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Harrogate's "one opportunity" to say on mental health services

Health chiefs have encouraged people to use the “one opportunity” to have their say over the provision of mental health services in the Harrogate District.

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How Leeds hospitals are ‘leading the way’ in latest technology

From ultrasound scanners to mechanical surgery tools, doctors have long been using technology to shape care for patients in hospitals.

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‘It could now cost more to look after an elderly parent than to raise a child’

PAYING for the care of just one elderly parent for six years now costs £231,843 – which is the same as the average cost of raising a child for 21 years, according to new research.

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Staff from Yorkshire Cancer Research, Leeds Rhinos and Leeds Rhinos Foundation.

Helping hand to stay active

Cancer patients will be given a helping hand to stay active from Leeds Rhinos Foundation.

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There are currently no NHS places available at any of the 15 listed NHS practices in Harrogate and Knaresborough.

No NHS places available at ANY Harrogate or Knaresborough dentists

Residents hoping to secure a place to receive dental treatment on the NHS will have to look outside of Harrogate and Knaresborough or wait months to be seen.

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Matthew and Lyndsay Smith with their son, George.

Birthday milestone for Leeds Children’s Hospital boy who wasn’t expected to survive

A BOY who wasn’t expected to survive beyond a few months old is set to celebrate his third birthday tomorrow thanks to doctors at Leeds Children’s Hospital.

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A tasty treat at any time

4 tasty recipes (with a secret ingredient)

Can you maximise health without compromising on flavour? We put breakfast, dinner and pudding to the taste test

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Fraser Macrae's winning image.

Artwork at the heart of science

Researcher Fraser Macrae is used to studying the wonders of the human body but there was one sight that stopped him in his tracks.

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Wendy Taylor with her coach, multiple World Skeet Champion David Beardsmore.

Leeds mum on target after qualifying for Scottish National Skeet Shooting team

A dream has come true for a Leeds who has overcome an injury to qualify for the Scottish National Skeet Shooting Team.

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Chatsworth House recalls pates and rillettes amid concerns over control of potentially fatal toxin

STATELY home Chatsworth House has recalled a selection of pates and rillettes food sold at its farm shop amid concerns over a toxin which can lead to potentially fatal food poisioning.

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Harrogate boy with life-limiting condition is able play with friends after charity’s gift

Harrogate boy with life-limiting condition is able play with friends after charity’s gift

A BOY suffering from a life-limiting neurological condition can play with friends at school thanks to a charity’s gift of more than £4,000 worth of specialist equipment.

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The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman said too many older people are suffering in silence.

Elderly “suffering in silence” when hospital care goes wrong

VULNERABLE older people are “suffering in silence” when things go wrong with their NHS care, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) has said.

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West Yorkshire mum: How a Meningitis leaflet saved my son’s life

A West Yorkshire mum has told how a Meningitis leaflet helped save her son’s life.

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How Leeds engineer is transforming lives with sleep system

How Leeds engineer is transforming lives with sleep system

A breakthrough sleep system designed and made in Leeds is transforming the lives of adults and children with disabilities.

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JUMP: Jo Ferguson, left, Graham Dean and Claire Castle are to sky dive

Generations in charity skydive

Three generations of a Leeds family are to skydive to raise money for research into a rare brain illness.

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One more chance to Be A Hero as organ donor campaign is launched in Leeds

A 24-hour pedal power event in Leeds will kick-start a new appeal to find 50,000 new organ donors across Yorkshire within just six months.

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Family of man who died suddenly to host cardiac screenings at son’s pub

The parents of an Ackworth man who died suddenly are offering young people cardiac health screenings at a pub built in memory of their son.

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Jess, now 21, shows off her new physique

Leeds girl Jess sheds seven stone to become a personal trainer

A young Leeds woman who used to hide in the toilets to escape school PE lessons has lost seven stone and become a personal trainer.

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The Bexley Wing at St James's Hospital, Leeds.
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Leeds hospital bosses consider ‘buy now, pay later’ PFI contract a decade after £1bn deal

Leeds’ hospital trust says it is considering using the controversial PFI scheme to pay for new buildings more than a decade after signing similar deals which will cost in excess of £1bn over 30 years.

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Picture of 10-year-old Lola Daley after she underwent an eight hour operation to have a brain tumour the size of a ping pong ball removed. Picture: The Sick Children's Trust/PA Wire

Brave Yorkshire girl, 11, ready for secondary school after eight-hour brain tumour op

A 11-year-old girl is ready to start secondary school in September after undergoing an eight-hour operation to have a brain tumour the size of a ping pong ball removed.

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