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Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening hours this Easter

Nottinghamshire residents are being urged to plan ahead for their health needs this Easter.
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LISTEN: To hoax call that cost ambulance service £2,465 and put lives at risk

A hoax 999 call cost East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) almost £2,500 on Friday, and saw an ambulance being diverted from a real emergency.

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East Midlanders sticking to New Year’s resolutions

East Midlanders sticking to New Year’s resolutions

With Easter fast approaching, New Year’s resolutions seem a distant memory but new research has shown that two thirds of East Midlanders are still sticking to them.

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VIDEO: 999 dandruff call leaves ambulance bosses scratching their heads

A sick cat, dandruff and someone being bitten by a hamster are just some of the 999 calls East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) have taken in the last month.

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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill launches £500K Beyond The Treatment cancer appeal

Olympic golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill had a blast today launching a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal to improve the experiences of cancer patients in the region.
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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill has a blast launching cancer appeal

Sheffield's Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis Hill is having a blast since she retired from sport as she proved at the launch of a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal.
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COLUMN: Defend the NHS - it’s all we have left, by Roy Bainton

COLUMN: Defend the NHS - it’s all we have left, by Roy Bainton

Over the past year, the political world as we knew it has been blown apart.

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Nominate a first aid hero

Nominate a first aid hero

St John Ambulance’s Everyday Heroes awards are back and the charity is searching for inspiring stories of first aid heroism.

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Nottingham North MP Graham Allen

MP calls for schools to join dental health scheme

Nottingham North MP Graham Allen is urging the area’s schools to join a free scheme to help teach children to care for their dental health.

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Health chiefs challenged over Mansfield and Ashfield IVF funding cuts

Health chiefs challenged over Mansfield and Ashfield IVF funding cuts

Health bosses have been asked to look again at controversial proposals which would prevent many would-be parents from accessing free IVF treatments in Mansfield and Ashfield.

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Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

A new study has revealed two thirds of young people from Derbyshire would be happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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Council questions IVF decision

Council questions IVF decision

Health bosses have been asked to look again at controversial proposals which would prevent would-be parents from accessing free IVF treatments in parts of Nottinghamshire.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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King's Mill Hospital

MP blames Government for hospital and ambulance delays

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero says patients are being made to suffer because of the Government’s failure to get a grip on the NHS.

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Could yogurt help people with symptoms of depression. (Source: Pixabay)

HEALTH: Five 'good mood foods' that can help fight depression

Scientists have discovered bio yoghurt has been able to lower the symptoms of depression.
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Two youngsters trying out confuserphones at one of Morrisons' previous science events.

If you’re going shopping at Bulwell’s Morrisons tomorrow, think science!

As well as getting stuck into their weekly shop, visitors to a Bulwell supermarket tomorrow (Saturday) will have the chance to be hands-on with science.

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New pills to treat high blood pressure on horizon

New pills to treat high blood pressure on horizon

New pills to treat high blood pressure could soon be available after a medical breakthrough by British scientists.

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Jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread have been withdrawn over fears they are contaminated with small piece of metal.

Crunchy biscuit spread may contain metal

Jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread have been withdrawn over fears they are contaminated with small piece of metal.

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Slimmers’ fury as diet sausages revealed to be 800% worse than first claimed

Dieters have gone bonkers after low fat sausages they were pigging out were recategorised by Derbyshire-based Slimming World - as 800 percent worse than initially thought.

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