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Sheffield runner experiences race with sight loss simulation specs

For one runner taking part in the Yorkshire Half Marathon this year, the challenge had a different perspective to when she was training.

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Barnsley Hospital

Hospital’s new technology lets patients receive appointment letters directly to their mobile

Barnsley Hospital is introducing a new technology which allows patients to receive appointment letters directly to their mobile phone.

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Marie Curie’s Sheffield fundraising group seeks treasurer and secretary

Marie Curie’s Sheffield fundraising group seeks treasurer and secretary

Marie Curie’s South East Sheffield Fundraising Group is looking to recruit a Treasurer, secretary and other members to support its team of volunteers.

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Sheffield drivers surprise colleague with life-changing bike

Sheffield resident and First Sheffield employee, Sean Gilbert, has been presented with an electric bike by the Mayor of Sheffield, after colleagues from First South Yorkshire and TBF (The Transport Benevolent Fund), rallied together and raised funds to help get him back on his feet, after he was diagnosed with a life-changing illness.

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Rotherham Hospital

Vomiting bug outbreak leads to visitor restrictions at South Yorkshire hospital

A hospital in South Yorkshire has imposed visitor restrictions to prevent the spread of a vomiting bug.

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Sheffield staff rally round for MS sufferer

Sheffield staff rally round for MS sufferer

Home Office staff based in Sheffield are rallying round and riding out to raise funds for a colleague suffering a regressive form of Multiple Sclerosis.

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Pupils join in to help Sheffield care home residents

A double effort linking young people with elderly residents in Norwood aims to fund a therapy room for dementia sufferers.

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Doncaster carers’ fair offers help and support

Doncaster carers’ fair offers help and support

Are you a carer in Doncaster or know someone who is? If so a free carers’ fair is being held next month.

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Alzheimers Society Dementia Support Worker, Sheena Carr having tea and cake with sales adviser Aaron Walton and volunteer Doreen Merrills in the Doncaster branch of Scrivens

Doncaster opticians puts dementia in the frame

A Doncaster opticians hosted a coffee and cake event with advice from a dementia support worker as part of Dementia Awareness Week.

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Twiddlemuffs enhance the care for dementia patients in Doncaster

During Dementia Awareness Week (May 15-21) staff and volunteers at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals are putting their knitting needles to good use by creating ‘Twiddlemuffs’ for patients with dementia.

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Doncaster breast cancer survivor raises over £1,600 to say thank you

A local fundraiser has netted over £1,600 for Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s Jasmine Centre, a service specialising in the care and treatment of those with breast cancer.

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West End Clinic, West End Lane, Rossington. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP West End Clinic MC 2

Doncaster clinic out of special measures

A Doncaster GP surgery has turned its fortunes around after being rated ‘good’ by a Government health watchdog.

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Elise Mawson and Katie Stewart

Grizzly challenge for Doncaster duo

It could be a bit hairy but two Doncaster workers are determined to conquer the grizzly heights of Snowdon for charity.

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Hospice care wows gran in to Doncaster fundraising role

Witnessing the superb care given by staff at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, when her grandson was seriously ill, has spurred his gran on to supporting its services.

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Sandra Greatorex

Doncaster mum helping people cope with mental health issuesS

A Doncaster mum of two, author and life coach is hoping her self-help book will help people coping with mental health issues.

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Guide launched to help patients with breathing conditions in Doncaster

Guide launched to help patients with breathing conditions in Doncaster

The Community Respiratory Nurse Specialists in Doncaster have launched a guide to help people with long term breathing conditions.

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Nurses thank Sheffield law firm for fundraising inspired by baby George

Babies who need extra special care when they are born at Rotherham Hospital are set to benefit from a £7,840 donation from Wake Smith Solicitors.

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Mike Nixon from Swallownest who is making his last charity trek on the Great Glen Way later this month

One more open road before South Yorkshire lone ranger Mike, 82, hangs up his boots

Wanderlust - and a good pair of knees - have taken Swallownest great-grandfather Mike Nixon thousands of miles o’er hill and dale.

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Sheffield Hospital first in Yorkshire to launch specialist clinic for patients living with spasmodic dystonia

Sheffield Hospital first in Yorkshire to launch specialist clinic for patients living with spasmodic dystonia

Patients living with a poorly understood chronic voice disorder which causes involuntary muscle spasms, impairing speech and swallowing, can now receive treatment nearer to home thanks to the launch of a specialist multidisciplinary clinic at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Dan Fagg who suffered a heart attack on a football pitch takes part in Restart a Heart Day at Hayfield School in Auckley. Dan is pictured with mum Hayley Thomson.

Hundreds of schoolchildren to receive life-saving CPR training

Dozens of schools across South Yorkshire have signed to to receive life-saving CPR training.
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