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A Finsbury Park care home is hosting a free event for families and professionals caring for people living with dementia on today (Thurs).

A Holloway care centre still has made some progress since its last inspection but still “requires improvement”, according to a report published last month.

A provider for vulnerable young people has pocketed more than £1m from councils including Islington despite running an unregulated facility for at least seven years.

A carer in her 60s is fighting for her life after suffering serious head injuries at a property in Holloway’s Ringcross Estate.

Haringey’s new council has hit the brakes on the controversial closure of Stroud Green’s Osborne Grove nursing home.

A report has criticised “intrusive” staff at a Cally care home.

TfL says it received 2,823 responses to the survey it carried out in 2016 about the proposed plans to pedestrianise the west side of Highbury Corner, writes Tim Sayer MBE, Battledean Road, Islington.

A Holloway charity for people with learning disabilities has been praised in its latest inspection report.

As James Morris points out in his Gazette article , it will be a close thing between the Labour party and the Green party in at least one ward in May’s local elections, writes Ivor Kenna, chair, England branch, Celtic League, Compton Street, London.

Islington Green Party felt and still feels that the council was wrong to convert half the Sobell Centre’s magnificent sports hall into a trampoline park, writes Andrew Myer, Islington Green Party.

We are a group of Islington council workers and residents calling on Islington Council to immediately freeze any new investments in fossil fuels, write 25 Islington Council workers and nine members of the public in an open letter to the chair and deputy chairman of the Islington pension fund sub-committee.

A Cally doctors has been placed into special measures by the health and care watchdog.

Council chiefs ignored campaigners’ pleas and decided to shut a care home after finding residents there hadn’t been bathed in months.

The Gazette has exposed a number of care home horror shows in Islington this year. So it’s a refreshing change to report on a home which is performing “outstandingly” well.

The Gazette is taking part in a campaign to raise awareness about the need for more professional carers in London. James Morris and Ellena Cruse explain the issues and chat to Islington’s health chief Cllr Janet Burgess about why the job is so worthwhile.

A proposal to close a Finsbury Park nursing home could end up killing residents, a meeting has been told.

Two carers meant to be looking after a terminally ill Cally man forged each other’s signatures so they could bunk off work, it has been claimed.

A Finsbury Park care home where staff didn’t know how to run a bath is to close after a damning inspection report.

A watchdog has taken action against a Holloway care home after reports of elderly people stuck in their rooms and not getting their medicine.

Staff at a Holloway care home were forced to clean a resident with washing up liquid because of the management’s obsession with cutting costs, a damning new report has claimed.

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