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By Jim Fitzpartick

Last week I had a minor op on my hand over at the Royal London. In between recovery and emailing one handed I've had the opportunity as an outpatient to think about our health service. I'm sure we all spare a thought for the NHS often when not a week goes by without a headline or story.

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By Giles Broadbent

Go to the Tuberculosis page on the NHS "Choices" website and read the reassuring list of treatments available.

With early diagnosis, the right combination of drugs and aggressive treatment the disease is curable.

By Lutfur Rahman

lutfurrahman.jpgI have been extremely concerned to learn that Barts NHS Trust has been put under special financial measures as a result of the severe financial challenges it now faces. Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group believes the crisis owes much to the short-sighted Private Finance Initiative of the last Labour Government and the massive cuts dressed up as "efficiency savings" courtesy of the Conservative-led coalition.

glenn sontag142.jpgOsteopath Glenn Sontag has brought his business to Docklands Medical Centre with the aim of making his treatments more accessible.

The owner of Blue Eye Osteopathy and Massage relocated to Spindrift Avenue from Narrow Street earlier this year but bemoans the fact his discipline is not available on the NHS in this part of London.

cw tower.jpgA walk in medical centre opened to meet the needs of Canary Wharf workers has closed down because it was being underused.

The NHS facility on Marsh Wall shut on March 31, following a 40 per cent drop in predicted patient numbers, a report by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has revealed.

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