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Plans for Radiotherapy unit at Doncaster hospital put on hold

Plans for a radiotherapy unit that would mean patients receiving cancer treatment in Doncaster rather than Sheffield have been put on hold.

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Royal seal of approval for South Yorkshire midwife

Royal seal of approval for South Yorkshire midwife

A dedicated union steward is one of only four people nationally to be nominated for a top award by the Royal College of Midwives.

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EATING DISORDERS: Help is at hand for anorexics, bulimics and binge eaters

EATING DISORDERS: Help is at hand for anorexics, bulimics and binge eaters

A new community eating disorder service launched this month after a cash injection of just under £500,000 into children’s services in North Lincolnshire, Rotherham and Doncaster.

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Police on shift at mental health unit

An North Lincolnshire-based health unit is working in partnership with Humberside Police to give them greater knowledge in how it supports people who are experiencing problems with their mental health.

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South Yorkshire cancer care centre backed by housebuilder

South Yorkshire cancer care centre backed by housebuilder

A care centre in Rotherham is set to provide further therapy and counselling sessions for people with cancer after receiving a grand donation from a leading UK housebuilder.

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Proceeds from little girl’s charity single for South Yorkshire hospice

Proceeds from little girl’s charity single for South Yorkshire hospice

A little girl with a big heart is donating the proceeds of her charity single to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, after winning the chance to record in a professional recording studio.

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Ms Haigh said the public and 'brilliant and dedicated' paramedics are being let down by the Government

Plan for Doncaster ambulance hub withdrawn

Plans for a new Doncaster ambulance hub at Lakeside have been withdrawn at the eleventh hour.

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Doncaster health trust rated as ‘good’

Official watchdogs have rated one of Doncaster’s NHS trusts as ‘good’, more than a year after raising concerns over it.

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Hospital drop in clinic replaced by an appointments system

A drop-in clinic for audiology patients at Scunthorpe hospital is being replaced by an appointments system.

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Keep active this winter with launch of new exercise sessions

North Lincolnshire Council is launching new exercise sessions in Crowle and Epworth to help keep you active this winter.

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New app to help parents take control of their children’s diets

Change4Life has launched the Be Food Smart app to help parents take control of their children’s diets.

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‘Angel gowns’ for stillborn babies donated to South Yorkshire hospital

‘Angel gowns’ for stillborn babies donated to South Yorkshire hospital

A Sheffield-based charity which makes ‘angel gowns’ for stillborn babies has made a generous donation to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

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Have a healthy start to 2017 - look after your physical and mental well being

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging residents to have a healthy start to 2017 by supporting you to make healthier choices and look after your physical and mental wellbeing.

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Unit helps South Yorkshire hepatitis C sufferers get crucial diagnosis and reduce risk of life-threatening liver damage

A mobile clinic unit which could help more people with hepatitis C live a disease-free future will be visiting Devonshire Green on Thursday January 26 and Hanfia Masjid mosque, 372 Sheffield Road, Tinsley on Friday January 27.

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Carol Scholey

Warning against norovirus

People who are vomiting are being warned to stay at home and not visit hospital to prevent the spread of infection.

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Doncaster residents invited to get more involved in the running of health trust

Isle residents are being invited to get more involved in how their local health trust is being run.

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) is inviting people from across South Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire to take part in a series of engagement events.

The trust’s chief executive Kathryn Singh will open the first quarterly ‘Listen to Learn Network’ event of 2017 on Tuesday January 24 at the Woodfield Park Community Hall in Balby as part of its commitment to deliver its new Patient and Public Engagement and Experience Strategy.

Event organiser Cheryl Watkinson said: “We’re delighted to be launching these new-look network events, which have been organised in response to feedback from our patients, carers and partners at a recent big conversation”.

“The events will be held across all of Doncaster, Rotherham and Northern Lincolnshire to provide patients, carers, partners and the public with a meaningful opportunity to get involved in working with us to deliver our patient and public engagement and experience strategy and to share examples of good practice.”

To get involved email cheryl.watkingson@rdash.nhs.uk, or ring 0800 015 0370.

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Sue Taylor

January is the time to make positive lifestyle changes

January is the time when most people think more seriously about their health and making some positive changes to their lifestyle.

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Children as young as 12 admit using steroids in sport

Children as young as 12 admit using steroids in sport

Sheffield Hallam University is launching a new scheme to target doping in sport - after research showed children as young as 12 had admitted using performance enhancing drugs.

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Dr Jack Czauderna

HEALTH: The NHS is seriously underfunded

This is dedicated to all those who are working in our seven day NHS over the Christmas period.

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Team Verrico

What has 2017 got in store for Pride of the Isle and Team Verrico charities?

With 2017 just around the corner we asked the Isle’s two major charities to reminisce on the last 12 months and to look to the new year.

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