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How to avoid norovirus this winter

22 December 2008
Health chiefs are advising people to be on the lookout for symptoms of norovirus and help efforts to keep the infection from spreading in hospitals, schools and other areas.

New chapel at Central Middlesex is dedicated

25 November 2008
Two bishops – an Anglican and a Roman Catholic – conducted a service of dedication of the new chapel at Central Middlesex Hospital on 21 November in the presence of Brent’s Mayor, Councillor Ralph Fox.

Local hospitals 'most improved' says Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2008

18 November 2008
The Trust is one of the ‘most improved’ in the country for reductions in death rates, according to Dr Foster’s Hospital Guide published this week.

Trust encourages correct use of antibiotics

17 November 2008
With the onset of winter, residents of Brent and Harrow are being reminded that antibiotics are not the solution for infections such as coughs, colds and sore throats

State-of-the-art theatre cuts recovery time for patients in half

13 November 2008
A new £500,000 state-of-the-art laparoscopy theatre at St Mark’s Hospital in Harrow offers not only less invasive surgery but also faster recovery times for patients.

Join our team - come along to our special recruitment day for nurses on 24 November

11 November 2008

Annual health check published

16 October 2008
Trust remains proud of its achievements following Healthcare Commission's annual health check and receives 12 out of 13 for assessments of its cleanliness and safety.

Dreams do come true…eight year old girl becomes a doctor for the day

30 September 2008
On 3 October, a little girl living with the life-limiting illness Cystic Fibrosis will have her wish to be a doctor granted, thanks to the Rays of Sunshine Children Charity, and doctors and nurses at Northwick Park Hospital.

Trust takes part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

24 September 2008
The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust took part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26 September to raise money for the national charity Macmillan Cancer Support.

Dame Kelly Holmes celebrates first birthday of children's accident and emergency unit

24 September 2008
Double-Gold Olympic medallist Dame Kelly Holmes visited Northwick Park Hospital on Thursday 25 September to help celebrate the first anniversary of its children’s Accident and Emergency (A&E) unit.

Independent report into maternity department published

16 September 2008
An independent expert panel, brought together to examine three maternal deaths in the maternity department at Northwick Park Hospital over one year, has found the incidents ‘were not the result of deficiencies of care’.

Healthy eating workshops for Ramadan

20 August 2008

State of the art theatre cuts recovery time for patients in half

07 August 2008

Trust sexual health expert urges chlamydia testing

24 July 2008

New birth centre opens at Northwick Park

08 July 2008

Celebrating 60 years of the NHS

01 July 2008
On Saturday 5th July, Mayor of Brent and Councillor Lurline Champagnie of Harrow Council will helping Chief Executive Fiona Wise to perform a ceremonial tree planting to mark the 60th anniversary of the NHS.

New Chairman appointed for the Trust

10 June 2008
Tony Caplin will be Chairman of the Trust from 1 July 2008.

Nurses return to Central Middlesex Hospital after 50 years

27 May 2008
Six nurses have been reunited at Central Middlesex Hospital 50 years after they first trained there together.

Young diabetes patient runs mini-marathon thanks to revolutionary new insulin pump

27 May 2008
A gutsy 12-year old diabetes patient has donned his running shoes to raise money for Northwick Park Hospital’s children’s ward by running London’s mini-marathon.

Macmillan president marks Northwick Park cancer centre's first year

23 May 2008
A local information and support centre for cancer patients and their carers has been visited by a national charity’s president, to mark its one-year anniversary.

Information for women coming to our maternity unit

16 April 2008

Patients now treated within 18 weeks

03 April 2008
We have hit targets to ensure that patients are treated within 18 weeks from the point they are referred from their GP.

PCT makes decision on Brent Birth Centre

07 March 2008
Brent Teaching Primary Care Trust has confirmed its support for the transfer of the Brent Birth Centre to Northwick Park Hospital following a three month consultation.

The Prince of Wales opens the new Central Middlesex Hospital

20 February 2008
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales formally opened the new Central Middlesex Hospital in Park Royal on Wednesday February 20 2008.

Submissions urged as Brent Birth Centre consultation draws to a close

16 January 2008
Local people are encouraged to have their say on proposals for the future of the Brent Birth Centre before the public consultation closes in several weeks’ time on February 8.

Christmas cheer on children’s wards

03 January 2008
X factor star Alisha Bennett and pop singer Kate Nash presented Christmas gifts to children on Rainbow Ward and Jack's Place as part of the Harrow Observer's annual toy appeal.