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Harrogate leads UK with new cancer treatment school

Harrogate has become a UK leader with the launch of a new school to teach revolutionary forms of treatment for cancer patients.
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Bikers on the CityConnect Cycling Superhighway in Leeds.

Leeds rush hour bicycle ride for Clean Air Day

A rush hour bicycle ride will take place in Leeds to promote greener transport methods.

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Leeds to lead the way on obesity research at university centre

A new research centre to help draw up measures to tackle spiralling rates of obesity will be launched today by university academics.

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Pinderfields Hospital.

Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospital Trust workers in walkout

Workers at the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust will take industrial action next month.

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Blackbeard weekend at museum

Blackbeard weekend at museum

The story of a notorious 18th century pirate who plundered the Caribbean seas will be told at the city’s Royal Armouries.

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Cricketer  Zainab Patel

Leeds cricketer Zainab, 11, wants more girls to play the sport

TALENTED cricketer Zainab Patel has her sights firmly set on playing for England after excelling in her club and school teams.

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The Emergency Department will be temporarily relocated this week.

Harrogate Hospital's Emergency Department moved for temporary works

The Emergency Department at Harrogate District Hospital will be temporarily moved this week to allow work on the facility to be completed.

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New app to speed up care in Leeds hosptials

New app to speed up care in Leeds hosptials

New technology created by junior doctors to speed up communication and free up more time to spend with patients is being introduced at the city’s hospitals.

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Pat Singleton with son Barry

Leeds mum still going strong 25-years after op to remove rare brain tumour

THE son of a Roundhay woman who underwent surgery to remove a rare brain tumour 25-years ago is hoping to raise awareness of the condition and a charity that supports sufferers.

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Family of Leeds girl who died after being hit by a car nominate her paediatric care nurse for award

Family of Leeds girl who died after being hit by a car nominate her paediatric care nurse for award

The family of a 12-year-old girl who died in a car accident have nominated a nurse who cared for her for an NHS Time to Shine Award.

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GET SET: Run For All staff and Tommo, the mascot of the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, promoting run to work.

Ditch your car and run to work on Clean Air Day

Workers in Leeds are getting set to ditch their cars and pull on their trainers to mark Clean Air Day this Thursday.

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Coun Jim Clark, Chair of the Scrutiny of Health Commission

'Radical change' needed for North Yorkshire's £35 million black hole in healthcare

North Yorkshire is facing a £35 million black hole in healthcare after the collective deficit of services has more than doubled in five years.
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Leeds hospital unveils a national first for stroke treatment

Leeds hospital unveils a national first for stroke treatment

A new service has been launched in Leeds which provides specialist treatment for patients who have suffered a life-threatening stroke.

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Helen (centre) on her final day at Harrogate District Hospital surrounded by friends and colleagues.

Helen says farewell to Harrogate Hospital after nearly 40 years service

A leading Occupational Therapist has said goodbye to Harrogate District Hospital after serving nearly 40 years with the NHS Trust.
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Youngsters skip school to get fit

Thousands of Leeds children have been taking part in skipping competitions as part of a health initiative in schools.

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A new network of organisations to improve Harrogate's health and wellbeing has met for the first time.

New bid to improve health issues in 'struggling' Harrogate District

A new networking group to help the Harrogate District improve its mental health and wellbeing provision has met for the first time.
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Jane Tomlinson pictured in 2005.

New direction for Leeds charity will be ideal tribute to heroic Jane

THE charity set up by the late Leeds cancer heroine and fundraiser Jane Tomlinson today announced an important new direction as it continues to build on her legacy of courage and compassion.

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Workers at Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust vote for strike action

Workers at Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust vote for strike action

Hospital staff have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action, in response to plans to remove them from the NHS payroll.
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Cervical screening: all your questions answered  and why its important to get tested

Cervical screening: all your questions answered – and why it’s important to get tested

Cervical cancer is the most common form of cancer among women aged under 35, with two women in the UK losing their lives to the disease every single day.

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Bottle or breastfeeding? Woman’s choice must be respected, midwives told

Women who decide not to breastfeed their child must be respected for their choice, midwives are being told.

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