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Sick Mansfield homeless people are being discharged back onto the streets says social work expert

A social work expert says people living rough who desperately need health care and surgery are being discharged back onto the streets of Mansfield because they are not being assessed properly.

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Volunteer Marlene Poole, nuclear medicine specialist Robert Bradley and volunteer Sue Groves.

£20,000 donated for King's Mill Hospital's scanner appeal

Volunteers have got King’s Mill Hospital scanner appeal off to a flying start after donating £20,000.

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Figures by the Daily Mirror show that the Kings Mill deal means NHS Sherwood Forest is paying for thetenth most costly PFI deal anywhere in the NHS.

King's Mill in Sutton is among most expensive hospital PFI deals in UK

Bosses at King's Mill Hospital will have spent six times the amount on the contract to refurbish and service the site than it actually costs, by the time payments are complete.
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Care workers are asked to attend an open day being hosted by the Mansfield Woodhouse-based company, Respectful Care, next week.

Up to 50 new jobs for care workers in Mansfield and Ashfield

Up to 50 jobs are to be created for support and care workers in the Mansfield and Ashfield areas by a leading provider of homecare services.

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MP Ben Bradley at Westminster, where he signed up to become a defibrillator champion.

Call for defibrillators in every Mansfield school is backed by MP

A call for defibrillators in every school has been supported by Mansfield’s MP, Ben Bradley.

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Ben Bradley and Mansfield businessman Andre Camilleri, a trustee of the charity, with the pledge signed by MPs.

MPs back charity’s work on drug-use by youngsters

Alarming new figures on drinking, smoking and drug-use among schoolchildren have prompted MPs to back the work of a charity that has its origins in Mansfield.

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Mums and a youngster at the family fun day to raise awareness of autism. )

Family fun day to help children with autism

Children’s TV characters My Little Pony and Chase from ‘PAW Patrol’ were the star guests at a family fun day in Sutton that raised £934 for the National Autistic Society.

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Mansfield Museum, which is hosting the health and wellbeing festival.

Mansfield Museum hosts festival of food, fitness and fun

A free six-day festival, focusing on food, fitness and fun, is to be held in Mansfield to coincide with the school holidays for Easter.

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Mike Farley with his late wife, Cazi, on a beach while on holiday in the Caribbean.

Marathon man Mike pounds streets of London in memory of wife

Undying love for his late wife has driven a Ravenshead man to raise thousands of pounds for charity by pounding the streets of London in the dark.

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Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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‘Soulmates’ die just days apart

‘Soulmates’ die just days apart

“I’ll not be long behind her – she is my soul mate.”

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Ashfield surgery set to relocate

Ashfield surgery set to relocate

Two Ashfield surgeries are set to merge to become one, it has been announced.

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Former Olympic cyclist Bryan Steel (right) checks out the glasses at Vision Express with store manager James South.

Ex-Olympic cyclist in eye-test plea as he opens Vision Express store

Former Olympic cyclist Bryan Steel called on residents to make sure they have regular eye-tests as he opened a new Vision Express At Tesco store in Mansfield.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month.

Smoking is on the up in Mansfield and Ashfield

Smoking is on the up in Mansfield and Ashfield – according to new information released by the Government.

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Kings Mill Hospital

Non-urgent operations cancelled at King’s Mill on Monday

Due to the continued adverse weather conditions and to maintain patient safety, Sherwood Forest Hospitals (King’s Mill Hospital, Mansfield Community Hospital and Newark Hospital) has taken the decision to postpone all non-urgent operations planned for Monday.

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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Snow and ice have been forecast next week

A danger to life: How cold will it get as the Beast from the East arrives in Notts?

The Beast from the East is on its way towards Britain and forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening temperatures after issuing a weather alert for Notts.

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Jean Cox with Coun Stuart Wallace (right) and support worker Trevor Warren, of Nottinghamshire County Council.

Specialist apartment helps Jean, 80, regain her independence

A sprightly 80-year-old woman is ready to find her own place again, rather than a care home, thanks to a spell in a specialist apartment in Mansfield.

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Mansfield man Robin Jones, who has Asperger Syndrome, with his faithful and reliable friend, pet dog, Charlie.

Life of Asperger’s man is transformed by his pet dog

A Mansfield man with Asperger Syndrome says his life has been transformed by his pet dog who was rescued from a rehoming centre.

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IN PICTURES: The lowest ranked GP surgeries in Mansfield - according to patients

These are the lowest ranked GP surgeries in the Mansfield area, according to patients.

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