Cancer charity accuses NHS in bust-up over tumour girl

The enraged boss of a Chesterfield charity has accused the NHS of “potentially condemning a little girl to a death sentence” by blocking private treatment for her in the USA.

NOMINATIONS are needed for the Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust governor elections.

Your chance to become a voice of the community on health

Residents in the south of Chesterfield are being urged to help strengthen the NHS by serving as a voice of their community on health-related issues.

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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Andy Marlow Fallon Marlow and kids Nicholas and Madison Marlow

Sheffield family’s anguish as girl, 7, battles Lyme disease

A couple who led a charity campaign for a woman suffering from the rare Lyme disease believe their own seven-year-old daughter has caught the tick-borne infection.

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Chesterfield coroners' court.

High Peak doctor with bipolar hanged herself, inquest hears

A much-loved doctor hanged herself after battling bipolar disorder, an inquest heard.

Gary Topley. Picture submitted.

Chesterfield’s Gary Topley sets up walking group to aid those with drink problems

An alcohol awareness campaigner is setting up a new walking group to help others with drink problems.

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Chesterfield hospital’s smoking ban working ‘really well’ during week

Chesterfield Royal chiefs say a smoking ban on the entire hospital site is working ‘really well’ during the week.

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The students want to highlight depression among young people.

Chesterfield students seek to raise awareness about depression in teens

A group of students is raising awareness about depression among teenagers.
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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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Craig Kennady and his daughter Bailey with Joy Hollister and Dave Allen from Derbyshire County Council.

‘Healthcare is failing people with autism’

A Chesterfield autism campaigner says more needs to be done to change the way that people with the condition are treated by the National Health Service.

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Branch Director Tim Harding with volunteer Bernadette

FEATURE: Could you save someone’s life by listening to them?

“We’re not looking for superman or superwoman - just people who can listen.”

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Chesterfield Royal Hospital imposes smoking ban

Chesterfield Royal Hospital has imposed a ban on smoking on its entire site.

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GUEST COLUMN: How to help someone who is having a heart attack, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

GUEST COLUMN: How to help someone who is having a heart attack, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

A heart attack happens when the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot.

Simon Power Plant, who recently broke a Guinness World Record for pulling a 13 tonne truck one handed at Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice (photo: Antony Oxley).

Simon ‘powers’ new world record at Bluebell Wood

Pulling a 13 tonne truck with one hand was all in a day’s work for strongman Simon Plant when he achieved a new world record at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

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.

Bolsover Hospital, Welbeck Road

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Community hospitals could close as part of major care review

Two community hospitals in North Derbyshire could close as part of radical plans to change the way older people are cared for in the county.

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.

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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