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Air Ambulance adds vital blood transfusion service

After months of preparation and training, Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance crews are now able to carry out emergency blood transfusions.

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Help for Isle-governing NHS Trust in special measures

A drive to improve quality of care and finances at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust is to be boosted by another NHS Trust.

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Calling North Lincolnshire businesses – take part in the pedometer challenge

North Lincolnshire Council and British Steel have teamed up to hold the North Lincolnshire workplace charity pedometer challenge, Challenge 10,000, throughout October to help improve health and wellbeing.

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People who have experienced the heartbreak of losing a baby invited to remembrance ceremony

People who have experienced the heartbreak of losing a baby are being encouraged to attend a remembrance ceremony.

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Securing future of North Lincolnshire health and care services

Local health and care organisations are asking people to get involved as they tackle some of the big challenges facing services in North Lincolnshire.

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COLUMN: Facts, fiction and the NHS

In this world of ‘post truth’, the new ‘age of un-enlightenment’, where policy appears to be driven by falsehoods rather than facts, it came as no surprise in 2016 when Michael Gove stated 
“we have had enough of experts.”

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Next meeting of NHS Trust’s board of directors in Doncaster

The next board of directors’ meeting at Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) will be on Thursday, August 31.

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Fun packed day for those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction in Doncaster

The fourth annual Recovery Games saw over 650 people from all parts of the UK coming together at Hatfield Activity Centre in Doncaster in a fun packed day of celebration of people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

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We could be eating more healthily without even knowing it

Supermarkets could ‘trick’ shoppers into buying fewer calories, claims study

Supermarkets could easily “trick” customers into buying and eating fewer calories, according to new research.

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South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire dignitaries attend health meeting

Dignitaries from Doncaster, Rotherham and North Lincolnshire have attended the annual members’ meeting of a local health trust.

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FITNESS: Running and raising cash for worthy causes

I have been running on and off all my life.

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Does talcum powder cause cancer and should you stop using it?

Does talcum powder cause cancer and should you stop using it?

A woman in the US, who claims the talc used in Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly to the genitals for feminine hygiene, has won her case.

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Walker’s Warriors get their rear into gear for charity

A group of 50 plus ‘warriors’ are set to get their rears into gear as they complete 10k of muddy fields, woodlands, streams and climbs in aid of Grimsby hospital.

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Hospice open day will welcome Tour de Britain

Hospice open day will welcome Tour de Britain

North Lincolnshire’s Hospice will be opening its doors to the local community on Tuesday September 5.

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There are concerns older people are drinking too much

Fears the over 50s have a drink problem as the baby boomers turn baby boozers

Soaring cases of drink and drug abuse among people over the age of 50 are causing concern among health officials.

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Nursing degrees available to undergraduates

BPP University School of Health has secured partnerships to offer full, nursing degree education to undergraduates in the North of England and London – for the first time in the university’s history.

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HEALTH: Diabetics are not lazy sloth-like people

I’m Bill Stewardson, aged 57, residing in Woodhouse Mill.

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New endoscopy unit opening at Scunthorpe General Hospital

The doors to the brand new £1.6 million endoscopy unit at Scunthorpe General Hospital are set to open to patients.

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Top marks for student midwife after raising bereavement suite cash

A student midwife scored top marks when she raised more than £1,500 for Scunthorpe hospital’s maternity bereavement suite appeal.

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People in Yorkshire and the Humber among the worst fruit and vegetable consumers in the UK

People in Yorkshire and the Humber among the worst fruit and vegetable consumers in the UK

This week, the British Fruit Juice Association announces the findings of its largest ever independent study into pure fruit juice consumption across the UK.

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