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COLUMN: Defend the NHS - it’s all we have left, by Roy Bainton

Over the past year, the political world as we knew it has been blown apart.

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Dr Robert Jaggs-Fowler

National mortality statistics at health trust published

Mortality rates for Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLaG) remain in the ‘as expected’ banding.

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Nominate a first aid hero

Nominate a first aid hero

St John Ambulance’s Everyday Heroes awards are back and the charity is searching for inspiring stories of first aid heroism.

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Doncaster healthcare worker steps up to beat cancer

A maternity support worker at Doncaster Royal Infirmary is undertaking Cancer Research UK’s 10,000 steps a day challenge to raise funds to help in the fight against the disease.

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International recognition for Doncaster cardiac service

International recognition for Doncaster cardiac service

A cardiac service at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has been awarded an internationally recognised accreditation, which it will hold for the next five years.

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Green-fingered Doncaster gardener creates little oasis of tranquillity

Green-fingered Doncaster gardener creates little oasis of tranquillity

A green fingered gardener has created a little oasis of tranquillity at a Swallownest unit for people with mental health needs, thanks to a programme of vocational support for patients.

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Staff at The Surgery in Willingham-by-Stow were thrilled to receive the positive inspection feedback.

Willingham medical practice praised by inspectors

Staff at a Willingham-by-Stow medical practice are celebrating after their services received a glowing report from a national health watchdog.

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Carl Sherwood

Over 50s invited to try out walking football

North Lincolnshire Council is running walking football sessions aimed at getting people up and active.

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Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

A new study has revealed two thirds of young people from Derbyshire would be happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Ovarian cancer - do you know the symptoms?

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust are joining forces to raise awareness of the symptoms women should look out for.

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Doncaster child sexual exploitation workers shortlisted for award

Doncaster child sexual exploitation workers shortlisted for award

Three Doncaster workers have been shortlisted in a national award for their work in helping to tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Doncaster.

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Doncaster woman smashes £2,000 mark for marathon to remember sister-in-law

Doncaster woman smashes £2,000 mark for marathon to remember sister-in-law

Doncaster resident Sally Deakin is preparing to push herself to the limit next month (Sunday April 23) in her first ever London Marathon.

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Children’s Disney ward at hospital receives 50 cuddly toys

Big-hearted Lions members recently dropped off 50 cute cuddly toys which will be given out to children who attend A&E or the Disney ward.

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Carl Sherwood

Fit more walking into your lifestyle and improve health

North Lincolnshire Council is working with national charity, Living Streets, to motivate people in our area to fit more walking into their everyday lives.

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New scheme is helping unemployed young people get into work

Young people are gaining an invaluable insight into working life thanks to a new scheme.

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Carl Sherwood

Ride to work and win a trip to Cuba

Ride to Work Week is a fun, free competition between workplaces to see which can get the most staff to try cycling to work between Monday 13 and Sunday 19 March.

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Challenging times ahead as new interim chief executive is appointed at hospital trust

Challenging times ahead as new interim chief executive is appointed at hospital trust

A new interim chief executive has been appointed at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust.

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Financial support for people affected by cancer in Doncaster

A diagnosis of cancer is devastating and many people are faced with the additional worry of having to find hundreds of pounds a month to cover the costs of the disease.

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