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Defend the NHS march brings Brighton to a standstill

A colourful and noisy NHS march brought Brighton city centre to a halt.

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Polegate Make Ready Centre SUS-161020-100101001

Cash-strapped ambulance trust forced to take out loan

A cash-strapped ambulance trust has been forced to take out a loan as it heads towards the end of the financial year several millions of pounds in debt.

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Number of patients soar at hard-pressed Crawley GP surgeries

A number of hard-pressed GP practices in Crawley are facing soaring numbers of patients.

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Superstore recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

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Worthing nurse Wendy Kane with her son, Jack Berger

Mum’s organ donation fight in memory of son who died in freak accident

A nurse whose son died in a freak accident just days before he turned 22 is promoting organ donation to save the lives of others.

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Gill Hobden and Trevor Peters were fortunately nearby and reacted quickly to help save Joshs life (far right). Picture: Steve Robards

COUNTY NEWS: Cyclist saved by two urges others to get life-saving training

A cyclist who suffered a cardiac arrest on his bike is urging others to get first aid training after two people nearby saved his life.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Doug Fielder on his 80th birthday, six years before he died

COUNTY NEWS: Medical pioneer was ‘modest man’

The man who made the first fetal heart monitor and developed ultrasound scanning has died at the age of 86.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Avian flu warning for poultry owners

COUNTY NEWS: Bird flu quarantine extended after fresh outbreak

Poultry owners have been told to keep their birds housed after another case of bird flu was discovered.

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Andy Carson is the new interim Medical Director of SECAmb SUS-170113-135550001

Ambulance service appoints new temporary Medical Director

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has appointed a new interim Medical Director, it announced today (Friday, January 13).

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Icy pavement

Spike in patients attending A&E after falls

More than half of patients seen at East Surrey Hospital’s A&E over a two hour stretch this morning had suffered falls during the cold weather.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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University students urged to get vaccinated

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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NHS wasting millions prescribing gluten-free products

NHS “wasting” millions prescribing gluten-free products

The NHS spending millions of pounds prescribing gluten-free food products to coeliac sufferers is “a scandal”, according to family doctors.

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Could you be suffering from brain ‘disconnection’?

Could you be suffering from brain ‘disconnection’?

People who ‘can’t get no satisfaction’ from music may actually be suffering from a disconnection in their brain, according to new research.

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Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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BREAKING NEWS: New warning as local hospitals run out of beds

A new alert is being sounded after the NHS admitted today that it has run out of hospital beds across Sussex and East Surrey.

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What do you think we should do to tackle the UK obesity epidemic?

What do you think we should do to tackle the UK obesity epidemic?

As healthy living campaign JanUary kicks off, we’ve taken a look at what you think would reduce obesity levels across the country.

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South East Coast Ambulance Service

Medical director quits ambulance service

The medical director at Sussex’s ambulance service has quit the trust.

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