Wood Street news
A pensioner who was misdiagnosed at Whipps Cross Hospital was killed by unnecessary surgery, an inquest has ruled.
A mum has been awarded £15,000 compensation after a botched tooth removal at Whipps Cross Hospital left her with permanent nerve damage.
A healthcare watchdog has issued another damning report into Whipps Cross Hospital after inspectors saw dying patients left in “visible pain”.
Halloween may be over for another year but author Nathan Toulane, who grew up in Highams Park, is keeping the ghostly theme alive in his new horror and thriller novel, Tabitha Bates set in Chingford and Stratford.
Campaigners say plans to reduce the number of GPs in East London could put both patients and the future of Whipps Cross Hospital at risk.
Patients are being asked to help shape the services provided at Whipps Cross Hospital in future.
The Highams Park Festival is showcasing an array of exhibitions and events curated by a range of artists across the area this week.
Staff at Whipps Cross Hospital will stage an afternoon of family fun when they host an open day next month.
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Two new, state-of-the-art operating theatres have opened at Whipps Cross Hospital, after a £5 million renovation project.
Striking cleaners and their supporters protested outside the 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district last night, Wednesday.
Workers at 100 Wood Street in the City of London won a significant victory yesterday, Wednesday, as Thames Cleaning backed down and offered them the London Living Wage of ?9.20 an hour.
Children staying on Acorn Ward at Whipps Cross Hospital have been given a new garden to enjoy, after a £25,000, charity-funded project.
PEOPLE enjoyed some fun in the sun with live music, food and games keeping the crowds entertained at Highams Park Day.
An innovative new breast cancer unit, which aims to provide patients with faster diagnosis, has launched at Whipps Cross Hospital.
Workers At 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district are on all-out strike.
A car smashed into a building at Whipps Cross Hospital, knocking down a wall at one of the health centre’s units.
A coroner has warned a lack of neurologists at Whipps Cross Hosptial could lead to future deaths...
Whipps Cross Hospital is introducing a new scheme to help patients with dementia record their preferences, in a bid to improve their hospital experience.
Whipps Cross Hospital has been awarded almost £500,000 to improve its services for patients with dementia.
Police have issued an appeal to find a missing woman who was last seen at a hospital.
John Cryer has announced a public meeting on the NHS after talks with Whipps Cross junior doctors on strike.
Striking junior doctors at Whipps Cross Hospital are marching from picket lines to spread their message to the general public.
The Women’s Institute (WI) is lending its quilting skills to raise money for a premature baby unit at Whipps Cross Hospital.
Jim Wright, of Richmond Avenue, Highams Park, is one of only four who have finished the Swimathon every year since it was founded.
Columnist LOUISA LEAMAN pays tribute to the everyday heroes who helped deliver her baby at Whipps Cross Hospital...
Junior doctors are striking for the second time this year today (February 10) in a row over changes to their contracts.
Billy Caney, of Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, was given best overall performer by his construction apprenticeship training agency K10.
Housing workers have donned their novelty knitwear to raise money for families in poverty this Christmas.
Joy Hewer was stabbed and sexually assaulted in her flat in Wood Street, Walthamstow, in October 17, 1995.
WHIPPS CROSS HOSPITAL has apologised for multiple failings in the care of a popular retired postman who died in the A&E department.
Hyperlocal & blogs
MINI HOLLAND Healthy Streets Campaign to reopen our streets Sadiq backs MH Lea Bridge Road update Markhouse Village work is underway despite the web site denying it!! Markhouse Village Forest Road Highams Park...
Wood Street First is putting in place some amazing plans to continue our events, projects and community work in 2017.
First reported on Mon 3 October 2016, We still have a rusting bench and part of a litter bin at the end of Beech Hall Road near Hale End Road bus stop.
First reported in 2016.
May the Wood Street First Committee wish, all of the people who have subscribed to our site, a very Happy New Year hopefully an enjoyable prosperous one.
Needed to stretch the legs for the first time post-Yuletide sloth and gluttony.
A large number of plastic bags cotaining Christmas rubbish and furniture/toys dumped by bus stop on Hale End Road (near to Wadham Bridge Roundabout).
Sorry folks but we have totally sold out of tickets and this means there will DEFINITELY BE NO TICKETS available on the door.
Sorry but tickets are no longer available to be purchased online for our Christmas Party Event that is being held at Walthamstow Cricket, Tennis Squash Club this Saturday, 17th December 2016.
GOING, GOING GONE!!!! Just to let you know that tickets for our great family Christmas Party at Walthamstow Cricket Club on Saturday 17th December you will not be able to be purchased on-line from 5pm tomorrow (14/12).
Now that our Festive Fayre we only have 7 days to wait till we can party.
Our Winter event is on tomorrow, Saturday 10th December , at Our Lady St George Primary School, E17 Fun for all the Family From 12pm to 4pm with a Santa’s Grotto / Magician / Live Music / Side Stalls / Inflatable slide / Santa’s Workshop...
Hi all, just to say only 6 sleeps left till Santa will pay a visit to our Winter Festive Fayre on Saturday 10th December at Our Lady St George’s Primary School (Upper Site) E17 3EA.
Hi all, just a quick reminder that our Winter Festive Fayre will be on Saturday 10th December at Our Lady St George’s Primary School (Upper Site).
MINI HOLLAND Here are some updates on construction work which is in progress: Lea Bridge Road Wood Street junction: Works starting January 2017 to Spring 2017 We are starting some minor works in early January at the Wood Street junction with Lea ...
4 used syringes seen on Buck Walk near Wood Street end.
Significant Seams is proud to announce Wood St (where we are based) as the winner of the Great Street Award at The URBANISM AWARDS 2017.
MINI HOLLAND Village residents the MH winners Church Hill residents the losers At last a safe crossing in Shernhall Street How to create gridlock - close Shernhall Street and have emergency water works in Wood Street at the same time! The ...
Fancy a Party for all the family, well look no further ! Please click on the link for more information to apply for tickets Christmas Party 2016...
Wood Street First are so pleased to announce – that at the Academy of Urbanism Awards last night (Wednesday 16th November 2016), WOOD STREET E17 took the “GREAT STREET AWARD” .
Rusting bench and remains of litter bin by bus stop end of Beech Hall Road/ and Hale End Road.
Clothes and beer cans dumped next to clothes bin.Obviously couldn@t be bothered to open it! Now pouffe added., 2nd NovemberFixMyStreet: Waltham Forest Council 2 Nov
Flytipping next to clotheas bank Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 226 Wood Street, E17 Report on FixMyStreet...
We are organising a CHRISTMAS PARTY for all the family in conjunction with Walthamstow Cricket, Tennis Squash Club on Saturday 17th December Near Wood Street Railway Station Ticket prices will be just £4 per adult (accompanied children Free) in ...
FESTIVE FAYRE Save the Date Saturday 10th December at Our Lady St George Primary School Shernhall Street, Walthamstow, E17 3EA.
Whipps Cross hospital - another set of plans...
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