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Hospice bosses in Kenton have launched a campaign to stop the redevelopment of a neighbouring building they say will force them to close vital beds.

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

Brent North MP Barry Gardiner scolded divisive Remain and Leave campaigners in a speech before Tuesday’s “meaningful vote”.

A Kenton hospice that relies on public donations has seen its caseload soar after two nearby centres offering end of life care closed “temporarily”.

The International Diabetes Summit was recently held at parliament and we are all familiar with some of the frightening numbers around diabetes: more people than ever have diabetes and are at risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Two health professionals serving north west London – including the founder of a national clinic for gambling addicts – have been recognised in the New Year Honours List 2019.

Front line NHS staff and members of emergency services have free entry to a Sudbury sports centre until the New Year.

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.

I was recently in North Kensington, just over Brent’s boundary, with the Grenfell Health & Wellbeing Service; I am lead governor at Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust, which runs it, and saw it close up.

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

The family of an 85-year-old woman who died when a feeding tube was inserted into her lung instead of her stomach at Northwick Park Hospital are suing health chiefs.

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.

The Sickle Cell Society has started a fundraising campaign for the family of Wembley campaigner Simonne Kerr, who was stabbed to death last week.

More of Wembley Stadium’s iconic arch is set to disappear from view after council chiefs agreed changes to surrounding developments.

An ex-soldier will go on trial in the new year accused of murdering his girlfriend, who performed on Britain’s Got Talent in an NHS choir.

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.

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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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