Adam Brooks, head of the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre based at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, said one knife crime victim needed 36 operations.
Four males jumped out of a car and stabbed a 16-year-old in the arm in the early afternoon in Redbridge, east London.
Three-and-a-half years since her son, JJ, was stabbed to death, Michelle McPhillips remains in agonising limbo as his killing remains unsolved.
Residents on a recently redeveloped Acton estate have reportedly launched a petition to have the Bollo Brook youth centre moved and the space turned into a coffee shop or library or laundry.
Carter Bagshaw, who is 17 months old, poured soil on the grave of his father, who was stabbed to death in July.
Officers were called to Welbeck Road, Barnet, on Tuesday following reports of a fight.
Four police officers were injured and three people were arrested after the violence at Westfield in Stratford, east London.
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was killed in Kentish Town, north-west London, on Monday evening.
The government consultation follows a spate of violent crime across Britain since the beginning of the year.
'Luther' actor Idris Elba has urged 'gangs to put down the Knifes' in a passionate video addressing London's escalating levels of crime.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid made the comments following a meeting with senior police chiefs from forces most affected by violent crime.
Cressida Dick said she disagreed with the prime minister's comments on policing and knife crime.
Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe also called for the introduction of a "knife crime csar" to tackle the problem.