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GP patients hit with parking fines

GP patients hit with parking fines

GP patients hit with parking fines

Parking procedures at a GP surgery have been labelled ‘an absolute scandal’ after a patient was fined twice.

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‘Bouncing boobs’ take on marathon challenge

‘Bouncing boobs’ take on marathon challenge

‘Bouncing boobs’ take on marathon challenge

Inflatable boob costumes will be adding an extra dimension to a marathon challenge being taken on by four friends.


Our GP service is ‘not viable’ and heading to the ‘abyss’ according to expert

Our GP service is ‘not viable’ and heading to the ‘abyss’ according to expert

Our GP service is ‘not viable’ and heading to the ‘abyss’ according to expert

Our area faces a healthcare crisis that could push the strained GP sector into the abyss if more money isn’t made available, an expert has warned.


‘They restarted my heart mid-air and saved my life - I owed them one’

‘They restarted my heart mid-air and saved my life - I owed them one’

‘They restarted my heart mid-air and saved my life - I owed them one’

A financial planner turned photographer used his hobby to raise funds for an emergency service that saved his life.


The children’s meals with the highest salt content revealed

The children’s meals with the highest salt content revealed

The children’s meals with the highest salt content revealed

More than a third of children’s meals sold in restaurants exceed government maximum salt targets says a new report studying more than 20 eateries.


New town health clinic opens as part of research programme

New town health clinic opens as part of research programme

New town health clinic opens as part of research programme

A new health clinic will be opening at a town site today as part of a national research study.


‘Things have got to change - the system is not working for the mental health of our young people’

‘Things have got to change - the system is not working for the mental health of our young people’

‘Things have got to change - the system is not working for the mental health of our young people’

An advocate for improving mental health is highlighting the need for young people to access more support — with demand for services on the rise.

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Medical staff ‘thrilled’ with award win

Medical staff ‘thrilled’ with award win

Medical staff ‘thrilled’ with award win

Staff at a medical practice are celebrating an award win.


Midwife, Zoe, diagnosed with diabetes age four, fundraises for children with the same condition

Midwife, Zoe, diagnosed with diabetes age four, fundraises for children with the same condition

Midwife, Zoe, diagnosed with diabetes age four, fundraises for children with the same condition

A midwife, who was diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of four, is fundraising for children with the same disease.


New £38 million ‘diagnostic centres’ aim to avoid need for people to attend our busy hospitals

New £38 million ‘diagnostic centres’ aim to avoid need for people to attend our busy hospitals

New £38 million ‘diagnostic centres’ aim to avoid need for people to attend our busy hospitals

Works to build two new NHS Community Diagnostic Centres (CDCs) in the county have begun following a multi-million-pound government investment.

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Week of events supporting dementia care

Week of events supporting dementia care

Week of events supporting dementia care

People affected by dementia are being invited to attend a range of sessions as part of an awareness week.


Boost for volunteer life-savers

Boost for volunteer life-savers

Boost for volunteer life-savers

Life-savers’ work in the community has received a boost from a mayor coming to the end of her year.


Friendly society and men’s group boost for medical practice

Friendly society and men’s group boost for medical practice

Friendly society and men’s group boost for medical practice

Patients at a town practice have been given a helping hand to get around thanks to a £2,500 donation.


Steep increase in pupils with special needs

Steep increase in pupils with special needs

Steep increase in pupils with special needs

A report suggests more children have special needs that may require support in school.


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