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South Yorkshire brain injury charity to receive vital funding

A Rotherham brain injury support group is celebrating after receiving a grand donation from a West Yorkshire housebuilder.

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Ellie Channer, aged 16, has raised �4,700 for the Diabetes UK charity and local hospital trust.

Diabetes teen hosts masquerade ball

A young diabetes sufferer has hosted a masquerade ball to raise funds for charity to help others with the condition.

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Charity launches challenge to help people across Sheffield kick-start healthier habits

Sheffield residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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Champion golfer Matt Fitzpatrick to drive support for kids hospital in his home town of Sheffield

Internationally renowned champion golfer, Matt Fitzpatrick, is driving fundraising for his home town after joining The Children’s Hospital Charity as patron.

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Doncaster sexual health and HIV services are moving near the town centre

Today, May 23, TriHealth Doncaster is moving its genitourinary medicine (GUM), sexual health and HIV services from Doncaster Royal Infirmary into East Laith Gate House, near the town centre.

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Dental nurse struck off after being jailed over drug offences at Sheffield Crown Court

A dental nurse who was jailed after appearing at Sheffield Crown Court for dealing cannabis can no longer work in the profession.

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Sheffield runner experiences race with sight loss simulation specs

Sheffield runner experiences race with sight loss simulation specs

For one runner taking part in the Yorkshire Half Marathon this year, the challenge had a different perspective to when she was training.

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Hospital’s new technology lets patients receive appointment letters directly to their mobile

Barnsley Hospital is introducing a new technology which allows patients to receive appointment letters directly to their mobile phone.

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Marie Curie’s Sheffield fundraising group seeks treasurer and secretary

Marie Curie’s Sheffield fundraising group seeks treasurer and secretary

Marie Curie’s South East Sheffield Fundraising Group is looking to recruit a Treasurer, secretary and other members to support its team of volunteers.

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Sheffield drivers surprise colleague with life-changing bike

Sheffield resident and First Sheffield employee, Sean Gilbert, has been presented with an electric bike by the Mayor of Sheffield, after colleagues from First South Yorkshire and TBF (The Transport Benevolent Fund), rallied together and raised funds to help get him back on his feet, after he was diagnosed with a life-changing illness.

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Little Harley Bond aged four with dad Wayne and mum Emma

'My little boy has been given a death sentence' - Sheffield parents to battle drug funding cut to help son with ultra-rare disease

A devastated mum says her son has been given a ‘death sentence’ after funding was cut for drugs which could save him.
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Staff at Wood Hill Lodge Care Home are celebrating achieving a Good rating by the CQC. Picture: Andy Roe/The Star

Sheffield care home praised by Government health watchdog

Staff at a Sheffield care home are celebrating after receiving a ‘Good’ rating by a Government health watchdog on its first inspection.

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Sheffield staff rally round for MS sufferer

Sheffield staff rally round for MS sufferer

Home Office staff based in Sheffield are rallying round and riding out to raise funds for a colleague suffering a regressive form of Multiple Sclerosis.

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Twiddlemuffs enhance the care for dementia patients in Doncaster

During Dementia Awareness Week (May 15-21) staff and volunteers at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals are putting their knitting needles to good use by creating ‘Twiddlemuffs’ for patients with dementia.

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Doncaster breast cancer survivor raises over £1,600 to say thank you

A local fundraiser has netted over £1,600 for Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s Jasmine Centre, a service specialising in the care and treatment of those with breast cancer.

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Sheffield man roped into three-legged marathon after auction audience stitch-up

Three legs are better than two!

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Health Column: The NHS will last as long as there are folk left with the faith to fight for it

Health Column: The NHS will last as long as there are folk left with the faith to fight for it

For people like me – members of Sheffield Save Our NHS – it seems incredible that many of our fellow citizens do not realise that the very existence of our NHS is in danger. How is this possible when the last 12 months has brought on an increased clamour of concern from all quarters – patients, carers, health service staff, unions, British Medical Association, both senior and junior doctors, GPs and health bodies?

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Hospital admissions for alcohol-related illnesses among over 40s are on an upward trajectory

In depth: Why city’s middle-aged drinkers are a new worry

Figures show that more people in Sheffield are in need of hospital treatment because of the effects of alcohol - with those aged over 40 in the city developing greater problems than younger generations

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Pride in our NHS: Sheffield hospital team retain prestigious award for 19th year running

Hard-working Sheffield hospital staff treating people with leg and feet problems have retained a prestigious award for the 19th year running.
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The stroke team will be in the foyer of the Hallamshire between 2-5pm on Wednesday, May 17

If someone has a stroke do you know what to do? Sheffield hospital staff to give out free advice

Staff at the Hallamshire Hospital's Stroke Services team will be giving out advice to members of the public as part of Stroke Awareness Day.

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