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Derbyshire nursery worker coughed into hand before handling children’s food

A food handler at an Ilkeston day nursery was seen to cough into their hand and then continue handling food.

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Hannah Lumb.

Men - don’t suffer in silence about cancer

How many men do you know who find it difficult to talk about their feelings? Chances are there are quite a few, so when it comes to dealing with a cancer diagnosis there could be a lot of men suffering in silence.

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Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council and partners including Age UK and the NHS have launched the Reduce Hospital Footfall campaign to help protect older people from falls and ease pressure on healthcare services.

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Becky Measures  (centre) with podcast hosts Jenny Eells and Kat Harbourne

Brave Becky strips off to bare her soul

Chesterfield broadcaster and cancer campaigner Becky Measures has laid herself bare in her latest 
interview - quite literally.

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WATCH & LISTEN: Derbyshire man sings song to raise mental health awareness

A Derbyshire man has written a song to raise awareness of mental health.

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Chesterfield Borough Council's sports centres are a great place to keep yourself fit!

Get one month’s gym membership FREE!

Whether it’s an early morning swim, fitness classes after work or toning up in the gym, Chesterfield Borough Council’s sports centres have it all.

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Many Derbyshire pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Derbyshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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‘Bubbly’ woman found hanged at Derbyshire centre

A woman who was found hanged at a Derbyshire rehabilitation centre ‘didn’t get the treatment she was begging for’, according to her father.

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Baby Cayden received emergency care to prevent any brain damage after complications in his birth last year.

Matlock dad takes on fundraising run for hospital wing which saved son

A Matlock dad has set out to raise hundreds of pounds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity to thank staff for the care of his partner and newborn baby.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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Ambulance service.

EMAS issues warning about reduced Patient Transport Service due to severe weather

The East Midlands Ambulance Service has revealed that its Derbyshire Patient Transport Service and hospital clinics will only be transporting patients leaving hospital and those with appointments for vital treatment such as chemotherapy and dialysis.

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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Steve Booker

Health centre staff shortlisted for prestigious awards

Staff at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre have made it through to the national finals of Care UK’s Healthcare Awards.

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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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