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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Almost one in four of Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group’s cancer patients waited at least two months to start treatment following referral by their GP.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

James Brokenshire, MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup, has been appointed as secretary of state for housing, communities and local government three months after receiving life-saving treatment for his lung cancer.

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James Brokenshire
Monday, April 23, 2018

Law firm Irwin Mitchell has recently submitted legal documents to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, seeking an explanation into the death of a pensioner from Sidcup who was sent home from hospital and died three days later.

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Jeremy Hunt
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Old Bexley and Sidcup MP James Brokenshire has called for a more “radical” approach to dealing with cancer, just weeks after having a tumour removed from his lung.

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James Brokenshire
Monday, April 16, 2018

Spraying will start later this month after oak processionary moths were found on trees in several of Bexley’s parks and open spaces.

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NHS
Friday, April 13, 2018

A digital innovation which could change the face of patient appointments and increase efficiency of NHS time and resources is currently being trialled in Bexley, in what is being seen as an historic development.

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NHS
Friday, March 23, 2018

A team made up of Bexley respresentatives are attempting to tackle the public health issue of loneliness and isolation in older people, through a project they successfully applied for.

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Outstanding work and achievements were celebrated across the borough and surrounding areas at the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust’s annual awards last week (Wednesday, March 14), with many titles awarded to services across Bexley and Bromley.

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NHS
Monday, March 19, 2018

A Bexley grandmother has reached an incredible fundraising milestone of 100,000 in support of Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF), after her granddaughter died from the disease.

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NHS

Bexley Council is drawing plans to tackle obesity in children within the borough, after a new study revealed that almost 40pc of the borough’s Year 6 children are overweight or obese.

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NHS
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

An annual apprenticeship information event attracted more than 800 young people and their families on Monday (March 12).

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John Fuller
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Bexley charities held a conference last week, exploring the myths of modern slavery in an effort to raise awareness of responsibility.

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European Union
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Councillors in Bexley are urging local people to have their say on NHS proposals that will affect the stroke services provided at Darent Valley Hospital.

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NHS
Monday, January 15, 2018

Construction giant Carillion has said it has “no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect” after talks failed to find another way to deal with the company’s debts.

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Mick Cash
Monday, January 1, 2018

Looking back at the stories in Bexley over the past 12 months.

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Brian Smart
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Residents are urged to take caution in light of the Met Office’s level two cold weather alert for the Kent region.

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Met Office
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The hospital first opened to provide pioneering plastic surgery on First World War veterans

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James Brokenshire
Monday, September 11, 2017

The plan comes as part of a London-wide campaign

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NHS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

There are more than 30,000 smokers in the borough

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The hospital treated more than 5,000 First World War casualties

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Mary
Thursday, August 17, 2017

The trust has failed to improve on its previous inspection three years ago

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NHS
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of mental health care services across the boroughs

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Jeremy Hunt
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust is now rated ‘good’ overall for its mental health care

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, July 6, 2017

FGM has no medical benefit and is often carried out without anaesthetic

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NHS
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

It was created by Bexley’s Learning Disability Partnership Board

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