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Music sessions support dementia sufferers by stimulating senses and sparking old memories

Music sessions funded by Sheffield Hospitals Charity are helping to support the care of people living with dementia by stimulating senses and sparking old memories.

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Mum Jennie Smales from Bentley who is thought to suffer from Cranio-Cervical Instability and is trying to get treatment and a confirmation of the diagnosis. Jenie is pictured with son Thomas, two.

Doncaster mum fears rare illness means sudden jolt could kill her

A mum-of-two suffering from a rare condition which means a jolt to her head could be fatal is raising money for tests that could lead to a life-changing operation.
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HEALTH: Stick with the exercise and get a great start to 2018

The dark nights are already around again, we’re all back off our holidays and it seems excuses to skip a gym session are coming hard and fast.

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Grandkids of Sheffield lung disease patient raise thousands for charity

The young grandchildren of a lung disease patient were so touched by the story of his care, they’ve raised thousands of pounds for the Sheffield Hospitals Charity backed group which has supported him.

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Doncaster Voices: How can we protect Doncaster’s elderly in winter weather?

Doncaster Voices: How can we protect Doncaster’s elderly in winter weather?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk - Your views may appear here next week when subject is ”How can we best help Doncaster folk access property ladder?”

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New museum Christmas fundraising appeal aims to support people living with dementia in Sheffield

New museum Christmas fundraising appeal aims to support people living with dementia in Sheffield

This festive season Museums Sheffield is taking part in the UK’s largest online match funding campaign with a new fundraising appeal aiming to raise £4,000 for a new project to enrich the lives of people living with dementia in Sheffield.

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North Lincs health workers shine on awards night

North Lincs health workers shine on awards night

Top awards for staff and volunteers who work within a health trust across the region have been clinched by North Lincolnshire workers.

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Help Sheffield’s elderly and lonely this Christmas

Help Sheffield’s elderly and lonely this Christmas

As super rich retailers splurge millions on festive ad campaigns, people in Sheffield are asked to take simple steps to help end loneliness this Christmas.

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COLUMNIST: Diabetes costs the NHS £1.5m an hour!

Over four million UK people have diabetes and many more are yet to be diagnosed as they are not aware they have the disease.

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Launch of service for Doncaster families affected by alcohol or drug abuse

Former Public Health Minister, Caroline Flint was on hand this week to launch the Families MOT – a new service for families affected by alcohol or drug misuse.

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A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

Team Verrico founder Paul Verrico took on his biggest challenge to date to raise nearly £7,000 for the charity which he set up following the tragic death of his wife, Anna, 4 years ago.

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Doncaster Voices: How to ensure NHS stays free to Doncaster people?

Doncaster Voices: How to ensure NHS stays free to Doncaster people?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to chris.page@jpress.co.uk. Your views may appear here next week when subject is ” How best can we protect Doncaster’s elderly in winter weather?”

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Scotland's decision to bring in a minimum price per unit for alcohol will save 120 lives a year once it takes full effect, experts who researched the impact of the policy at the University of Sheffield have said.

Sheffield University study claims minimum unit alcohol price will save 120 lives a year

Scotland's decision to bring in a minimum price per unit for alcohol will save 120 lives a year once it takes full effect, experts who researched the impact of the policy at the University of Sheffield have said.

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Isle pupils’ work to highlight rare syndrome

Isle pupils’ work to highlight rare syndrome

Classmates at Belton All Saints’ Church Of England Primary School are supporting a charity that works to fund research and help those who have the little-known Smith-Magenis Syndrome.

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Isle man taking 1,000 mile cycle challenge for dementia

An Isle man who took up cycling as therapy to help with his mental health is using his new found hobby to help raise money for dementia research.

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Well known scientist inspires Doncaster Pupils

Well known scientist inspires Doncaster Pupils

Hill House School, Auckley, were honoured to welcome Professor Lord Robert Winston to conduct a lecture, part of their new high-level speaker programme, named in his honour.

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Dr Kate Lovett Dean of the Royal College of  Psychiatrists

COLUMNIST: Sometimes our mental health becomes so impaired we need psychiatric help

We all have mental health. Just as many of us strive to get five a day or make it to 10,000 steps, it’s important that we’re conscious of trying to maintain and improve our mental health day. 

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Doncaster hospital to be regional stroke treatment specialist centre

Doncaster Royal Infirmary is to be one of three regional specialist sites for urgent treatment of strokes.
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Danielle Allen, (centre), who was diagnosed with very rare form of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD) called gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) has raised �1800 to raise awareness of the disease. She is pictured with her husband Paul (right) and friend Niall Cotterhill (left) as they complete the 140-mile Coast 2 Coast (C2C) cycle ride from Whitehaven to Tynemouth.

Doncaster woman finishes chemotherapy and takes on cycling challenge in just nine weeks

A young woman has cycled over 100 miles to raise money for cancer research, just weeks after having chemotherapy.

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Craft group’s ‘bonding hearts’ helping to support mums and babies at Sheffield care unit

Hundreds of fabric hearts which help build bonds between new mums and their premature babies have been generously donated to Sheffield Hospitals Charity by a kind-hearted city craft group.

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