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Home care service welcomes managers ‘back to the floor’

A Haywards Heath-based home care service offered West Sussex County Council (WSCC) a helping hand this month, by welcoming a senior staff member from the adult social care unit to their offices.

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Second ward closed after infection spreads at hospital

A second ward has been closed at a Sussex hospital following an outbreak of an infection.

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Hospital ward closed after infection outbreak

A hospital ward has been closed following an outbreak of an infection.

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South East Coast Ambulance Service

Ambulance service facing ‘eye-watering’ £40m underfunding

‘Eye-watering’ underfunding of Sussex’s ambulance service by £40 million next year would put ‘patients’ lives at risk’, according to paramedics.

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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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Is a clampdown on health tourism nigh?

Is a clampdown on health tourism nigh?

Will our hospitals be joining in the trial to ask patients to show ID before treatment?

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Pole dancers join forces to thank hospital

Pole dancers are geared up for a special fundraising show as a thank you for exceptional hospital care.

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Sasha worked alongside young Zambian volunteers to deliver sex education classes at local schools and youth groups

Proud achievements in fight against AIDS

A Rustington woman has helped mobilise an entire community in the fight against AIDS.

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The RVS caf� at St Richard's will officially close in January, but the last day of service will be December 21

RVS café to close at St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester

The popular RVS café at St Richard’s Hospital will close just days before Christmas, it has been confirmed.

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Pregnant women encouraged to get a flu jab

Pregnant women encouraged to get a flu jab

Pregnant women in West Sussex are being encouraged to get a flu jab.

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Mum-of-three in heart-felt battle to save fertility clinic

Mum-of-three in heart-felt battle to save fertility clinic

A mum-of-three who has fought a heartbreaking battle to have a family is now launching a fight to stop an NHS fertillity clinic from closing.

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Free nasal spray helps youngsters to beat flu

Don’t let your children miss out on a free flu vaccine - that’s the message going out to parents today from health chiefs.

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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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Fifth of meals on wheels customers only see another person every fortnight

A fifth of meals on wheels customers in West Sussex who responded to a recent survey only see another person once a fortnight.

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Going Local is a social prescribing pilot project to tackle the social and economic determinants of wellbeing

Pilot project looks beyond biological factors of health

Voluntary and community organisations in Adur and Worthing are being urged to look beyond the biological factors of health.

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Sussex to get maternal mental health funding boost

A Sussex NHS trust is set to receive a major funding boost as NHS England reveals plans to invest £40m in maternal mental health services around the country.

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The Friends of Chichester Hospitals volunteers say they and their trolley service is uncertain

Observer campaign as Friends shop in St Richard’s Hospital is replaced by Costa

The Friends of Chichester Hospitals say it has been plunged into uncertainty in the wake of catering and retail services at St Richard’s being outsourced.

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Join Decembeard

Growing your beard for Decembeard

In just a few days, men up and down the country will be growing their beards to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK, and it’s not too late to sign up and show your support for the campaign too.

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COUNTY NEWS: Boy with mystery illness sparks donations

A boy with a rare undiagnosed condition has received hundreds of pounds of donations to help him get specialist equipment.

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Mike Earl, SECAmb paramedic, South East Coast Ambulance Services NHS Foundation Trusts (SECAmb) innovative electronic Patient Clinical Record (ePCR) project is being rolled out across the Trusts region following successful trials in Thanet, Kent. SUS-161125-122742001

iPads for ambulance crews to complete patient records

Ambulance crews in Sussex are set to be given tablets to complete patient records electronically.

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