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Healthy Living: Staying motivated running in winter

With the shorter and colder days, lacing up for a run might be the last thing you feel like doing.

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Proud team members and a patient from the Special Care Baby Unit at Harrogate District Hospital. Picture: HDFT

Harrogate Hospital Maternity Team gets Unicef Gold award

Harrogate District Hospital’s Maternity Unit has become only the second in the whole of the UK to be awarded Unicef’s Baby Friendly Initiative Gold Award.
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14 units a week is recommended to be consumed over three to five days

Healthy Living: Cut down on alcohol before Christmas

As the festive season approaches the glasses of prosecco and pints of beer are starting to flow.

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A petition has been launched and a formal investigation is due to be conducted over the provision of mental health services in the Harrogate District.

Lib Dems launch petition over Harrogate NHS mental health and dental services

A petition has been launched and a formal investigation is due to be conducted, over the state of in-patient mental health provisions in the Harrogate District.

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The walking netball team

Healthy living: Keep fit by playing netball with a twist

A group of pioneering women have set up Harrogate’s first walking netball club and they are inviting others to join.

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Healthy living: Beat the winter blues with exercise

Healthy living: Beat the winter blues with exercise

With winter creeping closer, a new innovative fitness and gym class is aiming to boost people’s mood in the colder months.

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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust are consulting on launching an NHS owned 'commercial arm' to the Trust.

Harrogate Hospital consult on plans to launch NHS-owned company

Plans to launch an NHS-owned company to run the estates and facilities at Harrogate District Hospital have this week been proposed to staff in a consultation.
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Tips for a healthier Halloween party

Tips for a healthier Halloween party

Halloween is creeping up on us and that means pumpkins, scary costumes and trick or treat.
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Clinical Lead and Consultant in Emergency Medicine Dr. Matt Shepherd with some of the members of the A&E team, Sister Kirstie Fitt, Dr. Jennifer Lockwood, Dr. Nas Malik, Dr. Kanwal Uzair, Registered Nurse Katie Stockdale, Clinical Practitioner Darran Miller and Dr. Helen Law. (1710245AM1)

Harrogate Hospital rated among BEST IN ENGLAND for A&E and cancer care

Patients needing emergency medical attention at Harrogate District Hospital have rated the care they received as the best in the country.
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Outgoing Chair, Sandra Dodson. Picture: Adrian Murray

Farewell Sandra! Harrogate Hospital says goodbye to Chair after nine years

The well-known and loved Chairman at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has reflected on the memories she’ll “never forget” after serving the Trust for a total of nearly two decades.

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Dr Barbara Hibbert, former Harrogate school teacher and cancer blogger. Picture: Yorkshire Cancer Research

Meet the inspirational Harrogate teacher defying her terminal diagnosis

Former Harrogate teacher, Dr Barbara Hibbert is defying the odds.

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Watch: Year 7 students at Harrogate High School learn how to save a life

Year 7 students at Harrogate High School have joined some 25,000 other schoolchildren across the country for a lesson that could save someone's life.

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Endoscopy Suite Manager, Lorraine Dyson shows where the new unit will stand this time next year. Picture: Adrian Murray

Construction starts on new £7 million Endoscopy Unit at Harrogate District Hospital

Work to deliver a brand new £7 million Endoscopy Suite at Harrogate District Hospital is now underway.

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Harrogate Hospital joins in to set world record number of people performing CPR

Staff and volunteers at Harrogate Hospital have taken part in a world record attempt to help the Royal College of Emergency Medicine celebrate the 50th anniversary of the medical speciality.

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Interesting ingredients are on the menu at local restaurants

Interesting ingredients are on the menu at local restaurants

‘Feel good’ food & drink chain Filmore & Union has launched a new Autumn menu which introduces a ‘health-inspired neighbourhood dining’ concept found in cities like London and San Francisco, to its Yorkshire restaurants.

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Angela Schofield, incoming Chair of HDFT. Picture: HDFT

Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust says hello to new Chair

The new Chairman of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has said she is 'delighted' to be joining a 'high performing' and 'successful' team.

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The new Air Quality Action Plan will include all four AQMAs declared across the district.

Work to start on 'action plan' to improve Harrogate District air quality

Work is set to begin on an action plan to improve air quality across the Harrogate District following the declaration of two new Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA).

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COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

It would be borderline bad taste to say I’d never heard of tinnitus before my diagnosis.

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Whether you are a business or an individual, Maggie's Yorkshire needs your help

We are calling on the people of Yorkshire to get behind the creation of the country's first Maggie's Centre.

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'If there had been a Maggie’s in Leeds I could have gone there, had someone to talk to and feel safe. You cannot put a price on that.'

Yorkshire is the biggest county in Britain not to have a Maggie's Centre... something which cancer patient Harriet Dow is delighted to have put right.

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