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Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Bourne’s Hereward Group Practice surgery is now rated ‘good’

The Care Quality Commission has rated the quality of care provided by the Hereward Group Practice, Bourne as good following a recent inspection.

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Dementia Support South Lincs annual Christmas fair at Bourne Corn Exchange

Christmas fundraiser showcases work of Dementia Support South Lincs

This tombola was one of dozens of popular stalls at a Christmas fair at Bourne Corn Exchange.

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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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Rutland leads the way with mental health care project for young people

Every schoolchild in Rutland is to receive training to help them cope with the strains of modern life thanks to a pioneering new initiative.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Pregnant women are urged to get free flu jab

Pregnant women are being encouraged to get their free flu vaccinations before the virus starts circulating.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Cancer wellbeing service offers support

Visitors to the new Cancer Wellbeing Service will see some great new support facilities available to them, which will specifically help people living with and beyond cancer.

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A Stamford optician is advising people to have their eyes tested after research flagged up motoring anxieties, including driving in the dark, snowy weather and poor visibility, affect their confidence at this time of year. EMN-161123-173134001

Road safety message driven home by staff at Stamford opticians

A Stamford optician is calling on people to have their eyes tested to help their focus and confidence on the roads this winter.

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Proposal could see in-patient unit at Rutland Memorial Hospital shut

The in-patient unit at Rutland Memorial Hospital could close under proposals announced this week to make the Oakham site into a hub for health and social care for the area.

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Rutland Memorial Hospital, Oakham

Hospital could become ‘hub for social care’

The in-patient unit at Rutland Memorial Hospital could close under proposals announced this week to make the Oakham site into a hub for health and social care for the area.

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UPDATE: Health tourism crackdown at Peterborough City Hospital brings rise in overseas visitor payments

A crackdown on health tourism has seen a sharp rise in payments from overseas visitors for treatment they have received at Peterborough City Hospital.

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Emergency pressures at Peterborough City Hospital

A high number of emergency patients at Peterborough City Hospital is causing pressure on the A&E service.

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Rutland Memorial Hospital, Oakham. File picture. EMN-161121-105906001

BREAKING NEWS: Oakham Hospital could lose its overnight beds due to health service cost-cutting

Patients will no longer be able to stay at Oakham’s Rutland Memorial Hospital overnight if massive new cost-cutting plans go ahead.

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Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust finds innovative approach to training

Stamford Hospitals Trust has found an innovative way to support staff training.

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Dr Kevin Hill, chairman of South Lincolnshire CCG.

Last chance to have your say on over-the-counter medicines

Today is your last chance to have a say on possible changes to the way medicines are prescribed in pharmacies and surgeries across South Holland.

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