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Health Minister praises King’s Mill staff for pulling trust out of ‘special measures’

Health Minister Philip Dunne has congratulated Sherwood Forest Hospitals staff for the “impressive improvements” that lifted the trust out of special measures.

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COLUMN: Today’s kids are missing out on outdoor experiences, by Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

COLUMN: Today’s kids are missing out on outdoor experiences, by Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

As you get older it can be all too easy to assume that everything was better in the past. It is only natural to view things nostalgically, but many things are clearly much better today.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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COUN ALAN RHODES -- "it is inevitable that the elderly and disabled will continue to be adversely affected".

Council’s dismay over funding crisis in care for elderly and disabled

A growing funding crisis in services for the elderly and disabled across Mansfield, Ashfield and the rest of the county was not tackled by the government’s Autumn Statement. claim alarmed council chiefs.

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PAYING THE PRICE -- Kings Mill Hospital is boosting its underfunded resources by charging patients to park their cars, says MP Gloria De Piero.

Hospitals are being ‘forced to charge ill patients parking fees’

Hospitals such as King’s Mill in Sutton are being forced to charge ill patients car-parking fees because the NHS is so underfunded, claims Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero.

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King's Mill was placed in Special Measures by the CQC after mortality rates was found too high.

Notts NHS lays out plan for swathe of £600m cuts

The local NHS has launched it’s latest Sustainability and Transformation Plan - the five-year strategy to reduce costs and make efficiencies that will govern the direction of health services.

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HOORAY FOR HEALTHY FOOD! -- children at Wainwright Primary Academy who took part in the workshop.

Workshop teaches kids how healthy food can be fun and tasty

Food that is good for you can be fun and tasty. That was the message preached to youngsters at a school in Mansfield when it hosted a healthy-eating workshop.

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Kings Mill Hospital.

Hospital Trust to launch £25,000 recruitment campaign

The trust which runs King’s Mill Hospital is spending £25,000 on a recruitment campaign for medical staff.

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Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

With temperatures dropping this week, we look at recognising and dealing with hypothermia.

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Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commisioner, Paddy Tipping

Our tough street drinking measures are set to go nationwide

Work done to tackle street drinking in Ashfield and Mansfield is being used to mastermind new national guidance on the subject across the UK.

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TOP TEAM -- endoscopy experts with their awards, (from left) clinical endoscopist Paul Hagan, consultant surgeon Richard Hind, nurse endoscopist Sharon Hudson and associate operations manager Cally Jarvis.

King’s Mill Hospital experts praised for their work in Pakistan

The endoscopy team based at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton has been presented with prestigious awards to recognise its work in Pakistan.

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Ronald Steele died following a safeguarding investigation which said the home was 'in crisis'.

CARE CRISIS: Neglected dementia patient led to care home overhaul

A Rainworth care home was found in crisis after carers “neglected” a dementia patient and left a chest infection unchecked, eventually leading to his death.

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THE website has been developed by Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

New website to help Mansfield and Ashfield children with autism

Children and young people with autism in the Mansfield and Ashfield areas are to benefit from a new website.

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Sherwood Forest Hospitals' Peter Herring.

King's Mill bounces back from special measures

The chief executive of King’s Mill Hospital says they are now aiming to become ‘outstanding’, following a three-year battle to get out of special measures.

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Mayor meets diabetes charity workers on Mansfield visit

Mayor meets diabetes charity workers on Mansfield visit

When a leading health charity pitched up in Mansfield’s town centre, the mayor headed out to support a vital message about residents at risk.

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Breaking news: Hospital trust merger between King’s Mill and QMC has been cancelled

Breaking news: Hospital trust merger between King’s Mill and QMC has been cancelled

The merger between the trusts which run King’s Mill and the QMC hospital has been cancelled.

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RUN FOREST, RUN! -- youngsters charging through the pictureque Sherwood Pines Forest Park. (PHOTO BY: Rachel Atkins)

Let’s go! Invasion of the school fun runners at Sherwood Pines

Sherwood Pines Forest Park at Edwinstowe was invaded by more than 500 primary school children for a fun run that promoted a worldwide campaign.

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WALKING THE WALK -- sponsored walkers from Sutton and Mansfield who raised �21,000 for charity in a coast-to-coast trek that took in Hadrian's Wall.

Mates raise £21,000 for charity in coast-to-coast walk

A group of 19 old mates from the Sutton and Mansfield area have raised a fantastic total of £21,000 for two charities after completing a coast-to-coast walk that took in Hadrian’s Wall.

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First aid tips for firework night

First aid tips for firework night

Leading first aid charity St John Ambulance is urging everyone to learn some basic first aid skills ahead of the Bonfire Night celebrations.

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