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Isle pupils’ work to highlight rare syndrome

Classmates at Belton All Saints’ Church Of England Primary School are supporting a charity that works to fund research and help those who have the little-known Smith-Magenis Syndrome.

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Tim Thurman

Isle man taking 1,000 mile cycle challenge for dementia

An Isle man who took up cycling as therapy to help with his mental health is using his new found hobby to help raise money for dementia research.

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Well known scientist inspires Doncaster Pupils

Well known scientist inspires Doncaster Pupils

Hill House School, Auckley, were honoured to welcome Professor Lord Robert Winston to conduct a lecture, part of their new high-level speaker programme, named in his honour.

Education
Dr Kate Lovett Dean of the Royal College of  Psychiatrists

COLUMNIST: Sometimes our mental health becomes so impaired we need psychiatric help

We all have mental health. Just as many of us strive to get five a day or make it to 10,000 steps, it’s important that we’re conscious of trying to maintain and improve our mental health day. 

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Doncaster Voices: How to ensure NHS stays free to Doncaster people?

Doncaster Voices: How to ensure NHS stays free to Doncaster people?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to chris.page@jpress.co.uk. Your views may appear here next week when subject is ” How best can we protect Doncaster’s elderly in winter weather?”

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Doncaster hospital to be regional stroke treatment specialist centre

Doncaster Royal Infirmary is to be one of three regional specialist sites for urgent treatment of strokes.
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Danielle Allen, (centre), who was diagnosed with very rare form of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD) called gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) has raised �1800 to raise awareness of the disease. She is pictured with her husband Paul (right) and friend Niall Cotterhill (left) as they complete the 140-mile Coast 2 Coast (C2C) cycle ride from Whitehaven to Tynemouth.

Doncaster woman finishes chemotherapy and takes on cycling challenge in just nine weeks

A young woman has cycled over 100 miles to raise money for cancer research, just weeks after having chemotherapy.

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Craft group’s ‘bonding hearts’ helping to support mums and babies at Sheffield care unit

Hundreds of fabric hearts which help build bonds between new mums and their premature babies have been generously donated to Sheffield Hospitals Charity by a kind-hearted city craft group.

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Sexual health services to be integrated in Northern Lincolnshire

Sexual health services in North and North East Lincolnshire will come together under one name on 1 December but there will be no change to the service.

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Sheffield osteopath runner up in national award

Bannerdale Osteopaths in Nether Edge has been crowned runner up for Osteopathic Practice of the Year 2017 by Institute of Osteopathy.

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Sheffield NHS Trust scores above the national average for the care environment

Sheffield NHS Trust scores above the national average for the care environment

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) scored highly in a series of inspections which check standards on wards.

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COLUMNIST: Doncaster is in the top three in the country with a weight problem

COLUMNIST: Doncaster is in the top three in the country with a weight problem

Recent figures reveal that Doncaster is one of the top three areas in the country with a weight problem, with around three-quarters of our local adult population classed as either overweight or obese.

Opinion
Julie Reed

Let’s turn North Lincolnshire purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging local businesses to light up their buildings purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer during this month.

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary

£6 million cost to NHS of Doncaster hospital no-shows

Patients who fail to show up for appointments at Doncaster's hospitals cost the NHS £6 million a year, bosses have revealed.

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Sheffield well-being centre making a difference to those with mental health issues

Sheffield well-being centre making a difference to those with mental health issues

It’s okay to not be okay is the message from a group which has launched a new well-being centre in Sheffield.

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Autism early intervention centre opens in Doncaster

Autism early intervention centre opens in Doncaster

A new Early Intervention Centre for children with Autism or communication delays has opened in Doncaster providing specialist support for children and their families.

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Doncaster clinician’s stem cells save a child’s life

Doncaster clinician’s stem cells save a child’s life

A Doncaster clinician who joined the stem cell donation register has saved the life of a young child in America.

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Rotherham health worker excels in world skills competition

Rotherham health worker excels in world skills competition

A trainee assistant practitioner at Rotherham Hospital will be vying for a top prize in the World Skills UK competition later this month.

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Sheffield Hospitals praised for helping young people better control their diabetes

Sheffield Hospitals praised for helping young people better control their diabetes

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won a national award for helping more young people with diabetes control vital blood sugar levels – which if left uncontrolled can lead to irreversible damage and emergency hospital admissions.

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Isle stroke survivor backs campaign

Stroke survivor John Parry is one of thousands of people left with difficulty in communicating after suffering a stroke.

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