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NHS systems across Harrogate District still restricted following cyber-attack

NHS staff across the Harrogate District are still under strict regulations following the wide scale cyber-attack to ensure patient data is not compromised.

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The Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Barry Dodd, with Mrs Dodd, CEO Dementia Forward, Jill Quinn and Valerie Armitage

Major benefactor behind Harrogate District's new dementia support hub

A major benefactor with links to both Knaresborough and Ripon has bought and donated a building specifically for the benefit of people living with dementia across the district.

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NHS services across the country have been hit by a cyber-attack.

BREAKING: NHS services across Harrogate District react to national cyber-attack

Harrogate District Hospital has restricted staff use of the internet and 'isolated' themselves as a precaution against a national cyber-attack on NHS systems.

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Research suggests that regular use of painkillers can raise heart attack risk.

Taking common painkillers such as ibuprofen for just a week 'raises heart attack risk'

People who "self-medicate" by taking over the counter painkillers should take heed of new research warning they can increase the risk of a heart attack, say family doctors.
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Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Plans to cut the number of hospital beds in Yorkshire would be "unsafe", official papers suggest.
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Expert tips to prevent sunburn

With summer fast approaching experts are urging parents to make sure they are ready to protect their child’s skin against harmful UV rays.

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ROUND OF THANKS: Handing over the money at last years golf tournament, from left, Kevin Porter (former GP), Richard Maltby, Professor Giles Toogood, Simon Ambrose (retired bowel surgeon).

Leeds cancer survivor’s round of thanks

Cancer survivor Richard Maltby – who has raised £114,000 for charity over the past 14 years – is aiming to boost funds with his 15th annual golf challenge in July.

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Hospices launch care scheme

Hospices launch care scheme

Boston Spa-based Martin House Children’s Hospice and York-based St Leonard’s Hospice have joined forces to offer a brand new model of care for young adults in Yorkshire.

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Historic role for Harrogate District Hospital nurse

Historic role for Harrogate District Hospital nurse

A nurse at Harrogate District Hospital has become the first respiratory nurse - and the first woman - to be appointed president of the Yorkshire Thoracic Society (YTS).

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How do you rate the services at your GP?

Listed: How does your GP rank up in the Harrogate District?

A patient survey across the NHS has revealed how residents rate the services at the 17 doctors surgeries across the Harrogate District.
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Staff from Techbuyer with Charlie Hodgson, Care Assistant (far left) with little Max (patient). Picture: David Fisher HDFT

Eggs-citing deliveries for children's ward at Harrogate Hospital

Children on Woodlands ward at Harrogate District Hospital have had some eggs-citing deliveries in the run up to Easter.

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Pharmacies are open over the Easter weekend.

Warning: NHS England issues advice over bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill launches £500K Beyond The Treatment cancer appeal

Olympic golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill had a blast today launching a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal to improve the experiences of cancer patients in the region.
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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill has a blast launching cancer appeal

Sheffield's Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis Hill is having a blast since she retired from sport as she proved at the launch of a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal.
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People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

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Swimmer Karen McMillan-Jones with Yorkshire Cancer Reserch's Louise Robinson and Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym in Harrogate deputy general manager Tom Woollard.

Karen completes charity challenge to swim length of English Channel in Harrogate!

Karen McMillan Jones, a 55-year-old breast cancer patient from Harrogate has finished her challenge to swim the length of the English Channel for charity.
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NHS staff across Harrogate District are some of the most engaged throughout the healthcare system. Picture: HDFT

NHS staff across Harrogate District thanked for 'hard work' following shining survey result

NHS staff across the Harrogate District have been thanked for their tireless efforts in light of a work satisfaction survey which found employees to be the most engaged throughout Yorkshire.
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Couple’s career change to create Yorkshire ‘super’ tea

Couple’s career change to create Yorkshire ‘super’ tea

Husband and wife team James and Jade Dawson gave up good jobs in Dubai to create a ‘super tea’. Catherine Scott reports.

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The cafe will change over to the trust on June 30 this year.

Volunteers left feeling 'bitter' after change to Harrogate Hospital charity cafe

Dedicated volunteers have been left feeling ‘bitter’ after they were told the cafe at Harrogate District Hospital will be taken out of the hands of the charity which has run it for nearly a decade.

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Yorkshire firefighters could be told to hand out health advice

Firefighters in rural areas of Yorkshire could be asked to treat heart attack victims and give advice on on how to stop smoking as part of plans to reduce demand on the region’s over-stretched health services.

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