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COLUMN: Suicide prevention is a matter for us all

It has recently been World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10).

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COLUMN: What to do if someone has a fever

COLUMN: What to do if someone has a fever

This week we offer advice on treating a fever . A fever is when a person has a persistent high temperature above 37°C (98.6°F).

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Joe, centre with parents Leanne and Billy, and siblings Finlay and Lexi.

Recognition for brave Joe

A Mansfield boy who beat leukaemia has featured in a London art installation to help ‘make blood cancer visible’.

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Video: Grandad thanks amazing paramedic and emergency team for saving his life

An Edwinstowe grandad has thanked an ‘amazing’ paramedic and medics for saving his life when his heart almost stopped in an ambulance.

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Mary and Leonard Moore from Forest Town have been told they can no longer have their regular home carer.

Couple’s woe as care ends

A housebound elderly couple in Mansfield have been left distraught after the nurse who “saved” one of their lives is taken away from them.

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COLUMN: Eating disorders don’t discriminate

COLUMN: Eating disorders don’t discriminate

Historically eating disorders have mainly been synonymous with women, you only need to look at the research and statistics to see this.

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EMAS has defended its record

Chief defends record after probe reveals heart patient died due to ‘lost ambulance keys’

East Midlands Ambulance Service has defended its record after it was revealed a heart patient died due to delays because of “lost ambulance keys”.

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AFTER -- Jordan Martinez (left) is congratulated by former England footballer Wayne Bridge after his weight loss with Slimming World.

Ex-England and Chelsea footballer hails Mansfield’s male super-slimmer

A 21-year-old super-slimmer from Mansfield scored after netting his weight-loss goal to reach the semi-finals of a national competition.

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Notts girl ‘spiked’ at festival left shaken

An Eastwood girl is urging festival-goers to be more aware after she believes her drink was spiked at a music festival.

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COLUMN: Facts, fiction and the NHS

In this world of ‘post truth’, the new ‘age of un-enlightenment’, where policy appears to be driven by falsehoods rather than facts, it came as no surprise in 2016 when Michael Gove stated 
“we have had enough of experts.”

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We could be eating more healthily without even knowing it

Supermarkets could ‘trick’ shoppers into buying fewer calories, claims study

Supermarkets could easily “trick” customers into buying and eating fewer calories, according to new research.

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Which pharmacies are open in Notts this Bank Holiday?

Have you prepared ahead of the Summer Bank holiday?

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Does talcum powder cause cancer and should you stop using it?

Does talcum powder cause cancer and should you stop using it?

A woman in the US, who claims the talc used in Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly to the genitals for feminine hygiene, has won her case.

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Sarah is winner of chief nurse award

Sarah is winner of chief nurse award

Seven inspirational nurses, midwives and allied health professionals have been recognised for their compassionate and outstanding care at Sherwood Forest Hospitals’ annual Chief Nurse Awards.

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There are concerns older people are drinking too much

Fears the over 50s have a drink problem as the baby boomers turn baby boozers

Soaring cases of drink and drug abuse among people over the age of 50 are causing concern among health officials.

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COLUMN: How to treat burns

COLUMN: How to treat burns

St John Ambulance in the East Region has some simple but lifesaving first aid tips.

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Naomi Betts (right) and best friend Jackie Illingworth - Pictures thanks to Nottingham Post

Tragic mum funds her own funeral

A 39-year-old mum of three with a terminal heart condition is fundraising to pay towards the cost of her own funeral.

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The re-opening of the store, with Dame Mary Perkins, Hayley-Jo, store director Nigel Davidson and staff. (PHOTO BY: Rob Lacey)

Facelift creates the largest Specsavers store in the UK at Idlewells

The largest Specsavers store in the UK is now on your doorstep in Sutton after a facelift embracing the very latest in optical technology.

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Relieved patient Stuart Artliff with the nurse at Kings Mill Hospital, Julia Rose, who first diagnosed his sepsis.

Patient returns to hospital to thank sepsis nurses who saved his life

A grateful patient has returned to King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton to thank the team who saved his life after he was struck by sepsis.

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Danny Jones, staff nurse in the emergency assessment unit at Kings Mill Hospital, who was last years main winner.

REVEALED: shortlist for annual nurse awards at hospitals

The final shortlist has been announced for the annual Chief Nurse Awards, run by the trust that operates King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton and Mansfield Community Hospital.

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