The Independent London Newspaper
26th June 2017

Health

    Famous West Hampstead bridge club raises £8,000 for breast cancer campaign

    Charity bridge tournament – an event pioneered by Cheryl Stakol

    Published: 7 November, 2014
    By TRISTAN GROVE

    CHERYL Stakol, who helped raise more than half-a-million pounds for breast cancer research, has been remembered at a special event at the world-famous Acol Bridge Club.

    Hospital says it will sedate 'agitated' Ebola patients trying to leave isolation ward

    Ebola patients in the United Kingdom will be treated at the Royal Free

    Published: 5 November, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    ROYAL Free Hospital staff have reassured the public that a “very agitated” Ebola patient who tried to break out of a high-security ward would be “sedated” before being able

    Extra security patrols to stop patients smoking outside the Royal Free Hospital

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    The Royal Free Hospital

    Published: 5 November, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    SECURITY outside the Royal Free is ramped up as bosses step-up the fight against smoking patients. 

    Caretaker chief exec who said he would be gone by Christmas gets permanent job at Whittington

    Simon Pleydell is staying at the Whittington Hospital

    Published: 5 November, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    SIMON Pleydell has been appointed chief executive of the Whittington after months of insisting he would leave by Christmas. 

    North London NHS staff join demand for one percent pay rise

    Staff on strike at UCLH

    Staff on strike at UCLH

    Published: 17 October, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    NURSES, ambulance paramedics, therapists, cooks, cleaners, and midwives joined picket lines outside Camden’s three main hospitals on Monday.

    Ebola isolation ward at Royal Free Hospital could be expanded

    Ebola patients in the UK will be treated at a special isolation unit inside the

    Ebola patients in the UK will be treated at a special isolation unit inside the Hampstead hospital

    Published: 15 October, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    STAFF at the Royal Free have raised concerns after Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced that any Ebola patients treated in this country would be car

    Paddy’s cold bath prompts care review

    Adult social care chief and Labour councillor Pat Callaghan this week visited Paddy O’Halloran

    Published: 10 October, 2014
    by DAN CARRIER

    'All mental health beds full' warning

    Published: 30 September, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    THE loss of more than 100 beds for mental health patients in the past three years has left the service at capacity and reliant on private hospitals for emergency cover, according to NHS bosses.

    Royal Free nurse to stand against IDS at election

    Kathryn Anderson

    Published: 30 September, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A NURSE at the Royal Free Hospital has become so “despondent” with the government’s “horrendous attack on our NHS” that she will go head-to-head with Iain Duncan Smith

    Pears Foundation charity pledge £5 million for new medical research centre at Royal Free

    Pears Foundation charity pledge £5 million for new medical research centre at Ro

    How the new centre, to be named after the Pears Foundation, will look

    Published: September 30, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A HUGE medical research centre being built next to the Royal Free Hospital has received a massive £5million boost from a Hampstead-based charity.

    Job pressures force GP to quit surgery

    Dr Dunia Al-Naemi

    Published: 29 September, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A DOCTOR who has been forced to close a 100-year-old surgery has warned that the “NHS is falling apart”.

    Whittington Hospital plans to deliver 1,000 more babies a year with new £20 million maternity unit

    The Whittington Hospital could deliver 1,000 more babies a year

    Published: 10 September, 2014
    by TOM FOOT

    A THOUSAND more babies will be born in the Whittington Hospital each year when a new £20million maternity unit is built next year.

    Ebola patient leaves Royal Free Hospital after successful treatment

    Will Pooley was treated in an isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital

    Published: 3 September, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    THE British nurse William Pooley was discharged from the Royal Free Hospital today (Wednesday) after claiming victory in his 10 day battle with the deadly ebola virus. 

    Downton Abbey star Joanna David tells how she 'owes her life' to neurology hospital

    Clinical director of The National Hospital Professor John Duncan, actor and char

    Clinical director of The National Hospital Professor John Duncan, actor and charity supporter Simon de Deney who had brain surgery at the hospital, Theresa Dauncey, chief Executive of the charity, and chairman Christopher Sporborg CBE

    Published: 2 September, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    SHE is well known for her roles in television costume drama in a celebrated acting career spanning 30 years.

    Ebola virus sufferer is only the third patient to be treated at Royal Free's high-security isolation unit

    Dr Mike Jacobs at the Royal Free unit. ‘The next few days will be crucial,’ he said 

    Published: 27 August, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A BRITISH nurse being treated for the Ebola virus at the Royal Free is only the third patient to be cared for at the hospital’s high-security isolation unit in the last eight years.