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Thursday, December 7, 2017

The first ultrasound training scheme in the UK has been launched at Central Middlesex Hospital to deal with the short supply of sonographers.

It was a marriage made in hospital for a Cricklewood couple who have tied the knot after being together for 42 years.

A plane passenger’s life was saved at Northwick Park Hospital thanks to a speedy response from emergency services and an ipad.

A Wembley man left with permanent nerve damage following a botched wisdom tooth extraction by a Sudbury dentist has won £37,000 in compensation.

Sir Trevor McDonald has broadcasted a message urging pensioners in Brent to get a flu jab.

The family of a man from Neasden who had his organs donated after he died are calling for more people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities (BAME) to sign up as donors.

The president of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has called on the government to end the bitter pay dispute ahead of a rally planned next week.

Residents with Parkinson’s disease in Brent now have access to a community-based nurse specialist who will help them manage their condition effectively.

Opening times for doctor’s appointments in Brent have been extended to seven days a week including Bank Holidays.

Police officers in Brent have received 20 defibrillator units as part of the Met’s safety initiative with the London Ambulance Service (LAS).

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

Significant areas of weakness have been found in the services for children with special education needs (SEN) and disabilities in Brent, according to a report from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The trust which looks after Central Middlesex Hospital in Park Royal, Northwick Park Hospital, St Mark’s Hospital in Harrow and Ealing Hospital, is looking to recruit around 350 people to fill key voluntary roles.

The London North West Healthcare NHS Trust has been awarded university status by the Association of UK University Hospitals (AUKUH).

A young Neasden man propelled into a dark depression following the death of his father is now living out his dream as a striker for a Queen’s Park Rangers Football Club programme.

A Harlesden resident whose life was saved by blood transfusions is calling on more black donors in Brent to donate.

A centre supporting people with learning disabilities and autism has been rated “outstanding” by inspectors.

The 66-year-old hopes to raise money for the latest cancer research and treatment at The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, which has given the finest care to her daughter.

Brent Council has pledged to work with deaf communities to provide inclusive and accessible services to residents in the borough.

A number of operations have been postponed at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex hospitals following a nationwide cyber attack on NHS systems on Friday.

A medical professional from Northwick Park Hospital has become the first nurse to be named as chairwoman of the British Menopause Society (BMS).

A new NHS kit bag launched in Northwick Park Hospital which saves valuable hours transferring critically ill patients has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

They have joined forces with The Lullaby Trust after a survey revealed many parents are unsure how to properly keep their babies safe.

Shock figures have revealed that Brent has the highest number of newly reported cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the capital.

A grandmother from Kenton has praised staff at Northwick Park Hospital who she credits for saving her life with innovative procedures.

A mental health centre in Brent has been slammed by a health watchdog for restraining its patients too much and failing to keep proper records on incidents.

Critics claim controversial health care plans could see the downgrading of two hospitals and leave Brent Council financially crippled by social care costs.

A patient with an incurable bowel illness is fronting a campaign to raise £20,000 for the Sudbury hospital she says has saved her life.

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