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Would you stick needles in your baby to stop it crying?

Acupuncture may stop babies suffering from colic from crying too much, according to new research.
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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Plan for Doncaster ambulance hub withdrawn

Plans for a new Doncaster ambulance hub at Lakeside have been withdrawn at the eleventh hour.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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Sheffield 20s to 30s walking group

Vibrant Sheffield walking club gives open invitation

Boost your health this year by striding out in the great outdoors with friendly, like-minded people.

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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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Brighten up and join South Yorkshire Colour Dash

Brighten up your Blue Monday by signing up to a day of fantastic fun that helps to raise cash for sick children.

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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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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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Stop smoking!

How to stop smoking for good

According to NHS statistics, 60% of Britons who currently smoke would actually like to give up.

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Care team wins award

Doncaster workers scoop care award

Their care in working to help hospital patients get home as safely and speedily as possible has won a top team of health workers an award.

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Picture caption shows left to right: John Magee, Lakeside Village centre manager, Paul Isherwood, site supervisor and Jim Mackinnon, director Care Facility Management, part of Aston Services Group. (pic in front of Village logo)

Doncaster worker helps to save lives

His first aid knowledge has helped to save one life, and was put to good use again recently by a site supervisor at a Doncaster retail park.

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How will you tip scales in new year?

FAT CHANCE: When the dieting gets tough ... the weight gets going

Three days into 2017 there's slim chance some of us will keep "new year, new you" weight loss resolutions.
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