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Thousands more meals to reach vulnerable people

Thousands more meals to reach vulnerable people

24 May 2019

One of the UK's largest food distribution charities has opened a new warehouse, providing vulnerable people an extra 480,000 meals each year.

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Hospital put on lockdown

Hospital put on lockdown

23 May 2019

Patients, staff and visitors were left unable to get in or out of a community hospital after it was put on lockdown.

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Man, 89, left with growing head wound nine months after fall

Man, 89, left with growing head wound nine months after fall

23 May 2019

A pensioner who developed a huge growth on his head after a fall says he was told repeatedly by doctors to take paracetamol. WARNING: Graphic images.

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‘Unsafe’ doctors’ surgery could be forced to move

‘Unsafe’ doctors’ surgery could be forced to move

23 May 2019

Health bosses are considering moving a doctors' surgery that has been shut for almost nine months.

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Poisonous caterpillar infestation sparks health fears

Poisonous caterpillar infestation sparks health fears

22 May 2019

A species of toxic caterpillar has been found swarming near a housing estate.

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New safety test to honour mum who died in childbirth

New safety test to honour mum who died in childbirth

22 May 2019

New checks to ensure better safety of surgery patients have been named after an Offham school teacher.

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Mum feared talcum powder gave her fatal cancer

Mum feared talcum powder gave her fatal cancer

22 May 2019

A former Avon worker feared asbestos in talcum powder gave her the cancer which would take her life.

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Mum took her life amid fear for health and finances

Mum took her life amid fear for health and finances

22 May 2019

A mother who fell from a bridge to her death earlier this year was "absolutely devoted" to her young children, an inquest has heard.

NHS drug decision 'amazing for Abbie and other children'

NHS drug decision 'amazing for Abbie and other children'

22 May 2019

The mother of a teenager with a rare muscle disease says the decision to make a drug that treats her available on the NHS is a dream come true.

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Shutting stroke units in hospitals 'makes no sense'

Shutting stroke units in hospitals 'makes no sense'

21 May 2019

Patients will be "desperately let down" by a changes affecting stroke sufferers, after councillors agreed for three hospital units to close.

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MP asks why station was left off disabled access funding

MP asks why station was left off disabled access funding

21 May 2019

An MP is demanding answers on why a busy station was left out of step free access funding.

Family helps expose NHS blunder

Family helps expose NHS blunder

21 May 2019

The parents of a man who died from meningitis have helped expose a huge NHS blunder.

'No help' for Oxford hopeful with 1 in a million condition

'No help' for Oxford hopeful with 1 in a million condition

20 May 2019

A teenager fears her Oxford University dream won't come true because she can't get the help she needs from the NHS.

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'I tried calling for my mum but no words came out'

'I tried calling for my mum but no words came out'

19 May 2019

A teenager has spoken of rebuilding her life after suffering two strokes as a child.

Medical centre improves after warning

Medical centre improves after warning

19 May 2019

An upgraded rating has been given to a medical centre ordered to make several changes.

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New hope for mum's battle to get life-saving drug on NHS

New hope for mum's battle to get life-saving drug on NHS

17 May 2019

A minister has agreed to meet a mum seeking to get a vital drug on the NHS for cystic fibrosis sufferers.

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Man collapsed in street

Man collapsed in street

16 May 2019

Police and ambulance crews have been dealing with a 'medical incident' in a residential street.

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Lawnmower accident at primary school

Lawnmower accident at primary school

16 May 2019

A man has been flown to hospital by air ambulance after a freak accident involving a lawnmower.

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Private hospital to close

Private hospital to close

16 May 2019

A private hospital which is "no longer commercially viable" is set to close.

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Ambulance drivers suspended after damning voicemail

Ambulance drivers suspended after damning voicemail

15 May 2019

An ambulance crew has been suspended after a harrowing voicemail revealed workers discussing how to 'beat' a patient if he became violent.

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