Health

Harrow Leisure Centre to reopen following lockdown restrictions being eased

Local leisure centres in Harrow are set to reopen after being given the green light by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.  Harrow Leisure Centre and Bannister Outdoor Sports Centre managed by sports and leisure operator Everyone Active in partnership with Harrow Council, will reopen their doors on Wednesday 2 December following a month’s closure due to the […]
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University of Cambridge and St Luke’s Hospice team up to create fellowship to improve end-of-life care

University of Cambridge and St Luke’s Hospice (Harrow and Brent) create the first ever fully Hospice-funded PhD Fellowship to improve end-of-life care in care homes. St Luke’s Hospice (Harrow and Brent) and the Palliative & End of Life Care Group at the University of Cambridge have appointed Susannah Browne as St Luke’s Hospice PhD Fellow […]
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Harrow Council leader issues message to residents as covid-19 cases continue to rise

Harrow Council Leader Graham Henson has posted a message to residents as covid-19 cases continue to rise in the borough. England is in the middle of a second national lockdown which will last until at least December 2. Over 54,000 people have died with the virus in the UK. There has been 463 new confirmed cases of […]
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Northwick Park Hospital’s security guard with the gentle touch

Azar means ‘fire’ in Persian but Azar Khalili prefers the gentle touch when faced with confrontational situations as Northwick Park’s only female security expert. “I’m strong but always prefer to reason with people. It usually works although it’s difficult when someone has drunk too much.” The team constantly patrol the 14.3 acre site which includes […]
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Pavement widening measures updated in selected parts of Harrow

A scheme, which has seen pedestrian areas widened in a number of areas, will be updated to reflect the council’s latest review which includes the current business and residential support needs. Harrow Council has kept the schemes under ongoing review and have reacted to changing circumstances by adjusting the schemes where necessary The Pedestrian StreetSpace […]
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Five parks in Harrow honoured with Green Flag Awards

Five parks in Harrow have been honoured with Green Flag Awards marking them out as among the best green and open spaces in the country.   Canons Park, Harrow Recreation Ground, Roxeth Recreation Ground, Pinner Memorial Park and Kenton Recreation Ground were all awarded the accolade recently.   The Green Flag Award scheme is the […]
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School presents ‘thank you’ book to Northwick Park Hospital

Pupils from St Anselms Catholic Primary School in Harrow showed their appreciation for Northwick Park Hospital by presenting a book of thanks to trust chief executive Chris Bown.   Year Six teacher Gina Brown handed over the book which contained personal messages from more than 400 pupils many of who have parents who work at […]
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Northwick Park Hospital celebrates its 50th birthday

Northwick Park Hospital celebrates its 50th birthday this Friday after being opened by the Queen in 1970. The anniversary comes in an extraordinary year when Northwick Park was at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 during the first wave of the pandemic.   It attracted huge media attention highlighting the work of both clinical and […]
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Northwick Park and Ealing Hospital staff recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Three London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust consultants have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their outstanding work during the first wave of the pandemic. Ganesh Suntharalingam, who worked in intensive care as part of a team looking after the most critically ill patients at Northwick Park and is also the President of […]
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Police and councils to enforce Covid-19 regulations

The Met police will continue to work with local authorities to help enforce COVID-19 legislation they have announced today (7 October). The Metropolitan Police and London boroughs have signed up to a partnership agreement to assist in the enforcement of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No.2) (England) Regulations 2020 and amendments. Police officers will be […]
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