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Janet’s St John unit flourishes in Doncaster

A young people’s unit connected to a first aid charity is thriving in Doncaster - 40 years since it was opened by a woman member.

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Holly Ridgeway-Bowyer, 18, has been shortlisted for her outstanding work as an Apprentice Clinical Photographer

Young Doncaster Hospital Trust clinical photographer shortlisted for outstanding work

A talented apprentice photographer at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals is focussing on success after nomination for a top award.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Victoria Lodge Residential Care Home. Picture: Dean Atkins/Doncaster Free Press

Doncaster care home branded 'inadequate' for third time in a row

A Doncaster care home has been criticised following an inspection by a Government health watchdog for the third time in a row.

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Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Hatfield colliery, Stainforth.

Doncaster pit village residents to benefit from wellbeing scheme

Plans to transform a deprived Doncaster former pit village are set to be rolled out, health bosses have revealed.

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New Year pharmacy times.

Disruption to phone lines at hospital as new system is installed

Patients of Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole hospitals are being warned of potential disruption to the phone lines on Wednesday March 1.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Cuts to health and social care budgets are to blame for 30,000 extra deaths in England and Wales during 2015, a new study claimed.

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Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

The Duchess of Cambridge suffered it with both her babies... but severe morning sickness really is more likely to predict a daughter, according to new research.

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MP John Mann

Anger over £14,000 cost of private ambulances

Doncaster’s cash- strapped hospitals trust is spending £14,000 a month transferring youngsters from Bassetlaw to Doncaster and Sheffield after children’s ward cuts.

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Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

A daily dose of sunshine via Vitamin D pills keeps coughs and colds at bay, according to new research.

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Doncaster Chamber networking event at The Earl of Doncaster Hotel. Pictured is Dan Fell, CEO at Doncaster Chamber.

Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched.

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Lack of staff making South Yorkshire maternity services ‘unsustainable’

Lack of staff making South Yorkshire maternity services ‘unsustainable’

Children’s and maternity services in South Yorkshire are ‘no longer sustainable’ – because hospitals do not have the staff to cope with demand.

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There are lots of reasons why people can't get a good night's sleep.

10 things that are stopping us getting a good night’s sleep

There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to prepare us for the new day. But sadly many people aren’t getting one.

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The warning has come from Public Health England.

Parents warned to consult GP after cases of scarlet fever rise

Parents are being urged to take their child to a GP if they suspect scarlet fever, after cases rose in some areas of England.

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New Year pharmacy times.

Free course to help people living with and beyond cancer

A free six-week course is being held by Macmillan in partnership with Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust.

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Richard Parker

Ex-nurse appointed as new Doncaster hospital boss

The trust which runs Doncaster Royal Infirmary has appointed its director of nursing as its new boss.

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Headteacher Rachael Colquhoun and Ian McMillan

Rotherham pupils’ health tips from the ‘Barnsley bard’

Tweet poetry from the ‘Barnsley bard’ brightened up the morning assembly at one primary school.

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