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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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Pock surgery receives ‘good’ inspection

Pock surgery receives ‘good’ inspection

Staff at Pocklington Group Practice are delighted to have achieved a ‘good’ rating in their latest inspection.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Revelations about Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service's £600,000 compensation for staff

Yorkshire Ambulance Service has paid out more than £600,000 in compensation to staff injured at work over the past two years.
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Simple steps for a healthier you

Simple steps for a healthier you

Most people believe that one of the best ways of losing weight is to cut down on carbohydrates.
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Carer Barry Sedgwick.

‘You are not alone’ - message to county’s ‘hidden’ carers

“You are not alone” - that is the message from a carer who is urging the ‘hidden’ carers of the East Riding to come forward and get the help and support that is available.

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Receive free NHS health checks

The NHS health trainer service will be promoting dementia awareness throughout this week at all office locations throughout the East Riding as part of Dementia Awareness Week (15-21 May).

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The study suggests that the drug could reverse age-related changes in the brain

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug ‘reverses dementia triggers’

An experimental Alzheimer's drug reverses changes in the brain that can trigger dementia, according to new research.

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Robots currently have to be worked by surgeons

Robots could perform heart and cancer surgery

Cancer and heart operations could soon be carried out entirely by robots - reducing the risk of mistakes, according to new research.

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