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'I nearly killed myself - but help is available at mental health cafes'

A Sheffield man who was moments away from suicide has urged others to talk about mental health at a council-funded cafe.

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The overall design of Sheffield's planned Olympic Legacy Park

Showcasing the strength of healthcare firms

With an aging UK population and a greater focus on preventative medicine, the healthcare and medical technology sectors are emerging as growth areas in the Sheffield City Region.

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Relish cocktail - Honeysuckle Daiquiri. Picture: Liz Mockler D6745LM

Health: ‘I’m not a bore for changing my life’

You know when someone’s out for a fight. They’re hunched over with their muscles tensed, looking up beyond their furrowed brow, ready to pounce at fellow drunkards, if someone so much glances at them in what they perceive is the ‘wrong’ way.

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crying baby

Would you stick needles in your baby to stop it crying?

Acupuncture may stop babies suffering from colic from crying too much, according to new research.
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Birch Avenue care home in Chapeltown

Funding row sparks concern as NHS provider pulls out of running Sheffield care home

Concerns have been raised following a decision by NHS bosses to pull out of running a Sheffield care home due to financial difficulties.
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St Lukes hospice staff celebrate

Sheffield hospice receives outstanding rating

You’re outstanding!

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Northern General Hospital A&E department, Sheffield.

Hospitals fight to keep up standards amid health service’s winter crisis

Confidence in Sheffield’s NHS services was shaken this week – but bosses have insisted staff are working as hard as possible amid a wider crisis in the health service.

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South Yorkshire cancer care centre backed by housebuilder

South Yorkshire cancer care centre backed by housebuilder

A care centre in Rotherham is set to provide further therapy and counselling sessions for people with cancer after receiving a grand donation from a leading UK housebuilder.

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Proceeds from little girl’s charity single for South Yorkshire hospice

Proceeds from little girl’s charity single for South Yorkshire hospice

A little girl with a big heart is donating the proceeds of her charity single to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, after winning the chance to record in a professional recording studio.

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Health Column: Why central taxation will ease NHS pressure and improve quality of life

Health Column: Why central taxation will ease NHS pressure and improve quality of life

Last week the chairs of three Parliamentary Select Committees, including Sheffield MP Clive Betts, wrote to the Prime Minister encouraging her to set up a cross-party review on sustainable funding for social care and health as soon as possible. Why is this so urgent, and why must health and social care be considered together?

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Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield

Praise for hospital staff and the high quality of NHS care in city

The quality of care provided by the NHS in Sheffield has divided opinions.

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Sheffield MP Paul Blomfield has said young people in Sheffield are waiting nearly six months to access mental health services. Photo: PA (posed by model)

NHS CRISIS: Young people in Sheffield are waiting 'six months' to access mental health services

A Sheffield MP has said young people in the city are waiting nearly six months to access mental health services – as headteachers dip into school budgets to bring in crisis support for pupils.

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Sheffield Childrens Hospital

Hospital's hitting A&E four-hour target times

Sheffield’s main A&E departments are hitting national targets to see A&E patients within four hours.

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‘Angel gowns’ for stillborn babies donated to South Yorkshire hospital

‘Angel gowns’ for stillborn babies donated to South Yorkshire hospital

A Sheffield-based charity which makes ‘angel gowns’ for stillborn babies has made a generous donation to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

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The Northern General Hospital

Hospital bosses use care home beds to ease pressure on NHS

Health bosses have turned to private care homes in a bid to ease a shortage of hospital beds across Sheffield.
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Ms Haigh said the public and 'brilliant and dedicated' paramedics are being let down by the Government

'NHS is under unprecedented pressure' - Sheffield man dies after waiting two hours and 40 minutes for an ambulance

A Sheffield man died after waiting two hours and 40 minutes for an ambulance.
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Unit helps South Yorkshire hepatitis C sufferers get crucial diagnosis and reduce risk of life-threatening liver damage

A mobile clinic unit which could help more people with hepatitis C live a disease-free future will be visiting Devonshire Green on Thursday January 26 and Hanfia Masjid mosque, 372 Sheffield Road, Tinsley on Friday January 27.

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Stop smoking!

How to stop smoking for good

According to NHS statistics, 60% of Britons who currently smoke would actually like to give up.

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Greg Fell, Sheffield's new director of public health, the first new holder of the post for a decade

Health: Why progress should be on the balance sheet for a healthier Sheffield

“People don’t make choices on health behaviour in isolation,” said Greg Fell, Sheffield’s director of public health.

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Natalie Bennett with Coun Douglas Johnson (left). Cllr Alison Teal (right) and more Green activists campaigning in Sheffield over rail fare rises.

Nurse’s plea to help find cure for crippling cancer

A nurse is backing Sheffield Hospitals Charity’s new appeal to fund further research into a crippling form of incurable bone marrow cancer.

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