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Northwick Park Hospital has a second spike contingency plan in place should Covid levels rise to heights seen in April.

A pandemic wasn’t going to put a Park Royal nurse off her stroke of swimming the English Channel.

Brent’s public health chief has urged people to download the NHS Test and Trace app in case they catch coronavirus.

A new Covid-19 test centre has opened in Wembley.

The head of Harlesden’s sickle cell charity has appealed Boris Johnson to not ignore small organisations when it restructures Public Health England.

A Brent man is hiking from Brighton to Scotland to raise money towards the cost of creating a smart-device to help autistic people with sensory sensitivity.

A senior health official in Brent reminded people to only take Covid-19 tests if they are showing symptoms.

Covid-19 is on the rise again in Brent according to the borough’s director of public health.

It’s the “end of an era” for Northwick Park Hospital’s steam boiler engineer who is retiring at the same time as the boiler house powers down.

Just over a quarter of patients discharged from north west London-based hospitals to care homes were tested for coronavirus during the peak of the pandemic, it has been revealed.

The proposed merger of eight clinical commissioning groups (CCG), including Brent and Westminster, into one core group is to take effect in April 2021.

Rehearsals are to begin at Wembley Park’s theatre with coronavirus testing on site.

A medical practice in Stonebridge with 2,400 patients on its books is closing as its GP resigns.

Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in Brent, according to the council leader.

An opposition councillor has called for an apology from Brent Council’s leader for attending a joint prayer event before restrictions were relaxed.

A deaf Covid-19 survivor treated at Northwick Park Hospital is taking part in a national trial to see if his blood plasma can save others.

Those looking to tone up and get fit can do so by attending free exercise sessions in Brent parks.

Experts at Oxford University have created an online tool to pinpoint the local areas most at risk from a second wave of coronavirus, including in north London.

A specialist organ donation nurse at Northwick Park Hospital has spoken about her experiences dealing with “end of life” requests from dying Covid patients.

A star-studded line-up of drive-through events in Brent Cross has been cancelled.

A team of doctors have spoken of their experiences in Northwick Park Hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) during the coronavirus pandemic, as they prepare for a fundraising effort to help patients.

An A&E nurse cheered out Northwick Park Hospital after a nine-week battle with Covid-19 became nearly the 1,000th patient to be discharged by the trust.

Nearly half of all workers in Brent Central were furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic - the highest in the UK.

Visitors to Wembley Park this weekend are promised an “al fresco experience” to aid social distancing as bars, restaurants and cafe’s reopen.

Volunteers are needed to test Covid-19 vaccines in a bid to stop deaths from the pandemic.

People with coronavirus symptoms must get tested, the head of Brent’s CCG has urged.

A Kingsbury woman’s poem about coronavirus has been included in an anthology where all proceeds are going to the NHS.

The highest Covid mortality rates between March 1 and June 6 were in Brent, new figures reveal.

Central Middlesex hospital is back in business as it is now designated as “Covid protected”.

Two Northwick Park Hospital therapists have told of their experiences after they were redeployed from treating children to working in the mortuary department during the Covid-19 pandemic peak.

A Covid-19 testing site is opening in Harlesden for local residents worried they may have the virus.

Brent had the highest death leaps in the UK between the first 10 weeks of the year and these last 10 weeks, according to figures.

Brent remains the borough with the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the capital.

A coalition of faith leaders came together to donate 1,000 face masks to London’s food banks, including in Brent.

Northwick Park Hospital’s medical director has warned that people who delay getting treatment could be putting their long-term health at risk.

We will bring you the latest updates from north London and the response of the authorities to the coronavirus crisis.

Barbers, hairdressers, beauty salons, vape and mobile phone shops are the businesses most likely to be breaking covid rules.

A Kenton hospice has been gifted a £1,000 grant by a local charity to buy essential personal protection equipment (PPE).

A Northwick Park Hospital surgeon who survived coronavirus has given an insights into treating patients on the frontline.

Soldiers from the Grenadier Guards enjoyed a hearty thank you meal from Neasden Temple’s community in recognition of their work during coronavirus testing.

Cleaners and porters say they were left “embarrassed” and “sad” after they were turned away from a donation of shoes for staff at Northwick Park Hospital.

Obesity levels in Brent could be exacerbating the coronavirus pandemic, new research suggests.

Northwick Park Hospital is the first place in UK to use mobile kidney dialysis machines which is saving the lives of many Covid-19 patients.

The risk of dying a Covid-19 related death are more than twice as likely for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities as it is for white communities, a study reveals.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

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