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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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Mansfield teenager Eleanor Frost and another delegate at the global Family Planning Summit, hosted by the UK government.

Mansfield teenager joins global contraception drive for women

A teenager from Mansfield was chosen to attend a global summit that backs giving access to contraception and sexual health services to all women by 2020.

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Three of the medics, (from left) Anna Challis, Jim Adler and Jason Buckle, with their awards.

Brave medics win awards for saving man’s life in cave rescue

Five medics, including two from Mansfield and one from Rainworth, have won awards after carrying out a nine-hour rescue operation to save the life of a climber injured in a cave.

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Patient Andrew Stewart (centre), of Mansfield, with the stroke team at Kings Mill Hospital in Sutton.

King’s Mill patient hails best stroke care in East Midlands

A grateful patient from Mansfield has sung the praises of a hospital stroke team that has been named the best in the East Midlands.

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Chief nurse Suzanne Banks on the piano, watched by hospital colleagues, Eleanor Shaw, from the urology team, and Ashley Pridmore, of the microbiology team.

Piano strikes a chord with King’s Mill Hospital patients

A new piano has provided music to the ears of patients, staff and visitors at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton.

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Workwise Healthcare in Mansfield is celebrating and outstanding report from the CQC health watchdog.

Staff delighted by outstanding care inspection

Staff at a Mansfield-based service providing stay-at-home care are celebrating after being hailed as “outstanding” by inspectors.

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COLUMN: It’s important to be tolerant of others

COLUMN: It’s important to be tolerant of others

Recently I began reflecting on all the clients I had worked with over the past few years.

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Councillor Vaughan Hopewell and practice manager Nicola Ryan outside the closure-threatened surgery.

Mansfield GP Surgery at ‘high risk’ of closure

Heath bosses have said a Mansfield surgery is at a ‘high risk’ of closing after struggling to recruit doctors.

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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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Grateful mum Wendy Willcock surrounded by items donated by retailers at Four Seasons Shopping Centre for the charity auction.

Shops rally round to back ‘Dollar For Dawson’ campaign

A campaign to try and save the life of a Sutton boy with cancer has been boosted by retailers at Mansfield’s Four Seasons Shopping Centre.

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LISTEN: Ashfield woman jailed after calling 999 almost 2,000 times

An Ashfield woman has been jailed after inappropriately calling 999 almost 2,000 times – costing the NHS more than £30,000.

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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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Tragic Saffron ‘most likely took own life’

Tragic Saffron ‘most likely took own life’

A young woman who was found dead in her Mansfield home died in ‘circumstances consistent with her taking her own life’, a coroner’s court has heard at the opening of an inquest.

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Mansfield is aiming to be more breastfeeding friendly.

Breastfeeding mums made to feel welcome in Mansfield

A scheme to make Mansfield more welcoming to breastfeeding mums has been adopted by the district council.

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New health chief Richard Mitchelll at Kings Mill Hospital

Hospital trust appoints UKs youngest chief executive

At the age of 36 Richard Mitchell takes the reins at the Sherwood Forests Hospitals NHS Trust as the youngest trust chief executive in the UK.

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Dad Matt Wardle on a family holiday to Disneyland Paris with his two children, Harry and Rosie, in December 2015. Five months later, he was dead.

Widow wants action after asbestos death of healthy dad

A young widow from Rainworth has made an emotional plea for action after her husband died, aged just 41, of asbestos-related cancer.

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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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