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COUNTY NEWS: Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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Brighton Station Health Centre on Queens Road

Health chiefs speak out over walk-in centre ‘closure’

Health commissioners said the walk in centre at Brighton Station Health Centre will remain open until next March – and added that it was looking to roll-out several non-urgent care facilities across the city.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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Andy Symes

Dispelling myths surrounding kidney stones

If you’re a man, the thought of passing a kidney stone is enough to make your eyes water.

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Celebrate 70 years of the NHS and show your support for mental health services with a Big7Tea party

Raise a cuppa for the NHS with a Big7Tea party

Put on the kettle, crack open the cakes and raise a cuppa to celebrate 70 years of the NHS this July while showing your support for local mental health services.

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Nicholas Davey, 33, known as Nick, tragically died on March 4

Much-loved son had ‘turned life around’ before tragic drugs death, inquest hears

A mum whose ‘much-loved’ son died after taking a lethal cocktail of drugs said he had turned his life around before his death, an inquest heard.

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Alistair Hill

New health chief for Brighton and Hove

A new public health chief was appointed for Brighton and Hove this week.

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Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton (July 2015) by Hassocks5489 on Wikimedia Commons, licenced by Creative Commons

Hospital trust struggling to recruit nurses

Recruiting new nurses is proving a challenge for Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust.

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City Academy Whitehawk (Credit: Google Maps)

Confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Brighton schoolchildren

Students and staff at a Brighton school are being offered vaccinations after five confirmed cases of Hepatitis A.
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PICTURES: Disney party at Chestnut Tree House

Children at Chestnut Tree House in Arundel received a magical surprise when Disney organised a fairy and pirate themed party at the hospice.

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Dr Aseem Malhotra and Richard Stantiford

Talk on diet advice for heart health

A prominent cardiologist has accepted an invitation to speak at a heart patient group’s 25th anniversary event in June.

Health

No let up for hayfever sufferers in Sussex

Hayfever sufferers in Sussex face another week of discomfort as pollen levels across the county are set to remain very high.

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Dr Fionna Moore, executive medical director at South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust SUS-180106-135310001

Permanent post at ambulance service for former London NHS trust boss

The former boss of London’s ambulance service has been appointed to a permanent position at Sussex’s ambulance trust.

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Royal Sussex County Hospital (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Hospitals to slash sugar in favour of healthy snacks

Say goodbye to sugary drinks and high-calorie foods at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) image licenced by Creative Commons from Flickr by NIAID

Hospital praised for dealing with superbugs

Staff at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals have been praised for doing a good job of ridding the trust of superbugs.

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Blood bag

Blood donations are desperately needed – please do not give up

Potential donors are being urged to contact the priority appointment line if they have 0 negative or B negative blood as stocks are desperately low.

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Winning team left to right Dr Peralta, Dr Rodriguez, Dr Vera, Dr Soni, Dr Dean and Dr Llewellyn SUS-180530-173948001

Team behind HIV test vending machine wins praise

A digital vending machine which dispenses free HIV self-test kits in Brighton has won a national award.

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Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

An urgent plea has been made for blood donors with O negative and B negative blood to donate now as stocks are low due to a bank holiday drop off in donations and an increase in demand for certain blood types

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex town has lowest levels of problem drinkers in UK

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex town has lowest levels of problem drinkers in UK

A Sussex town has the lowest level of problem drinkers in the UK, figures have revealed.

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The Brighton Station Health Centre SUS-161121-104002001

Public urged to find alternatives to A&E over Bank Holiday

Those in need of non-urgent medical treatment this May Bank Holiday are being asked to use the Brighton Station Health Centre, helping free up emergency services for those most in need.

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