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Tesco recall children’s toy over safety fears

Supermarket giant Tesco has recalled a children’s toy over fears that it could present a potential hazard.

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Pancake day first aid

Pancake day first aid

Hip hip hooray it’s pancake day!

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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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The bug is sweeping across schools in the UK.

Warning to parents over highly infectious bug sweeping UK schools

Shigellosis, a highly-infectious vomiting bug, is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.
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FEATURE: Day in the life of Derbyshire's Patient Transport Service

Derbyshire Patient Transport Services transports non-emergency patients with additional medical needs to hospital appointments 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
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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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NHS in crisis

NHS CRISIS: Health service in Derbyshire facing its biggest shake-up in a generation

The NHS in Derbyshire is facing its biggest shake-up in a generation with care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to slash £355m from the health service budget in the region.

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Stapleford paramedic joins elite hazard response team

Stapleford paramedic joins elite hazard response team

A Stapleford paramedic has become one of the latest recruits to a specialist team which responds to the most dangerous of emergencies.

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The new mayor of Erewash, Councillor Abey Stevenson.

Mayor of Erewash seeking teams for charity golf day

Golfers are being invited to tee-off for a charity golf day being hosted by Mayor of Erewash Councillor Abey Stevenson on Friday, April 28.

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Tina put herself in the shoes of someone living with dementia to get a better understanding of the disease.

FEATURE: Virtual Dementia Tour changed my perception of disease

Tina Clough, of Derbyshire-based Poppy-PR, recently underwent a personal crusade to find out more about a disease which affects 850,000 people in the UK alone.

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Girling & Bowditch Vets issued this image of Alabama Rot

Vet chiefs assure dog owners after new case of Alabama Rot reported in UK

Veterinary chiefs have issued assurances for dog owners after a new case of the potentially fatal disease, Alabama Rot, was reported in the UK.
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A new mobile SOS system could help save millions from health budgets.

Mobile phone SOS system for elderly could save NHS ‘millions’

A British entrepreneur has launched an ‘SOS’ service for the elderly which turns any mobile phone into a personal alarm and promises to save families and the NHS millions of pounds a year.

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As a hospital governor, Mike speaks to staff such as Clare Watson, Karen Hurst and Anne-Marie Simpson.

Ilkeston hospital volunteer sets out fundraising plans

As work on the new café and reception area at Ilkeston Community Hospital nears completion, the League of Friends who funded the work are already looking to the future.

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Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite happens when parts of the skin and other tissues freeze due to low temperatures. 

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A new mobile breast screening unit has been set up in Long Eaton.

Mobile breast screening service comes to Erewash

A mobile unit which makes it easier for women to attend breast screening appointments is being based in Long Eaton.

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Type 2 diabetes is often linked with lifestyle factors and conditions such as obesity.

NHS figures warn of diabetes rise in Derbyshire

The number of people in Derbyshire living with Type 2 diabetes has grown in the last five years according to new NHS figures released to coincide with Diabetes Prevention Week, January 16-20.

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Dr Duncan Gooch of Erewash Clinical Commissioning Group

Erewash gets £2m NHS boost for wellbeing partnership

An NHS pilot programme to promote wellbeing across Erewash has been given a new lease of life with a funding injection of more than £2million.

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Erewash has been chosen by the NHS as one of several areas across the UK trialling new models of service delivery.

Long Eaton GPs promote benefits of new same-day service

GP practices in Erewash say a new joint initiative is proving successful in ensuring patients can access primary care at short notice.

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You can take simple steps to feel happier, according to Julie Westrupp.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE: Simple tips to boost your mood on 'Blue Monday'

A Derbyshire clinician has urged residents to take simple steps to improve their mood on so-called Blue Monday.
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Disability advocates to join Derbyshire health watchdog

Disability advocates to join Derbyshire health watchdog

A Derbyshire health and social care watchdog is teaming up with a learning disability charity to give young people a say on the quality of services.

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