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Sheffield care home branded ‘inadequate’

A Sheffield care home has been branded ‘inadequate’ after a government watchdog discovered a series of failures.

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Hundreds of qualified nurses, midwives and operating department practitioners will get the chance to learn more about a career in nursing at special recruitment day being held by Sheffield hospitals.

Sheffield hospitals to hold nurse, midwife and operating department practitioner recruitment day

Hundreds of qualified nurses, midwives and operating department practitioners will get the chance to learn more about a career in nursing at special recruitment day being held by Sheffield hospitals.
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Dr Michael Paddock

Top award for medical researcher’s project

A promising medical researcher from Sheffield has won a top scientific award for his outstanding contribution to diagnosing suspected physical abuse of children.

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A new pay and display machine is being installed at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield.

People ‘pretending to be cancer patients’ leads to new Sheffield hospital parking charges

New parking charges are to be introduced at Sheffield’s specialist cancer hospital Weston Park - partly to deter people pretending to be patients to use the free spaces.

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Laura Higginbottom from Horizon Care

New Sheffield care centre to create 100 jobs

A new care centre being built in Sheffield is to create 100 jobs.

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Mum who couldn’t fit down a slide loses weight and gains new career

A mum has lost nearly six stones and is now using her weight loss success to inspire the community to lead a healthier lifestyle by becoming a Weight Watchers Leader

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Charley Ashton and her daughter Aurelia

Sheffield mum’s cancer battle appeal

A Sheffield mum is in a desperate race against time to raise £100,000 for the cancer treatment she hopes will save her life.

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Atishoo knew? Hay fever on rise

Hay fever will soar across Europe ... study not to be sneezed at!

Millions more people will suffer from hay fever in the future as global warming dramatically increases the pollen count, according to a new study.

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Pin-prick meningitis test developed

Pin-prick meningitis test could be available within five years

A test has been developed that could help to diagnose bacterial infections, including meningitis in minutes.

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Fat chance of cancer

Obesity can increase risk of 13 different cancers

Piling on the pounds increases risks of cancers, according to new research.

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House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air

VIDEO: House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air

House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air - leaving it cleaner to breathe, according to new research.

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Charley Ashton and her daughter Aurelia.

The Sheffield mum in a race against time to save her own life

A mum from Sheffield is in a battle against time to raise

£100,000 for cancer treatment she hopes will save her life. Catherine Scott reports.

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Hayley and Andy Kalinins with their children

Wife of Owls fitness coach needs more money for cancer treatment

The wife of Sheffield Wednesday's fitness coach needs to raise £30,000 in six weeks to fund specialist cancer treatment she hopes will save her life.
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Remember a charity

While three quarters of us give regularly to charity in our lifetime, only seven per cent give to a charity in their Wills.

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Daniel Fagg, 10, went into cardiac arrest during a football game on Sunday morning

Hero referee in bid to save life of Doncaster boy who went into cardiac arrest during football game

A Doncaster referee sprang into action  to help a 10-year-old boy who suddenly went into a cardiac arrest during a football game.

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St Luke's Hospice, Little Common Lane. Picture: Andrew Roe

St Luke’s Hospice opens new Sheffield charity shop

A community is being urged to get behind a new charity shop due to open in their neighbourhood in the autumn.

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Rotherham family take on the virtual stampede for two year-old Grace

Rotherham family take on the virtual stampede for two year-old Grace

When it comes to sport, a competitive nature can take you a long way. In the case of Dave Sidwell and his family, it’s taken them right to the top of The Children’s Hospital Charity’s Virtual Stampede team fundraiser leader board.

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Andy Marlow Fallon Marlow and kids Nicholas and Madison Marlow

Sheffield family’s anguish as girl, 7, battles Lyme disease

A couple who led a charity campaign for a woman suffering from the rare Lyme disease believe their own seven-year-old daughter has caught the tick-borne infection.

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PP 400W Random Orbit Sander

B&Q recalls power tool over safety fears

DIY retailer B&Q has issued a recall notice after test showed a power tool could fail, spitting metal shards at its user.

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Nancy Fielder, The Star editor.

Join The Star editor Nancy Fielder in quizzing Sheffield health chiefs at public meeting

Members of the public are being invited to join The Star editor Nancy Fielder in quizzing health chiefs on the future of the NHS in Sheffield at a public meeting.

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