The Independent London Newspaper
18th October 2017

Health

    Royal Free: 'No risk' to public over Ebola patient's treatment

    The Royal Free Hospital has the only high level isolation unit in the country

    Published: 26 August, 2014
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    The first British person to have been diagnosed with the Ebola virus is being treated at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead.

    UCLH opens specialist FGM clinic

    Dr Deborah Hodes

    Published: 22 August, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A CLINIC devoted to helping girls threatened by or suffering from female genital mutilation (FGM) has been set up in University College Hospital.

    Chocs away! Royal Free junks junk food

    An agreement to end the promotion of 'two for one'-style offers on junk food has been reached at the Royal Free Hospital

    Hospitals and firm link up to supply blood tests

    Robert Naylor

    Sir Robert Naylor: 'We have never been frightened about teaming up with the private sector when we know we can deliver savings for the NHS'

    Former mayor launches new hearing aid service in Chalk Farm

    ​Councillor Abdul Quadir (centre) at the launch of the service with ( left to ri

    Councillor Abdul Quadir (centre) at the launch of the service with ( left to right) Caroline Bartram of Camden Council, Cllr Pat Callaghan, Carol Elgy and Paul Breckel from Action of Hearing Loss charity

    Published: 1 August, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A COUNCILLOR, who wears a hearing aid, helped launch a new ser­vice in the Charlie Ratchford Re­source Centre.

    Patients get chance to ask about new digital records system

    Published: 1 August, 2014
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    THE next meeting of the Camden Patient and Public Engagement Group takes place at St Pancras Hospital on Monday August 11, at 2pm.
     

    Michael Marqusee: A warning from 'one grateful NHS patient'

    Writer and political campaigner Michael Marqusee

    Published: 9 July, 2014
    By PETER GRUNER

    IN a remarkable book, political activist and writer Mike Marqusee, who is suffering from cancer, makes an unusual appeal from “one grateful patient” to the hard-working NHS staff who ar

    London Medical Orchestra pulls strings for autism charity

    Violinist Rachel Dixon with members of the amateur London Medical Orchestra set

    Violinist Rachel Dixon with members of the amateur London Medical Orchestra set up by refugee doctors

    Published: June 18, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    THE London Medical Orchestra’s 60th anniversary classical concert is raising funds for the National Autistic Society (NAS) this year at the request of one of its violinists. 

    UCLH bring back Neil Griffiths as deputy chief executive

    Neil Griffiths is back at UCLH

    Published: 18 June, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    WELCOME back Neil Griffiths, who has returned to University College London Hospitals following a six-year break at the government healthcare consultancy firm McKinsey & Co.

    GP consortium heralded as 'trailblazing'

    The team at Haverstock Healthcare

    Published: 4 June, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A CONSORTIUM of Camden GPs has been described as “trailblazing” by judges at an industry awards event.

    Hospital chief earned thousands working for Euro MP wife

    Whittington Hospital chief executive Steve Hitchins: 'I was the best person for the job'

    Irish President Michael D Higgins visits Euston hospital

    Irish President Michael D Higgins with Irish staff at UCLH

    Irish President Michael D Higgins with Irish staff at UCLH

    Published: 10 April, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    THE President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, visited University College Hospital yesterday (Wednesday) to pay tribute to Irish NHS workers.

    Whittington Hospital medical director follows chief executive out exit door

    Martin Kuper having his flu jab at the Whittington Hospital

    Published: 8 April, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    THE Whittington Hospital has been left with “significant leadership challenges” after its medical director followed the chief executive out of the door this week.

    Carers plead with Town Hall to halt closure of West Hampstead day centre

    New Shoots demonstrators protest against its closure in 2012

    Published: 3 March, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    CARERS of adults with severe learning difficulties are calling on the council to scrap plans to close a day centre.