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Mental hospital sex attacker sentencing is put back

The case of a Nottinghamshire healthcare assistant who admitted sexual offences against a patient at a mental health unit near Mansfield has been adjourned until October 28.

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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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Cats carry a rare bacteria in their mouths and claws, which can be passed on to humans.

Cuddling cats could be deadly

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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GUEST COLUMN: Top tips on using the recovery position, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

GUEST COLUMN: Top tips on using the recovery position, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

This week we’re going to look at how to place a casualty in the recovery position.

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Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

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58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

Almost 60 serious incidents were reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) in a year, new figures have shown.

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Social care cash boost to take pressure of the NHS

Social care cash boost to take pressure of the NHS

Around £2m is being invested in social care services in Nottinghamshire to promote independence, reduce avoidable hospital admissions and ensure people only have to stay in hospital for as long as necessary, council leaders have said.

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Things are hotting up...

Warning for Notts residents as mini-heatwave beckons

Nottinghamshire residents are being urged to take extra precautions as the weather hots up.

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Kings Mill Hospital.

King’s Mill merger delayed into 2017

The planned merger of King’s Mill Hospital with a Nottingham-based NHS trust has been delayed into next year, it has been announced.

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Mrs McCready worked at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals trust accrues £6m of debt as financial blackhole investigation continues

A Doncaster and Bassetlaw hospitals trust has accrued a further £6 million of debt since April – as it continues to investigate a financial blackhole.

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Miners' health checks are not thorough, say the UDM.

Deadly miners’ lung disease not picked up by scans, say union bosses

Deadly lung diseases are being missed by regular chest scans for ex-miners, union officials have said as they step up their campaign for greater health cover.

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Worksop care home rated as good

Worksop care home rated as good

A Worksop care home has been rated as good in the latest inspections by health watchdogs the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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GUEST COLUMN: How to help someone who is having a heart attack, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

GUEST COLUMN: How to help someone who is having a heart attack, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

A heart attack happens when the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot.

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Simon Power Plant, who recently broke a Guinness World Record for pulling a 13 tonne truck one handed at Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice (photo: Antony Oxley).

Simon ‘powers’ new world record at Bluebell Wood

Pulling a 13 tonne truck with one hand was all in a day’s work for strongman Simon Plant when he achieved a new world record at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

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Sheffield Steelers mascot breaks 25-year silence ban - world exclusive chat

For a quarter of a century, Steeler Dan has remained quiet.
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Fundraiser gives readers chance to win a luxury holiday as he looks for lighter side of illness

A Worksop man learning to live with a rare sight disorder is channelling his experience into his own charity campaign to help fund medical research.

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Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening hours on bank holiday Monday

Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening hours on bank holiday Monday

Many of Nottinghamshire’s pharmacies will be closed for the bank holiday on Monday.

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Cancer patient who delayed seeing doctor issues warning over early detection

Cancer patient who delayed seeing doctor issues warning over early detection

A woman diagnosed with cancer for a third time has joined a charity campaign about early detection after she originally waited four months to visit her doctor.

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Just under a third of five-year-olds in the East Midlands have tooth decay

Just under a third of five-year-olds in the East Midlands have tooth decay

Figures released by Public Health England show 27.5 per cent of five year-olds in the East Midlands have tooth decay.

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Lisa Slaney, at the Festival Hall where she are organising a fundraiser in memory of her daughter Corah.

Parents of tragic teen cry out to raise awareness of disease which killed their daughter

The parents of a tragic teenager are crying out to people across Nottinghamshire to be more aware of the disease which killed their daughter.

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