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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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One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with a potentially fatal food allergy has suffered a reaction while dining out in the last 12 months, according to new research.

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Dr Clive Henderson outside the surgery in Market Weighton.

Market Weighton surgery saved as trust agrees to run services

A GP practice in Market Weighton which was facing an uncertain future will now provide a broader range of services.

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Packaging can be bad for you.

Fast food lovers exposed to chemical linked with autism and asthma

If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health.

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Keep your Easter eggs away from pets.

Easter chocolate warning for pet owners

In the run-up to Easter, vets are warning pet owners to keep all chocolate away from their pets after revealing it is the main cause of poisonings in dogs

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Product Warning

Supermarket recalls Chicken Tikka in listeria scare

Supermarket chain Spar has recalled its Tikka Chicken Chunks over fears they are contaminated with a food poisoning bug.

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Vaping can be bad for your health.

Warning over electronic cigarettes

Electronic cigarette users across the UK are being warned that e-smoke may cause eye-irritation.

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Apricots.

Fruit packs withdrawn due to cyanide fears

Packs of organic apricot kernels have been withdrawn because wrong labels fail to warn of cyanide poisoning risk if too many are eaten.

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Volunteers who consumed the energy drink experienced a statistically significant increase in a marker of abnormal heart rhythm risk known as the QTc interval.

Moderation the key as energy drinks linked to 34 deaths

A LEADING Yorkshire nutrition expert has advised sportsmen and women to take a common sense approach after research linked the consumption of energy drinks to 34 deaths in the USA.

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Junior doctors’ strike: What should patients do across Yorkshire?

The NHS has insisted that there are ‘robust plans’ in place, as junior doctors prepare to strike. The industrial action by the doctors is set to take place over new contracts for them, being drawn up by the government.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff taking 999 calls.

Reality of 'Mad Friday' antics revealed in 999 calls staff 'tweetathon'

The chaotic reality of 'Mad Friday' revelry was revealed during a real-time online event.
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