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FIRST AID FRIDAY: What to do if you suspect someone is having a stroke

We’ve teamed up with St John Ambulance to help them spread the first aid message.

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Dr Shahed Quraishi.

Bassetlaw surgeon elected president of Royal Society

A world-renowned consultant at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) has been elected as a section president of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), London.

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FIRST AID FRIDAY: Spotting and treating a seizure

FIRST AID FRIDAY: Spotting and treating a seizure

We’ve teamed up with St John Ambulance to help them spread the first aid message.

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St John Ambulance: 140 years of lifesaving first aid

St John Ambulance: 140 years of lifesaving first aid

This week marked 140 years since St John Ambulance was founded to create a nation of life savers.

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Inappropriate calls received by EMAS in April included a woman who had lost her credit card.

NHS set new 999 performance targets for ambulance service

Ambulance services have been given a new set of four performance targets for responding to calls.

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A study suggests men should ejaculate 21 times a month.

NHS urges men to masturbate after study says it can help ward off cancer

The NHS is encouraging men to masturbate after a study concluded ejaculating at least 21 times a month could reduce their risk of developing the most common form of cancer.
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Dementia is the East Midland’s biggest fear

According to new research by Asda Pharmacy, almost half (44%) of people in the East Midlands say dementia is their worst fear for a loved one and 37% personally fear developing dementia more than the death of friends or family, terminal illness and loss of mobility.

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Hospital changes announced for emergency child surgery

Hospital changes announced for emergency child surgery

Regional NHS bosses have announced plans to focus some out-of-hours emergency operation services for children in three specialist hospitals.

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School pupils and families got free advice from expert bike mechanics.

Primary school enjoys scorching summer sports week

Summer is the perfect season for school sports and one Worksop primary decided to go all out on a fitness frenzy for the whole family.

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Greggs sausage rolls are a firm favourite with customers.

Could you lose weight on the Greggs diet?

First it was the F-plan, then the Adkins now the latest scheme to help you lose weight has been launched: The Greggs diet!

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Thousands of East Midlands patients put at risk after NHS contractor blunder

Thousands of patient records from the East Midlands have been left to pile up in a warehouse by a NHS contractor.

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Children play in a water fountain as Britain basks in glorious sunshine and high temperatures.

Tips for coping during the heatwave

Much of the UK is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.
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Worksop hospital surgeon honoured by Queen

A Worksop hospital surgeon who set up an international training programme said he was “completely humbled and honoured” to be made an OBE.

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A Starbucks Berry Crunch breakfast pot contains double the amount of sugar than a Biscoff Krispy Kreme doughnut.

BEHIND THE LABEL: The ugly truth lurking within those ‘healthy alternatives’

You know the situation – you’re “being good” so you use every ounce of willpower to ignore the bacon sandwich and opt for the healthy, half-fat yoghurt pot filled with delicious berries and a sprinkling of granola.

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Which supermarkets fared the worst?

LISTED: The supermarkets that have the highest risk of food poisoning from chicken

Shoppers are more likely to suffer food poisoning from buying chickens at Lidl than anywhere else in the country, health experts have warned.
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East Midlands Ambulance Service improving, but still work to be done

East Midlands Ambulance Service improving, but still work to be done

Improvements have been made at East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), but there is still work to be done, health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said.

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Owners club Supercar Driver has raised more than �50,000 to date for Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice.

Supercar event raises £22,000 for children’s hospice

Motor enthusiasts had a day to remember as some of the world’s most expensive cars roared into South Yorkshire to raise money for charity.

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How to talk to your kids after a terror attack

How to talk to your kids after a terror attack

As parents or carers, there is a strong temptation to shield our children when bad news breaks.

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Many pharmacies will be closed on bank holiday Monday.

Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening times on bank holiday Monday

Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed for the bank holiday on May 29.

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