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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines starting this month.
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Caskgate Street Surgery in Gainsborough, which is plagued by missed appointments.

Missed appointments lead to longer waiting times at GP surgeries

Patients in Gainsborough who fail to keep appointments at GPs’ surgeries are causing increased waiting times for others.

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Thousands of pounds has been spent rescuing obese people

Thousands spent on fire services to move obese people

Thousands of pounds have been spent on fire services helping to move obese people in Humberside over five years.

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Demolition work well underway to create new homes for people with dementia

Demolition work is well under way at the former Intermediate Care Home on Warwick Road in Scunthorpe – to make way for a proposed unique extra care scheme that will see 25 new two-bed apartments built for people with dementia – in a £4.5 investment. The first of its kind in the area.

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Lindsey Lodge Hospice says thank you to volunteers

Lindsey Lodge Hospice says thank you to volunteers

A charity-run hospice is celebrating the contribution of over 400 volunteers during Volunteers’ Week 2018 (June 1–7).

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Lawson Pater, Kathryn Singh, Julie Compton, Valerie Wood, Emma Tayles, David Booker and John Leslie Wood

Yorkshire health trust hears voice of people with motor neurone disease

A Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire health trust has adopted the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter in support of local people living with this terminal disease and their carers.

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Sponsord swimmer Dawn Grantham

Dawn’s swimming challenge raises cash for Doncaster dementia charity

Dawn Grantham decided to take the plunge...and raised £228 for leading South Yorkshire dementia charity Lost Chord.

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Doncaster health team’s hats on for brain injury charity

A team that provides services, for people with long-term neuro conditions and brain injuries, at Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) showed their support for Brain Injury Awareness Week.

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Green fingered volunteers needed by health trust

The Health Tree Foundation (HTF), the official charity for the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, are on the hunt for volunteers who can help give a little TLC to the gardens at Scunthorpe General Hospital.

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North Lincolnshire Youth Council with the canvas images and staff from North Lincolnshire Council and RDaSH

Be Unique, that’s the message from young people

Young people in North Lincolnshire have been making their voices heard to shape health and mental health services and are now spreading their messages to other youngsters.

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The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month

The NHS will be banning free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot by the end of this month.

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The fight is on against the epidemic among children

Childhood obesity – a rising epidemic

Sadly, childhood obesity is once again making the headlines.

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A very unusual donation to Doncaster charity shop

Barnardo’s store in Scawsby has been donated a fine set of shark’s teeth. The full set of jaws were donated to the shop in Barnsley Road, where they stood out from the more usual clothes, books and bric-a-brac.

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Hospice community art exhibition and sale success

Mayor of North Lincolnshire Councillor Peter Clark and Mayoress Mrs Carol Clark have helped a charity-run hospice celebrate the success of its first annual community art exhibition and sale.

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Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Hospice announces event for Dying Matters Week

A North Lincolnshire hospice will be opening its doors to the public for a free event on Thursday 17 May to raise awareness of Dying Matters week (14 to 20 May), the annual national awareness campaign which aims to open up the national conversation about dying, death and bereavement.

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Plan to extend access to GP services in Gainsborough

Gainsborough residents are being asked to help shape how a new proposal to extend access to GP services could be delivered.

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Paul Verrico with daughter Lucia with Scunny Bunny and Peter Swann

Could you bucket rattle for Team Verrico?

Isle charity Team Verrico has made a plea for volunteers to support a one off bucket rattle on Saturday, May 5, at Glanford Park - home of Scunthorpe United.

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An embedded tick

HEALTH: Watch out for ticks!

The arrival of spring means many of us will begin once again to venture out into the countryside more often.

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Steve Shergold with the couple's daughter Esmee

Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease.

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Max Bartle

Soon-to-qualify nurses tour South Yorkshire hospitals

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) hosted a number of nurse and midwifery recruitment open days in March and April, showcasing the exciting opportunities available across the Trust’s main three sites for newly qualified clinicians.

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