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Work starts on new £1.6 million birthing centre in Warwick

Construction work has now started on new £1.6 million birthing centre at Warwick Hospital.

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Charity Warwickshire Hearts have now trained 5,000 people in life-saving skills.

Warwickshire Hearts charity hits milestone

A Warwickshire charity that specialises in training people in life-saving skills has just hit a milestone.

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Model Blake Beckford told how he was humiliated when his colostomy bag leaked - and staff at a conference centre refused to let him use the toilet. Photos by SWNS. NNL-180115-094657005

Leamington man humiliated by conference centre staff who refused to let him use toilet when his colostomy bag leaked

A model and campaigner from Leamington was humiliated when his colostomy bag leaked - and staff at a conference centre refused to let him use the toilet.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

The NHS has issued nine telltale signs you could have Australian Flu and it comes after a Scottish teenager died after taking ill with the deadly virus sweeping the country.

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Vaccination warning over Australian 'flu

Vaccine warning as Australian ‘flu threat grows

The elderly, pregnant women and children with chronic illness in the UK are being urged to get vaccinated as the threat of the Australian ‘flu reaching our shores heightens.

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Superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive in cakes, juices and jams

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research.

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Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Three in four of us are concerned about the health of their partner - due to stress and lack of exercise, according to research.

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Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across our region has been revealed.

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Warwick Hospital.

Warwick Hospital cancel operations due to being under ‘extreme pressure’

Warwick Hospital has had to cancel operations due to being under ‘extreme pressure’.

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Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks really are fuelling the obesity epidemic - among both children and adults, according to new research.

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The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume a staggering 3.5 MILLION calories over a lifetime - in BOOZE alone, a study has found.

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From left Katie Bulmer-Cooke, awards ceremony host; Ed Russell, WCS Cares Director of Innovation and Delivery; Christine Asbury, WCS Cares CEO; Louise Goode, Home Manager (Drovers House, Rugby); Sam Spencer, Lifestyle Coach (Drovers House, Rugby); and Derek Breingan, Head of Health and Social Care Sector UK, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank PLC (awards sponsor).

Warwickshire care provider staff celebrating after winning two awards

Staff at a Warwickshire care provider are celebrating after scooping two industry awards at a recent ceremony.
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Nicki Scott with her daughter Izzy and Lucy Field with her daughter Evelyn-Mae.

Warwick mum’s dreams come true as she hits mammoth fundraising target

A Warwick mum’s dreams have come true after achieving her mammoth fundraising target.

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From left: Jayne Lavelle with Katrina Harris, SCBU Ward Manager

Kenilworth woman repays baby ward which looked after her son over Christmas with gifts

A Kenilworth woman has repaid the baby ward which looked after her son last year by donating gifts to families spending Christmas there.

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Midwives at Warwick Hospital.

Fundraising appeal for Warwick Hospital’s new birthing centre hits another milestone

The staff behind an appeal to help make a new maternity unit at Warwick Hospital a “home away from home” are celebrating another fundraising milestone.

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Poorly dog paw

Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

With temperatures dropping as low as -15C in some parts of the country this week, vets are warning pet owners to take extra caution during the cold spell with salt, grit and antifreeze proving fatal to pets.

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Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Hannah Deacon and her son Alfie Dingley

Cannabis treatment working wonders for Kenilworth schoolboy

A six-year-old Kenilworth boy whose life has been blighted by severe epilepsy has responded brilliantly to medical cannabis treatment in the Netherlands.
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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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