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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines starting this month.
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The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month

The NHS will be banning free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot by the end of this month.

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IN PICTURES: 10K run for Helen’s Trust at Chatsworth

More than 900 runners laced up their trainers at Chatsworth on Sunday in the biggest fundraising event of the year for a Derbyshire charity.

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Matlock Town FC fan Ian Taylor, right, was reunited with Dr Simon Wilson and this weekend's match against Workington. Dr Wilson saved Ian's life when he had a heart attack at a game in January 2017.

Matlock Town FC thank medics who saved fan’s life after heart attack

There was a heartfelt reunion at the DCJ Arena last week as a Matlock Town FC fan met up with the doctor who saved his life at a match in 2017.

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Derbyshire Dales council to vote on outsourced leisure centre operator

Derbyshire Dales council to vote on outsourced leisure centre operator

A not-for-profit leisure trust which operates across the UK is in line to win the contract to run Derbyshire Dales District Council’s four leisure centres.

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Blitz fire service veteran Doreen Maltz, 95, now a resident of Burton Closes Hall Care Home in Bakewell, has been presented with the Defence Medal for her efforts in London during the Second World War by local fire officer Alyson Hill.

Bakewell woman gets medal for London fire service role in WWII Blitz

A Bakewell care home resident has been honoured with a medal for her role in the London fire service during the Second World War Blitz.

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Scott Clark, left, and Dean Kimberley from Gulliver's Kingdom ran the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday, April 22, to raise money for the national charity Dreams Come True, which will help Derbyshire youngster Harley Jones and his family take a trip to Disneyland Paris. Harley is pictured here with siblings Archie and Skye.

Gulliver’s London Marathon team raise £13,700 for children’s charity

Two members of staff from Gulliver’s Kingdom ran the London Marathon on Sunday, to raise funds for a seriously ill little boy to go on his dream theme park holiday.

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Hannah Lumb.

Men - don’t suffer in silence about cancer

How many men do you know who find it difficult to talk about their feelings? Chances are there are quite a few, so when it comes to dealing with a cancer diagnosis there could be a lot of men suffering in silence.

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Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council and partners including Age UK and the NHS have launched the Reduce Hospital Footfall campaign to help protect older people from falls and ease pressure on healthcare services.

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Becky Measures  (centre) with podcast hosts Jenny Eells and Kat Harbourne

Brave Becky strips off to bare her soul

Chesterfield broadcaster and cancer campaigner Becky Measures has laid herself bare in her latest 
interview - quite literally.

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WATCH & LISTEN: Derbyshire man sings song to raise mental health awareness

A Derbyshire man has written a song to raise awareness of mental health.

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Matlock Cycling Club member Ewan Mackie, 15, completed the Everest challenge in Cromford on Saturday, April 14. His efforts have so far raised more than �1,500 for Cardiac Risk in the Young and CLIC Sargent, in memory of Hayfield youngster Charlie Craig.

Matlock teen conquers Everest cycling challenge in tribute to friends

Matlock Cycling Club member Ewan Mackie, 15, conquered the Everest Challenge at High Peak Junction on Saturday, April 14, helping to raise more than £1,500 so far for Cardiac Risk in the Young and CLIC Sargent.

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Rowsley Ward at Newholme Hospital, Bakewell, closed on Friday, April 13, as Derbyshire healthcare organisations move towards new models of patient care.

End of an era as Bakewell hospital rehab ward closes ahead of schedule

It was the end of an era for Rowsley Ward at Newholme Hospital in Bakewell on Friday, 13, as the doors closed for the final time to make way for new models of care for patients in north Derbyshire.

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Many Derbyshire pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Derbyshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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Baby Cayden received emergency care to prevent any brain damage after complications in his birth last year.

Matlock dad takes on fundraising run for hospital wing which saved son

A Matlock dad has set out to raise hundreds of pounds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity to thank staff for the care of his partner and newborn baby.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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EMAS issues warning about reduced Patient Transport Service due to severe weather

The East Midlands Ambulance Service has revealed that its Derbyshire Patient Transport Service and hospital clinics will only be transporting patients leaving hospital and those with appointments for vital treatment such as chemotherapy and dialysis.

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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Doctor Marco La Malfa says Valentine's Day is an opportunity to show care for men's health.

Derbyshire medic says there is more to Valentine’s than a man’s heart

A Derbyshire medic is advising men’s partners to think about more than hearts this Valentine’s Day, as cases of prostate cancer over take those of breast cancer.

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From left, St Elphin's Park employees Suzanne Jackson, Rachael Gregory and Michael Noton with chief executive Nick Sanderson at the Audley Villages' annual awards ceremony.

Staff at Darley Dale retirement village St Elphin’s Park given awards

Three employees of a Darley Dale retirement village picked up awards for outstanding work at the nationwide care provider’s annual ceremony.

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