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Mum backs £300,000 fundraising campaign for more birthing pools in Sheffield

A Sheffield mum has backed a £300,000 fundraising campaign to bring more specialist birthing pools to the city.
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Celiac suffer Camilla Sherwin with her smaller 2.80 gluten-free load and her husband's larger regular loaf at 79 pence. Picture: Andrew Roe/The Star

Sheffield mum hits out at NHS bosses for scrapping gluten-free food prescriptions for coeliac sufferers

A Sheffield mum has hit out at NHS bosses for axing prescriptions for gluten-free food.
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New board to make life-saving swimming pool rescues in South Yorkshire

New equipment designed to make swimming pool rescues at Park Rehabilitation Centre quicker and easier has been funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

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A stand alone birth centre in Birmingham

Campaigners call for a stand-alone birth centre to be built in Sheffield

A group of campaigners have proposed an ambitious plan to build a stand-alone midwife-led birth centre in Sheffield.
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Lynne Ghasemi and Beth Lake

Meet the selfless St Luke's nurses working across Sheffield on Christmas Day

The need for care doesn't stop because it's Christmas Day and St Luke's community nurse Lynne Ghasemi knows that more than most.
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Two-year-old Henry Alderson has a rare condition and needs regular blood transfusions

Plea for people in region to give blood over festive period

The blood transfusion service is urging people in the region to give blood over Christmas for the many who need regular transfusions.

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Doncaster Rovers Football Club and Doncaster Rugby League players and staff with gifts

Doncaster Rovers and Doncaster Rugby League stars bring festive cheer to children’s ward

Doncaster Rovers Football Club and Doncaster Rugby League players have paid a visit to the Children’s Ward and Hospital School at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, bringing with them festive cheer and gifts for young patients.

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Fitness couple Mark Sands and Sarah Burton

Dream comes true for Doncaster fitness duo

A Doncaster couple who embarked on a health and fitness regime together have had their dreams come true after landing their own fitness class at Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT).

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The Barnsley Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) participation group made a film about their experiences of mental health and what it is like to receive NHS treatment.
L-R: Jane Love, Archie Whitehead, Matthew Townend (correct), Beth
Simpson, Hayley Sapsford (behind), Chloe Simpson, Leanne Quinn (black dress), Kate Henry, Lesley White (red dress).

Teenagers win award for their film about mental health

A group of teenagers have produced an award winning film to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health.

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Fran Porter-Young, a junior doctor at Sheffields Northern General Hospital, addresses the MTG reception at the House of Commons. Fran has a life-changing heart condition, cardiomyopathy.

Sheffield doctor kept alive by heart implant

A woman who lives with the risk of a heart attack has spoken to MPs about the medical technology that saved her life.

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Great-grandmother Lois Ward has thanked 'hero' Sheffield surgeon Mr Marcel Ivanov

Pride in our NHS: Great-grandmother thanks ‘hero’ Sheffield surgeon and team for preventing her becoming paralysed

A great-grandmother is looking forward to Christmas with her family after Sheffield NHS staff prevented her becoming paralysed.

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Homelessness has fallen by 60 per cent in five years, according to new data published by Sheffield Council

Homelessness in Sheffield is down by '60 per cent in last five years' say council

Sheffield Council has said homelessness in the city has plummeted by 60 per cent over the last five years.

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Heeley MP Louise Haigh has hit out at the decision to close and move both the Minor Injuries Unit and the Walk-in Centre

Sheffield MP blasts city NHS bosses over plans to close Walk-in Centre and Minor Injuries Unit

A Sheffield MP has hit out at plans to close and move the NHS Walk-in Centre and Minor Injuries Unit.
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Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Plans to end telephone misery at Doncaster hospital

Bosses are hoping a £240,000 improvement plan will end serious problems which have left the public struggling to get through to Doncaster Royal Infirmary on the telephone.

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The now closed Dalewood View care home in Woodseats

Agency nurse working at Sheffield care home hauled in front of disciplinary panel

An agency nurse has been reprimanded after 'failing to identify' the deteriorating health of resident at a Sheffield care home.

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COLUMNIST: Exhibition celebrating the wonderful work of biologist Francis Willughby in Sheffield

A new exhibition celebrating the work of biologist Francis Willughby has arrived here in Sheffield.

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Exhaust emissions - a source of pollution.

Workplace parking charges, tram network extensions, better cycle lanes and charge on polluting vehicles suggested in drive to boost transport and cut pollution in Sheffield

Efforts to clean up Sheffield's air and prevent the city's roads from being gridlocked with traffic are gathering pace.
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A packed meeting held by Sheffield NHS CCG to discuss a raft of changes to urgent care treatment including the closure of the Walk-in Centre on Broad Lane the the Minor Injuries Unit at the Hallamshire Hospital. Both could move to the Northern General. Picture: Steve Ellis/The Star

Sheffield GP practices to team up across 16 areas as NHS bosses respond to closure of Walk-in Centre and Minor Injuries Unit

Sheffield GP practices will work together in 16 different areas across the city to combat a future shortage of doctors, NHS bosses have said.
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Top tips for winter fitness

HEALTH: Stick with the exercise and get a great start to 2018!

The dark nights are already around again, we’re all back off our holidays and it seems excuses to skip a gym session are coming hard and fast.

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