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COUNTY NEWS: Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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More NHS cuts to hit local health services

More NHS cuts to hit local health services

A new radical shake-up of health services is being planned in Mid Sussex, Horsham and Crawley in a bid to save NHS cash.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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Artist's impression of the new building, seen from the car park, with the view of Arundel Castle retained

Lido expansion plans take giant leap forward

Expansion plans that will turn Arundel Lido into a community hub for the town have been approved.

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Members enjoy a workout in the new training zone

Horsham Fitness opens new workout area

Horsham Fitness officially opened its new training zone at Horsham Rugby Club on Monday June 4.

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Pedal power: participants on the Horsham Wheels for All annual fund-raising bike ride from Shoreham to Horsham, using the Downslink cycle route.

Wheels for All raises funds towards new hand cycle

Riders made great progress and broke their personal best records when Horsham Wheels for All held its annual fundraising bike ride from Shoreham to Horsham, using the Downslink cycle route.

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Health chiefs defend cataract surgery rationing

Health chiefs defend cataract surgery rationing

Health chiefs have defended their policy of rationing cataract surgery to people in Horsham, Crawley and Mid Sussex.

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Celebrate 70 years of the NHS and show your support for mental health services with a Big7Tea party

Raise a cuppa for the NHS with a Big7Tea party

Put on the kettle, crack open the cakes and raise a cuppa to celebrate 70 years of the NHS this July while showing your support for local mental health services.

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COUNTY NEWS: Confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Sussex schoolchildren

Students and staff at a Sussex school are being offered vaccinations after five confirmed cases of Hepatitis A.

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PICTURES: Disney party at Chestnut Tree House

Children at Chestnut Tree House in Arundel received a magical surprise when Disney organised a fairy and pirate themed party at the hospice.

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No let up for hayfever sufferers in Sussex

Hayfever sufferers in Sussex face another week of discomfort as pollen levels across the county are set to remain very high.

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From broken bones to new beginnings 

From broken bones to new beginnings 

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
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Dr Fionna Moore, executive medical director at South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust SUS-180106-135310001

Permanent post at ambulance service for former London NHS trust boss

The former boss of London’s ambulance service has been appointed to a permanent position at Sussex’s ambulance trust.

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Blood bag

Blood donations are desperately needed – please do not give up

Potential donors are being urged to contact the priority appointment line if they have 0 negative or B negative blood as stocks are desperately low.

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Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

An urgent plea has been made for blood donors with O negative and B negative blood to donate now as stocks are low due to a bank holiday drop off in donations and an increase in demand for certain blood types

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Horsham and Mid Sussex have lowest levels of problem drinkers, figures reveal

Horsham and Mid Sussex have lowest levels of problem drinkers, figures reveal

Horsham and Mid Sussex have the lowest levels of problem drinkers in the UK, according to NHS statistics.

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Natalie Corrigan, 53, from Crawley, wearing her winning hat

Woman diagnosed with brain tumours a month after wedding wins competition

A Crawley woman who was diagnosed with two brain tumours just a month after her dream wedding has won a national competition.

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Claire

Vicky meets… Claire Rose, Slimming World consultant

For those of us who could do with shedding a few pounds the prospect of wearing summer clothes, entailing short sleeves and bare legs, isn’t an altogether a happy one. Claire understands and sympathises.

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The winners from the 2017 Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust awards

Award confirms status of our ‘Top Hospitals’

The trust that runs Worthing and Southlands Hospitals has won a prestigious award.

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Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Volunteers across Sussex are being sought to help with dementia studies.

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