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Friday, June 19, 2015

The competition is on to find the tastiest and healthiest recipes in Haringey for a new cook book.

Haringey charity vying for top award

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Haringey-based alcohol action charity, HAGA, is a finalist in the prestigious national ‘Tech4Good’ awards 2015.

Cabinet member for health and wellbeing Peter Morton explains why changes to adult social care being proposed

Haringey Council is proposing to radically overhaul its adult social care, in a move towards early intervention.

Chicken-loving youngsters in a deprived borough of north London may soon be able to buy healthy fried chicken, if two restaurateurs get the start-up capital they need.

Campaigners have slammed councillors for approving plans to sell off two-thirds of Haringey’s mental health hospital for housing.

The serious case review into Child D paints a grim picture of an early upbringing in a family involved in “gang and drug-related violence” and underpinned by drug use, stints in prison and foster care.

The parents of a baby who suffered unexplained fractures to its ribs, arm and leg less than a month into its life have walked free from court after the trial collapsed, it has been revealed.

Teenage pregnancy rates in Haringey have more than halved over four years, new figures reveal.

A demonstration is planned outside Haringey’s Civic Centre on Monday in protest at proposals to build 470 homes and new health provision at St Ann’s Hospital, Haringey’s specialist mental health facility.

The legendary annual fundraising event that is the Crouch End 10k and Children’s Fun Run is back with a vengeance – and now is your chance to help make a difference as entries for the races opened this week.

The chairwoman of independent consumer watchdog Healthwatch Haringey on the worry around the very personal damage Haringey’s budget cuts will wreak for carers.

Suicide among men has reached its highest level nationally for more than a decade.

A vulnerable man at risk of choking is thought to have died after being left to eat unsupervised, sparking a drastic retraining programme in Islington and Haringey.

Healthcare campaigner Sue Hessel’s frank assessment of the short shrift given to those set to be at the sharp end of Haringey’s health and social care cutbacks.

Haringey’s homeless people will be helped to better health this year after the council signed up to a dedicated “homeless health charter”.

More than 6,300 people have put their name to a petition calling on Haringey Council not to plough ahead with millions of pounds-worth of cuts that will affect “the most vulnerable” in society, including those living with autism.

Critically ill patients facing life-threatening emergencies are waiting longer and longer for ambulances to arrive as the service reaches a modern-day crisis point.

The vital and often undervalued work of unpaid carers young and old was thrown into the spotlight last week at the annual Carer and Young Carer of the Year awards.

Government ministers have singled out Haringey when raising fears about a possible conflict of interest with GPs who commission the borough’s health services.

A high-profile panel will debate whether the notion of “positive drinking” - as fed to us by advertisers - is a fantasy or reality in Haringey today.

A new rating system allowing residents to see whether their GP surgeries are at risk of providing poor care has been published by the government’s NHS watchdog.

Youngsters took a leap into uncharted territory recently with an eye-popping workshop on free running, one of the newest crazes to capture the imagination of urban athletes the world over.

Kindhearted pupils in Muswell Hill are singing in a concert to help seriously ill children like brave 10-year-old Bella Northam.

Men over 40 in Haringey are being encouraged to take advantage of free, on-the-spot health check-ups in Wood Green this week.

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