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'Radical change' needed for North Yorkshire's £35 million black hole in healthcare

North Yorkshire is facing a £35 million black hole in healthcare after the collective deficit of services has more than doubled in five years.
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Excutive Director  Emily Fullarton with volunteers, trustees and staff outside the soon to be opened home of Wellspring Therapy and Training. (1806053AM1)

Harrogate's 'shame culture' can stop people opening up about mental health, charity warns

Harrogate’s image of affluence and success can breed a dangerous ‘shame culture’ around failure and underachievement, a Starbeck mental health charity has warned.
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Helen (centre) on her final day at Harrogate District Hospital surrounded by friends and colleagues.

Helen says farewell to Harrogate Hospital after nearly 40 years service

A leading Occupational Therapist has said goodbye to Harrogate District Hospital after serving nearly 40 years with the NHS Trust.
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A new network of organisations to improve Harrogate's health and wellbeing has met for the first time.

New bid to improve health issues in 'struggling' Harrogate District

A new networking group to help the Harrogate District improve its mental health and wellbeing provision has met for the first time.
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Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.

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Urgent recall issued by Tesco, Aldi and Nisa after METAL found in sausage rolls

Pastry products sold at major supermarkets are being urgently recalled following the discovery of metal in some items.
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'A perfect storm': The care home crisis in the Harrogate District

Health chiefs and care professionals have described the care home ‘crisis’ in Harrogate as ‘a perfect storm’.

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NHS send out urgent appeal as stocks of these blood groups run worryingly low

The NHS are urgently appealing for people with particular blood types to come forward and donate.

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Historical photos of Harrogate Hospital shared as part of NHS 70th celebrations

The Queen’s visit to Harrogate District Hospital in 1998 is among some of the historical photos shared as part of a celebration for 70 years of the NHS.

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Over £2,000 raised for young Leeds rugby player who suffered devastating back injury in a match

Over £2,000 raised for young Leeds rugby player who suffered devastating back injury in a match

A crowdfunding page has been set up to help pay for the treatment of a young Leeds Rhinos rugby star who broke her back on the pitch.

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There are some excellent job opportunities on offer around Yorkshire in the healthcare profession

8 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire if you want to work in healthcare

Looking to kick start or progress your career in the healthcare industry?

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Dr Helen Lawal

One Wellness: Empowering long lasting life changes

Last week I joined OneWellness at Mowbray Square Medical Centre to begin my new role as a Health and Wellbeing Coach.

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Health warning issued with vampire flies set to infest parts of Britain

Warning after increase in cases of fly bites that can cause groin swelling and fever

Sun revellers are being warned by NHS England to be on alert for the blood-sucking Blandford fly, after cases related to the insect bite have dramatically increased in recent months.
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Potentially deadly 'thunder fever' set to hit Yorkshire this weekend

An urgent warning has been issued to Yorkshire asthma fever sufferers after experts predicted a risk of the potentially deadly 'thunder fever' over the coming days.
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Left to right: Volunteer Co-ordinator, Fiona Tomlinson and volunteers Vivienne Stone, Rachel Watson, Gill Tomlinson, Peternella Clarkson and Ruth Raspin.

Memories of a volunteer: Over 20 years service at Harrogate District Hospital

Five volunteers at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) have reflected on the privileges and responsibilities of more than two decades dedicated to helping others.
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Harrogate mental health services to benefit from £23 million scheme

A share of £23 million has been awarded to Harrogate and Rural District CCG to improve perinatal mental health care services in the district.

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Adorable five-year-old Bobbi has an incredible family behind her. Picture: Katie Gordon

Harrogate family's 'Herculean' effort for five-year-old born with rare condition

A Harrogate mum and her sister will be among thousands of others running the London Marathon this weekend, after her five-year-old daughter was born with a rare metabolic condition.

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There are plenty of tea blends to try which have a range of health boosting benefits

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
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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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