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JOY TO THE WARD: Sick Sheffield children's dreams of white Christmas also turned gold and blue with VIP visits

Sheffield Children's Hospital's VIP visiting times saw golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill join city football stars spreading festive cheer on the wards.

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Doncaster private hospital which carries out boob jobs needs improving, says health chief

Areas of poor practice at a pivate hospital in Doncaster, which carries out cosmetic surgery including breast enlargement, have led health chiefs to call for improved standards in treatment and care.​​

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Sheffield care staff take centre stage in new dementia-inspired art exhibition

Sheffield care staff take centre stage in new dementia-inspired art exhibition

Staff at a Sheffield-based care centre have found themselves the unexpected stars of a new art exhibition which aims to put dementia in the spotlight.

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Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of South Yorkshire communities

Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of South Yorkshire communities

Rotherham is set to become the first borough in the UK using its libraries to loan out life saving equipment and training to the public.

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£150,000 awarded to offer free exercise and social groups to older men in Sheffield

£150,000 awarded to offer free exercise and social groups to older men in Sheffield

National charity Volunteering Matters has been awarded £600,000 in funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support its work in tackling social isolation and boosting the health and wellbeing of older people across the UK.

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Pupils lead ‘Santa Dash’ in memory of courageous teacher

The heartbroken mother of a young Mexborough teacher who died within 12 weeks of a second cancer diagnosis has paid tribute to her daughter’s courage, and the charity that stepped in to help her.

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North Lincolnshire fundraiser to celebrate the life of much-loved wife

North Lincolnshire fundraiser to celebrate the life of much-loved wife

A North Lincolnshire man who lost his wife five years ago to cancer is hosting a fundraising event to thank the hospice for the care and support they both received.

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Book online for health and fitness sessions in North Lincolnshire

From Thursday December 8, health and fitness members and booking card holders will be able to book online for group fitness classes and a range of sports hall activities at The Pods.

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The Memory Tree appeal launch.

Memory Tree fundraising appeal launched in Doncaster

A Doncaster cancer charity launched its annual festive fundraiser at Frenchgate Shopping Centre this week.

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Blood donors helped save the life of three year old Sheffield boy

Blood donors helped save the life of three year old Sheffield boy

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging donors in the city to make and keep appointments to donate blood this month, to ensure hospitals can continue to treat patients over the festive season.

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Sheffield Park Academy show raises over £3,000 for cancer charity

The show did go on for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, which has received a £3,000 plus boost from Sheffield Park Academy.

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Mrs McCready worked at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

Doncaster children in self harm crisis

Concerns have been raised about the number of children in Doncaster being taken to hospital after self-harming.

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Doncaster safe haven for Saturday night revellers who have had too much to drink

Doncaster safe haven for Saturday night revellers who have had too much to drink

Saturday night revellers in Doncaster will soon be able to head to a safe haven in the town centre.

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FEATURE: Be prepared for cold winter months and help to stay well

The cold winter weather can be harmful to health, especially for elderly and vulnerable people, and North Lincolnshire Council is urging Isle residents to do a few simple things to keep themselves and their family well this winter – including getting the flu vaccine.

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Make the most of Doncaster minor injuries unit this winter

A Doncaster man is urging local people to make the most of their Minor Injuries Unit this winter after a fall at work left him with an injured shoulder.

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World Aids Day

WORLD AIDS DAY: 28 years after launch, how well do YOU know HIV?

World AIDS Day was first marked on December 1 1988, four years after discovery of the virulent virus.
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Terminally ill Doncaster mum wants access to drug not available in the UK

A seriously ill Doncaster mum is desperately trying to obtain a drug she believes help her condition.

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North Lincolnshire cleaning team shines among the best

A specially designed multi-skilled hospital role has been recognised at a national awards ceremony.

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One of the rats caught by Yvonne Walker at her home on Lime Tree Avenue, Hyde Park, Doncaster

Doncaster tenant tells of problems with rats in her council house

A Doncaster resident says she is fed up of her home being overrun by rats - and claims the council have offered no help.

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Meningitis alert

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.
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