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Police warn kind-hearted people NOT to donate funds to fake fundraiser for six-year-old who died in Yorkshire

Police have warned well-wishers not to donate to a fraudulent fundraising account set up in the name of six-year-old Daisy Dymyd who died at a Yorkshire hospital earlier this week.

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Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust said the nurse was immediately suspended. Picture: PA Wire

Leeds mental health trust says jailed nurse's sexual activity with patient was 'isolated incident'

A Leeds mental health trust said it immediately suspended a nurse when a patient made a complaint to police.
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The victim feared he would not be believed because of his mental health issues.

Victim of Leeds nurse feared mental health stigma would stop police believing him

A mental health patient from Leeds feared his illness would stop him from being believed when a nurse abused his trust by performing a sex act upon him after a home visit.

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Leeds mental health nurse jailed for sexual activity with patient

Leeds mental health nurse jailed for sexual activity with patient

A mental health nurse has been jailed for eight months after engaging in sexual activity with one of his patients in Leeds.

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Stephen Fry has revealed that he has been battling cancer.

'A rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure' as Stephen Fry reveals he has cancer

Stephen Fry has announced that he has been battling prostate cancer.
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Tanya Skelly. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate mum says 'incompetence' has put her daughter with anorexia in intensive care

The mother of a young woman with anorexia has slammed the mental health services in Harrogate for an 'incompetence' which has left her daughter in intensive care.

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Bikers on the CityConnect Cycling Superhighway in Leeds.

Leeds Cycling Campaign chairman Martin Stanley on biking in the city

I have been cycling in Leeds since I moved here seven years ago.

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Surgeon Ms Besarovic and the dangerous ball-bearings.

Surgeon's warning over ball-bearing craze after Yorkshire children hospitalised

A craze sweeping schools for using magnetic ball-bearings to mimic body piercings has left three children in hospital and is putting large numbers in danger, a surgeon has warned.

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NHS medication mistakes ‘could be contributory factor’ in more than 20,000 deaths

NHS medication mistakes ‘could be contributory factor’ in more than 20,000 deaths

Mistakes in prescribing medication on the NHS could be contributing to more than 20,000 deaths each year and creating a drain in excess of £1bn on already financially-stricken health services, according to pioneering research published today by Yorkshire academics.

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Half a million journeys have been recorded on the regions CityConnect Cycle Superhighway since it opened.

Half a million trips on Leeds Bradford CityConnect Cycle Superhighway

Half a million journeys have been recorded on the region’s CityConnect Cycle Superhighway since it opened less than two years ago, new statistics reveal.

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Yorkshire Children's Hospital Fund trustees visited the mural at Leeds General Infirmary as they made a donation.

Yorkshire charity donates £40k to Children’s Heart Surgery Fund as revolutionary facility developed in Leeds

A significant donation has been made towards the revolutionary children’s heart theatre being developed at Leeds General Infirmary.

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Ambulance crew Andy Towers, Wendy Durkin and Andrew Hughes with Leeds couple Katy and Ian Bavill and their son Ralph.

Ambulance crew save Leeds toddler’s life as his heart stops for five minutes

A toddler from Leeds was reunited with the ambulance crew who saved his life – as his grateful mum and dad said: “We will never be able to thank them enough.”

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Arthur Wood.

Leeds grandfather’s 10km challenge after heart attack recovery

Many people would take it easy after suffering a heart attack – Leeds grandfather Arthur Wood is planning to run a 10km race.

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Luke Glendenning

Family’s torment after death of Luke, 10, following ‘routine’ operation

A mother has spoken of her heartache as she waits for answers as to why her 10-year-old son died after a routine kidney stone operation.

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Andrea Dunn with the Speech and Language Therapy team Astrid Hubbard, Joanna Cann, Shelley Fox and Joanna Scott. (1802133AM1)

Meet Andrea, the woman at Harrogate District Hospital who helps patients find their voice again

In the latest in our series Harrogate Health Heroes we shine the spotlight on Andrea Dunn - the only Speech and Language Therapy Assistant in the Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust.

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BOOST: The latest well-being craze for city high-flyers is an intravenous vitamin drip.

Add a drip of goodness to your Leeds life

The bars, the restaurants, places to go, people to see, shops to splash the cash, a new opening, the latest coolest cocktail haunt – makes Leeds top of the list for city living.

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TEAM EFFORT: Staff at Leeds Teaching Hospitals were awarded for improving the care of Parkinson's patients.

Award for improving Parkinson’s care

A team of medical specialists has been praised for its work to improve the hospital treatment of people with Parkinson’s disease.

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MARCH 2005: Rob Hulse celebrates after scoring against Millwall.

Leeds United memories: Whatever happened to... striker Rob Hulse?

Striker Rob Hulse scored 20 goals in 51 games for Leeds United, including two against Reading on his debut. But what he does nowadays might surprise the Elland Road faithful.

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Collect of Daniel Long, 15, who commited suicide at his home in Leeds, South Yorkshire. See Ross Parry story RPYSTRESS; The heartbroken sister of a straight-A student who committed suicide due to exam stress has launched a national campaign to prevent it happening again. 'Brainy' Daniel Long, 15, hanged himself in February 2017 after he developed acute anxiety whilst revising for his GCSEs. He was discovered unresponsive by his heartbroken mum Emma Oliver, 43, who had rushed upstairs when she heard a loud bang coming from his bedroom. Emma desperately tried to save him with CPR while a neighbour called 999, but Daniel was rushed to hospital where he was put on life support.

MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

A West Yorkshire MP has given her backing to a campaign started by the family of a Leeds schoolboy who took his own life.

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Leeds NHS trust ‘confident’ it will achieve £10m budget surplus

The city’s NHS trust is expecting to overturn a huge financial challenge and record a budget surplus for the first time in four years.

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