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Feature: ‘My whole future has been wiped out...’

According to a recent survey, most people over the age of 55 don’t consider themselves to be at risk from deadly meningitis, despite the risk increasing in older adults. Fiona Evans looks at a new national campaign to improve adults’ awareness of the disease’s signs and symptoms.

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‘Gaping hole’ in safety net

New housing benefit applicants in North Lincolnshire are waiting more than five weeks for their claims to be processed, which a charity has warned could lead to homelessness.
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Marathon cycle to boost cancer fight

Marathon cycle to boost cancer fight

This time last year I was invited to the House of Commons as guest of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer. I collected a certificate, which recognised the progress NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and our partners had made in improving one-year cancer survival rates in the borough.

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Celebration of Doncaster hospital’s proud history

Celebration of Doncaster hospital’s proud history

It’s fitting that we have just celebrated the NHS’s 70th anniversary in the same month as Doncaster Royal Infirmary (DRI) has clocked up a magnificent 150 years of care, treating innumerable patients in that time, with countless local people having much to thank it for.

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