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Mae Fox marks fourth anniversary of operation to help her to walk

It's been a tough year  - but Doncaster youngster Mae Fox's family have celebrated the fourth anniversary of an operation that has helped her to walk.

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Marie’s big thank-you to Doncaster hospice

Marie’s big thank-you to Doncaster hospice

The care and kindness extended to her nan while receiving hospice care at Doncaster, prompted her grand-daughter to want to do something in return.

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Hundreds failing to cancel Doncaster hospital appointments that they can't attend

More than a third of people who missed appointments with Doncaster's hospitals trust had not bothered to try to re-arrange it, a survey has indicated.

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Volunteers needed for The Macular Society in Doncaster

Sight loss charity calls for help from Doncaster residents

A leading sight loss charity is calling for volunteers to help out at a support group for people with macular disease.

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Mud, sweat, and inspiration at Sheffield charity run

Mud, sweat, and inspiration at Sheffield charity run

Wind and rain did not deter 100 runners from giving their all in a charity RunForit event last weekend, along the canal and through the Blackburn Meadows Nature Reserve.

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Staff from Lindsey Lodge Hospice are pictured with Chief Executive Karen Griffiths (left), Director of Nursing and Patient Services (second from right) and Medical Director Lucy Adcock (right).

Hospice refurbishment underway

The second phase of a major refurbishment project has started at a North Lincolnshire Hospice thanks to generous donations from residents.

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Staff trying out the  SIM-MOM birth simulator

Childbirth simulator trialled at Doncaster hospital

A state-of-the-art piece of training equipment which realistically simulates childbirth is being trialled at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals.

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Sharon Shaw, pictured with her new book, 'A Child Inside'. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Shaw MC 2

Doncaster woman tells how she overcame childhood trauma

Abuse she suffered as a child left Sharon Shaw confused, fearful and desperate to be properly understood by a trusted person.

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Baby Ollie Kociuba died after being affected by the illness NEC

Doncaster baby death heartbreak sparks charity plan

Mum and dad Dean and Lindsey Kociuba had never heard of Necrotising enterocolitis, when their baby twins were born.

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James, Henry and Megan Cook, are raising money for the Children's Heart Surgery Fund at Leeds General Infirmary, where Henry has heart surgery.

Heart op saves Doncaster boy, aged two

Today he is a smiling toddler who loves to play with his brother and sister at the family home in Doncaster.

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Barbara Bell

'Don't let others go through what I did when I nearly died'

Doncaster health campaigner Barbara Bell nearly died three years ago - and now she wants to make sure others do not go through the same.

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A midwife holds a newborn baby

Mums praise maternity care at Doncaster hospitals

New mums have praised maternity services at Doncaster hospitals and shared their labour stories in a survey.

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Butterfly helpers welcomed in Doncaster hospital

Butterfly helpers welcomed in Doncaster hospital

Special people dubbed ‘butterfly volunteers’ are sharing final moments with hospital patients, in a bid to ensure that no-one has to die alone.

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Doncaster man’s efforts win his colleagues ‘time off for kindness’

Doncaster man’s efforts win his colleagues ‘time off for kindness’

Big-hearted recruitment specialist John Simpson has shown his stamina by helping to raise £55,000 for a children’s hospice.

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Calls for ambulance contract to be terminated

Calls for ambulance contract to be terminated

The chair of North Lincolnshire Health Scrutiny Panel is calling for an ambulance service contract to be terminated after repeated failings.

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Transport employees offered health screening

Transport employees offered health screening

Stagecoach employees in the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw area are being offered potentially lifesaving screening checks as part of a new health and wellbeing initiative, inspired by a top boss’s late father.

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Georgina Mullis and Judy Bowers with their Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust calendars

Coffee morning led to £9.5 million Doncaster charity

Nearly 50 years ago, a coffee morning in Town Moor, Doncaster, raised nearly £30 for charity.

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Eat whole foods to boost your immune system

HEALTH: How to stay well in winter

Winter is often the time that people tend to suffer with cold and flu symptoms, making life feel pretty miserable.

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Primary Care Doncaster has been launched as a federation for Doncaster GP practices. Pictured left to right are director Liz Leggott, chief executive Laura Sherburn, and chairman Dr Dominic Patterson

Doncaster doctors plan for weekend and evening opening of surgeries

Doctors are hoping to open longer and free up more patient appointments by using a new organisation representing all surgeries.
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Doncaster Voices: How can Doncaster area become fitter, not fatter?

Doncaster Voices: How can Doncaster area become fitter, not fatter?

Welcome to your Doncaster Voices. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the subject is “What are your Dome highlights over almost three decades? ”

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