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New chief revealed for Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospicecare

Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospicecare has unveiled its new chief executive as Barbara-Anne Walker.

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£1,000 gym prizes up for grabs!

Wanting to get fit in the new year, but not quite sure how? We’ve got just the prize for you!

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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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The map shows most of Derbyshire in red.

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas in Derbyshire worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across Derbyshire has been revealed.
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Resolve to improve your health

Resolve to improve your health

Most of us indulge over Christmas and New Year so why not make a resolution this year to help improve your long-term health and future?

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Today is the most popular day of the year to conceive

Today is 'National Baby Making Day' - most popular day to conceive

Today (Tuesday January 2) is National Baby-Making Day - when millions of young couples will be having sex in the hope of falling pregnant and giving birth to a September baby.
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Are you taking part in Dry January?

People in the Midlands not giving up booze for January

People in the Midlands are among the least likely in the UK to give up drink this month.
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Marguerite Willmot gives Bob the horse a brush down during one of the Connection Space sessions at Matlock Farm Park.

Matlock care farming group gives people with dementia chance to shine

The leaders of a project helping older adults find a new lease of life on the farm are celebrating as they reach the end of a successful trial run.

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Which Derbyshire pharmacies will be open over Christmas?

Which Derbyshire pharmacies are open on New Year’s Day?

Many of Derbyshire's pharmacies will be closed on New Year’s Day.

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Matlock Hospitals League of Friends chairman Mike Tomlinson and honorary secretary Pam Wildgoose present toys to nurse Susan White for children to use while visiting the minor injuries unit

League of Friends bring Christmas cheer to Darley Dale hospital

Matlock Hospitals League of Friends spread seasonal cheer to Whitworth Hospital in Darley Dale, presenting a collection of gifts to be used by patients.

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A new weeky parkrun will launch at Hassop station, December 30.

Peak District parkrun group to launch in Bakewell this month

The worldwide parkrun phenomenon is stretching its legs into the Derbyshire Dales, with a new weekly event being launched later this month.

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Chesterfield Royal, A+E, waiting room.

Matron makes winter appeal to patients in Chesterfield

A senior nurse at Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s emergency department has appealed for patients to use the service appropriately this winter.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Malcolm and Katie Campbell have just opened the Springmount Dental & Aesthetics practice in Matlock.

Couple open new Matlock dental and aesthetics clinic in dream location

A husband and wife team have embarked on a new adventure in Matlock after opening their own dental and aesthetics clinic this week.

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C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

Yesterday we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Newly released research shows nearly two-thirds of people in the East Midlands don’t know what to do if a loved one’s heart stops beating.

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Stephanie Hill, right, came third at last month's Miss World competition in China.

Hope Valley woman enjoys double celebration after Miss World success

A Hope Valley woman has had plenty to celebrate this month, after taking third place at Miss World then flying home for her university graduation.

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Scarlet Fever rash. Photo: NHS

What parents need to look for as cases of Scarlet Fever reaches 50-year high in England

Scarlet fever hit its highest level in England for 50 years, with more than 17,000 cases reported in 2016 - research in the Lancet shows.
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Noah Cheung was born in August 2016 with a split kidney and complicated blockages.

Matlock dad raises £3,625 on walk for children’s hospital charity

A Matlock dad has raised £3,625 for the charity which supported the family when his infant son was diagnosed with a serious medical condition.

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