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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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Are sunbeds safer than sunbathing outdoors?

Can you prevent cancer by eating certain foods? Are sunbeds safer than sunbathing outdoors? 15 medical myths debunked

We’ve all heard medical myths that we’ve been unsure of and with many of us now using ‘Dr Google’ as our first medical port-of-call.

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Sue Taylor

COLUMNIST: What really constitutes a good diet?

During the past 50 years there has been much debate on the optimal dietary advice for improving long-term health in the general population as well as in people with established cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure obesity, osteoporosis and other problems related to the Western lifestyle.

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Alistair Gunn at Ambulance Leadership Forum

Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff win national awards

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is celebrating after two members of staff won awards for their outstanding contribution.

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Experts are on hand to help you stop smoking

South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

Adwick fire station is to play host to a series of Stop Smoking Services to help Doncaster residents quit the habit.

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Raising money for youngsters with autism

Friends and family from the Isle gathered on a dreary Easter Sunday to take part in an autisum awareness event.

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President’s year of fundraising boosts hospice

Lindsey Lodge Hospice has been given a £3,060 boost thanks to a year of fundraising by a big-hearted local golfer.

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Many pharmacies in Gainsborough will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Gainsborough pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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Holly Mumby-Croft

Notice served on failing hospital patient transport service

Notice has been serbved on the failing Thames Ambulance Service Ltd which provides transport services to thousands of North Lincolnshire residents to and from hospital and surgeries for treatment.

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Handing over the grant

Team Verrico gives grant of £9,338 for vital cancer research

Charities are required by law to set aims and objectives and to work within those.

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Karen and Ben

Daring mother and son duo sky dive for hospice

A North Lincolnshire mother and son duo took their fundraising to new heights by parachuting from a plane at 15,000 feet, raising over £1,000 for their local hospice.

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Have your healthcare needs covered this Easter holiday

Have your healthcare needs covered this Easter holiday and know where to get treatment should you need it.

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Doncaster hospital team up with Healthwatch to stress the importance of good nutrition

A team of nutrition link nurses at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) have teamed up with Healthwatch Doncaster to promote the importance of good nutrition and hydration for patients while they are in hospital, which often helps speed up recovery.

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Chris North

Doncaster bank employee set for spell behind bars

A Doncaster bank employee is going to be sent down on April 4, but it’s all for a good cause.

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Sophie Smith (left) and Selina Doyle (right) of Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Couple scoop lottery rollover jackpot

Fun for all the family is promised at a North Lincolnshire hospice’s ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’ on Saturday March 31.

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The scales tell lies

HEALTH: Do the bathroom scales tell lies?

When it comes to ‘losing weight’ for years we have been told that the only way to monitor progress is by jumping on the bathroom scales.

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Appeal for parents who lose their babies reaches £100,000

An appeal to provide a bereavement suite at Scunthorpe hospital for families who lose their babies has reached the £100,000 mark.

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Doncaster volunteer going for a close shave

A volunteer is going for a close shave in a bid to get cash rolling in for Doncaster’s hospice.

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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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