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High secure Rampton Hospital film to help families and tackle stigma

Nottinghamshire Healthcare has created a short film about the high security Rampton Hospital.

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The care team at Old Vicarage Care Home in Worksop have achieved accreditation to provide a pioneering new approach to caring for people living with dementia, which included undergoing a simulated experience of what it is like to live with the condition

Worksop care home pioneers new technology led model of dementia care

Staff at a Worksop care home have achieved accreditation for a pioneering approach to dementia care, including high-tech simulations.

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New mothers have praised Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals' (DBTH) Maternity services in an annual survey

New mothers praise Doncaster and Bassetlaw hospital services in survey

New mothers have praised antenatal, labour and postnatal care services at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals in an annual survey by the Care Quality Commission.

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Action from the Worksop Table Tennis League, where all the table tennis-athon players compete each week.

Non-stop table tennis-athon to raise money for hospice

A bunch of table tennis enthusiasts from the Worksop area are to play continuously for an aggregate of 70 hours to raise money for charity.

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COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

This week we take a look at severe allergic reactions.

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VIDEO: Notts dad becomes one of UK's youngest Alzheimer's sufferers - aged just 30

A Nottinghamshire dad has become one of Britain's youngest Alzheimer's victims after being diagnosed at the age of 30.
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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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The map shows the worst affected areas of the country.

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas in Nottinghamshire worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across Nottinghamshire has been revealed.

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Today is the most popular day of the year to conceive

Today is 'National Baby Making Day' - most popular day to conceive

Today (Tuesday January 2) is National Baby-Making Day - when millions of young couples will be having sex in the hope of falling pregnant and giving birth to a September baby.
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Are you taking part in Dry January?

People in the Midlands not giving up booze for January

People in the Midlands are among the least likely in the UK to give up drink this month.
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Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies will be open over Christmas?

Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies are open on New Year’s Day?

Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed on New Year’s Day.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Top tips for winter fitness

HEALTH: Stick with the exercise and get a great start to 2018!

The dark nights are already around again, we’re all back off our holidays and it seems excuses to skip a gym session are coming hard and fast.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Official opening of office and counselling suite for Ernie�"s Wish charity, pictured are chair of trustees Amy Dennington, vice chair Shelley Bacon, charity founder Carla Spence, Ernie�"s sister Edith Spence, five, secretary Claire Brow, counsellor Rachel Hodges and trustee Natalie Harwood

Ernie’s Wish launch counselling suite for Bassetlaw parents affected by baby loss

Bereaved families in Worksop will have a peaceful space to access support and heal in comfort following the launch of a counselling suite by local charity Ernie’s Wish.

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C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

Yesterday we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Newly released research shows nearly two-thirds of people in the East Midlands don’t know what to do if a loved one’s heart stops beating.

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Putting his feet up and dreaming of playing bowls again is former runner Derrick Walker after his surgery.

NHS Centre’s open day eased surgery fears for former runner

An open day at a treatment centre has helped a successful former runner and squash player from Shireoaks get back on his feet after surgery there.

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Scarlet Fever rash. Photo: NHS

What parents need to look for as cases of Scarlet Fever reaches 50-year high in England

Scarlet fever hit its highest level in England for 50 years, with more than 17,000 cases reported in 2016 - research in the Lancet shows.
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