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COLUMN: Today’s kids are missing out on outdoor experiences, by Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

As you get older it can be all too easy to assume that everything was better in the past. It is only natural to view things nostalgically, but many things are clearly much better today.

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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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Kings Mill Hospital.

Hospital Trust to launch £25,000 recruitment campaign

The trust which runs King’s Mill Hospital is spending £25,000 on a recruitment campaign for medical staff.

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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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Breaking news: Hospital trust merger between King’s Mill and QMC has been cancelled

Breaking news: Hospital trust merger between King’s Mill and QMC has been cancelled

The merger between the trusts which run King’s Mill and the QMC hospital has been cancelled.

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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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Hardworking Hucknall dad Andrew Eaton is up for a Princes Trust award.

Hard-working Hucknall dad nominated for royal award

A young man from Hucknall has been nominated for a royal award in recognition of his efforts to escape unemployment to start an NHS career.

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Takeaways feed Nottinghamshire obesity epidemic

Takeaways feed Nottinghamshire obesity epidemic

Links between takeaways and social deprivation in Nottinghamshire have been revealed in a shock report.

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Mansfield tops diabetes rates

Mansfield tops diabetes rates

People in Mansfield and Ashfield are eight times more likely to suffer an amputation due to lifestyle than residents in other parts of the country.

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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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Mental hospital sex attacker sentencing is put back

Mental hospital sex attacker sentencing is put back

The case of a Nottinghamshire healthcare assistant who admitted sexual offences against a patient at a mental health unit near Mansfield has been adjourned until October 28.

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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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Sherwood Forest Hospital�"s new Chief Executive, Peter Herring

King’s Mill Trust gets clean bill of health

The NHS trust which runs King’s Mill and Mansfield Community Hospital has had the last of three warning notices issued by a Government health watchdog lifted.

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58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

Almost 60 serious incidents were reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) in a year, new figures have shown.

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