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Former cancer patient’s charity night raises over £2,000 for North Lincolnshire hospitals

A former cancer patient celebrated the end of her treatment with a fundraising night of celebration.

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Dance tutor Peter Barnard, Katy Robinson and David Prebble from Lys St. Georges. at a previous Isle dance event.

Join Isle dance for fitness

Get fit and have fun at an Isle spring folk dancing session on March 9 at Crowle Pavilion..

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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The bug is sweeping across schools in the UK.

Warning to parents over highly infectious bug sweeping UK schools

Shigellosis, a highly-infectious vomiting bug, is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.
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Disruption to phone lines at hospital as new system is installed

Patients of Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole hospitals are being warned of potential disruption to the phone lines on Wednesday March 1.

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One of the emaciated, abandoned ponies, Lasso.

Abandoned ponies fight for their lives at rescue centre

Two young ponies are fighting for their lives at a rescue centre in Bransby after they were abandoned in a shocking, emaciated state.

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Valuable contribution made by young carers is highlighted by council

Young carers, the valuable contribution they make, and the challenges they face, are being highlighted by North Lincolnshire Council.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Free course to help people living with and beyond cancer

A free six-week course is being held by Macmillan in partnership with Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust.

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Physical activity sessions for people affected by cancer

North Lincolnshire Council is working with Macmillan Cancer Support to offer a six week programme to provide an introduction back into exercise for people affected by cancer.

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SHOCK FIGURES: 30 per cent of women not attending potentially life-saving cervical smear tests

Young women across the region are being urged to attend their regular smear tests after shock figures revealed that 30 per cent of those aged 25 to 49 in North Lincolnshire are not doing so.

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International artist who has four cancers hosts art sale to thank hospice

An international artist from North Lincolnshire surpasses doctor’s expectations and lives on to organise a one day art sale in aid of Lindsey Lodge Hospice.

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Girling & Bowditch Vets issued this image of Alabama Rot

Vet chiefs assure dog owners after new case of Alabama Rot reported in UK

Veterinary chiefs have issued assurances for dog owners after a new case of the potentially fatal disease, Alabama Rot, was reported in the UK.
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National role for occupational therapist looking at keeping people in employment

When struck with illness, injury or disability it’s often the role of the occupational therapist (OT) to help people overcome the effects and live as independently as possible.

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Community First Responder team members Mary Riches and Shaun Johnson

Have you got what it takes to save a life? Volunteers needed for rural scheme

A vital rural lifeline is on the lookout for fresh blood to help it continue.

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Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite happens when parts of the skin and other tissues freeze due to low temperatures. 

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New dementia nurses in North Lincolnshire

Isle patients among those to benefit from specialist nurse service

A new dementia nurse will support patients from the Isle and across the wider area in her post at Scunthorpe hospital.

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Chat to your hospital governors at Trust meeting

Hospital governors are inviting people to an informal meeting where the latest Trust news will be discussed.

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Hospice staff donate essential items to keep homeless people warm this winter

Hospice staff donate essential items to keep homeless people warm this winter

Kind-hearted staff at Lindsey Lodge Hospice have collected hundreds of essential items to help homeless people keep warm this winter.

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Royal seal of approval for South Yorkshire midwife

Royal seal of approval for South Yorkshire midwife

A dedicated union steward is one of only four people nationally to be nominated for a top award by the Royal College of Midwives.

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