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Campaigners call for a stand-alone birth centre to be built in Sheffield

A group of campaigners have proposed an ambitious plan to build a stand-alone midwife-led birth centre in Sheffield.
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Lynne Ghasemi and Beth Lake

Meet the selfless St Luke's nurses working across Sheffield on Christmas Day

The need for care doesn't stop because it's Christmas Day and St Luke's community nurse Lynne Ghasemi knows that more than most.
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Two-year-old Henry Alderson has a rare condition and needs regular blood transfusions

Plea for people in region to give blood over festive period

The blood transfusion service is urging people in the region to give blood over Christmas for the many who need regular transfusions.

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Great-grandmother Lois Ward has thanked 'hero' Sheffield surgeon Mr Marcel Ivanov

Pride in our NHS: Great-grandmother thanks ‘hero’ Sheffield surgeon and team for preventing her becoming paralysed

A great-grandmother is looking forward to Christmas with her family after Sheffield NHS staff prevented her becoming paralysed.

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COLUMNIST: Exhibition celebrating the wonderful work of biologist Francis Willughby in Sheffield

A new exhibition celebrating the work of biologist Francis Willughby has arrived here in Sheffield.

Opinion
Sheffield Hallam students Bethany Platford, William Martin, Ellie Clowes.

It’s time for young people in Sheffield to talk about sex

“I just couldn’t face it. I felt patronised, humiliated even” - an all too common reason given by young people for not actively engaging with sexual health services.

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Exhaust emissions - a source of pollution.

Workplace parking charges, tram network extensions, better cycle lanes and charge on polluting vehicles suggested in drive to boost transport and cut pollution in Sheffield

Efforts to clean up Sheffield's air and prevent the city's roads from being gridlocked with traffic are gathering pace.
Environment
Top tips for winter fitness

HEALTH: Stick with the exercise and get a great start to 2018!

The dark nights are already around again, we’re all back off our holidays and it seems excuses to skip a gym session are coming hard and fast.

Health
Lib Dem Coun Penny Baker and Coun Steve Ayris

Councillors hit out at plan to close and move Sheffield NHS Walk-in Centre and Minor Injuries Unit

Plans to move two vital NHS services in Sheffield have been criticised by councillors.
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Running in Sheffield.

Sheffield residents would pay more tax to fund health services, Star survey finds

More than 70 per cent of people in Sheffield would pay an extra penny on their income tax to fund better healthcare services, a major survey has found - as half of those who took part have struggled to get an appointment with a GP in the last year.

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Potholes appeared on Collegiate Crescent, Broomhall, last year after it had been resurfaced. Picture: Glenn Ashley

Roads, health funds and cleanliness of streets falling short in Sheffield, Star survey finds

Sheffield’s roads are the city’s worst-maintained public service - and local hospitals, GP surgeries and dental practices are the area most in need of increased funds.

Politics
Scott Pickles, programme manager; Daniel Allsop, senior retinal screener grader; Tracy Sayle, senior clerical officer; Rosette Lumala, clerical officer

Pride in our NHS: Vital eye screening programme in Sheffield among the best in the country

A vital NHS eye screening programme in Sheffield is one of the best in the country, new figures show.
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Reflect mental health experiences in Sheffield photo competition

Reflect mental health experiences in Sheffield photo competition

Mental health charity Sheffield Flourish have launched their second competition of the year, asking people to share photos which reflect their experience of mental health.

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Sheffield health trust supports development of mental health care in Africa

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) held a small celebration last week to say farewell to their current Commonwealth Fellows.

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Experiencing worry

Telegraph Voices: How are mental health issues being tackled in our schools?

A three-pronged approach to help all our young people -

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Experiencing worry

Health: Help with mental health problems

We all know the statistic that one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year and that stress, worry and low mood can affect us all at different times in our lives regardless of our or abilities.

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Special Report: You have constant decisions to make on your medication and you never have a day off’

November is diabetes awareness month... so since sufferers make up more than one in 20 of the UK population, here’s some awareness about the condition

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A drug consumption room in Sydney and discarded needles in Sheffield. Drug room picture: Uniting MSIC

Call for 'drug room' in Sheffield as deaths and paraphernalia clean-up call outs rise in Sheffield

A rise in drug deaths and paraphernalia clean-up call outs across Sheffield has prompted calls for a specialist room for addicts to take substances in.
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St Luke's Festival of Light event in 2013

Sheffield hospice St Luke's to hold their annual Christmas Festival of Light this week

A special event will be once again light the night's sky as one of the best loved events on the Sheffield Christmas calendar takes place this week.

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