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FIRST AID FRIDAY: What to do if you suspect someone is having a stroke

We’ve teamed up with St John Ambulance to help them spread the first aid message.

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Grab your pitch at Isle Charity Summer Camp-out

Families, and particularly single-parent families, are invited to chill out at an Isle-based festival-style camp.

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Isle pupils now equipped with skills to save lives

Isle pupils now equipped with skills to save lives

Tuition on how to save lives has become part of the essential school curriculum for Isle pupils.

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FIRST AID FRIDAY: Spotting and treating a seizure

FIRST AID FRIDAY: Spotting and treating a seizure

We’ve teamed up with St John Ambulance to help them spread the first aid message.

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St John Ambulance: 140 years of lifesaving first aid

St John Ambulance: 140 years of lifesaving first aid

This week marked 140 years since St John Ambulance was founded to create a nation of life savers.

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Inappropriate calls received by EMAS in April included a woman who had lost her credit card.

NHS set new 999 performance targets for ambulance service

Ambulance services have been given a new set of four performance targets for responding to calls.

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A study suggests men should ejaculate 21 times a month.

NHS urges men to masturbate after study says it can help ward off cancer

The NHS is encouraging men to masturbate after a study concluded ejaculating at least 21 times a month could reduce their risk of developing the most common form of cancer.
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Dementia is the East Midland’s biggest fear

According to new research by Asda Pharmacy, almost half (44%) of people in the East Midlands say dementia is their worst fear for a loved one and 37% personally fear developing dementia more than the death of friends or family, terminal illness and loss of mobility.

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Chance to say thank you to top NHS workers

Special NHS staff are about to be recognised for the fantastic work they do, day in, day out.

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Paul Verrico (right) and friend at Team Verrico ball

Super sum raised at hard-working Isle cancer charity’s summer ball

Supporters and friends of Isle charity Team Verrico dressed up in their best to celebrate another very successful year.

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Greggs sausage rolls are a firm favourite with customers.

Could you lose weight on the Greggs diet?

First it was the F-plan, then the Adkins now the latest scheme to help you lose weight has been launched: The Greggs diet!

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Hospice starlight walkers promised a glow in the dark send off

Hundreds of North Lincolnshire people who have already signed up for a night-time sponsored walk in aid of the local hospice are set for a spectacular UV neon glow send off on Saturday July 8.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Bereaved families offered safe place in Doncaster

A support group to help families who have experienced the loss of a loved one has been set up at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

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Thousands of East Midlands patients put at risk after NHS contractor blunder

Thousands of patient records from the East Midlands have been left to pile up in a warehouse by a NHS contractor.

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Doncaster men take on London to Brighton bike ride to fight heart disease

Around 14,500 cyclists united together in the fight against heart disease for the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) legendary London to Brighton Bike Ride.

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Doncaster hospital maternity staff member is named star of the month

A member of staff at Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s Maternity department has been named Star of the Month after being nominated by colleagues for consistently going above and beyond.

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Don’t let food poisoning ruin your summer – be safe

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Food Safety Week (June 19-25) and is encouraging ‘Safe Summer Eating’.

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Summer fair for those beating drug and alcohol addiction in Doncaster

Summer fair for those beating drug and alcohol addiction in Doncaster

A Balby specialist detoxification and day programme which helps people beat their drug and alcohol addictions hosted a summer fete for service users, friends and neighbours on Friday.

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Children play in a water fountain as Britain basks in glorious sunshine and high temperatures.

Tips for coping during the heatwave

Much of the UK is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.
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