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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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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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Ready, steady, Mo!

Ready, steady, Mo! Top tips for growing your moustache for Movember

It's that time of year again when men up and down the country take on a sudden uncanny resemblance to Tom Selleck.

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Blow to Millbrook as referrals stop

Blow to Millbrook as referrals stop

Staff and patients at a mental health facility that serves people in Mansfield and Ashfield have been dealt a second blow after plans were revealed to stop referrals to one of its services.

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Richard Mitchell, chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust, outside King's Mill Hospital in Sutton.

Hospital chief speaks after 100 days in charge

The new Chief Executive for the Sherwood Forests Hospitals NHS Trust has celebrated his first 100 days in the role.

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Brexit has had no adverse impact on staffing at hospitals, says report

Brexit has had no adverse impact on staffing at hospitals, says report

Hospitals in Sutton and Mansfield have not been adversely affected by Brexit, according to a new report.

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Richard Mitchell, chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust, outside King's Mill Hospital in Sutton.

Finalists announced for hospitals’ staff excellence awards

The search for the this year’s best members of staff at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton and Mansfield Community Hospital has been whittled down to the final shortlist.

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Lizzie Heeley 18 who was badly injured after she was in collison with a car on the A60 near Portland College.

Autistic Mansfield teenager wins campaign to reduce speeds on busy A60

The speed limit on a road near Mansfield is being reduced after a campaign by an autistic teenager who was left in a coma after being hit by a car.

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Mental health intensive care unit to close at Sutton Hospital

Mental health intensive care unit to close at Sutton Hospital

A unit that provides intensive support to the most vulnerable mental health patients from Mansfield and Ashfield is to close.

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Nancy Griffin of Mansfield who has had replies from the Prime Minister's office, the Department of Health and Kings Mill to letters sent in praise of recent treatment at the hospital.

Praise for caring surgeon

A Mansfield pensioner has hailed her hospital care – 
having originally delayed seeking treatment for more than a decade.

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Kings Mill Hospital car park

Anger over hospital disabled parking cost

Hospital bosses in Mansfield and Ashfield have defended their car parking policy after complaints about charging disabled people to park.

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Amelia Elce, Ady James.

Kindhearted trainer helps Mansfield mum with cerebral palsy fight her way to fitness

A Mansfield mother who has cerebral palsy has thanked the gym owner who ‘changed her life’ by giving her a free fitness training programme.

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COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

Angina is chest pain that someone gets when the arteries carrying blood to their heart muscle have become narrowed.

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Be A Chum, Bin Your Gum is the message behind the Mansfield District Council campaign.

Campaign to stop chewing-gum litter in Mansfield

A new campaign to put a stop to the sticky problem of chewing-gum on the town’s pavements has been launched in Mansfield.

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One in five people witness somebody collapse and need CPR but most do nothing to help, research has shown.

One in five witness someone who needs CPR but the majority do nothing to help

A fifth of people witness somebody collapse and need CPR but most of them do absolutely nothing to help, according to worrying new research.

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Health experts recommend everyone gets a flub jab as worst epidemic in 50 years is expected to hit the UK

Experts recommend flu jab as fears grow of worst UK epidemic for 50 years

The worst flu epidemic is on the way to the UK according to experts who are advising vulnerable people and everyone to get flu jabs.

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