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I am in full agreement with her question

I write to support of Lorraine Wood - ‘Qualifications do not add up’, Star, September 22. The logic behind the reason for the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust turning down her application(s) for employment in its care service certainly does not add up, neither does its common sense in dealing with her.

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NHS walk-in centre on Broad Lane

EXCLUSIVE: NHS bosses reveal plans to close Sheffield minor injuries unit and city walk-in centre

Plans are being drawn up which could see the Sheffield minor injuries unit close.
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Rebecca Robinson is running the Asda Foundation Sheffield 10k

Hospital researcher to run Sheffield 10k to fund studies into benefits of exercise in cancer

An oncology researcher is set to run the Asda Foundation Sheffield 10k for Weston Park Cancer Charity tomorrow to aid ongoing studies into the benefits of exercise in cancer.

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Dr Dean Eggitt

Doctors paying for 'toilet rolls instead of patient care' claim as row erupts over buildings contracts

A GPs' leader is trying to fight controversial contracts which he claims lead to Doncaster doctors paying for 'toilet rolls instead of patient care'.

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Derbyshire amputee died after taking fentanyl, inquest hears

An amputee died after taking a painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.

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Jaden Wardle with mum Lindsey

Muscle wasting illness tragedy of Doncaster boy, aged five

When little Jaden Wardle took a long time to learn to walk, his mum first thought perhaps he was being lazy.

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Demand for social care is rising in Sheffield.

'Pro-active' response required to deal with £18m social care budget gap in Sheffield

Rising demand and a lack of Government funding will lead to an £18 million overspend on social care in Sheffield this year, according to council bosses.

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Sheffield charity’s campaign to help people with Pulmonary Hypertension

Sheffield charity’s campaign to help people with Pulmonary Hypertension

A survey by a Sheffield charity has revealed the severe impact on life for patients of the heart and lung condition, pulmonary hypertension.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital says the extension of its emergency department is 'exciting'.

Work starts to extend Chesterfield Royal Hospital's emergency department

Work is underway to make Chesterfield Royal Hospital's emergency department bigger.

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Gary Birch & Bill Wood

Rival Sheffield fans unite in raising awareness of prostate cancer

Both Owls and Blades fans will be hoping to get one over their fiercest rivals across the city on Sunday.

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Argyll  House

Service user hits out at Sheffield mental health trust for 'fire sale' of assets to save £1.6m

A mental health service user has hit out at Sheffield NHS bosses for persuing a 'fire sale' of its' buildings.

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Life expectancy in Sheffield is falling, according to a new report

Life expectancy has fallen in Sheffield according to new report on city health

Life expectancy of Sheffield residents is falling, according to a new report.
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Sheffield CCG is consulting on plans to axe gluten-free food prescriptions

Charity hits out at Sheffield NHS bosses on plans to axe gluten-free food prescriptions

Plans to stop giving out gluten-free food to coaliac sufferers in Sheffield have been criticised by a charity.

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Nick Clegg and his wife, Miriam (Picture: ITV)

Nick Clegg reveals son's cancer battle

Former Sheffield MP Nick Clegg has revealed for the first time that his son was diagnosed with cancer last year.

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Nick Clegg speaks about son's blood cancer diagnosis

Nick Clegg speaks about son's blood cancer diagnosis

Former Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg has spoken of his family's pain after his eldest son was diagnosed with blood cancer.
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Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals most caring person winner Jo Mann with Jim Brimble of NHS Professionals and TV personality  Harry Gration

People's hero nurse Jo eases the suffering for patients at Doncaster Royal Infirmary

She is part of what they call the caring profession - but Doncaster nurse Jo Mann takes it to a whole new level.
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Sheffield smoking study making inroads into participants' habits

Sheffield smoking study making inroads into participants' habits

A smoking study at Sheffield Hallam University is having success in getting participants to kick the habit.
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GBS can cause a range of serious problems, including meningitis, septicaemia and pneumonia.

The infection that kills one baby a week in the UK but is rarely spoken about

Most pregnant women and new mothers feel inadequately informed about an infection that kills one baby every week in the UK, data suggests.

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Sheffield Children's Hospital

Sheffield receives huge funding boost to develop new research and technology for patients

Sheffield will play a 'leading role' in the development of new technologies for patients with long-term health conditions thanks to two major funding awards.

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Over 65,000 people in Sheffield don't know they have high blood pressure - over 10 per cent of the city's population

Over 100,000 Sheffield residents at risk of heart attacks and strokes and many don't even know it

Over a quarter off all people in Sheffield have high blood pressure, shock new figures reveal.

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