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Students support Sheffield Children's Hospital with golf day

Six Sheffield students raised over £2,000 for a hospital with a charity golf day.

Education
Arksey St John Cadet and Badger Unit

Janet’s St John unit flourishes in Doncaster

A young people’s unit connected to a first aid charity is thriving in Doncaster - 40 years since it was opened by a woman member.

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Birch Avenue care home in Chapeltown

Campaign to halt tender process for Sheffield residents living with complex dementia needs

A campaign has been launched to halt plans to put the care of more than 40 patients with severe and complex forms of dementia out to tender.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Victoria Lodge Residential Care Home. Picture: Dean Atkins/Doncaster Free Press

Doncaster care home branded 'inadequate' for third time in a row

A Doncaster care home has been criticised following an inspection by a Government health watchdog for the third time in a row.

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Sir Andrew Cash

Sheffield City Region 'must tackle health inequality to succeed'

Solving health inequality is key to making the Sheffield City Region a success, according to a new vision for the area.
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Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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How the new entrance could look. Photo: Dixon Dawson Chartered Architects

New entrance planned for Stocksbridge health centre

Stocksbridge patients could soon visit their doctor in a new-look GP practice.

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Hatfield colliery, Stainforth.

Doncaster pit village residents to benefit from wellbeing scheme

Plans to transform a deprived Doncaster former pit village are set to be rolled out, health bosses have revealed.

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Children look on as a cuddly toy is scanned at Weston Park Museum's Teddy Bear Hospital  (Glenn Ashley)

Youngsters flock to Sheffield's teddy bear hospital for cuddly toy care

Hordes of poorly teddy bears descended on Sheffield to get the once-over from medical students.

Sheffield
Learners starting a higher apprenticeship to train as healthcare assistant practitioners attended an induction day at The Sheffield College.

Career boost for health workers across Sheffield

Support workers in Sheffield are being given the chance to boost their careers by training as healthcare assistants.

Health
The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Cuts to health and social care budgets are to blame for 30,000 extra deaths in England and Wales during 2015, a new study claimed.

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Rebecca Hallas who saved the life of her mum ellen when she became ill at work at Kostal UK Ltd in Goldthorpe, Rotherham, last December. Picture Scott Merrylees

South Yorkshire woman saves mum’s life

A woman who saved her mum’s life at work in South Yorkshire has been hailed a hero.

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Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

The Duchess of Cambridge suffered it with both her babies... but severe morning sickness really is more likely to predict a daughter, according to new research.

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MP John Mann

Anger over £14,000 cost of private ambulances

Doncaster’s cash- strapped hospitals trust is spending £14,000 a month transferring youngsters from Bassetlaw to Doncaster and Sheffield after children’s ward cuts.

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Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust cancelled over 1,500 operations from in one year. Picture: Rui Viera/PA

Sheffield hospitals cancel over 1,500 operations in one year

Hospitals in Sheffield cancelled over 1,500 operations in one year due bed availability, staff shortage and problems with theatres, new figures show.

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Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

A daily dose of sunshine via Vitamin D pills keeps coughs and colds at bay, according to new research.

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Doncaster Chamber networking event at The Earl of Doncaster Hotel. Pictured is Dan Fell, CEO at Doncaster Chamber.

Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched.

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