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Choose crafts over chocolate this Easter and help youngsters at South Yorkshire hospice

A South Yorkshire hospice which offers care and support to children with a shortened life expectancy is asking for people to choose crafts over chocolate this Easter.

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Hartweel Care Home, in Ecclesfield, which is due to close

Health: Let’s avoid rushing into irreversible solutions brought about by panic

Being left alone, maybe stripped and gowned, on a trolley or in a cold secluded waiting area is among the most dismal hospital experiences.

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A emotional wellbeing project will be rolled out to a further 40 schools. Picture: Shutterstock

More Sheffield schoolchildren to get mental health support through pioneering project

A pioneering project to help schoolchildren with mental health and emotional wellbeing is being rolled out to 40 schools in Sheffield.

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Travel jabs and gluten-free food may no longer be available on NHS in prescriptions cost-cutting

Travel jabs and gluten-free food may no longer be available on NHS in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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South Yorkshire people being helped to spot signs of a stroke early, thanks to Sheffield Hospitals Charity

South Yorkshire people are being helped to spot the signs of a stroke early, thanks to Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Fundraisers, brothers Oscar and Otis, of Sheffield

Young Sheffield brothers step out for Children’s Hospital

Have-a-go brothers Otis and Oscar are youngsters on a mission as they prepare to take part in their first organised running race as part of the Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon.

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Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

A one-shot jab to protect newborns against meningitis and other fatal infections has been developed by scientists.

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The couple on their wedding day in October 2016

How this Sheffield couple met through their shared pain of losing someone to cancer

When Stanley and Janet both lost their respected partners to cancer, their worlds fell apart.
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Sheffield mum hails ‘brilliant’ sport and fitness accessibility scheme

A Sheffield mum-of-two has heaped praise on a health and fitness scheme which enables people with physical and learning disabilities, as well as mental health conditions, to take a family member, carer or friend to Sheffield sports venues as support for free.

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Sheffield’s The Botanist bubbling for children’s hospital charity

Since opening in October 2016, The Botanist in Leopold Square (Sheffield) has raised almost £2,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity with the donation of a percentage from children’s meals and limited edition cocktails.

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Video: Hallamshire Harrier Steve Worthington wins 1,000-runner Dronfield 10k

Steve Worthington defied the wind and cold to take first place in the popular Dronfield 10K race last Sunday.

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Jade and Debbie Haley

‘Unicorn’ ride for Debbie and Sheffield hospice

Riders and unicorns are hoping for a magical sum as they fundraise for vital new equipment, for St Luke’s Hospice.

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Sheffield Telegraph Health: ‘I cried my heart out so intensely - my whole world had just imploded’

Sheffield Telegraph Health: ‘I cried my heart out so intensely - my whole world had just imploded’

October 2nd 2014. My due date. I slept in that morning but I woke up so incredibly happy and excited. We had made it to 40 weeks! I bounced on my pregnancy ball, telling Mum I thought he had dropped.

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South Yorkshire charity aims to scoop £50,000 lottery fund

South Yorkshire charity aims to scoop £50,000 lottery fund

South Yorkshire dementia charity Lost Chord is in line for a major funding boost from the Big Lottery Fund’s People’s Projects campaign.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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Six members of Sheffield Health Action Resource for Ethiopia (SHARE) recently visited St Pauls Hospital in Addis Ababa and Ayder Referral Hospital in Mekelle, Ethiopia. They are pictured in the newly refurbished playroom in Ayder Hospital

Group travel to Ethiopia from Sheffield to help improve health services

Health workers who have supported Ethiopia hospitals for over 17 years have visited the country.

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Shock after bosses announce sudden closure of Sheffield care home

Shock after bosses announce sudden closure of Sheffield care home

Elderly residents face being evicted after bosses have announced the closure of a care home in Sheffield.

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