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Overweight people and smokers to be denied surgery for six months in four Yorkshire hospitals

Obese people and smokers in the East Riding are to be denied non-life threatening surgery for six months.

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Filey Methodist Church.

Sight loss the topic of special event at Methodist Church

An event aimed at raising awareness of the most common cause of sight loss in the UK is taking place in Filey next week.

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Reports of abuse have risen by 85% in Scarborough

Shock figures: rise in physical assaults on hospital staff

Physical assaults on medical staff at scarborough Hospital have almost trebled in recent years, exclusive figures reveal.

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The 2 million funding will see recruitment of GPs from overseas over the next three years.

New funds to boost GP numbers in Scarborough

Overseas doctors are to be brought across Scarborough and Ryedale as part of a £2million drive to fill a “gap” in the number of GPs in the region.

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Some staff based at Scarborough Hospital will be affected by a change in contract for community services.

Three bids announced to provide community services in Scarborough and Ryedale

Three organisations are bidding for an £80million contract to provide adult community services in Scarborough and Ryedale, the area's clinical commissioning group has confirmed.
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Community nurses could be affected by a contract change for community services in Scarborough and Ryedale.

Hospital trust to stop running Scarborough community health services

As many as 240 NHS staff who provide treatment from cancer information to fast response are at risk despite the health trust saying changes in their contract would not be best for patients of the area.

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Around 220 maintenance staff at Scarborough Hospital are fearing for their futures.

Scarborough Hospital job fears as latest cutbacks loom

Hospital chiefs have sparked job fears among hundreds of Scarborough workers after confirming the trust is exploring setting up a new company to provide maintenance services.

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Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

Terminally-ill football fan Bradley Lowery was visited by his "best friend" Jermain Defoe after his family threw him a party.
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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Toby and Bradley smiling

Youngsters' plight leads family to help others at hospital

A second life-saving machine is now helping Scarborough newborns and their families after a couple’s campaign sparked by their own traumatic experience raised £7,000.

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Healthwatch in North Yorkshire and York urge NHS national bodies to put patient safety before money.

Scarborough and Bridlington hospitals facing "significant cost reductions"

A health watchdog has said that the organisations which run Scarborough and Bridlington hospitals needs to make "significant cost reductions".
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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Bradley Lowery with his mother, Gemma.

Bradley Lowery 'super excited' about Scarborough holiday

Six-year-old football mascot Bradley Lowery is "super excited" about taking a family holiday to Scarborough.
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Harewood House care home remains in special measures following its latest CQC inspection.

Scarborough care home deemed ‘inadequate’ by health watchdog

A Scarborough residential home remains in special measures with staff being told improvements are needed to protect the people they care for.

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NHS cyber attacks: Operations and appointments cancelled at some Yorkshire hospitals

Operations and appointments at some hospitals in Yorkshire have been cancelled after the international cyber attack targeted NHS trusts.
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Cyber security experts investigating after malware attack on Yorkshire NHS organisations

Cyber security experts are investigating a nationwide attack on IT systems which has targeted at least 16 NHS organisations.
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Yorkshire patients warned 'only to attend A&E if emergency' after hospital IT systems targeted by suspected cyber attack

Patients in Yorkshire have been warned not to attend A&E unless it's an emergency as NHS systems appear to have been targeted by a suspected cyber attack.

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Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

A hospital trust in Yorkshire is among a series across the country that appear to have been targeted by a suspected attempted cyber attack.

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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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