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Doncaster is first in country to hit flu vaccination target

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is the first acute trust in the country to vaccinate 75 per cent of their frontline staff against flu for the second year in a row.

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Doncaster nutritionist representing Ireland in World Cup

Doncaster nutritionist representing Ireland in World Cup

A nutritionist who works in Doncaster is jetting off to Australia to represent Ireland in the Rugby League World Cup Squad.

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South Yorkshire classes to help deal with life’s pressures

Are life’s pressures getting you down and making you feel stressed and anxious? Do you worry a lot? Then a stress control class could help you.

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Sheffield youngster’s dreams come true

Sheffield youngster’s dreams come true

It was a day to remember for one young Sheffield United fan, when he fulfilled two dreams together at Bramall Lane.

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Sheffield cardiologists play a leading role

Sheffield cardiologists play a leading role

Sheffield cardiologists are among a number of world leaders in their specialised fields to have contributed to a major new international cardiology textbook highlighting developments in the field.

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Key Sheffield business leader swaps boardroom for a unique sporting venue

Key Sheffield business leader swaps boardroom for a unique sporting venue

One of Sheffield’s key business leaders will swap the boardroom for a unique sporting venue next month (November) when he takes part in a special fundraising challenge.

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COLUMN: Three steps to mastering the menopause

October 18 is World Menopause Day.

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Sheffield researchers making life better for people affected by pulmonary hypertension

Sheffield researchers making life better for people affected by pulmonary hypertension

The development of new techniques to diagnose and treat pulmonary hypertension (PH), together with a deeply-embedded research culture, has helped a consultant based at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to win a national award from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network and Royal College of Physicians.

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Going yellow for Hospice Care Week

Staff and volunteers at a Lindsey Lodge Hospice have been pulling out all the stops to celebrate Hospice Care Week.

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Free festival aiming to improve health in Doncaster

Running from October 17 to 20, the Doncaster Festival of Research is a new initiative set to showcase the high quality of health-related research taking place in the town.

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Paul recovering at home and the x-ray of his triple leg break

Amateur footballer suffers triple leg break during game in Sheffield and waits THREE HOURS for ambulance in pouring rain

An amateur footballer had to wait nearly three hours for an ambulance in the pouring rain after breaking his leg during a game in Sheffield.

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Free online skills session being held in Sheffield for people with sight loss

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is helping people with living with sensory loss in get online as part of its ambitious Online Today project.

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Be breast aware - read cancer sufferer Becky’s story

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council is highlighting the importance of breast awareness, education and research to help cut the number of deaths each year to breast cancer.

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Two young cancer survivors from South Yorkshire create recipe cards for charity

Two young cancer survivors from South Yorkshire have helped create recipes that will be published on recipe cards in stores across the UK from this week.

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World Cerebral Palsy Day marked with fundraising for Sheffield charity

World Cerebral Palsy Day marked with fundraising for Sheffield charity

Over a thousand pounds has been raised for a Sheffield charity with a series of events across the city marking World Cerebral Palsy Day.

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Social café offers a helping hand with mental health in Sheffield

Social café offers a helping hand with mental health in Sheffield

A social café in Shiregreen is offering help and support to anyone who needs it this World Mental Health Day.

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Sheffield health chairman welcomes life-saving change in organ donation law

One of the leading campaigners for organ donation has welcomed the news that a consultation on introducing an optout system for organ donation is to be held in England.

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Brave Sheffielders take on the thrilling Steel City abseil

On October 28 around 60 brave Yorkshire men and women will take on the daunting, but exciting, Steel City Abseil in aid of the British Red Cross.

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TB patient’s charity hike raises thousands for Sheffield hospital staff

A woman who recovered from tuberculosis (TB) with the help of city specialists has raised hundreds of pounds in a Sheffield Hospitals Charity hike as a thank you for the care she received.

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Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital Trust Chief executive Richard Parker

Doncaster hospital ready for winter after major boost to emergency department staffing levels

Winter is coming - but bosses running Doncaster's main hospitals trust believe they better prepared than they have been in years.

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