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A few days ago Jeremy Hunt MP, as the health secretary, acknowledged the NHS needed to do more to help problem gamblers as he unveiled a plaque to mark 10 years of Central and North West London Foundation Trust’s national problem gambling clinic – still the only NHS clinic designed to treat gambling disorders.

Teachers are playing a crucial role in spotting signs of schoolchildren suffering with mental health issues, as the number of Brent students being referred to hospitals drops.

As part of their 70th anniversary celebrations the NHS are taking on the Royal Navy in a friendly hockey match at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Thursday, June 28.

Dawn Butler is backing Cancer Research UK’s life-saving appeal for more NHS cancer staff.

There will be a community tent to champion new voices at this year’s Queen’s Park Book Festival.

The storm didn’t stop people flowing into the Willesden New Testament Church of God for a meeting about the Windrush scandal on Tuesday afternoon.

Northwick Park Hospital is battling a shortage of intensive care beds, leading to concerns about patient safety.

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.

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