Bale out! Workers dangle bale of hay from Millennium Bridge as they carry out urgent repairs – to make sure they are not breaking ancient by-law requiring workers to warn river traffic below

Bale out! Workers dangle bale of hay from Millennium Bridge as they carry out urgent repairs – to make sure they are not breaking ancient by-law requiring workers to warn river traffic below

It is an ancient by-law with uncertain origins.  But that did not stop workmen from sticking rigidly to it this week, as evidenced by the bale of hay that was pictured hanging... Read more »
East London urgent treatment centres out of special measures

East London urgent treatment centres out of special measures

The centres, at King George Hospital in Goodmayes, Queen’s Hospital in Romford, Harold Wood Polyclinic and Barking Hospital were all rated as ‘inadequate’ after inspections late last year. Two of the centres... Read more »
East London hospitals’ urgent treatment centre waits ‘getting worse’

East London hospitals’ urgent treatment centre waits ‘getting worse’

NHS England has set a target of 95 per cent of patients being admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours after arriving. But at the centres at King George Hospital in Goodmayes and... Read more »
London-based animal welfare charity raises awareness of dogs and cats needing to be rescued and urgent need for adopters and foster carers

London-based animal welfare charity raises awareness of dogs and cats needing to be rescued and urgent need for adopters and foster carers

A new experiential digital outdoor campaign will launch at Westfield London on Thursday 29th June to shine a light on London-based animal welfare charity Mayhew’s dogs and cats looking to find their... Read more »
Totally secures new south-east London urgent care contract

Totally secures new south-east London urgent care contract

(Sharecast News) – Healthcare service provider Totally has secured a new contract worth up to £66m, it announced on Monday, for the provision of two urgent treatment centres in the south east... Read more »
Urgent care patients facing five-hour ambulance waits in London

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 »
London Urgent Care Plan goes live

London Urgent Care Plan goes live

Image source: istock.com/Pcess609 The South West London Integrated Care Board has deployed the London Urgent Care Plan (UCP) application for shared care planning. It is based on the Better openEHR data platform... Read more »
Sadiq Khan requests ‘urgent’ meeting with Grant Shapps over TFL funding

Sadiq Khan requests ‘urgent’ meeting with Grant Shapps over TFL funding

Last week, the Government announced a short-term extension to the £200 million bailout provided to TfL in February, with negotiations over a longer-term deal reaching a stalemate. In a letter sent last... Read more »
Urgent search for ‘high risk’ boy, 6, missing from Waltham Forest

Urgent search for ‘high risk’ boy, 6, missing from Waltham Forest

Police are concerned for the welfare of a six-year-old boy who has gone missing from his home. Vlad, whose surname has not been revealed, lives in Waltham Forest in North East London.... Read more »
London news: Investigation underway after TRIPLE stabbing – urgent police appeal | UK | News

London news: Investigation underway after TRIPLE stabbing – urgent police appeal | UK | News

Officers were called at 4.45pm to a fight in Goldcrest Way, New Addington, located in Croydon. Three males aged 15, 16 and 18 were rushed to hospital with stab injuries. At this... Read more »