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A pensioner with critical health problems was “bed blocked” for 11 days when he needed to be at a Hampstead dialysis unit – and, in a “catastrophic mix up”, nearly had a pacemaker fitted he didn’t need.

A mental health patient at the Whittington climbed onto the roof and fell through the window of a ward, injuring another patient’s family member.

A new technology making it easier for diabetics to monitor the glucose levels in their blood is now available to some sufferers in Islington.

A pioneering housing model founded on the belief that a home is a basic human right is being trialled by Islington Council.

A mother received the best Christmas gift possible with the end of an agonising six-year wait for her severely autistic son to be brought home from a mental health facility.

The Whittington Health NHS Trust is donating old computers to a charity that recycles them to help people who need low-cost access the technology.

A woman left infertile after bungled tests at the Whittington failed to spot that she had cervical cancer has been awarded the cost of having children by surrogate in the USA.

December’s key climate meeting in Poland (COP24) suggests our planet is at a survival crossroads, writes Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

Islington has more people treated under the mental health act than anywhere else in England, according to “shocking” new NHS stats.

A Clerkenwell estate was created with “a vision that council housing can be of the best possible quality” – and its design could provide a blueprint for building homes beyond the borrowing cap.

An innovative NHS project that hires people with first-hand experience of mental illness to support mental health patients across Islington has won a national award.

Islington’s health chief Janet Burgess put her best arm forward for an early flu jab this week – and she’s urging others to do the same.

A new guide will help professionals identify kids at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Working class people are “getting crushed by Universal Credit” and it’s fuelling mental health problems in Islington, claims a councillor.

Islington’s only walk-in health service could close when the contract runs out next year as chiefs “explore options” surrounding same-day appointments.

Social workers who witnessed abuse at Islington children’s homes will face no recriminations for speaking out, the council chief vowed at a tense meeting last night.

The step-mother of a Barnsbury man with mental health problems has again accused cops of failing to properly investigate her son’s death – but the coroner leading the inquest ruled his passing was “drugs related”.

More than 20,000 people in Islington are living with undiagnosed high blood pressure – and the council is urging everyone to get themselves checked.

A breast cancer survivor who turned serial fundraiser upon her recovery will shave her head live on stage midway through a concert for the Whittington Hospital’s Macmillan nurses.

Contractor Ryhurst is suing the Whittington Hospital over its decision to abandon a controversial regeneration deal.

A young woman with from Highbury is petitioning the health secretary to make her rare illness “a properly recognised condition” on the NHS.

The stillness of an early morning on the weekend – before the cars have begun to disturb the peace up the A1, but after the last freight trains have barged their way through the Dalston night; the last fox slinking behind the shed and the first gulls barking awake amid the chimneypots, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

What is there to write of when the sun has turned everything to crisp and dust? writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Camden and Islington’s mental health trust is consulting on plans to pool its inpatient beds at a new site at the Whittington Hospital.

A mental illness care team has been accused of “neglect” after a Finsbury mum was found dead in her flat.

More than 100 Gay Gooners, club staff and sponsors represented Arsenal at Pride in London 2018 at the weekend, as they marched with 30,000 other LGBT+ people and straight allies in the summer sunshine.

Today (Thu) is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS. It is one of the UK’s proudest achievements and, I am pleased to add, was made possible by a Labour government, writes Cllr Osh Gantly.

It is no small marvel that, in 2018, a local campaign group is able to score a major victory against a company so large it holds millions of pounds’ worth of public contracts.

The Whittington Hospital today confirmed it will abandon a regeneration agreement made with Ryhurst, whose parent company Rydon worked on Grenfell Tower before last June’s fire.

As part of their 70th anniversary celebrations the NHS are taking on the Royal Navy in a friendly hockey match at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Thursday, June 28.

The closure of Roman Way Medical Centre could be delayed.

More than 15 per cent of Islington Clinical Commissioning Group’s cancer patients waited at least two months to start treatment following GP referral, according to NHS figures.

Potentially life-saving breast cancer screening check-ups for women in Islington have been delayed due to a shortage of specialist mammographers to carry out the service.

Council officers recently announced a minimum 100 bike hangars a year will be installed for the next four years: the first 50 between now and autumn, the next cohort between autumn and March 2019, writes Meg Howarth, Ellington Street, Holloway.

Art created by service users at a Holloway mental health recovery centre is being showcased this week.

Thousands of patients at a Cally doctors are in limbo with the surgery set to close.

Mental health patients are sometimes forced to spend “days” in the Whittington’s A&E department waiting for a bed, a new report has revealed.

Jeremy Corbyn has criticised “disgusting” treatment of the Windrush generation – including a number of his Islington North constituents.

Frightened tenants in a south Islington estate say outdoor lighting failures are making it a “burglar’s paradise”.

Women working at the Whittington Hospital in Archway are earning an average 10.6 per cent less per hour than men, new figures have revealed.

New figures have highlighted the intense pressure the Whittington Hospital estate was under during winter.

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.

Islington’s gang unit has been singled out for praise by Scotland Yard after its work helped buck the trend of rising knife crime in London.

The Primrose Hill director who now runs The Bridge Theatre in Borough speaks at Jewish Book Week on March 11 at King’s Place abot book Balancing Acts

A distraught mother is still waiting for her severely autistic son to be moved from a mental health facility 70 miles away – 18 months after being told it was happening.

A former journalist who created a graphic novel drawing on his 20-year battle with psychosis has been praised by mental health professionals for breaking down stigma.

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.

Two-thirds of patients to use an innovative “A&E at home” service have avoided a hospital trip, figures from the first few months of operation reveal.

Every Monday morning Elizabeth Madrid kisses her husband Colin Jones goodbye not knowing if it will be the day she is locked up and sent for deportation.

A fundraiser has been launched to buy a new bike for a distraught midwife who had hers stolen outside a pub in Barnsbury.

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