Highgate Newtown Community Centre (HNCC) for some time.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

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