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Number of patients soar at hard-pressed GP surgeries

Population growth in and around Horsham has led to soaring numbers of patients registered with GP practices in the area.

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Superstore recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

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The 64-year-old said he has had to 'cover his mouth and nose' because of people smoking outside the hospital

Trust urged to enforce ban on smoking outside hospital

An angry resident has called for a ban on smoking outside Worthing Hospital’s entrance to be encforced after being ‘forced to walk through clouds of cigarette smoke’.

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Mid Sussex MP welcomes new support for children’s mental health

Plans to transform mental health support for children and young people have been welcomed by Mid Sussex’s MP Sir Nicholas Soames.

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People have again been asked to only come to St Richard's if they require urgent care

A&E demand in Chichester remains high

The high winter demand for urgent care at St Richard’s Hospital continues.

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Gill Hobden and Trevor Peters were fortunately nearby and reacted quickly to help save Joshs life (far right). Picture: Steve Robards

COUNTY NEWS: Cyclist saved by two urges others to get life-saving training

A cyclist who suffered a cardiac arrest on his bike is urging others to get first aid training after two people nearby saved his life.

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Christmas Day in the Worne household was a happy occasion and Amanda says the whole family has adjusted to her disability

Inspirational Yapton mum has much to look forward to in 2017

An inspirational mum say she’s excited to see what new opportunities will come her way in 2017.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Doug Fielder on his 80th birthday, six years before he died

COUNTY NEWS: Medical pioneer was ‘modest man’

The man who made the first fetal heart monitor and developed ultrasound scanning has died at the age of 86.

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Chandos Green is a young ambassador for a brain tumour charity

Chichester student with brain tumour backs awareness campaign

A Chichester College student who has lived with a brain tumour since the age of three is backing a charity’s campaign to spot the signs of cancer early.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Avian flu warning for poultry owners

COUNTY NEWS: Bird flu quarantine extended after fresh outbreak

Poultry owners have been told to keep their birds housed after another case of bird flu was discovered.

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Andy Carson is the new interim Medical Director of SECAmb SUS-170113-135550001

Ambulance service appoints new temporary Medical Director

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has appointed a new interim Medical Director, it announced today (Friday, January 13).

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Icy pavement

Spike in patients attending A&E after falls

More than half of patients seen at East Surrey Hospital’s A&E over a two hour stretch this morning had suffered falls during the cold weather.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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The care home in Burgess Hill had a visit from the CQC last October. Picture: Steve Robards

‘Poor hygiene’ found in ‘unsafe’ care home

A Burgess Hill care home for people with mental health needs has been branded ‘unsafe’ by inspectors who found ‘poor standards of hygiene’.

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University students urged to get vaccinated

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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NHS wasting millions prescribing gluten-free products

NHS “wasting” millions prescribing gluten-free products

The NHS spending millions of pounds prescribing gluten-free food products to coeliac sufferers is “a scandal”, according to family doctors.

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Could you be suffering from brain ‘disconnection’?

Could you be suffering from brain ‘disconnection’?

People who ‘can’t get no satisfaction’ from music may actually be suffering from a disconnection in their brain, according to new research.

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Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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