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Sheffield runner experiences race with sight loss simulation specs

For one runner taking part in the Yorkshire Half Marathon this year, the challenge had a different perspective to when she was training.

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Hospital’s new technology lets patients receive appointment letters directly to their mobile

Barnsley Hospital is introducing a new technology which allows patients to receive appointment letters directly to their mobile phone.

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Marie Curie’s Sheffield fundraising group seeks treasurer and secretary

Marie Curie’s Sheffield fundraising group seeks treasurer and secretary

Marie Curie’s South East Sheffield Fundraising Group is looking to recruit a Treasurer, secretary and other members to support its team of volunteers.

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Sheffield drivers surprise colleague with life-changing bike

Sheffield resident and First Sheffield employee, Sean Gilbert, has been presented with an electric bike by the Mayor of Sheffield, after colleagues from First South Yorkshire and TBF (The Transport Benevolent Fund), rallied together and raised funds to help get him back on his feet, after he was diagnosed with a life-changing illness.

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Sheffield staff rally round for MS sufferer

Sheffield staff rally round for MS sufferer

Home Office staff based in Sheffield are rallying round and riding out to raise funds for a colleague suffering a regressive form of Multiple Sclerosis.

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Doncaster carers’ fair offers help and support

Doncaster carers’ fair offers help and support

Are you a carer in Doncaster or know someone who is? If so a free carers’ fair is being held next month.

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Alzheimers Society Dementia Support Worker, Sheena Carr having tea and cake with sales adviser Aaron Walton and volunteer Doreen Merrills in the Doncaster branch of Scrivens

Doncaster opticians puts dementia in the frame

A Doncaster opticians hosted a coffee and cake event with advice from a dementia support worker as part of Dementia Awareness Week.

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Twiddlemuffs enhance the care for dementia patients in Doncaster

During Dementia Awareness Week (May 15-21) staff and volunteers at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals are putting their knitting needles to good use by creating ‘Twiddlemuffs’ for patients with dementia.

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Doncaster breast cancer survivor raises over £1,600 to say thank you

A local fundraiser has netted over £1,600 for Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s Jasmine Centre, a service specialising in the care and treatment of those with breast cancer.

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West End Clinic, West End Lane, Rossington. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP West End Clinic MC 2

Doncaster clinic out of special measures

A Doncaster GP surgery has turned its fortunes around after being rated ‘good’ by a Government health watchdog.

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Doncaster mum helping people cope with mental health issuesS

A Doncaster mum of two, author and life coach is hoping her self-help book will help people coping with mental health issues.

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Guide launched to help patients with breathing conditions in Doncaster

Guide launched to help patients with breathing conditions in Doncaster

The Community Respiratory Nurse Specialists in Doncaster have launched a guide to help people with long term breathing conditions.

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Nurses thank Sheffield law firm for fundraising inspired by baby George

Babies who need extra special care when they are born at Rotherham Hospital are set to benefit from a £7,840 donation from Wake Smith Solicitors.

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Mike Nixon from Swallownest who is making his last charity trek on the Great Glen Way later this month

One more open road before South Yorkshire lone ranger Mike, 82, hangs up his boots

Wanderlust - and a good pair of knees - have taken Swallownest great-grandfather Mike Nixon thousands of miles o’er hill and dale.

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Sheffield Hospital first in Yorkshire to launch specialist clinic for patients living with spasmodic dystonia

Sheffield Hospital first in Yorkshire to launch specialist clinic for patients living with spasmodic dystonia

Patients living with a poorly understood chronic voice disorder which causes involuntary muscle spasms, impairing speech and swallowing, can now receive treatment nearer to home thanks to the launch of a specialist multidisciplinary clinic at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Thousand mile fundraising walk for dementia therapy room at Sheffield care home

Well-being and activity champion, Michelle Ketland at Norwood Grange Care Home is raising money for a sensory room by organising a 1,000 mile walk, with the help of Parkwood E-ACT Academy.

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North Lincolnshire nurse to face fundraising marathon hike for Macmillan

North Lincolnshire nurse to face fundraising marathon hike for Macmillan

A big hearted senior North Lincolnshire nurse is set get her walking boots on for a 26 mile marathon hike for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Marc 'MJ' Poole who died of suspected meningitis

Doncaster hospital to introduce specialist equipment to diagnose meningitis

Doncaster Royal Infirmary is set to bring in a specialist machine which can diagnose meningitis in less than an hour.

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Cancer survivor Jacky Lynch with partner Ross

Models set to wow in night of glamour for Aurora’s 15th annual fashion show

For its fifteenth year, the glitzy Aurora Fashion Show is set to stun again, with some of the bravest models ever to chance the catwalk.

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Dean Windass

Fire service supports Mental Health Awareness Week

As part of Mental Health Awareness week (May 8–14) Humberside Fire and Rescue Service hosted a Mental Health Awareness Conference at the KCOM Stadium in Hull.

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