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Friday, June 21, 2019

Hundreds of rheumatology patients are campaigning for yoga therapy to be part of their treatment at Central Middlesex Hospital.

A disabled couple who were safely moved following a brutal attack at their Wembley hostel are now battling with their housing association which says they can't keep their pet dog.

A Willesden Green mum has been nominated for an international photography award for her hard-hitting self harm pictures.

A Dollis Hill dad is inviting people to come and rock the night away at his charity gig in aid of dementia sufferers.

Ollie Rayner is hoping his decision to join Kent on long-term loan will spark the start to the latest chapter of a county career that already spans 14 seasons.

Good weather allowed dementia sufferers and their carers enjoy a charity's first al fresco picnic in Wembley.

A Kilburn nurse is more than half way through a 30-day exercise challenge to raise funds into bowel cancer research.

A family from Wembley has joined a campaign to end the "national scandal" of detaining people with autism and learning disabilities under the Mental Health Act.

A mum of two smashed a 10km fundraising run for a primary school in Queen's Park despite undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

A pensioner who was unable to eat solids for two years has thanked her Northwick Park surgeon for giving her back the ability to enjoy her favourite foods.

Nursery children in Kensal Green have been learning how to properly clean their teeth to stop decay taking root.

More than 5,500 patients at a walk-in medical centre in Cricklewood face the closure of their GP surgery.

A charity that helps people in times of crisis held an art exhibition at Kilburn Library to raise awareness of mental health issues.

A youth charity in Brondesbury is appealing for bicycle riders to take part in a summer fundraising drive.

"Carry a ball not a blade" was the message at a children's sports tournament in Brent which saw teams shine.

A charity is to raise awareness for mental health by holding an art exhibition at Kilburn Library.

Construction worker Paul Byrne broke 11 bones when he fell to earth and almost died but has found a new life as a midwife at Northwick Park Hospital.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

Four cases of measles at a Queen's Park School have worried parents as figures reveal another eight children in Brent may be infected.

A struggling care home that has operated in Harlesden for 20 years will close at the end of the month.

People from four doctor's surgeries filled a church in Queen's Park to understand major changes to how GPs will operate across all of Brent later this year.

He offers a free running club in Wembley Park but now Rey Smart is lacing up to run the London marathon in support of vulnerable children.

Elderly and infirm patients risk slipping and "breaking their necks" on metal sheeting covering the road to a Cricklewood health centre, says locals.

An autistic woman with severe learning disabilities contracted HIV after being raped in her Brent-commissioned care home, a shocking report has revealed.

Health chiefs across North West London are encouraging people to feel happier and healthier by making a #MyJanuary pledge.

A dying man's wish to spend time beside the seaside was fulfilled - by the intensive care team at Northwick Park Hospital.

The brother of a troubled man who jumped in front of a train in Neasden has slammed a mental health unit for discharging him with no warning.

A man has been taken to hospital after jumping off a bridge onto the North Circular carriageway.

The MP for Brent Central is warning constituents about potential GP practice closures in the borough over the five years.

Festive fitness challenges are on the cards at a Sudbury sports centre..

A mother has accused a karate club in Neasden of discrimination for not accepting her two children, who have autism.

A Cricklewood charity has teamed up with a football club to launch an initiative so that people who dread Christmas don't feel so isolated.

The family of a Dollis Hill businessman toppled by a brain injury have spent more than a year raising £76,000 for the hospital that saved his life.

A Willesden Green mum whose daughter battled self-harm has spoken about the hard-hitting photo exhibition she produced to raise awareness of the problem.

People are invited to Gladstone Park to run or walk while raising awareness of mental health - and boosting their own mood.

Oral sex with women is likely the cause of a rise in head and neck cancer among men in Brent, according to a Northwick Park surgeon.

A garden specifically for people with dementia has opened in Kilburn - the first of its kind in Brent.

Families in Brent are being urged to talk about organ donation as figures show 18 people died waiting for a transplant in the last five years.

Health chiefs have set up the country's first hospital-led ECG training courses for nurses in an attempt to ease the strain on consultants.

A Kensal Rise breast cancer survivor who turned serial fundraiser upon her recovery will shave her head live on stage midway through a concert for the Macmillan nurses who helped her.

Northwick Park requires improvement, the care watchdog has said, with its maternity unit "inadequate" and minority staff feeling discriminated against.

A new breed of employee is helping ease the strain on overstretched nurses and doctors at Northwick Park Hospital.

A "bubbly and much loved" cleaner at Bannatyne's Maida Vale health club died from a heart attack linked to alcohol and cocaine use, a jury has determined.

A hospital porter from Wembley who fought for years as a champion wrestler had no inkling he was grappling with a potentially fatal hole in his heart.

A man with a conviction for sexual assault has absconded from a mental health facility in Park Royal.

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A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.

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