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18th October 2017

Health

    EastEnders actress Tameka Empson opens maternity ward at Whittington Hospital

    Tameka cuts the ribbon

    Tameka cuts the ribbon

    Published: 2 October, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    EASTENDERS actress Tameka Empson opened a maternity ward at the Whittington on Wednesday – a year after her own baby was born in the hospital. 

    Wendy Wallace to leave role as head of Camden's mental health trust

    Wendy Wallace to leave role as head of Camden's mental health trust

    Wendy Wallace - the chief executive joined the NHS in 1979

    Published: 29 September, 2015
    by TOM FOOT

    Departing hospital chief executive warns of 'labyrinthine bureaucracy' in job

    Departing hospital chief executive warns of 'labyrinthine bureaucracy' in job

    Sir Robert Naylor has been in charge of UCLH for 15 years

    Published: 4 September, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    SIR Robert Naylor is stepping down as chief executive of  University College London Hospitals, warning that the job has got more difficult due to “labyrinthine” bureaucracy.

    Ebola survivor Will Pooley returns to Royal Free to work in A&E

    Will Pooley is back at the Royal Free and working in the A&E

    Published: 4 September, 2015
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    WILL Pooley, the healthcare worker who was airlifted back to the United Kingdom after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone, has begun work at the Royal Free, the hospital where he 

    Sir Robert Naylor warns hospital chiefs face "labyrinthine" bureaucracy as he steps down as UCLH chief executive

    Sir Robert Naylor warns hospital chiefs face "labyrinthine" bureaucracy as he st

    Sir Robert Naylor

    Published: 1 September, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    SIR Robert Naylor is stepping down as chief executive of  University College London Hospital, warning that the job has got more difficult due to "labyrinthine" bureaucracy.

    Distance runner Lou Myers takes cancer in his stride

    Lou Myers

    Lou Myers goes to Armoury gym every day

    Published: 24 August, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    VARIETY has been the spice of life for Lou Myers who joined the army aged 14 and went on to become an actor, dancer, butler and merchant seaman.

    Nursing college warns Camden will be among biggest losers as health cuts hit

    The Royal College of Nursing warned that Camden will be among the worst hit after George Osborne announced £200m of public health cuts across England 

    Pubiished: 14 August, 2015
    By TOM FOOT 

    THE Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned that Camden and Islington are to be the biggest losers when millions are wiped off the councils’ health budgets in January.

    Legal threat to Royal Free’s £42million research centre

    An artist’s impression of the Pears building

    An artist’s impression of the Pears building

    Published: 6 August, 2015
    by TOM FOOT

    GPs' bid to control funds after surgeries axe chaos

    Camden's CCG is to become a joint "commisioner" for primary care, alongside NHS England  

    Published: 4 August, 2015 
    By TOM FOOT 

    A GROUP of doctors already in charge of hundreds of millions of pounds of NHS cash in Camden want to take control of funding their own GP surgeries for the first time. 

    '#ImInWorkJeremy' Hunt Royal Free visit after weekend work backlash

    Jeremy Hunt at the Royal Free Hospital 

    Published: 3 August, 2015
    By TOM FOOT 

    JEREMY Hunt visited the Royal Free Hospital’s ebola unit this week, as he came under fire from NHS staff through social media.

    McDonald's objects to Camden plan to limit takeaways near schools

    McDonald's 'Hamburger University' in north London Pic Martin Addison

    Published: 27 July, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    GLOBAL fast-food giant McDonald’s has objected to a proposed policy to ban hot-food takeaways from opening near schools.

    Historic NHS buildings to be sold

    Published: 21 July, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    TWO historic hospital buildings are to be sold off with services switched to a new University College Hospital facility. 

    Short films made with the BFI examine teenagers’ experiences of depression

    Stills from the two films made by youngsters and parents

    Stills from the two films made by youngsters and parents in collaboration with the Anna Freud Centre in Hampstead and the BFI

    Stills from the two films made by youngsters and parents

    Published: 17 July, 2015
    by TOM FOOT

    Two hundred paramedics from Australia and New Zealand recruited to fill London shortage

    Two hundred paramedics from Australia and New Zealand recruited to fill London s

    Pic: Sv1ambo

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    TWO-hundred paramedics are being flown in from Australia and New Zealand in a bid to solve a staffing crisis in the London Ambulance Service (LAS).