Join a Laughing Yoga event raising money for Comic Relief at Costa Coffee in Church Road, Stanmore, on Saturday, March 16, between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.
Participants will be led by teacher Melly B through a series of deep breathing, therapeutic techniques and playful exercises designed to encourage spontaneous laughter.
The suggested donation to Red Nose Day is £5.
EDGWARE: Harness Harrow Practice in South Parade in Mollison Way has submitted plans to extend its GPs surgery into neighbouring offices formerly used by a double glazing firm and as a cab office in order to provide additional consulting rooms, larger waiting areas and more staff accommodation.
RESEARCHERS from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital have won a prestigious international honour for their medical breakthrough.
The team, led by Professor Adrienne Flanagan at the specialist neuro-musculoskeletal hospital in Brockley Hill, Stanmore, was the first to identify a genetic mutation which is present in approximately half of all types of chondrosarcomas, the second most common form of primary bone cancer at approximately 90 cases a year and most commonly found in men over 40.
PARALYMPIC experts took sporty children through their paces as part of a specialised gym open day.
The Aspire gym, at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, welcomed more than 60 children from seven local schools to take part in activities and encouraged disabled children to get involved in sports.
A doctor and Rotarian is holding an event to raise awareness about blood pressure.
Dr Nandini Varma is a member of Edgware and Stanmore Rotary Club and is holding the Know Your BP event on Saturday, April 28, at Edgware Broadwalk Centre, from 11am to 4pm.
A TEENAGER with a rare blood condition who campaigns for bone marrow donor awareness is holding a fundraising event for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.
Devaanshi Mehta, 15, of Manor Road, Harrow, suffers from aplastic anaemia and is dependent on having a life-saving transfusion of tiny blood-clotting cells called platelets every eight days.
Readers are invited to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital's Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 28, from 11.30am to 12.45pm in the Charles Lack Lecture Theatre in the Sir Herbert Seddon Teaching Centre at the hospital in Brockley Hill,
LABOUR MP for Harrow West, Gareth Thomas, spoke about his campaign to protect the borough's three threatened polyclinics - which provide an 8am-to-8pm walk-in service - in the House of Commons on Tuesday last week (Apr 5) and urged the Government to examine their future.
The services under review are Alexandra Avenue Health and Social Care Centre in Alexandra Avenue, South Harrow; the Urgent Care Centre at Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow; The Pinn Medical Centre in Love Lane, Pinner, and Belmont Health Centre in Kenton Lane, Kenton.
He said afterwards the public response to his petition to persuade NHS Harrow not to scrap or reduce the service was 'overwhelming'.
COACHING during winter evenings will now be a possibility after a Stanmore tennis club won permission to build floodlights.
Six lights will be placed around the middle two of the four courts at The Elms Tennis Club in Pynnacles Close to enable practise between mid-October and April between 5pm and 9pm.
DAVID Gordon, a specialist registrar at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Brockley Hill, has been awarded the Robert Jones Gold Medal and British Orthopaedic Association Prize for the most outstanding and original essay related to orthopaedics.
Mr Gordon, who has worked at the trust since October 2009, received the honour for his work 'The Development of Bone Anchored Amputation Prostheses', which he completed at the Centre for Biomedical Engineering, based at the RNOH.