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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines starting this month.
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The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month

The NHS will be banning free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot by the end of this month.

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Derbyshire nursery worker coughed into hand before handling children’s food

Derbyshire nursery worker coughed into hand before handling children’s food

A food handler at an Ilkeston day nursery was seen to cough into their hand and then continue handling food.

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Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council and partners including Age UK and the NHS have launched the Reduce Hospital Footfall campaign to help protect older people from falls and ease pressure on healthcare services.

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Ripley youngster Lois Smith is auctioning off her handmade rocking horse to raise funds for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance.

Ripley girl selling precious toy to raise funds for air ambulance

A Ripley youngster has launched an online auction for one of her most precious toys to raise money for a life-saving Derbyshire service.

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WATCH & LISTEN: Derbyshire man sings song to raise mental health awareness

A Derbyshire man has written a song to raise awareness of mental health.

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EMAS ambulance dispatcher Christine Bamford will run the London Marathon on Sunday, April 22.

Ilkeston ambulance worker to run London Marathon for First Aid charity

An Ilkeston woman is gearing up to run the London Marathon later this month, in a joint celebration of her birthday and a vital medical charity.

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Many Derbyshire pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Derbyshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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Ilkeston resident Gary Mellors, 54, and his daughters are taking on the Stroke Association's fundraising Resolution Run on Sunday, May 6, to thank the charity for supporting the family after Gary's stroke.

Ilkeston family take on fundraising run to thank Stroke Association

An Ilkeston family are gearing up to take on a fundraising run next month for the charity which supported them after a life-changing stroke.

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Gemma Worthington at the opening of the new Bare Feet Wellbeing Lounge.

Ilkeston’s first wellbeing lounge opened by park café businesswoman

An Ilkeston woman has opened the town’s first wellbeing lounge, in an effort to rejuvenate the high street as well as residents’ lives.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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EMAS issues warning about reduced Patient Transport Service due to severe weather

The East Midlands Ambulance Service has revealed that its Derbyshire Patient Transport Service and hospital clinics will only be transporting patients leaving hospital and those with appointments for vital treatment such as chemotherapy and dialysis.

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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Hazelwood Care Home in Cotmanhay is to remain open while Derbyshire County Council makes plans for a new home in the area.

Cotmanhay care home: council agree to save Hazelwood and seek new site

Derbyshire County Council is to make plans for a new residential care home in Cotmanhay, and will keep the current one open until it is built.

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Derbyshire County Council are to reconsider plans to close Hazelwood Home for Older People due to public opposition.

Council consider saving Cotmanhay care home after community campaign

Derbyshire County Council is to consider new proposals to keep a Cotmanhay care home open after a campaign against its closure by residents, families and staff.

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Drivers advised to avoid A50 eastbound following traffic collision

Drivers advised to avoid A50 eastbound following traffic collision

Drivers are being advised to steer clear of the A50 eastbound following a multi-vehicle collision between Junctions 1 and 2.

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Doctor Marco La Malfa says Valentine's Day is an opportunity to show care for men's health.

Derbyshire medic says there is more to Valentine’s than a man’s heart

A Derbyshire medic is advising men’s partners to think about more than hearts this Valentine’s Day, as cases of prostate cancer over take those of breast cancer.

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Erewash MP appointed to parliamentary role on health and social care

Erewash MP appointed to parliamentary role on health and social care

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has been appointed as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to ministers in the Department of Health and Social Care.

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Ilkeston firefighters hosted a 12 hour CPR Marathon fundraiser for the BHF. Pictured are firefighters Dan Davies, Darren Bishop, Mark Burnham, Steve Blackett and Steve Cook, Jayne Clifford regional support manager for BHF and Tesco staff members Sarah Barnatt and Liz Wright.

Firefighters’ CPR marathon fundraiser shares life-saving skills with shoppers

Derbyshire firefighters have been teaching supermarket shoppers valuable life-saving skills during a charity fundraiser for two very worthy causes.

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PICTURES: The disgusting sights inspectors found inside a Chinese takeaway

A Derbyshire takeaway owner has been ordered to pay more than £8,000 after he admitted three food hygiene crimes in court.

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