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Hospital launches Medication Passports to help its patients

Medication Passports have been launched at the Conquest Hospital to help people keep track of their medicines.

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Bexhill medical practice improves CQC rating

A medical practice in Bexhill has won praise from the health watchdog after making major improvements to its care.

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Free course helps people cook amazing meals on strict budget

When I arrive at Ore Community Centre, the first thing I am aware of is the tantalising smell of fried onion, herbs and garlic coming from a large hall which has been transformed into a busy working kitchen.

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Bexhill builder urges people to act FAST to help save lives

A 30-year-old builder who survived a stroke last year is urging people to be aware of the warning signs of stroke, and share the FAST message to help save more lives.

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COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

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Stroke Association opposing East Sussex County Council cuts to services outside County Hall, Lewes (photo submitted).

‘Stroke survivors will be left to feel abandoned’

Cuts to funding for stroke services in East Sussex have been branded ‘outrageous’ by one charity.

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Sussex Partnership staff at its inpatient childrens unit, Chalkhill, Haywards Heath

Teenager talks about her severe anxiety for Children’s Mental Health Week

A young woman has opened up about her battle with severe anxiety to help others who are struggling for Children’s Mental Health Week.

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College event encouraged people to speak openly about mental health

Sussex Coast College Hastings helped to raise awareness about mental health and national Time to Talk day last Thursday by hosting an event designed to get people talking about mental health.

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VIDEO: New MS centre manager talks of hopes for the future

The Sussex MS Centre has a new manager, who is looking to a bright future with hopes of expansion.

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Generous couple’s donation could help improve hospital

The generosity of an elderly local couple could make possible a significant improvement scheme at Bexhill Hospital.

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MP is full of praise for children’s hospice following his recent visit

Local MP, Huw Merriman, and a cross-party team of Councillors from his constituency of Bexhill and Battle, made a recent visit to Chestnut Tree House, Sussex’s children’s hospice.

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Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Donald Trump's presidency, nuclear war and global warming are said to be causing anxiety for around a third of children according to the latest YouGov survey.

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Bexhill care home goes into special measures

A Bexhill care home has been placed into special measures after being rated as ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Support Rockinghorse's appeal to help treat premature babies at the Trevor Mann Baby Unit

COUNTY NEWS: Charity's appeal to support premature babies in Sussex

A children's charity is a quarter of the way to raising £100,000 to help premature babies in Sussex.
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Staff at the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust celebrate their 'Good' rating by the Care Quality Commission (photo submitted).

NHS mental health trust earns ‘good’ rating

NHS staff who provide mental health services for Sussex residents are celebrating being awarded a ‘good’ rating from health regulators this week.

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How Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust is coping with winter crisis

NHS England is publishing data each week which documents how each hospital trust is coping with the winter crisis based on key indicators.

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Haywards Heath Town Council has announced its budget

Charity’s aim to raise awareness of bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.

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Store recalls some pulled pork products due to salmonella fears

Pulled pork products are being recalled by a store following the discovery that they may contain salmonella.

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Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Senior doctors have issued a fresh call for people with cold or flu-like symptoms not to visit patients in hospital, as high flu rates continue.

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