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‘New ways of working’ for GP practice staff, Chesterfield chiefs announce

Chesterfield health chiefs say they have created ‘new ways of working’ for more than 30 GP practice workers.

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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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EAST MIDLANDS AMBULANCE SERVICE -- third worst in the country for serious incidents in response to 999 calls.

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

Patients are suffering from poor care and severe delays involving ambulance crews responding to emergencies in Chesterfield, it is claimed.

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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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Bolsover Hospital campaign: Therapy dogs Kendo and Sumi with Steve and Bev Deighton and Christian Spray.

Campaigners in last-ditch fight to save Derbyshire community hospital

As the consultation on the future of community healthcare in North Derbyshire enters its final stages, campaigners say many people still ‘know nothing’ about the proposals.

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Brave Kell Brook backs charity event for Dronfield’s Madison, 7

Kell Brook had his own health concerns on Saturday, as he took a mauling at the hands of Gennady Golovkin.

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Private healthcare provider to leave Chesterfield Royal site

Claremont Private Hospital has announced the end of its five year contract at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

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HEATHER VALE care home in Hasland, which has been rated as Good by inspectors..

Two care services in Chesterfield given healthy thumbs-up by inspectors

Inspectors have given the thumbs-up to a residential care home and a social care service in Chesterfield.

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MIKE HYMAN -- co-creator and chief of the Chesterfield-based  Kids 'n' Cancer charity.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Gary Topley out walking. Picture submitted.

Chesterfield’s Gary Topley sets up walking group to help alcoholics

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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