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COUNTY NEWS: World’s smallest Rolls-Royce has helped a child a day at Sussex hospital

A mini electric Rolls-Royce donated to a children’s ward at a West Sussex hospital has gone in for its first year service.

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Richard Foster

Ambulance chairman to step down

The chairman of Sussex’s ambulance service is to step down just a year into the job due to health reasons.

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Chance to help shape future of NHS in Crawley

Are you interested in the local NHS and want to help shape the future of health care in the communities?

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A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

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West Sussex’s women more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than five years ago, data reveals

West Sussex’s women more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than five years ago, data reveals

West Sussex’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

A national sport survey has found that 64.3% of people in West Sussex get the recommended two and a half hours of physical activity a week.

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Matthew Reeve high-fiving Jasper, 5, who has greatly benefitted from treatment at Neurokinex

Kids’ spinal rehab centre opens in Crawley

A specialist centre offering ground-breaking treatments to children living with paralysis has officially opened.

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Across NHS staff in England, women are paid on average 23 per cent less than men, the figures show

Sussex NHS trust one of few to pay women more than men

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as one of the few public sector organisations in England to have a gender pay gap in favour of women.

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Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex, data reveals

Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex, data reveals

Obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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Gender pay gap at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals revealed

Gender pay gap at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals revealed

Women working at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals are earning 19.8% less than men on average, new figures have shown.

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Some of the professionals who will be helping new mums

New mental health service for struggling Sussex mums opens

Help is now at hand for new mums across Sussex who are experiencing mental health problems.

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Partner Yvonne Grant outside the Fitzalan Medical Centre in Littlehampton. Picture: Derek Martin Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Behind the scenes at a struggling GP surgery

A GP practice which went from ‘good’ to being placed in special measures in two years is facing the same pressures of surgeries across the county – and has let us go behind the scenes to explain how they are trying to improve.

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Send us your stories as the NHS prepares to turn 70

NHS70: Send us your inspiring NHS stories

Exactly three months from today, our National Health Service turns 70.

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The rate of pregnancies among under 18s is at its lowest

COUNTY NEWS: Record low numbers of under 18 pregnancies in Sussex

The rate of pregnancies among under 18s in Sussex is at its lowest since records began, new figures show.

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Figures from the NHS underline the scale of the risks for people in Sussex

COUNTY NEWS: Cancer warning for high proportion overweight in Sussex

Being overweight could overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer, according to a new study.

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Vicky loved animals and was a 'mother hen' to her friends

COUNTY NEWS: Student died after she ‘couldn’t afford treatment’ for earache

The mother of a 20-year-old student who died suddenly after putting off treatment because she couldn’t afford it has spoken about her tragic death as a warning to others.

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The NHS is urging people to order repeat prescriptions ahead of the Easter weekend

Patients urged to order repeat prescriptions before Easter

People across Sussex are being reminded to stock up on their medicines before the Easter bank holidays.

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Hundreds waited more than an hour in queueing ambulances outside Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals this winter

Hundreds waited more than an hour in queueing ambulances outside Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals this winter

Hundreds of patients waited for an hour or more before being handed over to A&E departments, NHS figures have shown.

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Health minister Stephen Barclay

Health minister praises Sussex health trust for going green

A trust which provides community services to thousands of people across Sussex has been praised for its green credentials.

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Rationing of health services starts to bite across the district

Rationing of health services starts to bite across the district

A range of health treatments are now being rationed to people in Horsham, Crawley and Mid Sussex.

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