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Plight of Brighton HIV charity ‘brought to its knees’ raised in Parliament

The plight of a Brighton-based HIV charity ‘brought to its knees’ by a funding shortfall has been raised in Parliament by Hove MP Peter Kyle.

Politics
Royal Sussex County Hospital (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

A&E upgrade for Brighton hospital as new team take over

The Royal Sussex County Hospital is set to benefit from new emergency unit, with the aim of reducing accident and emergency (A&E) waiting times and improving the quality and safety of urgent care.

Health
Amanda Worne says she's over the moon to be chosen by TV show DIY SOS

COUNTY NEWS: DIY SOS to transform disabled mum’s cramped 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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Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bateman

Video: Back-strengthening exercises with Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bateman

Matthew Bateman will help Independent readers to improve their body and health through short and easy to understand videos.

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Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust premises at Hellingly. The trust has launched a recruitment drive for more nurses

‘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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Steffan Bonnot's mother spoke at his inquest at Centenary House yesterday

Children’s services criticised after boy is killed by train

The grieving mother of a boy who died after being hit by a train has criticised the decision to take him out of the care home where he was living.

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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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Nic Naish (centre) at her free exercise class she runs as part of Albion in the Community. Picture: Stuart Butcher

Survivor’s exercise class giving cancer sufferers a ‘fighting chance’

A cancer survivor is using her experiences to give back to the Worthing community that did her proud.

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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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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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Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bateman

Video: Neck strengthening exercises from Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bateman

Matthew Bateman will help Independent readers to improve their body and health through short and easy to understand videos.

Opinion
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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Mr Faz Pakarian, consultant gynaecologist, at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove

Recognising the symptoms of a ‘silent killer’

It is often called ‘the silent killer’ but early detection can lead to successful treatment for women suffering from ovarian cancer says Mr Faz Pakarian, consultant gynaecologist, at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove.

Opinion
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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Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bateman

Video: Suspension training mountain climbers to strengthen core stability muscles from Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bateman

This exercise helps strengthen the core stability muscles during dynamic movements.

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Coperforma protest by the GMB at  Brighton SUS-161228-164950001

‘Don’t expect overnight turnaround’ warns new patient transport boss

The new provider of Sussex’s patient transport service has warned not to expect an ‘overnight turnaround’ when it takes over next month.

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