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A new project to increase collaborative working between hospital and primary care teams in north west London is improving care for many patients with long term conditions, according to the new findings from a project run by a team of expert clinicians at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Four Brent GP practices will merge into two, leading a patient group to warn care could suffer.

A groundbreaking mental health centre for Brent teenagers has attacked the government’s planned shakeup of the sector.

NHS staff in Brent could see their parking permits for residential streets rise by a staggering 137 per cent under plans passed by council chiefs.

The specialism of cardiology has been included in an Outpatient Transformation Programme set up by north-west London health commissioners (NWL CCGs).

The parents of a young woman in remission from cancer are trekking more than 200 miles to raise funds for her rehab.

Residents are to be consulted on a FIVE percent hike to their council tax after government chiefs gave all local authorities the go-ahead.

It has been recognised nationally that GP workload has been increasing and practices are struggling to meet demand, especially for same day appointments.

Health chiefs in Brent are urging people to avoid going to hospital if they are experiencing flu-like symptoms in order to protect other patients.

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Brent Clinical Commissioning Group has announced changes to the community’s cardiology service.

Hospital chiefs in Northwick Park have said the “sickest patients” will be treated first in January as operations requiring an overnight stay are delayed.

Pupils at a primary school in Neasden have filled hampers especially for elderly people who may be lonely this Christmas.

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

First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.

Staff working across the NHS in north west London are queuing up for flu jabs so vulnerable children in Africa can get tetanus injections.

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

It seems a day doesn’t pass without another story in the papers or on TV about the funding crisis engulfing our NHS. Our most treasured possession is under pressure like never before and the local picture is no different.

Brent has a new diabetes ambassador following the parliamentary appointment of one of Tokyngton’s councillors.

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 top cop in charge of tackling acid attacks in Brent and across the capital this week called for the sale of strong corrosives to be licensed – and tougher sentences for those carrying it.

Thousands of families - including 948 children - are relying on foodbanks as the amount using the vital service to survive has increased by 200 per cent in three years.

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.

The trust looking after Northwick Park and Central Middlesex hospitals has dismissed claims from a bowel cancer charity that they are in breach of waiting times for endoscopy tests.

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

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