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Harrogate mum says 'incompetence' has put her daughter with anorexia in intensive care

The mother of a young woman with anorexia has slammed the mental health services in Harrogate for an 'incompetence' which has left her daughter in intensive care.

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Andrea Dunn with the Speech and Language Therapy team Astrid Hubbard, Joanna Cann, Shelley Fox and Joanna Scott. (1802133AM1)

Meet Andrea, the woman at Harrogate District Hospital who helps patients find their voice again

In the latest in our series Harrogate Health Heroes we shine the spotlight on Andrea Dunn - the only Speech and Language Therapy Assistant in the Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust.

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Revealed: The best Harrogate GP surgeries according to NHS rankings

The best performing GP surgeries in the Harrogate District have been revealed, following ratings by NHS choices based on whether patients would recommend the service to others.

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L-R; Jill Young, Operations Director, Vida Healthcare, Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, James Rycroft, Managing Director, Vida Healthcare, Bernadette Mossman, Healthcare Director, Vida Healthcare, Chris Rycroft, Chairman, Vida Healthcare, Brian De Vere, Yorkshire Bank, Mark Rycroft

'Outstanding' start for specialist dementia care home in Pannal

The Managing Director of a Harrogate care home for people living with dementia, has praised his staff after the Care Quality Commission rated the service as ‘outstanding’.

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The Body Coach Joe Wicks is set to appear at the Harrogate show (s).

Joe Wicks to headline Harrogate businesswoman's new health and fitness show

Fitness coach and international bestselling author Joe Wicks will add stardust to a major new Harrogate health and fitness show organised by a local businesswoman.

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HDFT Staff L-R: Care Support Worker,  Zuzana Bullova, Macmillan Specialist Haematology Nurse, Lesley Wright, Sister, Lucy Addyman and Staff Nurse Nicky McKeown with Pam and Ted Higgins.'Picture: Adrian Murray

Meet Pam and Ted, who have been visiting Harrogate hospital every week for four years

Thousands of patients pass through the doors of Harrogate District Hospital on a monthly basis.

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Samantha Harrison, left, won the Outstanding Contribution Award in the Great British Care Awards in Yorkshire and the Humber in late 2016. Also pictured is Samantha Fenwick-Scott, who won the Care Co-Ordinator Award (s).

Providing social care at night in Harrogate

The pressures on the NHS are widely reported, especially in the winter months. But what about  people who rely on community care to keep them safe at home – even at night?

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Rod Goodall was attending the service at St Chads Church in Middlesmoor

Survivor of heart attack flags importance of defibrillators after collapse at Nidderdale Church

The survivor of a heart attack has spoken out about the importance of defibrillators in remote areas like Nidderdale after his life was saved minutes before a funeral service was set to begin.
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Family in running for Tommy’s Award

Family in running for Tommy’s Award

An inspirational family who suffered a devastating loss have been shortlisted for a national award.

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Over 200 members vote against NHS company plans by Harrogate Trust

Over 200 union members at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust have voted overwhelmingly against plans by the Trust to set up a private company.

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Meet NHS pilot team who 'empower' Harrogate hospital patients to go home

Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust employs over 2,000 people within its hospital and some 1,000 more in the community.

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Over £12 million paid out by Harrogate NHS Trust in medical negligence in last five years

More than £12 million has been paid out by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust for medical negligence claims in the last five years.

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Harrogate mum speaks out against mental health services after son found dead

A bereaved mother has spoken out against Harrogate’s ‘terrible drugs problem’ following an inquest into her son’s death, and said that “the system really let him down”.
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Watch: Harrogate 4-year-old George thanks the rescued NHS service which 'saved his life'

A Harrogate mum has praised the work of a recently-saved NHS service, explaining that the unit 'saved her son's life' after he was born with only half a heart.
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Inquest: Man, 58, dies of surgical complication at Harrogate District Hospital

The family of a 58-year-old man have described him as a ‘loved’ and ‘lovely person’ in an inquest which concluded he died from a complication of surgery at Harrogate District Hospital.

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Dog owners worried after fake report of Alabama rot case in North Yorkshire

A reported case of the deadly canine disease Alabama rot in North Yorkshire appears to be a social media scam.

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The Day Surgery Unit Team at HDFT.

Meet Harrogate's Day Surgery Team - who make patients feel like individuals

The Advertiser has launched a new campaign today backed by Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust to publicly recognise the valuable work of dedicated NHS staff in Harrogate.

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Unions warn of 'industrial action' against plans by Harrogate NHS Trust

Members of three joint trade unions working within Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) have been asked to vote on plans for the Trust to set up a private company.

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Harriers take strides to improve mental wellbeing

Harriers take strides to improve mental wellbeing

Tadcaster Harriers running club are once again supporting wellbeing through running with a runandtalk event on February 1.

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Clova House could close as soon as the end of the month.

Anger and shock at sudden decision to close Ripon care home

The sudden decision to close a care home in Ripon has created anger and shock among the relatives of residents.

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