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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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(From L to R) Caregiver Lucy Relf, owner Simon McGee, client Kathleen and care manager Lisa Kail

Bognor and Chichester home care provider rated ‘outstanding’

A care company that provides support for older people in Chichester and Bognor Regis in their homes has been given the highest rating possible.

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Chichester care home closure a ‘difficult decision’

A care home is to close, its owner has announced with sadness.

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Sidlesham ‘stink’ cause is identified

People have been warned not to walk through water from an overflowing ditch in Sidlesham which may be contaminated with sewage.

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How the Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is coping this winter

NHS England is publishing data each week which documents how each hospital trust is coping with the winter crisis based on key indicators.

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Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

The number of hospital admissions in West Sussex for patients with drug related mental health issues has increased by a fifth in the last four years.

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Building a new hospice and strong links with the local community

Kier Construction has been cementing its relationship with St Wilfrid’s Hospice in more ways than one.

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COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

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Broken lift has ruined family trip to Butlin’s

Butlin’s treatment of people with disabilities has been criticised after families were given barely a week’s notice they will not be able to access the centre stage this half term.

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The group running for Sarcoma UK for Chichester mum Mel

Mel ‘overwhelmed’ by her army of Chichester 10k runners

Hundreds took part in Sunday’s Chichester 10k but for one large group there was an extra motivation to reach the finish line.

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Sussex Partnership staff at its inpatient childrens unit, Chalkhill, Haywards Heath

Teenager talks about her severe anxiety for Children’s Mental Health Week

A young woman has opened up about her battle with severe anxiety to help others who are struggling for Children’s Mental Health Week.

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A business case is being considered for a radiotherapy unit at the Chichester Hospital

Pensioner’s plight shows ‘urgent need’ for St Richard’s radiotherapy centre

A man in his 80s forced to travel hundreds of miles a week for cancer treatment highlights the ‘desperate need’ for a West Sussex radiotherapy centre.

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VIDEO: Protesters at St Richard's call for urgent funds for the NHS

The NHS is in ‘urgent need of extra funding and staff’, protesters outside St Richard’s Hospital claimed.
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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt at a visit to QA Hospital last year. Picture: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust PPP-170714-180425001

Jeremy Hunt praises St Richard’s staff amid ‘worst winter’

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt visited Worthing Hospital this morning to talk about the extraordinary winter pressures on the NHS.

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VIDEO: New MS centre manager talks of hopes for the future

The Sussex MS Centre has a new manager, who is looking to a bright future with hopes of expansion.

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New mental health campaign rocks

Painted pebbles will be helping to spread the message in a new campaign to end mental health stigma.

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Video shows grave danger of Stockbridge A27 crossing

Dashcam footage of a car running a red light through a temporary pedestrian A27 crossing highlights the dangers people continue to report there.

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Undiagnosed dementia problem

Revealed: the undiagnosed dementia problem in West Sussex

Thousands of elderly people across West Sussex may be living with undiagnosed dementia, according to estimates by the NHS.

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Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Donald Trump's presidency, nuclear war and global warming are said to be causing anxiety for around a third of children according to the latest YouGov survey.

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