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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines starting this month.
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Resident May Leatherland talks about the plans for the home with carer Kayleigh Willie.

Residents help to revive care home in Hucknall

Residents have had their say in a £1 million refurbishment project that has brought a care home in Hucknall back to life.

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Staff, families, volunteers and youngsters on the 'Toddle Waddle' at Hucknall Children's Centre. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

Children’s centre in ‘Toddle Waddle’ for meningitis charity

Staff, families, volunteers and youngsters at Hucknall Children’s Centre donned underwater outfits for a fundraising ‘Toddle Waddle’.

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Pollen counts are set to soar for the next few weeks

‘Pollen bomb’ set to hit Notts causing three weeks of hayfever misery

Hayfever sufferers in Nottinghamshire are set for three weeks of hayfever misery with a huge ‘pollen bomb’ set to hit Britain.

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Mason in his pushchair at the fun day alongside mum Lisa and with dad Mark, Hucknall councillor John Wilmott and other supporters.

Fun day to help buy stairlift for four-year-old boy

A family fun day raised £706.55 to help buy a stairlift for a four-year-old Hucknall boy who has cerebral palsy.

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Mick Morley, who has avoided a possible stroke or heart attack thanks to the health checks.

Man saved from heart attack by health check at work

Health checks at work could have saved a 57-year-old Ashfield District Council manager from suffering a potentially life-threatening stroke or heart attack.

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The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month

The NHS will be banning free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot by the end of this month.

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Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Snow and ice have been forecast next week

A danger to life: How cold will it get as the Beast from the East arrives in Notts?

The Beast from the East is on its way towards Britain and forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening temperatures after issuing a weather alert for Notts.

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Slimming World consultant Anne Fortey cuddles up to singer Peter Andre.

Slimming guru’s hot date with heart-throb Peter Andre

Helping slimmers lose weight and change their lives won a Hucknall woman the chance to cuddle up to heart-throb Peter Andre.

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COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

This week we take a look at severe allergic reactions.

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VIDEO: Notts dad becomes one of UK's youngest Alzheimer's sufferers - aged just 30

A Nottinghamshire dad has become one of Britain's youngest Alzheimer's victims after being diagnosed at the age of 30.
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Paramedics helping to film a scene for the video near the Theatre Royal in Nottingham.

Paramedics in video shoot to support staff charity

A video showing the challenging work of ambulance staff in Mansfield and the rest of Nottinghamshire has been released to support their charity.

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An ambulance damaged in a collision.

Plea to drivers after spate of ambulance accidents

Drivers in the Mansfield and Ashfield area have been urged to respect flashing blue lights and sirens after ambulance crews were involved in 90 collisions inside eight months.

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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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The map shows the worst affected areas of the country.

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas in Nottinghamshire worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across Nottinghamshire has been revealed.

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Today is the most popular day of the year to conceive

Today is 'National Baby Making Day' - most popular day to conceive

Today (Tuesday January 2) is National Baby-Making Day - when millions of young couples will be having sex in the hope of falling pregnant and giving birth to a September baby.
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Are you taking part in Dry January?

People in the Midlands not giving up booze for January

People in the Midlands are among the least likely in the UK to give up drink this month.
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Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies will be open over Christmas?

Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies are open on New Year’s Day?

Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed on New Year’s Day.

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