Want to work at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital?

Once a year, the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, hosts an annual open day for members of the public interested in pursuing a career in the NHS.   The theme this year is ‘Recruitment’ there will be lots of activities to help attract people considering working in the...

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Le Cordon Blue announces winner of £35,000 scholarship

Kieron Murphy, a 29 year-old sales assistant from Leeds, has proudly taken home the Le Cordon Bleu London’s UK Scholarship Award 2016.   For winning the scholarship, Mr Murphy will receive a prize worth £35,000. He was reportedly so astonished by winning the competition that he could only utter a few...

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Pret a Manger opens “Little Veggie Pop-up”

National coffee chain, Pret a Manger, has surprised its customers by making one of its Soho locations: vegetarian only. For one month, the pop-up shop on Broadwick Street will celebrate vegetarianism as part of the ‘Not Just For Veggies’ campaign, which hopes to convince shoppers that you don’t need to...

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State of the Art NHS hubs now offering RBKC seven day GP care

As part of a new service commissioned by the NHS West London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), residents in Kensington, Chelsea, Queen’s Park, and Paddington can now access 7 days a week GP and nursing services.   The two new state of the art hubs, the Violet Melchett Clinic in Chelsea,...

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Now Google also has your medical records

A document discovered by New Scientist has revealed that Google-owned company DeepMind, specialising in Artificial Intelligence, has been given access to the last five years of healthcare data of up to 1.6 million patients by three London Hospitals run by the Royal Free Healthcare Trust Barnet, Chase Farm and the...

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High Street drinks hide staggering amounts of sugar

  The chart revealed that 98 percent of big High street chain stores are putting at risk the health of millions of Britons by carrying a ‘red’ label of excessive levels of sugar. The campaign group Action on Sugar surveyed 131 High street beverages for their sugar content and published...

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Healthcare professionals applaud the Wandsworth Care Coordination Centre as it celebrates first anniversary

A new centre aimed at improving care at home for people approaching the end of their life in Wandsworth celebrates its first anniversary this month as the professionals using it say it has already made a real difference to patients and their families. The Wandsworth Care Coordination Centre, based at...

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One in five don’t know the difference between being obese and being overweight

According to a new survey, published today, 21.9% of the public in North West London don’t know the difference between being obese and overweight. Conducted on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the survey reveals that two in ten believe there is no difference between being overweight and being...

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Osborne announces £4 billion to prop up frontline NHS services

The NHS is to receive an additional £4 billion next year to prop up frontline services, George Osborne will announce on Wednesday. The announcement will be made as a part of the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, and is being seen as an attempt to head off the growing financial crisis...

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HIV scientists launch 23 million euro project to develop vaccine

A new 23 million euro initiative to accelerate the search for an effective HIV vaccine begins today.   Financed by the European Commission, the European AIDS Vaccine Initiative (EAVI2020) brings together leading HIV researchers from public organisations and biotech companies from across Europe, Australia, Canada, and the USA in a...

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