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Family of girl with crippling disease urge NHS to fund potentially life saving drug

The family of a Sutton girl diagnosed with a crippling disease is campaigning to get a potentially life saving drug available for her in the UK.

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COLUMN: Psychological effects of chronic illness are often underestimated

COLUMN: Psychological effects of chronic illness are often underestimated

Chronic illness is at times understated and perhaps not given the attention it warrants.

Opinion
COLUMN: Vaccinate kids against flu

COLUMN: Vaccinate kids against flu

As the colder weather starts to bite and temperatures plummet, I’d like to remind parents of young children to make sure their child is protected from flu this winter by getting the free nasal spray vaccination.

Opinion
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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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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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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Mansfield doctor announced as GP of the Year

Mansfield doctor announced as GP of the Year

A Mansfield doctor has won Pulse’s GP of the Year award for completely turning around a struggling practice under challenging circumstances.

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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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David and Eve Poxton with Ashmere Care Homes's award.

Outstanding employer award for care homes company

A branch of a company that runs three care homes in Sutton has landed a prestigious award that recognises it as an excellent employer.

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Mathew Gibson

Mansfield man launches Christmas gift appeal for sick children because he "knows what it feels like like to be in and out of hospital

A Mansfield man who is giving out gifts to sick children this Christmas says he "knows what it feels like like to be in and out of hospital".

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Do you know what to do if you have norovirus?

Hospital warning as Norovirus set to hit Mansfield and Ashfield

Ahead of Norovirus season, which is more commonly known as the winter vomiting bug, Sherwood Forest Hospitals and Nottinghamshire Healthcare are reminding patients and visitors experiencing symptoms of the virus to stay at home and telephone NHS 111 for advice, unless their condition is life-threatening.

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COLUMN: Signs to look for and how to treat shock

COLUMN: Signs to look for and how to treat shock

Shock – not to be confused with emotional shock - is a life-threatening condition which happens when the body isn’t getting enough oxygen to the vital organs.

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Mansfield care home hits back over CQC rating

Mansfield care home hits back over CQC rating

A care home that has served the community for more than 20 years and supports people with dementia has been placed in special measures after being rated as inadequate.

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Queen's Medical Centre.

Nottinghamshire hospital hires youth workers to help fight violent crime

Nottinghamshire's Queen's Medical Centre is to become the first hospital outside London to introduce youth workers in a bid to reduce levels of violent crime.

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Nottingham Crown Court

Family forgive care home after woman choked on bacon

A family has forgiven a care home where a grandmother choked to death while trying to eat bacon without her dentures.

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Respectful Care's co-founder Scott Marsh (right) celebrates the Outstanding rating with branch chief Karl Overton (third right) and staff.

Thriving care company earns rating of Outstanding

A company, founded in Mansfield Woodhouse, that provides care for people in their own homes has been given an Outstanding rating by independent inspectors.

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Marie Foster with the questionaire that helped identify her illness.

Woman’s fears over parasite infection

A Hucknall woman suffering from a parasitic infection is voicing her concerns after receiving a letter from Public Health England stating that they are investigating across the East Midlands.

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Remember, remember first aid in November

Remember, remember first aid in November

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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