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Swifter diagnosis for Sheffield children’s hospital patients

Young patients at Sheffield Children’s Hospital who could be suffering from cancer or epilepsy will soon be getting an even faster diagnosis and treatment thanks to a new state-of-the-art scanner.

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SHOWDOWN: Blades and Owls to go head to head

Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United football clubs are set for another showdown, but this time it’s in support of South Yorkshire’s only children’s hospice.

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Mae Fox with her operation anniversary cake

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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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Top row L-R: Dominic French, John Offord'Bottom row L-R: Ged Flynn, Steve Rippin

Sheffield Telegraph Voices: Is enough being done to help our young people with their mental health?

Four columnists have given their views on the question: Is enough being done to help Sheffield's young people with their mental health?

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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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Sheffield Hospitals named in the top three for healthier meals

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals has been named as a top three NHS Trust excelling in healthy catering in the first ever catering for a healthier hospital top ten by Health Business magazine.

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Melinda Pagden who is offering staff massages for donations

Midwives’ massages to raise cash for Sheffield birthing pool appeal

Two midwives who have supported hundreds of women with their labour and births have been offering relaxing massages to staff in a bid to raise money for a major Sheffield Hospitals Charity appeal.

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Sheffield charity’s great work to tackle loneliness

Sheffield charity’s great work to tackle loneliness

Bringing people together to dispel loneliness is the aim of Ignite Imaginations, a project that is supporting activities across the city for people aged 50 plus.

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Gina Shergold and her daughter Esm�e

Widow launches new better living business after family trauma

Is 2018 going pretty much the same way as 2017 ended?

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Get up and glow at hospice walk

Get up and glow at hospice walk

Take a walk on the bright side and raise much needed cash for a local charity.

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