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Isle man taking 1,000 mile cycle challenge for dementia

An Isle man who took up cycling as therapy to help with his mental health is using his new found hobby to help raise money for dementia research.

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Well known scientist inspires Doncaster Pupils

Well known scientist inspires Doncaster Pupils

Hill House School, Auckley, were honoured to welcome Professor Lord Robert Winston to conduct a lecture, part of their new high-level speaker programme, named in his honour.

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Dr Kate Lovett Dean of the Royal College of  Psychiatrists

COLUMNIST: Sometimes our mental health becomes so impaired we need psychiatric help

We all have mental health. Just as many of us strive to get five a day or make it to 10,000 steps, it’s important that we’re conscious of trying to maintain and improve our mental health day. 

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Doncaster Voices: How to ensure NHS stays free to Doncaster people?

Doncaster Voices: How to ensure NHS stays free to Doncaster people?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to chris.page@jpress.co.uk. Your views may appear here next week when subject is ” How best can we protect Doncaster’s elderly in winter weather?”

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Craft group’s ‘bonding hearts’ helping to support mums and babies at Sheffield care unit

Hundreds of fabric hearts which help build bonds between new mums and their premature babies have been generously donated to Sheffield Hospitals Charity by a kind-hearted city craft group.

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Sexual health services to be integrated in Northern Lincolnshire

Sexual health services in North and North East Lincolnshire will come together under one name on 1 December but there will be no change to the service.

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Sheffield osteopath runner up in national award

Bannerdale Osteopaths in Nether Edge has been crowned runner up for Osteopathic Practice of the Year 2017 by Institute of Osteopathy.

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Sheffield NHS Trust scores above the national average for the care environment

Sheffield NHS Trust scores above the national average for the care environment

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) scored highly in a series of inspections which check standards on wards.

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COLUMNIST: Doncaster is in the top three in the country with a weight problem

COLUMNIST: Doncaster is in the top three in the country with a weight problem

Recent figures reveal that Doncaster is one of the top three areas in the country with a weight problem, with around three-quarters of our local adult population classed as either overweight or obese.

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Julie Reed

Let’s turn North Lincolnshire purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging local businesses to light up their buildings purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer during this month.

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Sheffield well-being centre making a difference to those with mental health issues

Sheffield well-being centre making a difference to those with mental health issues

It’s okay to not be okay is the message from a group which has launched a new well-being centre in Sheffield.

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Autism early intervention centre opens in Doncaster

Autism early intervention centre opens in Doncaster

A new Early Intervention Centre for children with Autism or communication delays has opened in Doncaster providing specialist support for children and their families.

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Doncaster clinician’s stem cells save a child’s life

Doncaster clinician’s stem cells save a child’s life

A Doncaster clinician who joined the stem cell donation register has saved the life of a young child in America.

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Rotherham health worker excels in world skills competition

Rotherham health worker excels in world skills competition

A trainee assistant practitioner at Rotherham Hospital will be vying for a top prize in the World Skills UK competition later this month.

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Sheffield Hospitals praised for helping young people better control their diabetes

Sheffield Hospitals praised for helping young people better control their diabetes

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won a national award for helping more young people with diabetes control vital blood sugar levels – which if left uncontrolled can lead to irreversible damage and emergency hospital admissions.

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Knowle Hills most senior resident, 102-year-old Edith Herbert, supported by daughter Margaret and Knowle Hill Manager Diane Harrison opens new home

New care home open for business

There was a real party atmosphere at the launch of a new Sheffield care home.

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Doncaster Trust begins search for new non-executive directors

Doncaster Trust begins search for new non-executive directors

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is looking for two skilled and energetic Non-executive Directors to join the Trust’s Board of Directors.

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Home dialysis help for kidney patients

Kidney patients wanting to take advantage of home-based dialysis were given life changing advice at a series of open days.

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Sheffield study finds anti-cancer drugs could help prevent the hardening of blood vessels which cause heart attack and stroke

Anti-cancer drugs could prevent the build-up of fatty plaques in blood vessels which cause heart attack and stroke, a new study by the University of Sheffield has shown.

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Yoga and pilates lovers stretch out in aid of Doncaster hospice

Yoga and pilates lovers stretch out in aid of Doncaster hospice

A team of yoga and pilates teachers and students have stretched out to raise £683 for Doncaster’s hospice.

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