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Fundraising campaign launched for Hampton Magna defibrillator

A paramedic area support officer has launched a fundraising campaign to get a defibrillator in Hampton Magna.

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The travellers that were on sites in Hampton Road last week have now moved onto sites in Tapping Way.

Travellers move to another site in Warwick

Travellers that settled back in Warwick just weeks after they left the county have now moved onto another site in the town.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Parent guide to everything you need to know about highly infectious bug in schools

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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NHS IN CRISIS: ‘Stroke patients will have to travel further to fewer hospitals in future’

NHS IN CRISIS: ‘Stroke patients will have to travel further to fewer hospitals in future’

Many of the plans to shake up services in the NHS and change the way of working talk about having specialised services - but campaigners fear this may mean patients travelling further to fewer hospitals.

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NHS IN CRISIS: GP numbers in England heading for a ‘cliff edge’

NHS IN CRISIS: GP numbers in England heading for a ‘cliff edge’

GP numbers are heading for a ‘cliff edge’ as almost 40 per cent approach retirement in the next few years, it has been warned.

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Parents at Brookhurst Primary School learnt lifesaving skills with Warwickshire Hearts.

Milestone moment for life saving project in Warwickshire

A local project specialising in improving cardiac arrest survival rates has provided training to more than 2,000 people in just under two years in the hope of saving more lives in the county.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Health service must not rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’

The NHS must not be forced to rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’ as vacancies of fully-qualified staff mount and trainees on cheaper and quicker courses are brought in, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

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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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Kenilworth Lions: John Whitehouse, Phil Inshaw (President), Myton: Hannah Morris (Partnerships Manager), Stoneleigh Male Voice Choir: Phil Jones, Rod Owen.

Kenilworth Lions and Stoneleigh choir join up to support Myton Hospices

Kenilworth Lions and the Stoneleigh Male Voice Choir joined forces recently to pay for new equipment at Myton Hospice in Warwick.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Don’t get ill or head online to save NHS millions say health bosses

NHS IN CRISIS: Don’t get ill or head online to save NHS millions say health bosses

Forget “Physician Heal Thyself”, plans to shake up health services and save the NHS millions seem to hinge on patients either not getting ill in the first place or looking after themselves with an increased use of technology.

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NHS IN CRISIS: The changing face of maternity

NHS IN CRISIS: The changing face of maternity

Greater numbers of women giving birth later in life, an ageing midwife profile and a nationwide shortage of the profession is putting unprecedented pressure on maternity services.

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Warwick care home residents moved ahead of rebuild

Warwick care home residents moved ahead of rebuild

Residents from a care home in Warwick have been moved to another home ahead of redevelopment work.

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The full list of the 24 A&E units marked for closure

The full list of the 24 A&E units marked for closure

Dozens of accident and emergency units are facing closure or being downgraded in a far-reaching overhaul of urgent care which senior doctors warn would have “disastrous” consequences for the NHS.

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NHS CRISIS: Fears more than half of A&Es may be lost

NHS CRISIS: Fears more than half of A&Es may be lost

Dozens of accident and emergency units are facing closure or being downgraded in a far-reaching overhaul of urgent care which senior doctors warn would have “disastrous” consequences for the NHS.

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The Great NHS Gamble - what have we investigated and why?

Former Chancellor Nigel Lawson asserted that the National Health Service was as “the closest thing the English people have to a religion”.

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NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

The NHS is facing its biggest shake up in a generation with nearly 20 hospitals marked for closure and care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to plug a £22bn black hole in health service funding, an investigation by this newspaper can reveal.

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NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

The NHS in Warwickshire is facing its biggest shake-up in a generation with care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to slash £300million from the health service budget in the region.

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Customer reviews of weight loss products should be taken with pinch of salt, finds study

Customer reviews of weight loss products should be taken with pinch of salt, finds study

Product reviews posted on shopping sites do not provide an accurate reflection of the actual benefit of the product, research suggests.

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Warwick resident’s fight to help bed crisis

A woman who left her corporate career to start her own business is offering a care alternative that could ease the bed blocking issue in hospitals

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The 68-year-old man was found lying in the road at around 5.45am today (February 22)

Blood, S&M and vomit: what it’s really like to be an ambulance driver

The hours are long and stress levels are high.

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