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‘Nursing crisis’ sparks recruitment drive

A ‘nursing crisis’ at an NHS trust running mental health and learning disabilities services in Sussex has sparked a national recruitment campaign.

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Amanda with her friend and eldest daughter Meg, marking the anniversary of her accident with a skydive

DIY SOS to transform disabled mum Amanda’s Yapton home

A woman left paralysed by an horrific accident is to have her home transformed on hit TV show DIY SOS.

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St Wilfrid’s new hospice home moves a big step closer thanks to community support

A major fundraising milestone has just been reached in the bid to build St Wilfrid’s a new hospice home.

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How you can help save your local NHS up to £3million a year

The fifth article in a six-week campaign promoting the NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning group and run in conjunction with them.

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Glowing report for medical centre rated ‘outstanding’

Staff are ‘delighted’ at Pulborough Primary Care Centre after an inspection rated the centre ‘outstanding’ this week.

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World Water Day

World Water Day: ‘Dirty’ bottle packaging urges people to drink and think

Today, on World Water Day, organisations across the globe are taking action to tackle the world’s water crisis.

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David Nott with his wife, Elly, left, and event organiser Bis Culley. Picture: Clive Bennett

Surgeon visits Easebourne to explain foundation’s work

Easebourne School’s hall was transformed, with help from The Upholsterer, into an exotic eastern setting for a David Nott Foundation fundraiser on Saturday evening.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Viviane Pfitzner, 65, is still suffering from her injuries after being hit by a car along Clay Lane last year

‘Hit and run’ pensioner calls for action on ‘dangerous road’

A woman seriously injured in a ‘hit and run’ says something urgently needs to be done before someone is killed.

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Southern agrees to talks if union suspends strike

Southern bosses have agreed to talks to end a dispute with staff if the RMT union calls off strike action planned for early April.

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new rules on cigarettes and tobacco

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across Sussex are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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NHS bosses ‘do not have all the answers’ on transformation plans

NHS bosses ‘do not have all the answers’ on plans to transform health services in Sussex - but have promised to engage patients while they try to find them.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Why not become one of the much-valued volunteers at Worthing, St Richards or Southlands hospitals

10,000 strong family committed to ‘outstanding’ hospital care

The fourth article in a six-week campaign promoting the NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning group and run in conjunction with them.

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Product recall

Tesco recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco is recalling a batch of its Oriental Kitchen Chicken Chow Mein product because it was incorrectly packed with Tesco Chicken Curry.

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New chairman for ambulance trust

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has appointed a new chairman.

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NHS urged to stop ‘rushing from one crisis to another’

The NHS and health services have been told to stop ‘rushing from one crisis to another’ and come up with a clear plan to solve problems by county councillors.

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Mindful Movements sessions explore the positive benefits of dance on physicality and wellbeing

Wellbeing sessions launched with the help of Chichester Festival Theatre

Dementia Support is enjoying a partnership with Chichester Festival Theatre to provide wellbeing sessions for people living with dementia.

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Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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