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£6,000 donated to robot appeal to thank life-saving neurosurgeon

A Derbyshire man who suffered a massive brain haemorrhage has raised more than £6,300 to thank the neurosurgeon who saved his life.

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Dream come true as Sheffield sling surgery settles into new home

A well-known and much-loved Sheffield sling library has opened its very own premises in the heart of Sheffield city centre.

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Yoga trapeze gets off to a flying start in Sheffield

Yoga students are seeing life from a different perspective as they hang out at Hot Yoga Sheffield’s new Yoga Trapeze classes.

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Sheffield care home receives the praise of CQC inspectors

Sheffield residential care home Housteads has won the praise of the Care Quality Commission for its high standards of support for residents.

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Veterans need specific services to overcome addiction, new Sheffield research reveals

Ex-military personnel who are recovering from alcohol and drug addiction are more likely to succeed in recovery through veteran specific services, new research from Sheffield Hallam University has revealed.

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Charity ball in aid of Sheffield cancer cause

Have a ball in the name of charity at an event in Sheffield this weekend.

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No-show patients hit Doncaster cancer treatment targets

Heath bosses are failing to reach targets for cancer treatment times for patients in Doncaster - because patients fail to turn up for appointments.

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Breathing Space, Rotherham

Changing lives for the better in Rotherham

Tailor-made programmes, exercise classes and support groups have all formed part of the success story of a Rotherham health care facility now celebrating 10 years of service.

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Fran Hoyland (far right, second row) and friends

Sheffield students (and their Head) take the plunge for Fran

Life changed for sixth form student Fran Hoyland the day she woke up from a nap, and found she was paralysed from the waist down.

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Bandanas for Bluebell Wood July 1-7

Sport a bandana for Bluebell Wood hospice

A Bandana Day will brighten up schools, offices and other places next week, and will help sick children.

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Doncaster men take on London to Brighton bike ride to fight heart disease

Around 14,500 cyclists united together in the fight against heart disease for the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) legendary London to Brighton Bike Ride.

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Doncaster hospital maternity staff member is named star of the month

A member of staff at Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s Maternity department has been named Star of the Month after being nominated by colleagues for consistently going above and beyond.

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary emergency department

£1 million to turn around Doncaster hospital emergency department

Ministers have pledged almost £1 million to try to get a grip on waiting times at the accident and emergency department at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
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Don’t let food poisoning ruin your summer – be safe

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Food Safety Week (June 19-25) and is encouraging ‘Safe Summer Eating’.

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Doncaster urgent medical care centre 'must improve'

Doncaster's out of hours urgent medical care centre has been told it must improve.

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Summer fair for those beating drug and alcohol addiction in Doncaster

Summer fair for those beating drug and alcohol addiction in Doncaster

A Balby specialist detoxification and day programme which helps people beat their drug and alcohol addictions hosted a summer fete for service users, friends and neighbours on Friday.

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Sheffield Lord Mayor supports Move More month

Councillor Anne Murphy, Lord Mayor of Sheffield, supported Step out Sheffield’s challenge to collectively walk 4,500 miles during Move More month.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Jacqueline Osborne was on a night shift at Greasbrough Residential and Nursing Home in Rotherhamwhen a female resident at the home had a fall in June 2013.

South Yorkshire care home nurse struck off for failing to call 999 for patient suffering from suspected stroke

A South Yorkshire care home nurse has been struck off for failing to call the emergency services when a resident had a suspected stroke.

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Virgin Trains East Coast's David Horne, Managing Director, Suzanne Donnelly, Commercial Director and Clare Burles, People Director, with Jo Loughran, Director of Operations at Time to Change.

All change on the trains as Virgin bids to derail mental illness stigma

A leading regional travel operator today signed Time to Change pledge, naming a train in its commitment to tackle stigma surrounding mental health.

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