A&E crisis: London ambulances will only wait 45 minutes before leaving patients in…

3 January 2023, 14:47 | Updated: 3 January 2023, 15:19 Patients will be left in corridors after 45 minutes. Picture: Alamy London ambulances will only wait 45 minutes before leaving patients in... Read more »

New mental health facility opens to patients in South West London

A new mental health facility has opened to patients in South West London that will feature the largest arts project in NHS history. The Trinity building at Springfield hospital will be home... Read more »

Urgent care patients facing five-hour ambulance waits in London

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive analysis on the week in health Get our free Health Check email Patients needing urgent ambulances in London faced five-hour waits... Read more »

Mental health patients ‘waiting days’ in east London A&Es

An east London NHS trust boss has admitted some mental health patients are waiting days in its emergency departments. Matthew Trainer, chief executive of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT),... Read more »

Patients with Covid still rising across east London hospitals

Here’s our weekly update on the number of patients with Covid-19 across the two NHS trusts that run hospitals in east London. There were a total of 210 patients with laboratory-confirmed Covid... Read more »

Is the number of Covid patients rising again at east London hospitals?

Here is our weekly round-up of confirmed Covid patient numbers and admissions at east London hospitals. We looked at the latest government data – up to Tuesday, June 14 – for the... Read more »

Babylon GP at Hand to quit Birmingham, affecting 5k patients

Babylon’s NHS arm GP at Hand will pull out of Birmingham at the end of next month, with 5,000 patients told they need to register elsewhere. The financially-challenged digital-first GP provider (see... Read more »

London scientists find cancer tumours in terminally ill patients are eradicated by herpes virus

A genetically-engineered herpes virus is the new hope to beat cancer after scientists found tumours in terminally ill patients were eradicated or shrunk using the groundbreaking new therapy.  An early trial at the Institute... Read more »

Grim footage of stroke patient’s horror stay… in an NHS hospital!

Left to sleep in her own faeces in a RAT-infested room: Grim footage of stroke patient’s horror stay… in an NHS hospital! Footage shows filthy floors allegedly covered in rat droppings at... Read more »

7 new community diagnostic centres to offer more patients life-saving checks

7 new community diagnostic centres will open to provide quicker diagnoses to patients –  a step forward in the government’s plan to roll out 160 by 2025 More than 1.7 million tests,... Read more »