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Friday, January 11, 2019

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.

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NHS
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Following on from yesterday’s look back at the first six months of 2018, we continue our review of the year with a round-up of the biggest news stories from the last six months.

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Daniel Francis
Friday, December 28, 2018

Thousands of women in Bexley missed their last screening for breast cancer, NHS figures show.

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NHS
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

More than 100 children from Bromley were admitted to hospital with asthma in 2016-17, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

NHS bosses have reassured councillors that services will cope once a popular Belvedere doctors’ surgery closes next year.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Calls to close a stretched NHS facility and move it elsewhere in Erith have been backed by councillors.

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Mary
Monday, October 29, 2018

Care staff failed to act on a host of warning signals in the weeks and months before a psychiatric patient murdered a grandmother, an inquest has heard.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Plans to expand a hospital car park have been approved despite neighbours’ concerns.

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NHS
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Bexley’s NHS services will receive more than £900,000 of extra funding this winter to help alleviate growing pressures on our hospitals, the Department for Health announced yesterday (Wednesday, October 17).

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NHS
Thursday, October 4, 2018

NHS bosses have defended the decision to close a popular doctors’ surgery in Belvedere after a councillor aired serious concerns over the loss of facilities.

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NHS
Friday, September 28, 2018

A fraudster who stole tens of thousands of pounds from a Grenfell Tower victim fund and the NHS has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.

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Abbey Wood
Monday, September 17, 2018

The number of diabetic people having “devastating” toe, foot and limb amputations in Bexley has shot up since 2014, shocking figures reveal.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

A man from Bexley who received a life-saving combined kidney and pancreas transplant is calling for people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to donate.

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NHS
Thursday, August 30, 2018

More than 40pc of people undergoing psychological therapy in Bexley are waiting longer than three months between treatment appointments, according to NHS figures.

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NHS
Friday, August 24, 2018

A local football team are holding a special event day in Bexley, in aid of Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust Cancer Research.

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NHS
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A health trust will “take into account” concerns raised by an 800-strong petition calling for Erith Hospital’s appointment system to be retained.

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Teresa Pearce
Monday, June 25, 2018

The new chief executive of Dartford-based Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, which provides services in Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich, has been announced.

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NHS
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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James Brokenshire
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

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