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'Happy-go-lucky' Derbyshire man died of devastating condition

A Derbyshire man who died of sepsis 'felt let down by the medical system', his grieving partner has said.
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IN PICTURES: The lowest rated GP surgeries in Chesterfield - according to patients

These are the lowest ranked GP surgeries in the Chesterfield area, according to patients.

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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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Ilkeston firefighters hosted a 12 hour CPR Marathon fundraiser for the BHF. Pictured are firefighters Dan Davies, Darren Bishop, Mark Burnham, Steve Blackett and Steve Cook, Jayne Clifford regional support manager for BHF and Tesco staff members Sarah Barnatt and Liz Wright.

Firefighters’ CPR marathon fundraiser shares life-saving skills with shoppers

Derbyshire firefighters have been teaching supermarket shoppers valuable life-saving skills during a charity fundraiser for two very worthy causes.

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Scrummmptious cakes are made from only natural ingredients

Scrummmptious cakes up for grabs

A Chesterfield businessman is launching a new range of healthier cakes - made using only natural ingredients and with less than 98 calories - and you can get to try them FREE!

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PICTURES: The disgusting sights inspectors found inside a Chinese takeaway

A Derbyshire takeaway owner has been ordered to pay more than £8,000 after he admitted three food hygiene crimes in court.

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COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

This week we take a look at severe allergic reactions.

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New chief revealed for Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospicecare

Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospicecare has unveiled its new chief executive as Barbara-Anne Walker.

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£1,000 gym prizes up for grabs!

Wanting to get fit in the new year, but not quite sure how? We’ve got just the prize for you!

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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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Lurcher Master Arrow is recovering from treatment by Vets Now in Alfreton after eating a bag of sultanas which made him seriously ill.

Alfreton vets save dog’s life after toxic sultanas damage kidneys

A dog is recovering from life-saving treatment at a vets’ practice in Alfreton after eating a bag of sultanas which left him with kidney failure.

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The map shows most of Derbyshire in red.

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas in Derbyshire worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across Derbyshire has been revealed.
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Resolve to improve your health

Resolve to improve your health

Most of us indulge over Christmas and New Year so why not make a resolution this year to help improve your long-term health and future?

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Today is the most popular day of the year to conceive

Today is 'National Baby Making Day' - most popular day to conceive

Today (Tuesday January 2) is National Baby-Making Day - when millions of young couples will be having sex in the hope of falling pregnant and giving birth to a September baby.
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Are you taking part in Dry January?

People in the Midlands not giving up booze for January

People in the Midlands are among the least likely in the UK to give up drink this month.
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Which Derbyshire pharmacies will be open over Christmas?

Which Derbyshire pharmacies are open on New Year’s Day?

Many of Derbyshire's pharmacies will be closed on New Year’s Day.

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Chesterfield's Gary Topley urges people to drink sensibly over festive period

An alcohol awareness campaigner is urging people to drink sensibly over the festive period.

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Chesterfield Royal, A+E, waiting room.

Matron makes winter appeal to patients in Chesterfield

A senior nurse at Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s emergency department has appealed for patients to use the service appropriately this winter.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Top tips for winter fitness

HEALTH: Stick with the exercise and get a great start to 2018!

The dark nights are already around again, we’re all back off our holidays and it seems excuses to skip a gym session are coming hard and fast.

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