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Harrogate mental health organisations invited to network in a bid to improve services

Voluntary and community mental health organisations in the Harrogate district, have been invited to an initial meeting to explore the possibility of a local service network.
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Meet the Harrogate Hospital teams crowned ‘Team of the Month’ throughout 2017

Each month at Harrogate District Hospital staff working in various wards and departments have the opportunity to be crowed ‘Team of the Month’.

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Social worker who drive vulnerable adult while three times over the limit is suspended from register

A SOCIAL worker who drove a vulnerable adult while almost three times over the drink-drive limit has been barred from working in her profession for 12 months.

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Yorkshire Dance will roll out a host of programmes to help benefit those affected by Parkinson's

Yorkshire Dance to celebrate Parkinson's Awareness Week with special new programme

In honour of Parkinson's Awareness Week, Yorkshire Dance is calling for people living with Parkinson's to join them this weekend as part of an exciting new training programme.

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Chair of FOHH, Andy Wilkinson, Owners of High Moor Farm, Park Peter Kershaw and Kimberley Holland, and FOHH Committee Member Jeannette Wilson.

Family-run business reaches £75,000 fundraising milestone for Harrogate hospital

A family-run business has reached a £75,000 fundraising milestone after its latest donation to purchase dementia friendly furniture for patients at Harrogate District Hospital.

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In pictures: The Harrogate NHS staff who have made an award-winning difference

Since the beginning of this year, 11 incredible staff members at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised for their life-changing efforts.

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Fostering a friendly and open discussion - with cake! Death Cafe organiser Cate Quinn.

'Death Cafe' lives again in Harrogate district

The Harrogate district's first 'Death Cafe' last year was so popular, it's back next week.
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The new bloods and testing room.

£75,000 refurbish paediatric department opened at Harrogate District Hospital

A £75,000 refurbishment to the Paediatric Outpatients ward, has been officially opened at Harrogate District Hospital.
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Harrogate midwives dress up as Call The Midwife characters to launch charity ball

In the same style as the popular TV series 'Call the Midwife', midwifery colleagues at Harrogate District Hospital have dressed up in typical 1960's uniforms to launch their first ever fundraising ball.
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The flu team.

Meet Harrogate's vaccine squad - who immunise 55,000 children a year!

Over the last eight weeks we have met just some of the hardworking staff members and everyday health heroes at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust.

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'Good' Harrogate care home to be shutdown as building no longer fit for purpose

A Harrogate care home rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission is being shutdown to reprovide services at a new purpose built facility.

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Nostalgia: The revolutionary birth of the NHS 70 years ago in post-war Harrogate

Harrogate historian Malcolm Neesam documents the arrival of the National Health Service in the town.

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The Lascelles Rehab Team with Sally Holdsworth and Tammy Gotts. Picture: Adrian Murray

Meeting Harrogate's 'nursing angels' working in the Lascelles Rehab Unit

Not all of the staff at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust are based at the hospital.

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Harrogate NHS commissioner facing 'special measures' over £14 million deficit

The commissioning body for NHS services in the Harrogate District is facing ‘special measures’ designation in light of a £14million deficit.

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A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes  By Lucy Nichol, Illustrated by Jo Neary '11.99, paperback, Trigger Press

Book Review: 'A Series Of Unfortunate Stereotypes' by Lucy Nichol

A thoughtful and hilarious look into mental health in the modern world.
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Harrogate girl with dreams of becoming a nurse in Mother’s Day Race for Life plea

A mother and daughter from Harrogate - whose lives have been affected by cancer – are calling on families to join them and enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life as a special pledge this Mother’s Day (Sunday, March 11).

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Strike action looms over outsourcing plans by Harrogate NHS Trust

Hospital staff braved the cold weather to protest against their jobs being transferred out of the NHS and into a private company.

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Emma Abel.

Campaign to raise awareness of endometriosis and invisible illnesses in Harrogate district schools

A campaigner from the Harrogate district is joining a charity’s fight to raise vital awareness of endometriosis in schools.

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Trade union members plan to rally over Harrogate NHS Trust company

Trade union members will rally outside Harrogate District Hospital against plans to transfer over 300 staff members to a new commercial arm of the NHS Trust.

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Off-duty staff have been asked to help aid the shortfall as many clinical employees struggle to get to work.

URGENT: Off-duty hospital staff in Harrogate asked to pitch-in as snow creates shortfall

Off-duty clinical staff at Harrogate District Hospital have been asked to pitch-in today, as heavy snowfall has left many employees unable to get to work.
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