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Multi-million pound payout for girl who suffered brain damage at King’s Mill Hospital

A young girl who suffered brain damage during her birth at King’s Mill Hospital has won a £3 million compensation payout.

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Friends and family appeal to give terminally-ill Mansfield mum her dream wedding

Friends and family appeal to give terminally-ill Mansfield mum her dream wedding

Friends and family of an ‘amazing’ Mansfield Woodhouse woman who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer are appealing for help so she can marry her partner.

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Richard Bacon shared this picture of himself hooked up to machines in hospital.

Mansfield star “on the road to recovery”, says mother

Mansfield TV and radio star Richard Bacon is on the road to recovery, according to mother Christine.

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Warning issued to parents after school child hospitalised with septicaemia

Parents with children attending the Garibaldi School in Clipstone have been issued a warning after it is likely one child contracted septicaemia.

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All the amazing ways Nottinghamshire celebrated the NHS’s 70th anniversary

The National Health Service marked its 70th birthday in style this week, with people all over the country coming together to celebrate the UK’s proudest institution.

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Chad's front page for July 4, dedicated to the NHS on its 70th Birthday

Pick up this week’s edition of The Chad - dedicated to the NHS on its 70th birthday.

Have you picked up your copy of this week’s Chad, which is dedicated to the staff at King’s Mill Hospital on the NHS’s 70th Birthday?

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Millbrook Mental Health Unit in Sutton. Image by Google

Sutton mental health hospital could be rebuilt

A Nottinghamshire healthcare trust is considering a proposal to rebuild an ‘outdated’ hospital site in Sutton.

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Rodney warden in Kings Mill Faith Centre garden.

"Thank goodness for the NHS and long may it live" says King's Mill chaplain

Rodney Warden, King’s Mill  Hospital chaplain remembers when the NHS was first introduced, and how it helped him as a youngster.
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Firefighters say they are now focusing on a series of hot-spots around the 8km site.

Mansfield and Ashfield fire crews tackling Winter Hill blaze

Crews from Mansfield and Ashfield fire stations have arrived in Lancashire as they help to tackle the blaze at Winter Hill.

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King's Mill Hospital. picture supplied by SHERWOOD FOREST HOSPITALS

King’s Mill Hospital helps patients stay connected by launching free public WiFi

Patients and visitors to King’s Mill Hospital can now check social media, browse the internet and easily keep in touch with family and friends during their stay in hospital, thanks to the launch of free public WiFi throughout the hospital.

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Jack Sanders and daughter Ellie.

Consensus among MPs for more progress on medical cannabis oil

MPs covering Mansfield, Ashfield and Sherwood agree that cannabis oil for medical purposes should be used more frequently, but are split on the overall legality of the substance.

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Helen follows in family footsteps, as King’s Mill celebrates NHS 70th birthday

Helen follows in family footsteps, as King’s Mill celebrates NHS 70th birthday

A senior radiographer at King’s Mill Hospital traced her family history to discover she had followed in her great-aunts footsteps.

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Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero with the National Union of Mineworkers' Nottinghamshire chairman Alan Spencer

Ashfield MP launches campaign to secure CT scans for ex-miners

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero has written to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt campaigning to secure CT scans for ex-miners in the area.

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Tracey Long examines the mould in one of her bedrooms

Mum’s ten year long battle living in mould-ridden Sutton house

An Ashfield mum has said she has been through a ‘long battle’ after dealing with black mould in her home for ten years.

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Changes to a home care service for NHS patients to be changed ’out of recognition’

Changes to a home care service for NHS patients to be changed ’out of recognition’

Members of a medical support team which cares for patients in their own homes has hit out at plans to reform the service.

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Jack Sanders and daughter Ellie.

Mansfield dad with huge brain tumour says cannabis oil has kept him alive for four years

A Mansfield Dad given just months to live after developing a huge brain tumour says cannabis oil has extended his life by four years.

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Injured man’s partner raises money for Notts intensive care unit that treated him

Injured man’s partner raises money for Notts intensive care unit that treated him

A man who was left with serious injuries after crashing while taking part in a triathlon in Nottinghamshire is still in intensive care.

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How to stay safe during hot weather

The UK has been hit by a heatwave this week, with temperatures expected to reach 30°C.
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The alert has been issued by the Met Office and Public Health England

Health warning issued as heatwave hits the UK

A level 2 alert has been issued by the Met Office and Public Health England as a heatwave hits the country.

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These are the medicines no longer available on the NHS

The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines starting this month.
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