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Shirebrook dad found dead in bed by partner, inquest hears

A Shirebrook dad who was a heavy drinker and smoker was found dead in bed by his partner, an inquest heard.

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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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Academy physio Matt Salmon, who has been given "weeks to live" after contracting lung cancer. (PHOTO BY: Chris Holloway)

Stags physio retires after being told he has ‘weeks to live’

Sadness has engulfed Mansfield Town after their academy physio, Matt Salmon, was told he had only “weeks to live”.

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Hospitals back to normal after global cyber attack

King’s Mill Hospital’s IT systems are back to normal after they were hit by a cyber-attack which affected hospital computer systems around the globe.

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Patients told not to attend scan appointments at Kings Mill Hosptial after cyber attack

Patients have been told not to attend CT, ultrasound or MRI scan appointments over the weekend amid a ‘ransomware’ cyber attack on the NHS.

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Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust donates thousands of crutches and zimmer frames to patients in Syria and Zambia

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust has sent more than 1,000 items including crutches, zimmer frames and chairs have been sent to Syria and Zambia to help those in need.
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Corah's parents, Lisa and Carl Slaney, saying thankyou at last year's concert for all the support they received.

Headline band needed for charity concert in memory of Corah

An SOS has been issued to find a headline band for a spectacular charity concert to be held in Kirkby later this year.

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COLUMN: Are we becoming dependent on medication?

In the last decade the prescribing of antidepressants in the UK has doubled. The rates have increased dramatically from just over 31 million in 2005 to around 61 million in 2015.

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COLUMN: How do we relate to others in our time of need?

One of the questions I have found myself asking more and more recently is how do we communicate our feelings to others?

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COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

In today’s world, we are constantly being told that exercise is good for us, and that we should all do a little more in order to stay fit and healthy.

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COLUMN: Let’s break the taboo surrounding male suicide

In 2014 it was believed 76 per cent of all suicides were by men (4623). This equated to 12 deaths per day which is staggering. It is now widely believed to be the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.

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COLUMN: It isn’t weak to ask for help

COLUMN: It isn’t weak to ask for help

As a counsellor one of the most common and challenging things I am faced with is despair.

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Cancer survivor praises hospital

Cancer survivor praises hospital

A cancer survivor who struggled to come to terms with his diagnosis has spoken out about the effect it has had on him and his family.

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Shaun Tindall and his daughter, Ruby.

Match in aid of young Mansfield girl who lost dad after he battled depression in secret

A charity football match is being played to remember a Mansfield dad who took his own life – and to raise money for his young daughter.

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

Man dials 999 asking for ambulance to take him to see friend in London

A man who wanted to see his friend in London dialled 999 and asked for an ambulance, health bosses have revealed.

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Jobseekers can find out about a number of NHS roles at the event

NHS roles are up for grabs at jobs fair

People interested in a career in healthcare are being encouraged to come to Chesterfield Football Club on Saturday 20 May and find out about opportunities to work for a local NHS trust – and even get interviewed for jobs on the day.

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Video: Sutton cancer battler shaves her cherished locks for charity

A brave Sutton woman who is battling cancer for the second time has shaved her head to raise money for charity.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

These new cigarette laws come into force this month: Here's what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.
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COLUMN: Seizures...signs and treatment, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

A seizure can be caused by something interrupting the electrical activity in the brain.

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Mansfield runner’s London Marathon journey

Mansfield runner’s London Marathon journey

When you’ve been quite the couch potato, running a marathon is probably not the first thing on your mind.

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