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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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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Cats carry a rare bacteria in their mouths and claws, which can be passed on to humans.

Cuddling cats could be deadly

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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GUEST COLUMN: Top tips on using the recovery position, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

GUEST COLUMN: Top tips on using the recovery position, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

This week we’re going to look at how to place a casualty in the recovery position.

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AMIR KHAN GIVES TEEN CANCER SURVIVOR AND ASPIRING BOXER SURPRISE OF HIS LIFE WHEN HE JOINS HIM IN THE RING

Amir Khan gives Sheffield teen cancer survivor who lost his leg the surprise of his life

Thirteen-year-old Ben O’ Brien, who lost his leg to cancer, couldn’t believe his eyes when British professional boxer and world champion Amir Khan joined him in the ring during a gruelling training session for Stand Up To Cancer.

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Sponsor a room and help a hospice patient such as Andrew

You can make a difference during Hospice Care Week by helping patients such as Andrew Smith, 46, who has a rare terminal illness that leaves him breathless and unable to complete basic daily tasks.

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58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

Almost 60 serious incidents were reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) in a year, new figures have shown.

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South Yorkshire residents take part in Great North Run for Parkinson’s UK

Two people from South Yorkshire joined the Parkinson’s UK’s Great North Run team this year.

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South Yorkshire nurse celebrates 50 years at the NHS

South Yorkshire nurse celebrates 50 years at the NHS

A Yorkshire nurse and education specialist is marking 50 years in the NHS this month.

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New service set to provide mental health support to Doncaster schools and colleges

New service set to provide mental health support to Doncaster schools and colleges

A new service has been launched to provide early mental health advice and support to children and young people attending schools and colleges in Doncaster.

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Chelsea Flower Show heads to Doncaster

A little bit of the world famous Chelsea Flower Show has headed to Balby in Doncaster.

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Doncaster mums-to-be urged to stay away from alcohol

If you’re pregnant – don’t drink any alcohol. That’s the message to Doncaster mums-to-be from Aspire Drug and Alcohol Service in a bid to raise awareness of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day.

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Service users, their families and Aspire staff at New Beginnings

Celebration for Doncaster drug and alcohol addicts

A Doncaster specialist detoxification and day programme which helps people beat their drug and alcohol addictions is holding an open day to celebrate recovery.

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Doncaster MP shows support for women affected by breast cancer

Dame Rosie Winterton DBE, MP for Doncaster Central has shown support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging her constituents to take part in the UK’s biggest, brightest and pinkest fundraiser - the Breast Cancer Now “Wear it Pink” event on Friday October 21.

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Former Isle public health boss bows out

Retiring Director of Public Health for Lincolnshire, Dr Tony Hill, says people ‘still need persuading to take greater care of their own health’.

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Isle youngsters raise awareness of benefits to a healthy life

An intrepid group of Isle friends have spent their summer holidays raising money for a worthy cause.

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Help for Isle cancer patients

Drop-in sessions for patients with certain types of cancer are to run fortnightly in Scunthorpe.

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Hospital staff picked by patients as their ‘stars’

Patients at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust have been having their say on which staff should be recognised at the Trust’s annual Our Stars awards.

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Mum who couldn’t fit down a slide loses weight and gains new career

A mum has lost nearly six stones and is now using her weight loss success to inspire the community to lead a healthier lifestyle by becoming a Weight Watchers Leader

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Isle MP welcomes roll-out of lifesaving defibrillators

Isle MP welcomes roll-out of lifesaving defibrillators

Isle MP Andrew Percy has welcomed the continued work to roll-out lifesaving defibrillators across the Isle, with the majority of local towns and villages now having their own public access defibrillator (PAD) in place, with most being accessible 24/7.

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