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Campaigners demand more scrutiny of health service shake-up

Health campaigners are calling for more scrutiny of “secretive” plans to cut millions of pounds from NHS and social care budgets.

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Walking ideas to get out and about

Walking ideas to get out and about

Local walking scheme the Hambleton Strollers has put together a booklet with a number of different walks to try in and around Northallerton.

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There are three walks per week with walks that take around 30 to 40 minutes

One step closer to a healthier lifestyle

In an effort to get more people out walking, Age UK launched its Walking for Health scheme. As part of this initiative, a walking group called the Staying Steady Strollers was set up.

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Almost 50 per cent of those aged over 80 have a fall each year

Volunteers wanted in Yorkshire for trial aimed at preventing falls

AN INVENTOR from Sheffield has won an international award to help launch an innovative walking aid to help people who have less balance because of neuro-disabilities.

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Dancing is a good way for people to keep fit

Get on your dancing shoes and move

Wannabe dancers who fancy following in the footsteps of their favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars have the chance to twinkle their toes and raise money for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People.

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Is the Harrogate District fighting to be heard on mental health?

Across the Harrogate District, patients, carers, and residents are being called upon to have their say in the future of mental health services in our area.
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Mark Smith with his wife Caroline and daughters Emily (6) and Ellie (2). (1709051AM1)

Organ Donation Week: Harrogate dad says transplant 'transformed' his life

As part of Organ Donation Week (September 4-10), the Harrogate Advertiser Series is backing an appeal for residents across the District to start a conversation that could save lives.

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People are being asked to have their say.

How would you improve mental health services in Harrogate District?

Residents across the Harrogate District have been asked 'how they would improve mental health services in the area, while making the most of the money available'.
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Even 10 minutes of physical exercise, such as going for a walk, is good for you.

Get up, out and walking with new app

A new free app has been launched in a bid to get Yorkshire’s middle-aged adults up and moving, in response to startling evidence of inactivity.

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Patients at Harrogate District Hospital can expect to see some big changes to the front foyer in 2018.

Overhaul of Harrogate hospital's main entrance to introduce 'touchscreen' check-in

Patients arriving at Harrogate District Hospital can expect to see some big changes to the main entrance of the building, as early as next year.

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Louise Barnes with her son Daniel. Picture: L. Barnes

Harrogate's "one opportunity" to say on mental health services

Health chiefs have encouraged people to use the “one opportunity” to have their say over the provision of mental health services in the Harrogate District.

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Harrogate Choral Society performing in The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Sing your way to being stress free

If you’ve always fancied having a go at choral singing but been afraid to try it, Harrogate Choral Society, which celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2018, invites you to its Open Rehearsal on Wednesday September 13 at the Parish Centre attached to Harrogate’s Christ Church at 7.30pm.

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There are currently no NHS places available at any of the 15 listed NHS practices in Harrogate and Knaresborough.

No NHS places available at ANY Harrogate or Knaresborough dentists

Residents hoping to secure a place to receive dental treatment on the NHS will have to look outside of Harrogate and Knaresborough or wait months to be seen.

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Harrogate boy with life-limiting condition is able play with friends after charity’s gift

Harrogate boy with life-limiting condition is able play with friends after charity’s gift

A BOY suffering from a life-limiting neurological condition can play with friends at school thanks to a charity’s gift of more than £4,000 worth of specialist equipment.

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Harrogate Hospital.

Dear Reader: Harrogate Hospital's woes + an outstanding stand-up!

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers
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James Monaghan has been calling for York Place to be declared as an AQMA since last year.

New air pollution area in Knaresborough must be handled 'quickly'

Knaresborough councillors have reinforced the need to tackle air pollution in the town ‘quickly’ and effectively after a public consultation defining the area in need of management has been opened.

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The CQC told BMI The Duchy Hospital in Harrogate that it must improve last October.

The Duchy Hospital in Harrogate told to improve 'inadequate' patient safety

Leaders at a private hospital in Harrogate have insisted improvements have been made after they were told its leadership and patient safety were 'inadequate'.

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Chain Lane in Knaresborough, image obtained through Google Maps

Residents could help secure new pharmacy for Knaresborough

Residents in Knaresborough are being called on to voice their support for a new pharmacy, as an application is submitted to fill the gap left by the closure of Boots on Chain Lane.
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Picture gallery: Harrogate Race for Life 2017

Were you among the runners taking part in Cancer Research UK’s race for Life events at Ripley Castle at the weekend?

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Phillip Marshall (centre) receives the Healthcare People Management Association award.

NHS Trust director’s excellence rewarded with national accolade

A boss at the Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised for expertise in his field.

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