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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.

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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.

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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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Bolsover Hospital, Welbeck Road

Picture: Sarah Washbourn

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.

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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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Protest over ‘under threat’ Belper hospital

Protest over ‘under threat’ Belper hospital

Concerned health service users from across Derbyshire crammed into Belper’s Strutts Centre on Friday to voice their support for the town’s ‘under threat’ Babington Hospital.

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The Chesterfield Royal Macmillan cancer centre appeal has just received a �1.5 million donation from the National Garden Scheme. Pictured are Mike Allison of Great Bear Distribution, Claire Singlehurst and Rob Turner from Macmillan, Mayor and Mayoress Steve Brunt and Jill Mannion-Brunt and Martin McMillan of the National Gardens Scheme

‘Major milestone’ for Chesterfield cancer centre

Cancer sufferers in North Derbyshire will soon have state-of-the-art care on their doorstep after Chesterfield Royal’s new £9.5 million Macmillan centre passed a major milestone.

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Gary Cahill was busy playing for England - but the show went on back in Dronfield

Not surprisingly, Dronfield's favourite son couldn't be there.
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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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Jordan Feek. Picture submitted.

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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Natascha Engel  officially opened the new surgery extension. Picture by Rachel Atkins.

Medical practice grows to cope with demand

Killamarsh Medical Practice has grown to cope with patient demand.

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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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St John's Primary School, Belper. Photo - Google Maps.

Derbyshire sickness outbreak school reopens

A Derbyshire primary school which was closed last week after a major outbreak of a sickness and diarrhoea bug has reopened.

Education
Marty Powell sets a new world record for the Mens 100m in high heels at Tupton Hall School, Chesterfield.

Disabled Chesterfield man is world’s best - in heels

A Chesterfield man who has overcome a serious disability to become a record breaker has set another - but this time in heels.

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Son wanted hospital apology after mum’s death

The son of a pensioner who fell and died in care says he has been refused an apology from a hospital trust despite his claims he has received a cash pay-out.

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