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VIDEO: Hundreds march through Matlock against hospital proposals

‘Save our beds’ was the rallying cry in Matlock on Saturday morning as hundreds marched against cutbacks at the town’s Whitworth Hospital.

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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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Cats carry a rare bacteria in their mouths and claws, which can be passed on to humans.

Cuddling cats could be deadly

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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GUEST COLUMN: Top tips on using the recovery position, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

GUEST COLUMN: Top tips on using the recovery position, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

This week we’re going to look at how to place a casualty in the recovery position.

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Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

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GLAD TO BE ALIVE -- a laughing David McKenzie (second from left) pictured at an air ambulance patient-reunion with others who have been helped by the charity and volunteers.

How the ‘fantastic’ air ambulance saved my life --Matlock garage-owner

The owner of a garage in Matlock is urging people to help secure the future of a charity that saved his life.

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58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

Almost 60 serious incidents were reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) in a year, new figures have shown.

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Derbyshire care home rated as inadequate

Derbyshire care home rated as inadequate

A Derbyshire care home has been rated as inadequate in the latest inspections by health watchdogs the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Newholme Hospital Bakewell

More chances to have your say on controversial hospital shake-up plans

Extra sessions have been planned for residents wanting their say on controversial plans for a major shake up of NHS care in Derbyshire.

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17-year-old Andrew Davies has raised over �90,000 for Sheffield Children's Hospital.

Amazing Andrew edges closer to £150k target

An inspirational teenager is raising £150,000 for a children’s hospital - to ‘pay’ for the bone marrow transplant that saved his life.

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Patients name the best and worst GPs in the Chesterfield area

A surgery in South Normanton has been voted the lowest ranking in the area, by its own patients.

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Whitworth Hospital Darley Dale

‘Dismay’ over Dales hospital proposals

Health service campaigners from the Derbyshire Dales have reacted angrily to controversial new plans to reorganise the way that healthcare is provided in the area.

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Feature on the Hardwick CCCG North Breathe Easy Group, pictured are members of the group promoting Breathe Easy Week

Breathe Easy support groups save health service cash

A support network set up for people with lung problems is saving the health service vital cash by keeping people out of hospital and out of doctors’ surgeries.

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Chesterfield Royal scientists send ripples around the NHS

Chesterfield Royal scientists send ripples around the NHS

“It makes sense that the sooner somebody who is seriously ill is put on the right antibiotics,the better their chances”

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Newholme Hospital, Bakewell.

Two community hospitals in Derbyshire to close?

Two community hospitals in Derbyshire could close under plans for a major shake-up of NHS care in the county.

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Derbyshire residents urged to drink sensibly during Euro 2016

An alcohol awareness campaigner has urged Derbyshire residents to drink sensibly during the Euro football competition.

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‘It’s OK to talk about mental health. Let’s END the psycho stigma’

‘It’s OK to talk about mental health. Let’s END the psycho stigma’

“It’s OK to talk about mental health.”

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Pictured is Geoffrey Titchener, 70, of Chesterfield, who was awarded an �18,000 out-of-court settlement after he complained about dental treatment.

Dental patient gets £18,000 settlement after losing three teeth

A patient has been awarded an £18,000 out-of-court settlement after he was left in pain with infection and lost three teeth following treatment from four dentists at a Chesterfield practice.

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Young men urged to talk about their feelings after 22-year-old commits suicide

A coroner has highlighted concerns about young men not talking about their feelings during the inquest of a 22-year-old who committed suicide.

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Derbyshire pharmacy opening hours on bank holiday Monday

Derbyshire pharmacy opening hours on bank holiday Monday

Many of Derbyshire’s pharmacies will be closed for the bank holiday on Monday.

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