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NHS campaigners stage Matlock protest against cuts and service changes

Campaigners took to the roads of Derbyshire last weekend to highlight NHS changes which they say threaten vital services.

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How good is your doctor's surgery?

SURVEY: How do you rate your doctor's surgery in Chesterfield?

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your doctor's surgery in Chesterfield? Would you recommend it or not? Let us know with one click...

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Remember, remember first aid in November

Remember, remember first aid in November

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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Ready, steady, Mo!

Ready, steady, Mo! Top tips for growing your moustache for Movember

It's that time of year again when men up and down the country take on a sudden uncanny resemblance to Tom Selleck.

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The Health Lottery is coming to your local area!

The Health Lottery will be raising money for good causes in Derbyshire during the week beginning Sunday October 29 – and it needs your support.

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Young Derbyshire man died after being diagnosed with testicular cancer

A coroner has concluded the inquest of a young man who died after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.

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The inexplicable death of a 'wonderful gentleman'

Grieving relatives of a 'wonderful gentleman' who died after he complained to his GP about chest pains believe further tests 'could have changed everything'.
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Chesterfield's Becky Measures to have womb removed

Chesterfield broadcaster Becky Measures has revealed she is to have her womb removed as a preventative measure.
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COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

Angina is chest pain that someone gets when the arteries carrying blood to their heart muscle have become narrowed.

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Staff at Darley Dale Medical Centre will be moving to new �2.2million premises in late 2018.

Work under way on new Darley Dale Medical Centre

Construction work is now officially under way on a new medical centre expected to serve almost 8,000 patients in the Derbyshire Dales.

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One in five people witness somebody collapse and need CPR but most do nothing to help, research has shown.

One in five witness someone who needs CPR but the majority do nothing to help

A fifth of people witness somebody collapse and need CPR but most of them do absolutely nothing to help, according to worrying new research.

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Health experts recommend everyone gets a flub jab as worst epidemic in 50 years is expected to hit the UK

Experts recommend flu jab as fears grow of worst UK epidemic for 50 years

The worst flu epidemic is on the way to the UK according to experts who are advising vulnerable people and everyone to get flu jabs.

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Two thirds of East Midlands dogs enjoy two or more walks a day - more walks than dogs living in the West Midlands

In a recent survey it has been released that people living in the East Midlands walk their dogs more often than dog owners in the West Midlands.

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New signs promote smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

New signs promote smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

New signs have been unveiled at Chesterfield Royal Hospital to promote the smoking ban in force across the site.

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DRAMATIC PHOTOS - Car crashes into Chesterfield’s Royal Hospital

A motorist escaped serious injury after the car they were travelling in crashed into a building at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

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COLUMN: Suicide prevention is a matter for us all

COLUMN: Suicide prevention is a matter for us all

It has recently been World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10).

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Derbyshire amputee died after taking fentanyl, inquest hears

An amputee died after taking a painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.

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COLUMN: What to do if someone has a fever

COLUMN: What to do if someone has a fever

This week we offer advice on treating a fever . A fever is when a person has a persistent high temperature above 37°C (98.6°F).

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital says the extension of its emergency department is 'exciting'.

Work starts to extend Chesterfield Royal Hospital's emergency department

Work is underway to make Chesterfield Royal Hospital's emergency department bigger.

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Steep rise in mental health callouts for Derbyshire police

Police officers in Derbyshire have been called out to more than 450 incidents with a mental health element this year alone, the Derbyshire Times can reveal.

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