Adults urged to take up offer of free NHS health check

People in East Sussex are being urged not to miss out on a free NHS Health Check which could help them enjoy longer and healthier lives.

Health warning issued as temperatures start to fall

Health warning issued as temperatures start to fall

Fresh winter health warnings are being issued by Public Health England (PHE) after forecasts say next week will see temperatures fall, bringing snow and ice to some parts of the region.

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British Heart Foundation urges everyone to support the organ donation scheme

The British Heart Foundation is urging people in the South East to ask their local MP to attend parliament this Friday to vote in favour of an ‘opt-out’ organ donation system.

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Hastings parents’ anguish over both children’s rare cancer diagnosis

The parents of two young children have been left devastated after both youngsters were diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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Hospital launches Medication Passports to help its patients

Medication Passports have been launched at the Conquest Hospital to help people keep track of their medicines.

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Free course helps people cook amazing meals on strict budget

When I arrive at Ore Community Centre, the first thing I am aware of is the tantalising smell of fried onion, herbs and garlic coming from a large hall which has been transformed into a busy working kitchen.

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Local Youth Council helps to raise awareness of mental health issues

Members of Hastings Youth Council joined forces with Mayor Cllr Judy Rogers on February 1 to support Time for Talk Day.

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Virtual reality bus tour lets us experience life with dementia

A virtual reality experience showing people what it feels like to live with dementia came to Hastings last month.

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COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

Stroke Association opposing East Sussex County Council cuts to services outside County Hall, Lewes (photo submitted).

‘Stroke survivors will be left to feel abandoned’

Cuts to funding for stroke services in East Sussex have been branded ‘outrageous’ by one charity.

Sussex Partnership staff at its inpatient children's unit, Chalkhill, Haywards Heath

Teenager talks about her severe anxiety for Children’s Mental Health Week

A young woman has opened up about her battle with severe anxiety to help others who are struggling for Children’s Mental Health Week.

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College event encouraged people to speak openly about mental health

Sussex Coast College Hastings helped to raise awareness about mental health and national Time to Talk day last Thursday by hosting an event designed to get people talking about mental health.


Stroke survivor urges people to Act F.A.S.T. and save lives

A Hastings woman who survived a stroke because she knew what symptoms to look out for has backed Public Health England (PHE) Act F.A.S.T. stroke campaign launched this week.

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DXA unit opens in Station Plaza

A new DXA (Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) unit opened in Station Plaza Health Centre last month (Friday, January 16).


VIDEO: New MS centre manager talks of hopes for the future

The Sussex MS Centre has a new manager, who is looking to a bright future with hopes of expansion.

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MP is full of praise for children’s hospice following his recent visit

Local MP, Huw Merriman, and a cross-party team of Councillors from his constituency of Bexhill and Battle, made a recent visit to Chestnut Tree House, Sussex’s children’s hospice.

Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Donald Trump's presidency, nuclear war and global warming are said to be causing anxiety for around a third of children according to the latest YouGov survey.

Support Rockinghorse's appeal to help treat premature babies at the Trevor Mann Baby Unit

COUNTY NEWS: Charity's appeal to support premature babies in Sussex

A children's charity is a quarter of the way to raising £100,000 to help premature babies in Sussex.
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