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Charity’s aim to raise awareness of bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.

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Store recalls some pulled pork products due to salmonella fears

Pulled pork products are being recalled by a store following the discovery that they may contain salmonella.

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Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Senior doctors have issued a fresh call for people with cold or flu-like symptoms not to visit patients in hospital, as high flu rates continue.

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Not too late the have the vaccine

At-risk groups advised - ‘Not too late to have flu vaccine’

People aged 65 and over and those in at-risk groups are being advised it’s not yet too late to have the flu vaccine.

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New award for mental health project helping young people

A unique project which supports young people in Hastings and Rother has won a prestigious award at the first ever National Children and Young People’s Mental Health (CYPMH) Awards.

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Latest flu advice - ‘Catch it, Bin it, Kill it’

Seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK, according to The latest Public health England (PHE) statistics.

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Free sessions will help people to achieve their health resolutions

Living a healthier lifestyle is probably one of the most popular New Year resolutions to be made and help is at hand for local people to make it a reality.

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COUNTY NEWS: Six teens in custody after man stabbed in Sussex

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men in their 20s were assaulted last night in Sussex.

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Pioneering mental health courses helping Sussex people stay well

A pioneering Recovery College in Sussex that teaches people across Sussex how to manage their own mental health conditions is keeping people well, preventing stays in hospital and saving the NHS thousands, new research shows.

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COUNTY NEWS: Body of badly burned dog found in Sussex park

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a badly burned dog was found in a park in Sussex.

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Ambulance service ‘middle of the pack’ for new response standards

Sussex’s ambulance service is now in the ‘middle of the pack’ for response times nationally after new standards were introduced last year.

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Samaritans on the lookout for more volunteers

Do you have what it takes to be a Samaritans volunteer?

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Jonathan Ashworth, Labour's Shadow Health Secretary speaking about the failed Coperforma contract in the House of Commons (photo from Parliament.tv).

Calls for inquiry into patient transport payments ‘scandal’

A Parliamentary inquiry into payments to a failed private patient transport service provider in Sussex should be held, according to MPs and trade union officials.

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NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

The NHS has issued nine telltale signs you could have Australian Flu and it comes after a Scottish teenager died after taking ill with the deadly virus sweeping the country.

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East Sussex postnatal depression service suspended

A service that helps mothers suffering from postnatal depression across the county has been cancelled due to staff shortages.

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The flu heatmap from flusurvey.org.uk - The map shows a gradient from no reported ILI (blue) to very high ILI (red).

How do you know if you have Australian flu as case numbers rocket?

Workplaces are feeling the strain as 1,600 Brits are struck down by the deadly ‘Aussie flu’ virus.

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Hospital beds dangerously close to capacity over festive period, new figures show

Hospital beds dangerously close to capacity over festive period, new figures show

Hospital beds in Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust were 95% full in the week leading up to the New Year, well above the recommended safe limit of 85%.

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400 emergency patients forced to wait an hour in queuing ambulances

400 emergency patients forced to wait an hour in queuing ambulances

Ambulances with patients on board were forced to wait for up to an hour outside accident and emergency departments 414 times last month, NHS statistics have revealed.

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94 per cent of hospital beds full over New Year

94 per cent of hospital beds full over New Year

Hospital beds in Sussex and Surrey healthcare NHS trusts were close to capacity in the week leading up to New Year, according to data from NHS England.

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Keep fit and enjoy New Year ramble

Battle Ramblers has recently published its new Walks Programme for January to March 2018.

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