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Nursing degrees available to undergraduates

BPP University School of Health has secured partnerships to offer full, nursing degree education to undergraduates in the North of England and London – for the first time in the university’s history.

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Mckenzie Watson has nephrotic syndrome, which causes his face and body to swell up

Brave youngster from South Yorkshire battles condition which causes body to swell like balloon

A brave youngster in South Yorkshire is battling a rare condition which causes his face and body to swell up like a balloon.
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Labour candidate Kevin Rodgers held the Great North Road Ward at the election vote 2014 for Doncaster at Doncaster Racecourse. Picture: Andrew Roe

Doncaster village set to lose GP surgery

A village doctors in Doncaster is set to close due to a shortage of GPs.

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NDFP-Bin men in action

Union and Doncaster waste contractor bosses in war of words

Union chiefs have entered into a fresh war of words with Doncaster waste collection bosses, accusing them of seeking to break the law as two five-day bin strikes loom in the town.

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Siobhan with her personal trainer  Katie Ford.

‘Taking up running has been life-changing for me’

A woman who has overcome throat, breast, lung and brain cancer is taking on a new challenge as she prepares to take part in a 10k run to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

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Dunsville Medical Practice.

Doncaster GP practice closes its doors to new patients

A Doncaster family doctor’s practice has become the first in South Yorkshire to close its list to new patients – sparking a warning more will follow.

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Jody Oxley, from Thorne, receiving treatment for cervical cancer

Brave Thorne mum who is fighting cancer supports national campaign to lower age of cervical screenings

A young mother who is fighting cancer is throwing her support behind a national campaign to lower to age limit of cervical screenings.

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Tractor rally raises over £6,000 for Sheffield hospital

A tractor rally raised £6,065 for Weston Park Cancer Charity.

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A sloth

HEALTH: Diabetics are not lazy sloth-like people

I’m Bill Stewardson, aged 57, residing in Woodhouse Mill.

Opinion
HEALTH: How one man made changes in his life after contemplating suicide

HEALTH: How one man made changes in his life after contemplating suicide

For over ten years I previously suffered from depression.

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New endoscopy unit opening at Scunthorpe General Hospital

The doors to the brand new £1.6 million endoscopy unit at Scunthorpe General Hospital are set to open to patients.

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Growing the therapeutic benefits down on the Doncaster allotment

To mark National Allotment Week (14 – 20 August), green fingered gardeners at an allotment on Sandall Beat in Doncaster are encouraging local folk to join them and discover the benefits of growing your own.

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Jan Johnson at Weston Park Hospital.

Pride in our NHS: ‘The attraction of my job is that I’m able to help Sheffield people’

Sheffield’s gain was definitely Leeds’ loss when experienced radiotherapist Jan Johnson decided to move back to the city after a stint up the M1.

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Top marks for student midwife after raising bereavement suite cash

A student midwife scored top marks when she raised more than £1,500 for Scunthorpe hospital’s maternity bereavement suite appeal.

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Connie pictured with her family after the extensive search to find her. Picture: Phil Poskitt.

Emergency services praised for 'incredible work' in successful search to find missing Doncaster woman

The emergency services have been praised for the assistance they provided in the successful search to find an 84-year-old woman with Alzheimers who went missing from her Doncaster home for two days.

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People in Yorkshire and the Humber among the worst fruit and vegetable consumers in the UK

People in Yorkshire and the Humber among the worst fruit and vegetable consumers in the UK

This week, the British Fruit Juice Association announces the findings of its largest ever independent study into pure fruit juice consumption across the UK.

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Ward staff refresh day room for patients in Doncaster

Ward staff at Doncaster Royal Infirmary have turned a drab day room into a popular dining and meeting place for both patients and visitors.

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Bluebell Wood becomes half marathon charity partner

Bluebell Wood becomes half marathon charity partner

One of the region’s best loved charities has teamed up with the Redbrik Chesterfield Half Marathon to become an official charity partner for the race.

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It’s just too much of a marathon for all but the athletic in Sheffield

The mere thought of pounding through 26.2 miles - or 42,195 metres - is too much for most people, let alone getting stuck into vital months of training and then the gruelling event itself.

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Ken Waight's son, Richard Waight, died in his sleep aged just 23 from sudden arrythmia death syndrome. He is pictured here at his graduation.

‘Lifesaving’ tests carried out in teacher’s memory

Over 100 people were given potentially lifesaving heart checks in Doncaster after cash was raised in memory of a young Doncaster teacher who died of a rare condition

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