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‘Hudson helped me through dark times’

The bond between man and dog goes back for thousands of years - but for Mansfield’s Nathan Edge, the day he was introduced to his ‘best friend’ Hudson was truly life-changing.

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Notts family dialled 999 for an ambulance 500 times in one year

Notts family dialled 999 for an ambulance 500 times in one year

A Nottinghamshire family dialled 999 for an ambulance more than 500 times in just one year, shocking figures have shown.

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POLL: How long do you have to wait to see your GP?

POLL: How long do you have to wait to see your GP?

A leading GP has warned the family doctor service is ‘skating on thin ice’ this winter with some patients having to wait up to three weeks for an appointment.

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Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening hours over Christmas and the new year

Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening hours over Christmas and the new year

Many of Nottinghamshire’s pharmacies will be closed over the festive period.

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Cases of Norovirus are expected to rise

Advice on how to deal with ‘winter vomiting bug’ as cases expected to rise

The Winter Vomiting bug also know as Norovirus, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK and is particularly common at this time of year - but do you know what to do if you or a loved one catches it?
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Worksop mum’s fears as Bassetlaw Hospital reveals children’s ward cutbacks

Worksop mum’s fears as Bassetlaw Hospital reveals children’s ward cutbacks

A Worksop mum is calling on Bassetlaw Hospital bosses to “think of the little ones” before cutbacks to children’s ward services leave her disabled toddler without access to urgent medical care.

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Four year old Daniel Lee takes a trip back to Worksop's Specsavers shop on Bridge Street, to thank them for the attention shown by optician Mohamed Suhail who picked up a medical emergency, showing him round is manager Tracey Jeffery.

Mum’s thanks as optician ‘saves life’ of Worksop boy, 4, in meningitis scare

When four-year-old Worksop boy Daniel Lee kept complaining of headaches, his worried mother decided to have his eyes checked as a precaution.

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Worksop mum urges parents to ‘ditch the dummy’ after son’s speech problems

Worksop mum urges parents to ‘ditch the dummy’ after son’s speech problems

A Worksop mum has urged parents to “ditch the dummy” after noticing the effects one had on her baby son’s speech.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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COUN ALAN RHODES -- "it is inevitable that the elderly and disabled will continue to be adversely affected".

Council’s dismay over funding crisis in care for elderly and disabled

A growing funding crisis in services for the elderly and disabled across Mansfield, Ashfield and the rest of the county was not tackled by the government’s Autumn Statement. claim alarmed council chiefs.

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The Strategy and Improvement team outside their office at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

Bassetlaw Hospital Trust ‘turnaround’ team shortlisted for top award

A team within Bassetlaw Hospital has been shortlisted for the NHS Leadership Academy’s Outstanding Achievement Award.

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Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

With temperatures dropping this week, we look at recognising and dealing with hypothermia.

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First aid tips for firework night

First aid tips for firework night

Leading first aid charity St John Ambulance is urging everyone to learn some basic first aid skills ahead of the Bonfire Night celebrations.

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18,000 East Midlands patients kept waiting for more than an hour to be transferred to A&E

18,000 East Midlands patients kept waiting for more than an hour to be transferred to A&E

Almost 100,000 people had to wait over 30 minutes to be transferred from an East Midlands ambulance to A&E in 2015/16, new figures show.

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WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

A health alert has been issued warning parents over an outbreak of a polio-type virus that can easily be spread through coughs and sneezes.

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Kings Mill Hospital.

Patients warned of delays at King’s Mill Hospital

Patients attending Sherwood Forest Hospitals are being warned of potential delays after technical issues with the patient administration system.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Cats carry a rare bacteria in their mouths and claws, which can be passed on to humans.

Cuddling cats could be deadly

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

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