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Photo exhibition highlighting daily lives of three destitute families in Doncaster

A local photo exhibition highlighting the daily lives of three families in Doncaster is set to tour the town’s Community libraries after Healthwatch Doncaster joined its crowdfunding drive earlier this year and provided match-funding for the project.

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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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Staff at Woodland View

Sheffield NHS run care home makes improvements following Government inspection

A Sheffield care home has made much needed improvements, a Government health watchdog has said.

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A Sheffield youngster show off his brushing skills.

Tooth brushing clubs to be set up in 40 schools and nurseries in Sheffield

A successful project which has led to more children brushing their teeth in Sheffield is set to be rolled out to more nurseries and schools in the city.
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Maddie Harrington MADDIE, 5, TAKES FIRST STEPS AS MUM LEADS CHARITY MOUNTAIN WALK IN HER NAME

It’s a dream come true - brave Maddie takes her first walk to school

It’s the moment her parents dreamed of seeing.

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Kevan Adams with his grandson Jordan.

Feature: “We want to pack Jordan’s life with lots of love and joy”

Kevan has a number of projects on the go after two-year-old’s brain cancer diagnosis.

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Special report: Sheffield hospitals spend huge sum on agency staff to fill gaps in the rota

Special report: Sheffield hospitals spend huge sum on agency staff to fill gaps in the rota

Hospitals in Sheffield have spent tens of millions of pounds drafting in agency staff to fill gaps in the rota.

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Austin and Rory

Feature: Superhero staff made and saved our little fighters’ lives

Thankful family taking part in walk to raise vital cash for Sheffield hospitals services

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Neil Mutch

Fears over use of drug branded 'the ultimate evil' in Sheffield

Concerns have been raised about the use of Spice in Sheffield city centre, with the drug causing people to collapse or freeze.

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Emergency patients had the worst winter on record for being admitted to NHS hospitals in England.

Potential organ donors urged to save a life in South Yorkshire

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with NHS Blood and Transplant to ask potential organ donors in Rotherham: If you could save a life would you?

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Literally the hottest place in Sheffield

Literally the hottest place in Sheffield

A new yoga studio is the hottest place to be in the city. The recent grand opening of Hot Yoa Sheffield’s second studio saw over 200 yogis hit the mats, meet the teachers and chill out in the Wild Leaf, the vegan cafe.

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Bikers parked up in Weston Park after the ride

Ex-superbike world champion James Toseland leads 500 bikers on children's hospital Easter egg run

Ex-superbike world champion James Toseland made Easter egg-stra special for youngster’s at Sheffield Children’s Hospital today.

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Lucy Spraggan has hit out at the series

Sheffield singer and X Factor star Lucy Spraggan brands TV show an 'awful portrayal of mental health and suicide'

Sheffield singer and former X Factor contestant Lucy Spraggan has branded a Netflix series which tackles teenage suicide an 'awful, awful portrayal of mental health and suicid'.

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Ms Kirby said she was asked why she hadn't killed herself

Sheffield disability claimant 'was asked why she had not killed herself' during assessment

A Sheffield woman with mental health problems claims she was asked 'why she had not killed herself' as part of her assessment for disability benefits.
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Sheffield hospitals top boss Sir Andrew Cash

Sheffield hospital bosses defend plans to hire extra managers following shake-up

Sheffield hospital bosses have defended a management shake-up which could see two extra positions being created.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Ambulance service win contract for non-emergency care transfers in Sheffield

Yorkshire Ambulance Service has won a new contract to transfer patients on a non-emergency basis.

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Mark with his two boys Oliver and Lucien

Sheffield dad battling MS launches fundraiser to try groundbreaking treatment in Mexico

A doting Sheffield dad-of-two who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis has launched a fundrasing drive to try new treatment in Mexico.
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VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on THEMSELVES, according to a new study.

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Generic pix supplied by charity Autism Plus of a person with autism and his carer.

This week’s debate: What is life like for those coping with a disability in Sheffield?

‘I feel very fortunate as I have a real insight into my autism’

Grace Parry, Peer Advocate

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A part of a lift fell through the roof at Doncaster Royal Infirmary

'Somebody could've been killed' - Part of lift comes crashing through the roof in Doncaster Royal Infirmary

People inside Doncaster Royal Infirmary had a lucky escape after part of a hospital lift came crashing through the roof.
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