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COLUMN: Good news for Doncaster patients as GPs are either good or outstanding

The Government’s independent health and social care ‘watchdog’ - the Care Quality Commission (CQC) - has recently finished inspecting all 7,000 GP practices in England and I’m pleased to report that Doncaster is doing well.

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Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Doncaster pharmacies

Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Doncaster pharmacies

The NHS is encouraging people to prepare for the long weekend by checking they have all their repeat prescriptions.

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New CT scanner

A new hospital CT scanner opens up more possibilities

The Chesterfield Royal Hospital has installed a brand new CT Scanner as part of a completely redesigned CT Scanning suite.

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Sheffield residents try Tai Chi with SIV

Residents of Sheffield can now try their hand at Tai Chi with Sheffield’s leading leisure operator, SIV.

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South Yorkshire brain injury charity to receive vital funding

A Rotherham brain injury support group is celebrating after receiving a grand donation from a West Yorkshire housebuilder.

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Doncaster men in ‘old banger’ challenge

Two IT experts from Doncaster are to motor across Europe in a clapped-out car, to help a young family struck by cancer.

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A car parked 'dangerously' close to a junction in Norton Road, Intake

Action demanded over 'dangerous and inconsiderate' parking near hospital in South Yorkshire

Hospital chiefs in Doncaster have slashed staff parking charges in an effort to curb 'dangerous and inconsiderate' parking on surrounding streets.

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Blue badge holders can register vehicles for new hospital parking system

Blue badge holders can now register their vehicles for the new car parking systems at Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole hospitals.

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Charity launches challenge to help people across Sheffield kick-start healthier habits

Sheffield residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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Champion golfer Matt Fitzpatrick to drive support for kids hospital in his home town of Sheffield

Internationally renowned champion golfer, Matt Fitzpatrick, is driving fundraising for his home town after joining The Children’s Hospital Charity as patron.

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Doncaster sexual health and HIV services are moving near the town centre

Today, May 23, TriHealth Doncaster is moving its genitourinary medicine (GUM), sexual health and HIV services from Doncaster Royal Infirmary into East Laith Gate House, near the town centre.

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Sheffield runner experiences race with sight loss simulation specs

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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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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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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