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Ambulance service facing ‘eye-watering’ £40m underfunding

‘Eye-watering’ underfunding of Sussex’s ambulance service by £40 million next year would put ‘patients’ lives at risk’, according to paramedics.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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Top marks for project which helps vulnerable people to handle debt

A project which helps people with mental health problems and long-term illness to tackle debt has received a glowing report.

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Cancer patient feared death in oxygen mix up

A cancer patient said he feared he was ‘going to die’ after he was mistakenly given compressed air instead of oxygen for four hours by nurses.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Pilot scheme launched to tackle fuel poverty in Hastings and Bexhill

A £627,000 ‘healthy homes’ scheme is underway to tackle fuel poverty in six deprived areas of Hastings and Bexhill as part of the East Sussex Better Together programme.

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Sussex to get maternal mental health funding boost

A Sussex NHS trust is set to receive a major funding boost as NHS England reveals plans to invest £40m in maternal mental health services around the country.

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Growing your beard for Decembeard

In just a few days, men up and down the country will be growing their beards to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK, and it’s not too late to sign up and show your support for the campaign too.

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Friends unite to launch a new book on losing weight and feeling good

Two friends have come up with an holistic way to lose weight.

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iPads for ambulance crews to complete patient records

Ambulance crews in Sussex are set to be given tablets to complete patient records electronically.

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27/9/2016 (RS) real life

Danielle Thomas (23) from Cosham, suffered significant and overnight sight loss and applied for a Guide Dog called Neisha a Labrador. 

Pictured is: Danielle Thomas with her 5 year old Labrador Neisha.

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Blind Association Information Day

Hastings and Rother Voluntary Association for the Blind is holding an Information Day on Tuesday November 29 at 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards, from 9.30am - 4pm.

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MPs quiz health bosses on NHS transformation plans

East Sussex’s MP have quizzed health bosses on plans to transform NHS services in the county.

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CCG refutes claims over spending on children’s mental health services

Spending in Hastings and Rother on mental health services for children and young people is among the lowest in England, a new report has claimed.

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Stop Smoking Services under threat

Call for help as Stop Smoking Services face funding cuts

People across the South East are being urged to back a hard-hitting initiative to save Stop Smoking Services from closure, as new figures released today (Wednesday) reveal dangerous funding cuts.

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Resident issues warning on lung health awareness day

A Hickstead resident is encouraging others to take their lung health seriously after being left with reduced lung capacity.

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Burning eye fears lead to contact lens solution recall

Burning eye fears lead to contact lens solution recall

A contact lens solution has been recalled by the manufacturer following the discovery of a potential fault which could cause eye irritation or possibly more serious consequences.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Miracle’ girl home after three months in coma

A Sussex family is back together as their teenage daughter came home yesterday (Wednesday, November 9) after spending three months in a coma in a French hospital.

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Praise for Hastings care home by CQC

A care home has been praised for the care of its residents but has been told it needs to make improvements.

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‘Inadequate’ St Leonards nursing home staff ‘working hard to improve’

Management at a beleaguered nursing home in St Leonards are working hard to ensure all residents are safe after being put into special measures by the health watchdog.

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Community sports initiatives in Hastings and Rother up for awards

Two schemes which promote sport and physical activity in Hastings and Rother are in the running for accolades in a Sussex-wide awards scheme.

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