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Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease.

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Curtis with dad Stephen

Fundraising kidney patient to take on assault course challenge alongside donor dad

A new father who lost the function of both his kidneys only to have his life saved by his own donor dad, is taking on a military assault course to raise cash for Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Max Bartle

Soon-to-qualify nurses tour South Yorkshire hospitals

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) hosted a number of nurse and midwifery recruitment open days in March and April, showcasing the exciting opportunities available across the Trust’s main three sites for newly qualified clinicians.

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Is enough being done to support your mental health?

Not enough being done to support Yorkshire staff mental health in the workplace

With a rise in workplace-related stress, illnesses and mental health issues, 51% of working adults in Yorkshire believe that businesses are not doing enough to support the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees, according to a new study released today.

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Helping Sheffield people prevent diabetes

Help and support is available for people in Sheffield who are at risk of developing the Type 2 diabetes – that’s the message as part of Diabetes Prevention Week (April 16-22).

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Are sunbeds safer than sunbathing outdoors?

Can you prevent cancer by eating certain foods? Are sunbeds safer than sunbathing outdoors? 15 medical myths debunked

We’ve all heard medical myths that we’ve been unsure of and with many of us now using ‘Dr Google’ as our first medical port-of-call.

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Sue Taylor

COLUMNIST: What really constitutes a good diet?

During the past 50 years there has been much debate on the optimal dietary advice for improving long-term health in the general population as well as in people with established cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure obesity, osteoporosis and other problems related to the Western lifestyle.

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Alistair Gunn at Ambulance Leadership Forum

Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff win national awards

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is celebrating after two members of staff won awards for their outstanding contribution.

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Football star Paul Merson at a fund raiser for the Eve Merton Dream Trust with Martin Lawrence and Clynton Johnson, charity co. founders

Dreams come true for cancer patients in Doncaster

Dream maker Sarah Maye knows all about the good work the Eve Merton Trust does.

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Experts are on hand to help you stop smoking

South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

Adwick fire station is to play host to a series of Stop Smoking Services to help Doncaster residents quit the habit.

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Raising money for youngsters with autism

Friends and family from the Isle gathered on a dreary Easter Sunday to take part in an autisum awareness event.

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President’s year of fundraising boosts hospice

Lindsey Lodge Hospice has been given a £3,060 boost thanks to a year of fundraising by a big-hearted local golfer.

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary. Picture: Matt McLennan

Doncaster hospital doubles phone lines to deal with public concerns over getting through

Bosses say they have now doubled the number of phone lines to Doncaster's hospitals trust as they try to get to grips with problems the public have had getting through.

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Join the Chris Gregory gang in Sheffield’s Head Start

Join the Chris Gregory gang in Sheffield’s Head Start

Union jacks will be flying when supporters of a brave Sheffield man take on a flagship fundraiser.

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Holly Mumby-Croft

Notice served on failing hospital patient transport service

Notice has been serbved on the failing Thames Ambulance Service Ltd which provides transport services to thousands of North Lincolnshire residents to and from hospital and surgeries for treatment.

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Handing over the grant

Team Verrico gives grant of £9,338 for vital cancer research

Charities are required by law to set aims and objectives and to work within those.

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Karen and Ben

Daring mother and son duo sky dive for hospice

A North Lincolnshire mother and son duo took their fundraising to new heights by parachuting from a plane at 15,000 feet, raising over £1,000 for their local hospice.

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Have your healthcare needs covered this Easter holiday

Have your healthcare needs covered this Easter holiday and know where to get treatment should you need it.

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Barnburgh Surgery, Fox Lane, Barnburgh. Picture: NDFP Barnburgh Surgery MC 2

Doncaster health centre safe following concerns over an uncertain future

An under-threat Doncaster GP surgery has been saved after a nearby practice stepped in to take over its running.

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Helmet at the ready for Egg Run

Superbike star James Toseland to lead hundreds of bikers as Egg Run returns to Sheffield

Superbike star James Toseland is set to lead hundreds of bikers as Egg Run returns for Sheffield children’s hospital.

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