Ovarian cancer do you know the symptoms?

March is ovarian cancer awareness month, Charlotte Harding finds out more about the sixth most common cancer in women.

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Quorn mince recalled as it may contain pieces of metal

Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling a batch code of its frozen Meat Free Mince because it may contain small pieces of metal.


Conquest consultant and unit named best for surgical training

A consultant and a surgical unit at the Conquest Hospital have been praise for “excellent” training.

Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Young adults are facing a bowel cancer “time bomb” because of their unhealthy diets and lack of exercise, scientists warn.

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Cat food products recalled after health concerns

Pets at Home, which has stores across Sussex, is recalling four lines of its AVA dry cat food products because there are lower levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1) present than specified in the recipe.

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Bexhill family thanks anonymous £1k donation to get Neil walking

The family of a Bexhill father with multiple sclerosis wish to thank the anonymous donor who slipped £1,000 through the letter box to help pay for his vital treatment.


Generous donation brighten up maternity ward

Five paintings of sunflowers have been donated to the maternity department at the Conquest Hospital by the Darvell Bruderhof community in Robertsbridge.


Clinical trial will see the Conquest offer brand new treatment

Patients at the Conquest Hospital are the first in the South East to be offered a new procedure to lower blood pressure called Renal Denervation Ultrasound.

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League of Friends donating vital equipment to hospital

Medical equipment worth nearly £290,000 has been pledged by the League of Friends of Bexhill Hospital for the benefit of local patients.

Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug has been found in a number of schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.


Supermarket recalls meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman died after being turned away from three hospitals

A woman died from a brain haemorrhage after at least three hospitals refused to admit her for surgery because they had no intensive care beds.

The warning has come from Public Health England.

Parents who think child has scarlet fever warned to consult GP after cases rise

Parents are being urged to take their child to a GP if they suspect scarlet fever, after cases rose in some areas of England.

Do you struggle to sleep?

Ten things stopping us getting a good night’s sleep

There’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep, waking refreshed and ready to take on whatever the day has to throw at you.

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Major store recalls stir fry products due to possible presence of salmonella

Sainsbury’s has taken the precautionary step of recalling a number of its stir fry products because the products might contain salmonella.

Red wine and cancer statistics revealed

Red wine increases cancer risk – but eight out of 10 drinkers are not aware

More than eight in ten people in the South-East (86%) are not aware that drinking red wine increases the risk of cancer, a poll for World Cancer Research Fund has found.

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Anti-abortion group to display graphic images near clinic

A controversial protest group is planning to display large graphic images of dead foetuses near an abortion clinic in Hastings on Friday (February 10).

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Hastings and Rother chosen for new GP pilot scheme

A group of GP practices in Hastings and Rother have been chosen to pilot a new scheme to help retain vital GP skills for the benefit of local patients.

The number of sickess absences on Monday is expected to be higher than previous years

Businesses braced for ‘National Sickie Day’

Businesses across the county are bracing themselves for ‘National Sickie Day’ on Monday, according to St John Ambulance.

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