Young Harrogate boy gets his Christmas wheelchair wish as town's generosity shines through

Harrogate’s Felix Williams is set to receive the “perfect Christmas gift” after a charity’s goodwill meant he could finally secure his long-awaited self-propelling wheelchair.
Left to right: Keith Davies, Kerry Waddington, Janice Davies and family pet Billie.

Harrogate woman's epic charity swim in memory of loving partner

A Harrogate woman whose partner died suddenly has bid to raise awareness of the life threatening condition to prevent others from going through the same experience.
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Pictured from left are Matron Steph Davis, Freemans Provincial Grand Master, Rt W. David Pratt; A&E Charge Nurse David Haggart; Chairman of West Riding Masonic Charities Jack Pigott and Staff Nurse Peter Monks

Child patient in Harrogate receives charity's 100,000th teddy

A young patient at Harrogate District Hospital has become the 100,000th child to receive a teddy bear in a charitable scheme to ease the suffering of child hospital patients.

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Five year old Felix Williams with mum Sarah. picture : Adrian Murray (1609206AM1)

Harrogate boy devastated after hopes of promised new wheelchair dashed

A Harrogate boy suffering from a life-limiting neurological condition has been left “devastated” after his hopes of a promised self-propelling wheelchair were dashed.
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Dr Ros Tolcher

Harrogate and Distritct Hospital highlighted for "best practice" in Parliamentary Review

Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) has been singled out as an example of “industry best practice” in the 2015/16 healthcare edition of The Parliamentary Review.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
Newly refurbished treatment room at the Baths.

Major refurb for Harrogate Turkish Baths and Spa

Visitors to the award-winning Turkish Baths in Harrogate will notice a change to the serene surroundings of the spa interior, following a major refurbishment.

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Jo Beagley, her husband Rob and their two boys. Picture: Carl Summerscales

Harrogate mother-of-two blogs battle with cancer to promote awareness

A mother-of-two has described fearing for her life when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, in a bid to support gynaecological cancer awareness month.
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Sandra Dodson.

Showcase event gives behind the scenes view of District NHS Trust

Patients and visitors will have the opportunity to see behind the scenes of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and examine the care provided to the local community.

Amanda Walker pictured at Irwin Mitchell. Picture by Simon Hulme

NHS Trust agrees to six figure pay-out for Knaresborough mum after miscarriage operation led to dislocated jaw

A mum who went into hospital for a routine procedure after miscarrying her twins has been awarded a six-figure pay out after ending up with a dislocated jaw and a long legal battle.


Unprecedented demand on health services prompts ‘difficult choices’

Health chiefs in part of North Yorkshire say they will need to evaluate every service they commission to plug a growing shortfall in its budget amid “unprecedented” demand.

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IVF treatment preparation

Hope for couples after Yorkshire IVF research success

THOUSANDS of couples could be given new hope of having a baby with the launch of groundbreaking research into fertility treatment in Yorkshire.

Staff from the Community dental team L-R; Christine Harding, Team Leader Lydia Gall, Head of service for North Yorkshire, Lesley Horton, Oral Health Nurse Chris Batty and Specialist Consutant Caroline Graham

Meeting the teams rated 'outstanding' at Harrogate district NHS trust

Breaking down the Harrogate and District CQC report by department, five teams were recognised for their particular efforts going over and above to provide the best possible care.

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CEO Ros Tolcher and the leaders of the departments which were rated outstanding.

Harrogate district NHS Trust rated 'outstanding' for care

A major report has rated Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust as ‘good’ overall and ‘outstanding’ for care following the hospital’s first official inspection by the health watchdog.

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Tad vs Mountain team after 3 Peaks challenge (s)

Heroic Tadcaster team battle gruelling mountains in memory of Sonny Lang

A brave team of Sonny Lang’s closest friends are taking on a series of gruelling mountain challenges to raise money for St James’ Hospital.

Charles Holden (91) of Ilkley, West Yorkshire, pictured with Professor Chris Raine

Hearing moment to be broadcast live on television

Cochlear implant patients from Bradford are to have the moment they can hear broadcast live on television. Catherine Scott reports.

Pokemon Go being played at the hospital - image courtesy of Harrogate NHS FT

Pokémon Go players warned not to enter wards at Harrogate Hospital

Pokémon Go users have been warned not to enter wards or clinical areas at Harrogate District Hospital whilst playing the popular mobile phone game.
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Tyler Robinson (s)

Harrogate pupil braves the shave for MacMillan Cancer Support

A brave New Park Primary School pupil has proved he’s a cut above the rest by shaving his hair off for Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Bardsey mourns death of popular Bingley Arms landlord Ged Sugden

Gerard Sugden (Ged), landlord of the Bingley Arms and one of Bardsey’s most iconic and well-loved figures, has died at the age of 59.


Slideshow: Can you spot yourself in our Leeds 10k picture gallery?

WERE you at the Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All Asda Foundation Leeds 10k?

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