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State-of-the-art cancer treatment comes to Sheffield hospital

Cancer patients in Sheffield can now access some of the world’s most advanced radiotherapy treatment thanks to new technology.

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Court fines Sheffield man caught smoking in car with child

A Sheffield man has been fined after being caught smoking in a car with a child – in what is thought to be one of the first prosecutions of its kind.

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Meadowhall shoppers urged to donate and help fight against heart disease

Shoppers visiting Meadowhall this weekend are urged to donate unwanted items as part of a charity push to help women fight heart disease.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Sheffield's alcohol issues have been highlighted in a new report

Heavy toll of drink and smoking

A target has been set to follow New York’s lead by persuading 45,000 people in Sheffield to stop smoking – while more action is to be taken to deal with the £200 million toll of alcohol on the city’s economy.

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Smoking rates are at their lowest across England

Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

England now has twice as many ex-smokers as smokers, according to health officials.

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sWoodthorpe Lodge care home rated as ‘good’ by CQC inspectors

Woodthorpe Lodge care home in Chesterfield has been rated as ‘good’ by inspectors from the Care Quality Commission.

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Cuddling cats could be deadly

Why your cat could kill you

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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Maddi Bryson.

Sheffield schoolgirl Maddi’s amazing bid to walk again

A brave schoolgirl who suffers from a rare debilitating condition is stunning family and friends with the progress she is making in her challenge to walk again.

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Sheffield Area Kidney Association celebrating 40th-year anniversary

Sheffield Area Kidney Association is celebrating 40 years of helping patients in and around Sheffield with Kidney disease

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Directory launched to help youngsters with mental health problems in Sheffield

Children and young people in Sheffield can now benefit from a new online directory to help support their mental health and emotional well-being.

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Jean Marsh on her bike.

’Unique fitness regime is helping me to beat cancer’ - Sheffield gran-of-two

A grandmother-of-two who was diagnosed with cancer has credited a new fitness regime with helping her to cope with the condition.

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AMIR KHAN GIVES TEEN CANCER SURVIVOR AND ASPIRING BOXER SURPRISE OF HIS LIFE WHEN HE JOINS HIM IN THE RING

Amir Khan gives Sheffield teen cancer survivor who lost his leg the surprise of his life

Thirteen-year-old Ben O’ Brien, who lost his leg to cancer, couldn’t believe his eyes when British professional boxer and world champion Amir Khan joined him in the ring during a gruelling training session for Stand Up To Cancer.

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Sheffield clinicians to play leading role in national reform of specialised services

Sheffield clinicians to play leading role in national reform of specialised services

Two leading clinicians at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been appointed as national chairs of NHS England’s Clinical Reference Groups, which aim to improve outcomes for millions of people receiving specialist NHS services across the country.

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Learn how to save a life at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield

Learn how to save a life at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield

Visitors at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield can learn how to save a life thanks to a new attraction which opened this month.

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Isla, 6 and Amelia, 2 Cashill with the hers for the Herd of Sheffield

Auction date set as Herd of Sheffield sculptures are sold to highest bidders

The sculptures of the Herd of Sheffield trail will be given new homes next month.

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Video: Poignant silence at football match after death of Sheffield player

Football fans are used to seeing courage and fortitude on the pitch.

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Sheffield CCG meeting at Bramall Lane. Sheffield CCG accountable officer Maddy Ruff.

Sheffield health bosses in public plea after funding cuts revealed

Sheffield’s health services face a £30 million gap in finances over the next year - leading bosses to call on city residents to help them set their priorities.
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South Yorkshire hospice inspection rating revealed

Barnsley Hospice has been rated as ‘Good’ - the second highest score possible - by health care watchdogs.

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South Yorkshire staff and customers support cancer charity as part five year partnership

Staff and customers of Barnsley Premier Leisure, who operate a number of leisure facilities throughout Yorkshire, are going all out to raise funds for their local cancer charity, as part of a 5 year partnership.

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