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Family’s holiday illness nightmare sees baby son treated at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

A family who became so ill on holiday one of their baby children ended up in hospital are taking legal action.

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How the �9 million building will look when it is complete.

VIDEO: Royal Hospital’s new cancer centre ‘taking shape’

A new video showing progress on the £9 million NGS Macmillan Cancer Unit at Chesterfield Royal Hospital has been released.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

With temperatures dropping this week, we look at recognising and dealing with hypothermia.

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Alzheimers Society CEO Jeremy Hughes (centre) visiting Stewart Medical Centre in Buxton with the Dementia Friendly General Practice Pilot team.

‘Dementia-friendly’ pilot project nominated for top gong

A pioneering project designed to make Derbyshire GP practices more ‘dementia-friendly’ has been nominated for a top award.

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Thank you to Derbyshire woman Katie Bagshawe for writing this column for us and helping to raise awareness.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE: 'When your mental health is suffering, it swallows you whole'

Why don’t we recognise our mental health as we do our physical health?
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First aid tips for firework night

First aid tips for firework night

Leading first aid charity St John Ambulance is urging everyone to learn some basic first aid skills ahead of the Bonfire Night celebrations.

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Chesterfield Royal to pilot new nursing role

Chesterfield Royal patients are to benefit after the hospital was chosen as a ‘test site’ for a new nursing role.

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96,000 adults in Derbyshire live with a common mental health disorder.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE: DT launches mental health awareness campaign

Debbie Newton knows all too well about the devastating consequences of mental illness.

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SHOCKING: Thousands of Derbyshire children are going hungry

Thousands of Derbyshire children are experiencing food poverty – and going to school underweight and undernourished.

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18,000 East Midlands patients kept waiting for more than an hour to be transferred to A&E

18,000 East Midlands patients kept waiting for more than an hour to be transferred to A&E

Almost 100,000 people had to wait over 30 minutes to be transferred from an East Midlands ambulance to A&E in 2015/16, new figures show.

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WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

A health alert has been issued warning parents over an outbreak of a polio-type virus that can easily be spread through coughs and sneezes.

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Charlene Colechin in her hospital bed (Photo: Charlene Colechin / Facebook).

CHARLENE COLECHIN: Family ‘humbled and touched’ as fund reaches £1,000

The family of a Derbyshire teenager who almost died of meningitis say they are ‘humbled and touched’ at the generosity shown to them.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Plans to shake-up children’s operations in Chesterfield

NHS plans could see parents and their youngsters travelling further than Chesterfield Royal Hospital for some children’s operations.

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Charlene Colechin in her hospital bed (Photo: Charlene Colechin / Facebook).

CHARLENE COLECHIN: Fund for meningitis teen raises £350 in a day

A fundraising campaign to help a Derbyshire teenager who almost died after contracting meningitis has raised almost £350 in just one day.

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Mike Sparks a former asbestos inspector outside Heanor hospital.

Work on new £3.5 million care unit in Heanor to start next month

A contract has been awarded to build the new £3.5m care unit in Heanor which is set to replace the former hospital.

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Simon Morritt. Picture: Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Chesterfield Royal Hospital has new leader

Chesterfield Royal Hospital has welcomed its new chief executive, Simon Morritt.

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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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