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Malachi Reid, from New Addington, is recovering from his life changing operation

New Addington boy undergoes life-changing operation in the USA

Croydon’s £21m A&E redevelopment plan has been approved by the NHS

Politicians react to Croydon's A&E news

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Croydon University Hospital's redeveloped A&E is set to open in spring 2017

Croydon's £21m A&E redevelopment plan approved by NHS

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Staff nurse Shasha introduces herself

Hospital owes new courtesy 'legacy' to terminally ill doctor

Woman dies while waiting more than an hour for an ambulance

Woman dies while waiting more than an hour for an ambulance

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Testicular cancer survivor John O'Shea with his children Katy and Eli

Testicular cancer survivor thanks hospital by taking part in Marsden March

Blind, paralysed multiple sclerosis sufferer has five hour wait for ambulance

Blind, paralysed multiple sclerosis sufferer has five hour wait for ambulance

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Rowan Griffen is waiting for surgeons at Croydon University Hospital to carry out a hernia operation

Patient has to hold in lower intestine while he endures six week wait for operation

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Health services in Croydon '£25m underfunded'

Health services in Croydon '£25m underfunded'

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Calls for Government to hold emergency summit over A&E crisis

Calls for Government to hold emergency summit over A&E crisis

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Croydon University Hospital  'internal major incident' due to A&E demand - declared over

Croydon University Hospital 'internal major incident' due to A&E demand - declared over

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The health bus will be parked in North End, South Norwood, Thornton Heath, New Addington and by East Croydon station

HIV testing bus touring Croydon to spread health message

Morgan Bishop, 4, has been in and out of hospital as he suffers with a number of allergies and a syndrome which makes his body swell

Boy with multiple allergies and syndrome which makes his body swell treated to Disney holiday

William Milne with his mother Sarah, awaiting a double re-transplant operation

Brave boy hoping to be first in UK to survive double transplant operation, but it could lead to his death

A man climbed onto the roof of the Langley Wing at Epsom Hospital yesterday afternoon

Man climbs onto roof of mental health wing at Epsom Hospital

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Stem cells from babies will be extracted at Croydon University Hospital

Stem cells to be extracted at Croydon hospital in an NHS first

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Matthew Hackney

Charity ball in memory of boy who died after severe allergic reaction

Balloons released during Epsom Mental Health Week last year

Health writer Dr Max Pemberton among diverse speakers at Epsom Mental Health Week

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A new community-based diabetes service will be launched in November

New community-based diabetes service to be launched in November

Dr Ravindra Sondhi will not face a second inquiry into his conduct

General Medical Council scraps second inquiry into conduct of doctor who sent racist messages

Melody Driscoll with her brothers Joshua, 2, and Adam, 11

Parents fighting to get daughter home from hospital, 10 months after operation

One of Dr Mike Robinson says more needs to be done in Croydon

Croydon facing 'complex' health challenges, top doc says

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SUTT YELL: Council says people should check on their neighbours and Muslims can consider breaking fast s heatwave hits

Council says people should check on their neighbours as heatwave hits

Controversy: hip replacements

Surgeons criticise 'postcode lottery' and points system for hip replacements

It's set to get very hot by Friday.

Heatwave alert issued as temperatures set to reach 29 degrees in London

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Dr Howard Freeman, left, with Eleanor Brown at the former Nelson Hospital

Health bosses promise to consult Mitcham residents about healthcare facility plan

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Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake with campaigners outside St Helier hospital

Public health meeting will not have political bias, organisers claim

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A patient receiving treatment at Headley Court, near Leatherhead, the UK's leading military rehabilitation centre

MP asks Health Secretary to keep Headley Court as medical centre

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GPs can phone through referrals to the ambulatory emergency care unit

A&E alternative at Croydon University Hospital is phone call away for seriously ill patients

Mr and Mrs Lutchman

Happy couple give 80 years of service to Sutton and Epsom hospitals

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Dr Andrew Sharpe fears The Ashley Centre surgery, in Epsom, may be forced to close

Thousands of patients may be left without GP surgery after new premises put up for sale

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Eleanor Brown, left, laying the final slab with Dr Howard Freeman.

New Mitcham health facility plan revealed as Nelson Hospital roof is completed

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Sutton Council wants more people to us community health services and leave St Helier for acute needs

Council calls on NHS to protect St Helier Hospital and improve community healthcare

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St George's Hospital in Tooting has temporarily closed a maternity theatre

Sewage leak in St George's Hospital maternity unit closes theatre

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Labour's Emily Brothers said there is a serious rift between doctors and Sutton politicians

Concerns raised over "serious rift" between Sutton Council and GPs

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Bess Harding, Stephanie Easen and Julian Eyears with the equipment

Innovative ultrasound equipment donated to Epsom Hospital

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Epsom and St Helier Hospital has had a contract with Mitie since June 1

Hospital cleaners threaten walkout after receiving no wages for a week

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Marion Louki is the new consultant midwife at Epsom and St Helier hospitals

New consultant midwife at Epsom and St Helier hospitals

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Follow doctor's advice and remove hazards

Wandsworth GPs advise on how to stop people falling over

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Springfield Hospital in Tooting

Springfield Hospital receives glowing CQC review

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The previous series was filmed at King's College Hospital

Channel 4 filming 24 Hours in A&E at St George's Hospital

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Racist doctor Ravi Sondhi

Racist message doctor is fit to practise, tribunal rules

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Mark Clenaghan (right), with CDSSL managing director Franco Toma

Sutton drug and alcohol services second best in the UK

Dr Howard Freeman

Doctors rally to support health boss after council leader calls for him to resign

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Photo by Amnon Shavit

Task force to fight female genital mutilation in Wandsworth

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Merton Council leader Stephen Alambritis

Merton health boss must resign over SW London cuts plan, demands council leader

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Some of the signs read: "What is we can't afford to nurse?"

Nurses protest outside St George's Hospital after Government refuses payrise

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The Royal Marsden Hospital

Leading Royal Marsden researchers reveal future of cancer treatment

Mental health issues disproportionately affect minority groups

Report: Black and minority groups suffer more from mental health due to deprivation

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St Helier Hospital

Half billion pound NHS cuts in southwest London branded 'unachievable'

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