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Sussex runners take part in London Marathon

Runners from all over Sussex completed the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (April 22), raising money for a number of good causes.

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Sussex mental health trust had 262 serious incidents last year

The mental health trust for Sussex has defended the high number of serious incidents it recorded last year.

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Ambulance chairman to step down

The chairman of Sussex’s ambulance service is to step down just a year into the job due to health reasons.

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Centre invests in new equipment

Bexhill Leisure Centre has just undergone a £250,000 refurbishment to improve facilities for local residents.

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A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

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The UK is set to leave the EU after the referendum in June 2016 saw a victory for the Leave campaign

GP vacancies ‘not just down to Brexit’

Staff vacancies at doctors’ surgeries in East Sussex are not just down to Brexit, according to health chiefs.

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New mental health service for struggling Sussex mums opens

Help is now at hand for new mums across Sussex who are experiencing mental health problems.

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Partner Yvonne Grant outside the Fitzalan Medical Centre in Littlehampton. Picture: Derek Martin Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Behind the scenes at a struggling GP surgery

A GP practice which went from ‘good’ to being placed in special measures in two years is facing the same pressures of surgeries across the county – and has let us go behind the scenes to explain how they are trying to improve.

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Children from Rainbow Childcare Centre with L-R: Sam Brown (deputy manager, Rainbow Childcare Centre), Bridie Kelly (team leader, Ash Grove) and Shauna McCarthy (registered manager, Ash Grove)

Home’s improvements see it taken out of special measures

A Bexhill care home has been taken out of special measures after making great improvements to its care.

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New service to support mums with mental health problems

Mums, babies and NHS staff gathered to celebrate the official launch of a service offering support to new mums across Sussex experiencing mental health problems.

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Conquest Hospital wards affected by confirmed norovirus

Two wards at the Conquest Hospital have been affected by norovirus.

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Send us your stories as the NHS prepares to turn 70

NHS70: Send us your inspiring NHS stories

Exactly three months from today, our National Health Service turns 70.

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Local firm donate equipment to the Conquest

Local company Marshall Tufflex have donated 10 hand held whiteboards to Newington Ward at the Conquest Hopital.

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The rate of pregnancies among under 18s is at its lowest

COUNTY NEWS: Record low numbers of under 18 pregnancies in Sussex

The rate of pregnancies among under 18s in Sussex is at its lowest since records began, new figures show.

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COUNTY NEWS: Cancer warning for high proportion overweight in Sussex

Being overweight could overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer, according to a new study.

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Employers recognise what people with autism bring to workplace

World Autism Awareness Week has highlighted the important role that people with autism or Aspergers can play in the workplace.

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COUNTY NEWS: Student died after she ‘couldn’t afford treatment’ for earache

The mother of a 20-year-old student who died suddenly after putting off treatment because she couldn’t afford it has spoken about her tragic death as a warning to others.

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Patients air views as part of listening tour

Some of the most vulnerable patients in 1066 Country have had their voices heard through Healthwatch East Sussex.

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The NHS is urging people to order repeat prescriptions ahead of the Easter weekend

Patients urged to order repeat prescriptions before Easter

People across Sussex are being reminded to stock up on their medicines before the Easter bank holidays.

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Conquest Hospital Radio provides showcase for talented musicians

Conquest Hospital Radio is becoming an international platform for local artistes.

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