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Fire service supports Mental Health Awareness Week

As part of Mental Health Awareness week, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service hosted a mental health awareness conference at the KCOM Stadium in Hull.

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Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

A hospital trust in Yorkshire is among a series across the country that appear to have been targeted by a suspected attempted cyber attack.

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Ruth Startin is hosting a pop-up restaurant in Pocklington. Picture by Paul Atkinson

Special dining out experience for autism and anxiety sufferers in Pocklington

A special dining out experience that caters for anyone that suffers from autism and anxiety takes place later this month.

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Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Plans to cut the number of hospital beds in Yorkshire would be "unsafe", official papers suggest.
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Crackit Productions are looking forpeople who have OCD to take part in a new TV series.

Production company searching for people with OCD to star in new documentary

A TV production company is casting for a new documentary based on the impact of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

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Pharmacies are open over the Easter weekend.

Warning: NHS England issues advice over bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill launches £500K Beyond The Treatment cancer appeal

Olympic golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill had a blast today launching a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal to improve the experiences of cancer patients in the region.
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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill has a blast launching cancer appeal

Sheffield's Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis Hill is having a blast since she retired from sport as she proved at the launch of a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal.
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People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

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GP’s plea ignored as governing body votes to axe beds and minor injuries units

GP’s plea ignored as governing body votes to axe beds and minor injuries units

A last-minute plea to listen to the concerns of GPs representing 50,000 patients was ignored today as the governing body of the East Riding CCG voted to approve controversial plans to close three minor injuries units.

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MPs condemn shake up of community healthcare

MPs have condemned health commissioners for “failing to listen” to the thousands who signed petitions after they recommended closing minor injuries units in three East Riding towns.

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Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service has been rated 'good' after its latest inspection.

Health watchdog delivers verdict on Yorkshire Ambulance Service after latest inspection

Inspectors have awarded the region’s ambulance service an overall rating of ‘good’ after noting impressive improvements in its effectiveness and safety.

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The Met Office has issued an amber warning for cold weather in the region.

Cold weather alert: Met Office warning for Yorkshire and the Humber upgraded to amber

Health officials across Yorkshire and the Humber are urging people in high-risk groups to take care after an amber warning for cold weather was issued.

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Donna and Mark before and after their joint weight loss

Slimming couple shed more than 10 stone

A slimming couple from Full Sutton have entered the new year having lost more than 10 stone between them.

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Annette Cassam, John Plaistowe and Berni Judge

Practice appeals for patients' opinions

Pocklington Group Practice and its Patient Participation Group need your help in completing a comprehensive survey regarding the Practice and the service it provides.
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