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A joint Ofsted and Care Quality Commission inspection team uncovered a raft of concerns around the quality of SEND services for children in the North Yorkshire town. This includes a failure of…
06.19 / 22:05
cypnow.co.uk
A loving father who was unable to overcome depression and anxiety, and was also battling a drink problem, chose to end his life on New Year's Eve.Steven Grandfield, who had been recently broken up with his partner, left their home around 7pm on December 31, 2016, to walk their dog. His body was discovered the following morning by a dog walker at Flowerpots Playing Field in Exwick.An inquest at Exeter's County Hall today heard the 31-year-old, of Clayton Road, Exeter, had a long history…
06.19 / 22:02
westernmorningnews.co.uk
Men who spend a lot of time outdoors are being targeted in a new national campaign to reduce the risk of skin cancer which is being supported by public health leaders in Devon.In the south west, skin cancer rates are higher than average and are rising. Public Health England (PHE) statistics show that many local areas across the south have higher rates of malignant melanoma than the national average. Between 2005 and 2014, incidence of malignant melanoma in men rose by 45.3 per cent in the…
06.19 / 22:02
westernmorningnews.co.uk
A man who died after getting into difficulty while diving off the South Devon coast on Saturday is believed to be a 51-year-old man from Weymouth. The man, who had been diving off the Salcombe coast, was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth by the coastguard helicopter. It followed a Mayday radio broadcast from a dive vessel to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency at around 2.15pm that a diver had got into difficulty and needed urgent assistance. Despite a rescue…
06.19 / 22:02
westernmorningnews.co.uk
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06.19 / 18:56
dailystar.co.uk
A builder who helped transform a cancer patient's home in a DIY SOS-style makeover says he and his Band of Builders have exciting plans to extend the scheme nationwide to help others as a legacy to their friend.Addam Smith formed the group to help transform Keith Ellick's home in Ermine, Lincoln, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer.Dad-of-five Mr Ellick, 42, died on March 27 this year. Mr Smith says the good work the group started will continue in Mr Ellick's memory and that he is…
06.19 / 17:16
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
A SIMPLE annual injection could become the most effective way of lowering cholesterol, scientists…
06.19 / 16:59
express.co.uk
THIS woman lost an incredible 20st, this is how you can lose weight…
06.19 / 16:13
dailystar.co.uk
Fire safety concerns have forced Louth Hospital to reduce the number of beds on some of its wards.Both Manby and Carlton wards have fewer beds following a fire safety inspection.Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust say because of the ageing fabric of the building they need to carry out some remedial work.They have reduced the number of beds on the two wards from 50 to 16.Read More: Aches and pains - how your sleep position can fix themThe trust says some patients have…
06.19 / 15:14
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
LUNG cancer patients could benefit from a new discovery which could predict which sufferers could benefit the most from particular…
06.19 / 15:12
express.co.uk
LIVER cancer can be caused by a virus called hepatitis B - which can be spread through sex, but now experts believe drugs to treat the virus could be on the…
06.19 / 15:12
express.co.uk
Hayfever sufferers across Lincolnshire are in for a rough ride due to extremely high pollen counts, the Met Office has warned.The national weather service has said there is likely to be a "very high" pollen count - their highest alert – and this will remain in place across the region for the rest of week.The warning reads: "A very high grass pollen risk can be expected when the weather is warm and dry. Weed pollen and spores are also airborne."Read more:…
06.19 / 14:08
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Hayfever sufferers across Lincolnshire are in for a rough ride due to extremely high pollen counts, the Met Office has warned.The national weather service has said there is likely to be a "very high" pollen count - their highest alert – and this will remain in place across the region for the rest of week.The warning reads: "A very high grass pollen risk can be expected when the weather is warm and dry. Weed pollen and spores are also airborne."Read more:…
06.19 / 13:04
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
The sun is shining and temperatures are soaring – but can you legally take the day off just because it's too hot?The mercury is set to hit at least 29 degrees Celsius today, Monday, June 19. The Trades Union Congress says a boiling hot work place is "more than just an issue about comfort".A spokesman said: "If the temperature goes too high then it can become a health and safety issue. If people get too hot, they risk dizziness, fainting, or even heat cramps."In very…
06.19 / 13:04
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
A HEALTH care professional decided to transform her physique are realising her weight had gotten out of…
06.19 / 13:00
dailystar.co.uk
BOWEL CANCER is a one of the most common cancers in the UK. People in at risk groups for bowel cancer can have screening to detect symptoms of the disease, but a new test for patients with the disease could go a step…
06.19 / 11:58
express.co.uk
RAYNAUD'S phenomenon is a life-threatening condition which can cause painful symptoms. It can be particularly bad in a heatwave as simply grabbing a cold drink from the fridge, holding an ice lolly can trigger an…
06.19 / 10:49
express.co.uk
RHEUAMTOID arthritis and osteoarthritis are two different types of arthritis which present different symptoms. But few people know the different between the two…
06.19 / 10:26
express.co.uk
I don’t have the key to a shiny, happy morning. I have tried to find it – I’ve written about... The post Three Ways You Could Feel Happier In The Morning… Maybe appeared first on Image…
06.19 / 10:16
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06.19 / 10:16
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