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Stapleford medical centre secures £800k for expansion plans

A Stapleford medical centre has big plans for the future after securing a six-figure funding package to modernise and expand its GP services.

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COLUMN: Today’s kids are missing out on outdoor experiences, by Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

COLUMN: Today’s kids are missing out on outdoor experiences, by Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

As you get older it can be all too easy to assume that everything was better in the past. It is only natural to view things nostalgically, but many things are clearly much better today.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

With temperatures dropping this week, we look at recognising and dealing with hypothermia.

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Alzheimers Society CEO Jeremy Hughes (centre) visiting Stewart Medical Centre in Buxton with the Dementia Friendly General Practice Pilot team.

‘Dementia-friendly’ pilot project nominated for top gong

A pioneering project designed to make Derbyshire GP practices more ‘dementia-friendly’ has been nominated for a top award.

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Staff from Ilkeston Community Hospital minor injury unit are pictured celebrating their achievement.

Ilkeston’s minor injury unit ‘outstanding’ for patient care

Ilkeston Community Hospital’s minor injury unit has been rated “outstanding” for patient care.

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First aid tips for firework night

First aid tips for firework night

Leading first aid charity St John Ambulance is urging everyone to learn some basic first aid skills ahead of the Bonfire Night celebrations.

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Catherine Rowan with Shannon Finlan and Jason Rowan.

Firm backs youngster’s hospital fundraising campaign

An Ilkeston-based business helped a 12-year-old girl raise more than £3,000 as a thank-you to the hospital caring for her big sister who is battling a brain condition.

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Ilkeston design agency take steps to boost staff wellbeing

Ilkeston design agency take steps to boost staff wellbeing

Staff at an Ilkeston digital design agency have set off on a workplace wellbeing initiative which will see them walk ‘around the world’.

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Charity volunteer honoured for community service

Charity volunteer honoured for community service

A Sandiacre woman who has volunteered with a hospice charity for the last 17 years has been awarded a rare honour for community service.

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SHOCKING: Thousands of Derbyshire children are going hungry

Thousands of Derbyshire children are experiencing food poverty – and going to school underweight and undernourished.

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Nurse Helen Greaves was presented with her Extra Mile Award 2016 by medical director Dr Rick Meredith (right) and chairman Prem Singh (left) from Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust.

Ilkeston nurse honoured for ‘going the extra mile’ for patients

A specialist nurse from Ilkeston has been honoured for going the extra mile for patients.

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18,000 East Midlands patients kept waiting for more than an hour to be transferred to A&E

18,000 East Midlands patients kept waiting for more than an hour to be transferred to A&E

Almost 100,000 people had to wait over 30 minutes to be transferred from an East Midlands ambulance to A&E in 2015/16, new figures show.

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WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

A health alert has been issued warning parents over an outbreak of a polio-type virus that can easily be spread through coughs and sneezes.

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FLOGGING IT -- TV auctioneer Charles Hanson.

TV star at Treetops event to value your antiques

A well-known face from the hit BBC TV shows ‘Flog It!’, ‘Bargain Hunt’ and ‘Antiques Road Trip’ will be raising money for a worthy Risley charity this weekend.

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CHARITY CHAMPIONS -- volunteers and staff, whose contribution to Treetops Hospice Care totals 360 years, are pictured with their long-service awards.

Long-service awards for loyal Treetops Hospice Care volunteers

Three volunteers at the Treetops Hospice Care shop in Sandiacre were among the recipients of awards recognising their long service and loyalty.

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FAMILY MAN -- Harry Diamond, with wife Alicia, daughter Rebecca and grand-daughters Caitlin and Aoife.

Emotional walk to honour much-loved dad and raise money for liver charity

When much-loved man Harry Diamond died suddenly of liver disease earlier this year, his large family were distraught. And no-one more so than his daughter, Rebecca, who works in Stapleford.

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Plans for Long Eaton health facility given green light

Plans for Long Eaton health facility given green light

A new purpose-built facility for vulnerable people in need of specialist support is to open in Long Eaton after being granted planning permission.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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