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National mortality statistics at health trust published

Mortality rates for Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLaG) remain in the ‘as expected’ banding.

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Sheffield mum hails ‘brilliant’ sport and fitness accessibility scheme

A Sheffield mum-of-two has heaped praise on a health and fitness scheme which enables people with physical and learning disabilities, as well as mental health conditions, to take a family member, carer or friend to Sheffield sports venues as support for free.

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Sheffield’s The Botanist bubbling for children’s hospital charity

Since opening in October 2016, The Botanist in Leopold Square (Sheffield) has raised almost £2,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity with the donation of a percentage from children’s meals and limited edition cocktails.

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Doncaster healthcare worker steps up to beat cancer

A maternity support worker at Doncaster Royal Infirmary is undertaking Cancer Research UK’s 10,000 steps a day challenge to raise funds to help in the fight against the disease.

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International recognition for Doncaster cardiac service

International recognition for Doncaster cardiac service

A cardiac service at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has been awarded an internationally recognised accreditation, which it will hold for the next five years.

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Green-fingered Doncaster gardener creates little oasis of tranquillity

Green-fingered Doncaster gardener creates little oasis of tranquillity

A green fingered gardener has created a little oasis of tranquillity at a Swallownest unit for people with mental health needs, thanks to a programme of vocational support for patients.

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Landmark Doncaster hotel sold off to healthcare firm in £6.5 million deal

A landmark Doncaster hotel has been sold off to healthcare company in a £6.5 million deal.

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Over 50s invited to try out walking football

North Lincolnshire Council is running walking football sessions aimed at getting people up and active.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Doncaster MPs back pledge on cider tax

Doncaster MPs Caroline Flint and Ed Miliband have backed a Government pledge to consult on tax levels for strong cider.

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Doncaster dad in heart condition alert

A Doncaster dad is 20 times more likely to have heart disease because of a faulty gene.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

Social etiquette experts Debrett’s has issued a guide to polite VAPING - including never vape in bed or blow vapour into someone’s face.

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Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

A blood test for autism has been developed which could lead to children being diagnosed at an earlier age.

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Lydia Parkhurst, aged 20, who has type 1 diabates. Lydia visted Downing Street to speak to fellow sufferer Prime Minister Theresa May to speak to her about the condition after meeting her at a charity event.

Doncaster diabetes sufferer meets Prime Minster

A young Doncaster woman who has type 1 diabetes has been to Downing Street to raise awareness of her condition.

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Ovarian cancer - do you know the symptoms?

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust are joining forces to raise awareness of the symptoms women should look out for.

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Hero off-duty South Yorkshire firefighter saves father-of-three's life pitch side at Champions League game

An off-duty South Yorkshire firefighter helped to save the life of a father-of-three pitch side infront of thousands of football fans at a Champions League game.

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Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Doncaster child sexual exploitation workers shortlisted for award

Doncaster child sexual exploitation workers shortlisted for award

Three Doncaster workers have been shortlisted in a national award for their work in helping to tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Doncaster.

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