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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Older mums in Mansfield and Ashfield to lose out of free IVF treatment

Women over the age of 34 will no longer be given NHS-funded IVF treatment in the Mansfield and Ashfield areas, health chiefs have revealed.

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The bug is sweeping across schools in the UK.

Warning to parents over highly infectious bug sweeping UK schools

Shigellosis, a highly-infectious vomiting bug, is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.
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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Girling & Bowditch Vets issued this image of Alabama Rot

Vet chiefs assure dog owners after new case of Alabama Rot reported in UK

Veterinary chiefs have issued assurances for dog owners after a new case of the potentially fatal disease, Alabama Rot, was reported in the UK.
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A new mobile SOS system could help save millions from health budgets.

Mobile phone SOS system for elderly could save NHS ‘millions’

A British entrepreneur has launched an ‘SOS’ service for the elderly which turns any mobile phone into a personal alarm and promises to save families and the NHS millions of pounds a year.

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Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite happens when parts of the skin and other tissues freeze due to low temperatures. 

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Graham Allen; Rachel Avery, Karen, Julia and Jack Miller, Roy Castle Foundation; Simon Castle, NHS Nottingham.

Bulwell GPs launch lung health MOT service

Nottingham City NHS has launched a new lung health MOT service in Bulwell which could catch the early warning signs of lung disease.

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TOP TIPS: Don’t give up on those new year’s resolutions...

TOP TIPS: Don’t give up on those new year’s resolutions...

January is one of the most popular times for people to get more active.

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‘Hudson helped me through dark times’

‘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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Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

New year’s resolutions, surely most of us that make them break them? Especially on a dull January evening when you know there’s a half eaten box of Celebrations in the cupboard calling out to you.

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COLUMN: It’s time to talk about suicide

COLUMN: It’s time to talk about suicide

If you ask most people what they feel the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 is within the UK, they will more than likely answer with a biological illness such as cancer, heart attacks or even road traffic accidents…and they would be wrong.

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Consultation events over plans to end prescriptions for gluten free food and Paracetamol

Consultation events over plans to end prescriptions for gluten free food and Paracetamol

Gluten-free foods, low priority medicines and over the counter remedies like Paracetamol could soon no longer be available in Nottinghamshire if new cost cutting measures are introduced.

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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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Sherwood Forest Hospitals' Peter Herring.

BREAKING: Scrapped King’s Mill merger cost the NHS £10 million pounds

The now-abandoned merger between King’s Mill Hospital and an Nottingham-based NHS trust cost £10m, NHS Improvement has revealed.

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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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Stags squad bring Christmas cheer to poorly children

Stags squad bring Christmas cheer to poorly children

Mansfield Town’s first team squad helped spread some festive cheer as they handed out presents to poorly children at King’s Mill Hospital.

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