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JOY TO THE WARD: Sick Sheffield children's dreams of white Christmas also turned gold and blue with VIP visits

Sheffield Children's Hospital's VIP visiting times saw golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill join city football stars spreading festive cheer on the wards.

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Sir Mike Richards

Doncaster private hospital which carries out boob jobs needs improving, says health chief

Areas of poor practice at a pivate hospital in Doncaster, which carries out cosmetic surgery including breast enlargement, have led health chiefs to call for improved standards in treatment and care.​​

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Sheffield care staff take centre stage in new dementia-inspired art exhibition

Sheffield care staff take centre stage in new dementia-inspired art exhibition

Staff at a Sheffield-based care centre have found themselves the unexpected stars of a new art exhibition which aims to put dementia in the spotlight.

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Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of South Yorkshire communities

Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of South Yorkshire communities

Rotherham is set to become the first borough in the UK using its libraries to loan out life saving equipment and training to the public.

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£150,000 awarded to offer free exercise and social groups to older men in Sheffield

£150,000 awarded to offer free exercise and social groups to older men in Sheffield

National charity Volunteering Matters has been awarded £600,000 in funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support its work in tackling social isolation and boosting the health and wellbeing of older people across the UK.

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Telegraph campaign to help raise �200k to help Cavendish Cancer Care to move to a new buiding. Mike Sawkins, Fundraiser, is pictured outside the new building. Picture: Chris Etchells

Sheffield cancer centre’s festive kindness

Christmas is near – bringing with it many ways Sheffield Telegraph readers can support a campaign in aid of Cavendish Cancer Care.

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Dr Andy Chantry, Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Health: How research in Sheffield can create hope for a future free from incurable cancer

Imagine if this Christmas was your last. Or it was the last for one of your family members. For those living with myeloma, this is a reality they have to face.

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A radiotherapy room at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield

New radiotherapy equipment to help cancer patients in Sheffield

Sheffield is set to benefit from an NHS investment in new radiotherapy machines to help cancer patients.
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Blood donors helped save the life of three year old Sheffield boy

Blood donors helped save the life of three year old Sheffield boy

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging donors in the city to make and keep appointments to donate blood this month, to ensure hospitals can continue to treat patients over the festive season.

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St Luke's Hospice Festival of Light

Festival lights up Sheffield hospice in memory of loved ones

More than 1,000 people joined St Luke’s Hospice as the charity created some special Christmas magic with its annual Festival of Light.

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Sheffield Park Academy show raises over £3,000 for cancer charity

The show did go on for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, which has received a £3,000 plus boost from Sheffield Park Academy.

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Carlton Palmer in action

Sheffield Wednesday legend in life saving heart operation drama

Sheffield Wednesday legend Carlton Palmer is recovering in hospital after a five-hour heart operation.
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Play Tower under construction

£for£: Campaign gathers steam with £33,000 in the bank

The Play Tower at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is already taking shape.

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NSST PERCY PUD RUN.  Bryan Bradwell Chris Livesley, Fiona Kesteven

Sweet success for Eilish with Sheffield’s Percy Pud 10k best

Olympian Eilish McColgan smashed the course record at the Percy Pud 10k race in Sheffield yesterday, where a new men’s mark was also set.

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Doncaster safe haven for Saturday night revellers who have had too much to drink

Doncaster safe haven for Saturday night revellers who have had too much to drink

Saturday night revellers in Doncaster will soon be able to head to a safe haven in the town centre.

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Jaqui Copley with Dr Andy Chantry

Brave Sheffield mum’s plea to help find cure in cancer battle

A mum-of-five from Sheffield battling terminal bone marrow cancer has backed a new drive to find a cure for the disease.

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Intake Primary School, Intake, Sheffield

BREAKING: 166 pupils off sick in major outbreak at Sheffield primary school

A sickness bug sweeping a Sheffield primary school has hit 166 pupils and three teachers.
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Make the most of Doncaster minor injuries unit this winter

A Doncaster man is urging local people to make the most of their Minor Injuries Unit this winter after a fall at work left him with an injured shoulder.

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World Aids Day

WORLD AIDS DAY: 28 years after launch, how well do YOU know HIV?

World AIDS Day was first marked on December 1 1988, four years after discovery of the virulent virus.
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Health: Time for patients to assert their rights amid hints of wider change

We often talk about the NHS as being ours, but what does that mean? There are plenty of things we pay taxes for that we don’t regard as ours, at least not in the same way.

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