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The Care Quality Commission rated mental health units in Park Royal and Northwick Park Hospital

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.

Brent Council could struggle with the cost of funding social care under the plans

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

Nancy Fahmy nearly died from food poisoning

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.

The service was provided by the Sickle Cell Society

Health chiefs have decided to axe the funding for a support group for Brent residents suffering from Sickle Cell disease after it was given a temporary reprieve.

Rajni Shah from Vantage Chemist with staff member Priti

Brent is at risk of losing a third of all its pharmacies if government cuts to their funding are not reversed.

The stroke team at Northwick Park Hospital where stroke services rated best in the country

Stroke services at Northwick Park Hospital have been named as joint first in the country, according to figures released by a national audit.

Gethin Jones, TV Celebrity, left, Dr Claire Taylor, centre, and Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer NHS England.

A Macmillan nurse consultant who is based at St Mark’s Hospital has won two awards for her inspirational work with people affected by colorectal cancer.

Gwen Richardson has had an award named after her at Northwick Park Hospital

A wartime midwife at Central Middlesex Hospital has left a compassionate legacy which lives on with the creation of a special award.

Shops in Brent are backing the  launch of National HIV Testing Week

Residents in Brent are being encouraged to get tested for HIV as a national awareness week launches in the borough.

The Know Your Risk Roadshow stopped in Kilburn to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes

A diabetes road show which stopped by Kilburn has found 68 per cent of its visitors at risk of developing Type 2 of the disease, raising ‘grave concerns’ for the borough.

Sudbury Surgery PPG last farewell party with the doctors who are now employees under NH Solutions  (pic credit: Gerald McLean)

Patients and campaigners for a GP surgery in Sudbury held a farewell party to its former provider they fought to keep.

Healthwatch Brent would like to her from mothers in Brent Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

A health group are running a survey to find out what mothers think about maternity services in Brent.

Dr Ethie Kong, chair of Brent Clinical Commissioning Group

Brent’s health chiefs are urging residents to protect themselves this winter so as to protect others by getting a flu jab.

Brent has three times the national average of fast food outlets (Pic: PA)

Brent has the 10th highest number of fast food outlets out of the 32 boroughs in London, according to a report published today.

The Diabetes Know Your Risk Roadshow coming to Kilburn

A diabetes roadshow is on its way to Kilburn in a campaign to help people improve their health.

The medic provide medical care in Ghana (Pic:

Staff from Northwick Park Hospital have flown out to Ghana to provide care for patients which might otherwise be unavailable.

Service user Rhonda Alexander with Doc Brown,Jackie Shaw CAMHS service director and CNWL chief executive Claire Murdoch

A rapper and actor from Kilburn broke down while talking about a close relative who had experienced a mental breakdown.

Child obesity is an issue in Brent (Pic: PA)

Brent residents are being urged to share their views on child obesity as part of a new London-wide campaign.

Patients protesting about the changes  (Pic credit: Adam Tiernan Thomas)

Sudbury patients fighting to keep their surgery in the hands of their doctors have lost their battle as it goes to a new provider.

Left to right: Yeye Mae Justol, clinical nurse manager, Vel Kandhasamy, charge nurse, Robin Patel, Juleen Ramillosa, adaptation nurse

A hospital ward has received a generous donation as a thank you from the relatives of a former patient.

Kings Edge Medical Centre is in Kingsbury (Pic: Google)

A GP surgery in Kingsbury has been placed in special measures after a health watchdog uncovered a shocking catalogue of failures including a lack of infection control.

Peter Worthington has been re-appointed as the chairman of London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

The chairman of North West Healthcare NHS Trust will continue in his role for a further two years, it has been announced today.

Dr Ethie Kong, is the chairwoman of Brent Clinical Commissioning Group

Brent residents are invited to a public meeting and workshop where the future of health services in the borough will be discussed.

Olive D'Cruz, 79, who exercise at Vale Farm Sports Centre has become Everyone Active's Member of the Month

Proving age is no barrier to exercise a 79-year-old pensioner has been named regional member of the month at a Sudbury sports centre.

The group was provided by the Sickle Cell Society

Plan to axe the funding for a support group for Brent residents suffering from Sickle Cell disease have been put on hold following a public outcry.

Spurs stars Harry Kane and Eric Dier with Cllr Krupesh Hirani at the launch of My Heart Beats For Brent health campaign

Tottenham Hotspur players have helped kick off a new health campaign by Brent Council.

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust has launched a dementia strategy

A health trust has launched a new strategy today which aims to improve the care and experience of dementia sufferers in Brent.

The group was provided by the Sickle Cell Society

A support group for Brent residents suffering from Sickle Cell disease is to close after health chiefs withdrew its funding despite the service resulting in a reduction in hospital admissions.

Residents are urged to have their blood presuure checked

A health charity has teamed up with Brent Council to offer a free blood pressure measuring service that could save lives.

Patients stage virtual occupation of Sudbury Primary Care Practice so their doctor's contract not passed on to a multi-provider

Patients in Sudbury staged their first ‘virtual occupation’ outside their surgery in a continuing protest against NHS plans to change their provider.

Maternity Champions helping families in Queen's Park's Mozart Estate     Picture credit: Oliver Edwards

New parents in Queen’s Park are benefitting from a new community support programme which is making a real difference to their lives.

Buddy, with owner Megan Howes, is the new therapist at Park Royal Mental Health Centre

A mental health centre in Park Royal has a new therapist who is barking brilliant.

Dianne Campbell has been shortlisted for an award  (Pic: Mary Turner)

A dementia sufferer from Wembley who established an organisation to hep others with her condition following her diagnosis at the age of just 47 has been shortlisted for an award.


Health chiefs are urging residents in Brent to take care of themselves and their neighbours in the hot weather.

Prime Minister David Cameron announced a new scheme of payments for victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal during his last Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons today. Picture: PA

As one of his final acts as Prime Minister today David Cameron delivered the news victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal have been expecting for months.

Brent Council is running a 'Slash Sugar' campaign (Pic: PA)

A primary school in Wembley has been praised for taking part in a drive which encourages residents to reduce their sugar intake.

Peel Precinct Surgery has been placed in special measures (Pic: Jonathan Goldberg)

A GP surgery in South Kilburn has been placed in special measures after a health watchdog ruled it failed to provide a safe and effective service to ALL its patients.

The trust runs Central Middlesex and Northwick Park hospitals

The trust that manages Central Middlesex and Northwick Park hospitals has been slammed by a health watchdog for failing to provide enough trained and experienced medics for seriously ill patients.

Grace Balogun is fighting to save her surgery

A disabled NHS patient from Sudbury Town has started a petition pleading with the prime minister to save her successful GP surgery from new ownership.

The new service is available for children in Brent: PA Images

Health chiefs have launched a new self-referral community service for children and young people in Brent who are suffering from an eating disorder.

Zen Khan before he developed mental health issues

The NHS has been slammed for refusing to fund specialist care for a Wembley man with learning difficulties and mental health issues that his family says he needs.

Brent Council is supporting the Do It London campaign

African members of the community, gay and bisexual men in Brent are being targeted in a new campaign promoting the importance of being regularly tested for HIV.

Cllr Hirani presents a HCC award to Sakonis (Pic: Brent Council)

A chain of fried chicken shops and a pizzeria are among the eateries that have promised to offer healthier options in a bid to tackle obesity in Brent.

Dr Ethie Kong, chair of Brent Clinical Commissioning Group

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a free app in response to calls from patient groups.

The HPV jab will be rolled out to gay and bisexual men across England

Gay and bisexual men across England will be offered the HPV jab following a successful pilot carried out at two sexual health clinics in Brent.

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