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Sussex runners take part in London Marathon

Runners from all over Sussex completed the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (April 22), raising money for a number of good causes.

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Sussex mental health trust had 262 serious incidents last year

The mental health trust for Sussex has defended the high number of serious incidents it recorded last year.

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Vicky Palmer and Jack Benham

Vicky Meets… Vicki Palmer, Co-Op Store Manager and nervous abseiler

When you’re scared of heights chucking yourself off the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth is not the obvious thing to do.

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First year service for the Rolls-Royce SRH

First year service for St Richard’s Rolls-Royce

A mini electric Rolls-Royce donated to a children’s ward at St Richard’s Hospital has gone in for its first year service, as staff at the hospital reflect on how it has helped their younger patients.

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Ambulance chairman to step down

The chairman of Sussex’s ambulance service is to step down just a year into the job due to health reasons.

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Nick Herbert with Arundel resident Stephen Nightingale

Arundel MP meets man with prostate cancer ahead of £75m funding

MP Nick Herbert has welcomed the government’s £75m funding boost to help thousands of men with prostate cancer get treatment earlier and faster.

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A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

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West Sussex’s women more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than five years ago, data reveals

West Sussex’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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Gaston Farm: 14 people ill and health warnings issued

Gaston Farm: 14 people ill and health warnings issued

At least 14 people have fallen ill with a parasite after visiting Gaston Farm, the national health authority has said.

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Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

A national sport survey has found that 64.3% of people in West Sussex get the recommended two and a half hours of physical activity a week.

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Vicky Meets… Julie Oldman, fundraiser for St Richards Neonatal Unit

More familiar with whizzing around the keyboard than pounding the pavement, Chichester-based music teacher Julie is set to run the Bognor 10K for the Love Your Hospital Charity, raising money for St Richards Neonatal Unit.

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UPDATE: Farm shuts doors today over parasite fears

UPDATE: Farm shuts doors today over parasite fears

Gaston Farm is closed today for public safety as parasite fears continue.

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Across NHS staff in England, women are paid on average 23 per cent less than men, the figures show

Sussex NHS trust one of few to pay women more than men

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as one of the few public sector organisations in England to have a gender pay gap in favour of women.

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St Richard's ITU staff, with Masons' Gary Sharp and Tim Smith and Jane Ramage, Friends chairman

New high-tech chair will speed up St Richard’s patients’ recovery time

Critically ill patients at St Richard’s Hospital will now be able to start their recovery more quickly.

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VIDEO: Bosham dad's incredible 200-triathlon challenge for daughter Snowy

What started out as a simple run on the first day of his young daughter's cancer treatment has quickly evolved into something extraordinary.

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Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex, data reveals

Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex, data reveals

Obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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Gender pay gap at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals revealed

Gender pay gap at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals revealed

Women working at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals are earning 19.8% less than men on average, new figures have shown.

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Some of the professionals who will be helping new mums

New mental health service for struggling Sussex mums opens

Help is now at hand for new mums across Sussex who are experiencing mental health problems.

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Partner Yvonne Grant outside the Fitzalan Medical Centre in Littlehampton. Picture: Derek Martin Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Behind the scenes at a struggling GP surgery

A GP practice which went from ‘good’ to being placed in special measures in two years is facing the same pressures of surgeries across the county – and has let us go behind the scenes to explain how they are trying to improve.

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Send us your stories as the NHS prepares to turn 70

NHS70: Send us your inspiring NHS stories

Exactly three months from today, our National Health Service turns 70.

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