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Katie Waissel hands out Christmas presents at Northwick Park

23 December 2010

Volunteers help patients on road to recovery

22 December 2010

Choose well this winter

21 December 2010

Trust Non-executive Director re-appointed

20 December 2010
Non-executive Director Shelagh Szulc has been re-appointed to The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust for the next two years.

Hatch End High School children bring carols to hospital patients

14 December 2010

St. Mark’s groundbreaking diagnostic test in The Daily Telegraph

08 December 2010

Freemasons grant £100,000 for endoscopy research

08 December 2010

Northwick Park radio to hold festive fundraiser at Harrow-on-the-Hill station

07 December 2010

League of Friends funds extra hospital equipment for patients

02 December 2010

Survival rates amongst best in London

02 December 2010

Christmas ‘arty on kid’s ward

01 December 2010

Observer christmas toy appeal gets the thumbs up from children and staff

19 November 2010
The Observer newspapers Christmas toy appeal has been welcomed by patients and staff from Jack’s Place at Northwick Park Hospital.

Hospital Menopause Unit offers pioneering new treatments

12 November 2010

New collaboration to improve care for patients

21 October 2010
New collaboration to improve care for patients:Ealing Hospital NHS Trust and The North West London Hospitals Trust (which runs Central Middlesex and Northwick Park Hospitals) have announced plans for a clinical collaboration project.

Absolute Radio DJ teams up with Radio Northwick Park

06 October 2010

Changes to provide better and safer services for children to ‘go-live’ on 11 October

05 October 2010
Improvements to children’s health services in Brent and Harrow are being launched on Monday 11 October following a major public consultation.

‘Gutless’ kayaker crosses the finish line

01 October 2010
St Mark’s Hospital patient and keen kayaker Justin Hansen has crossed the finish line after his gruelling 250 mile canal marathon.

St Mark's in the headlines

28 September 2010

Justin takes on a 'gutless' canals marathon

03 September 2010
St Mark’s Hospital patient Justin Hansen will be joined by four friends next week on a marathon kayak trip on the country’s canal network from Manchester to London to raise money for the Harrow based hospital.

Stroke care ranked among top 25 per cent in the UK

20 August 2010
Stroke care at The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust has been ranked among the top 25 per cent in the UK.

Trust infection expert tackles India’s hospital superbugs

19 August 2010
A leading infection control expert at The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust is advising a project in India to reduce the number of hospital superbugs

Stroke unit saves lives

04 August 2010
Northwick Park Hospital’s new super stroke unit is now fully up and running having opened its remaining 20 beds. What’s more early figures reveal the unit is helping patients to make a faster recovery so they don’t need to stay in hospital for as long as they used to, and is giving more people access to life-saving clot busting drugs.

Infection rates published online

30 July 2010
We are now publishing our monthly infection rates on our website. The data shows there have been no cases of MRSA bacteraemia so far this year and only six cases of Clostridium difficile.

Sir Andrew Motion opens our new courtyard at Central Middlesex Hospital

02 July 2010
A courtyard garden that represents the action of the heart has been officially opened by former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion CBE at Central Middlesex Hospital.

Trust doctor’s breakthrough e-records system speeds up Chlamydia treatment

09 June 2010
A doctor from Central Middlesex Hospital has developed the UK’s first electronic patient record for GUM services - with remarkable results.

Come along to our baby show - Wednesday 23 June

21 May 2010
Ever heard the old adage “breast is best?” Well, research points to the fact that it’s true – both for both mother and baby.

St Mark's leads the way with new bowel cancer research

29 April 2010
St Mark's Hospital has made national headlines after research about a bowel cancer screening breakthrough made national news.

The Lion's share

27 April 2010
The London Kingsbury Lions Club visits the children’s ward at Northwick Park Hospital to deliver a cheque for £900.

Health visitor wins national award for breastfeeding work

26 April 2010
Alison Spiro, a Northwick Park Hospital health visitor, won the Julie Crawford Award for Breastfeeding Support for 2009

Central Middlesex doctor opens his own hospital in Dhaka

26 April 2010
A doctor from Central Middlesex Hospital has used his own money to set up a hospital in Bangladesh based on the innovative design of the hospital in Park Royal.

Breakthrough research on mortality rates makes headlines

02 April 2010
The introduction of checklists to improve mortality rates at our hospitals has hit the headlines following the publication of research in the British Medical Journal.

Stroke patient's speedy treatment

01 April 2010
Brian West, 73, from Pinner, was one of the first patients to be treated in the Trust’s new ‘hyper acute’ stroke centre at Northwick Park Hospital, opened following a capital-wide public consultation last year.

Our hospitals registered by Care Quality Commission

26 March 2010
Trust’s hospitals registered by Care Quality Commission without compliance conditions

A bright future for Central Middlesex Hospital

24 March 2010
We want to put the record straight regarding the future of Central Middlesex Hospital following recent negative publicity about its long-term future.

St Mark's Hospital fish oil study could find solution to bowel cancer

18 March 2010
A clinical study undertaken at St Mark’s Hospital, offers hope for thousands of patients at risk of developing an inherited form of bowel cancer.

Trust appoints new Director of Nursing

09 March 2010
Carole Flowers has been appointed to the post of Director of Nursing by The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust.

The North West London Hospitals appoints new Director of Operations

09 March 2010
Dena Marshall will be joining North West London Hospitals in May as its new Director of Operations.

Trust finalist in National Patient Safety awards

06 February 2010
The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust was in the final five in the clinical practice category in this year's National Patient Safety Awards

First Northwick Park patient to have prostate removed during day surgery

04 February 2010
Mike O'Brien of Pinner had never spent a night in hospital as an adult, and when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 61 he was not looking forward to what could be a lengthy and painful operation.

Radio Northwick Park receives five national award nominations

28 January 2010
Radio Northwick Park has received five nominations for the 2010 Hospital Broadcasting Association’s National Awards.

Trust nurses meet Gordon Brown

27 January 2010
Congratulations to two of our nurses - Public health midwife, Gloria Urhoma and Anaesthetic Sister, Concilia Ajuo – who met with Prime Minister Gordon Brown at No.10 Downing Street last Thursday.

Kieran Parmar joins Trust as Non-executive Director

25 January 2010
Mr Kieran Parmar has been selected to serve as a Non-executive Director of The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust for a four year term, from 1st January 2010 to 31st December 2013.

National award for Northwick Park cancer centre

15 January 2010
Northwick Park Hospital's Cancer Information and Support Centre has been awarded the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark

NHS consults on local services for children

11 January 2010
The Trust, along with NHS Brent and NHS Harrow, has launched a public consultation on proposals to improve children's hospital services.

Trust opens “snow school” crèche for children of staff

07 January 2010
A “snow school” has been set up temporarily for Trust staff whose children’s schools have been closed due to snow.