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Budget for Bond End gets £100,000 cash boost

A £100,000 cash boost has been added to the pot which will pay to improve congestion through Bond End in Knaresborough.

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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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Colleagues from the Trust and Imtech in the upgraded Plant Room. Picture: HDFT

Harrogate Hospital's £7 million refurb will save £15 million in 25 years

A £7 million investment in Harrogate District Hospital is estimated to produce more than £15 million in efficiency savings over the next 25 years.
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Source: Dementia Forward.

Raising awareness of dementia in our district

In May, preparation work to bring a £16 million ‘state of the art’ facility for people with mental ill-health, has started in Harrogate. The purpose built facility will largely relocate NHS mental health services from the Briary wing at Harrogate District Hospital to the development just off Beckwith Head Road.

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Staff at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust were not affected by the attack.

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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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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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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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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Storm on a teacake as chocolate spread found to contain 57 spoons of sugar

Storm on a teacake as chocolate spread found to contain 57 spoons of sugar

Chocolate spreads like Nutella contain over four times more sugar than nuts - with a staggering 57 teaspoons in a jar, warns a new report.

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VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on THEMSELVES, according to a new study.

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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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Stroke patients ignoring GP advice because of drug side effects

Stroke patients ignoring GP advice because of drug side effects

Some stroke patients are ignoring their GPs and stopping potentially life saving treatments such as statins because they suffer from minor side effects.

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Diabetics are being urged to check the label of the drinks and sweets they might use to help with hypos.

Diabetics urged to check fizzy drink and confectionery labels in wake of sugar tax changes

Diabetics must regularly check the labels of Lucozade, other fizzy drinks and confectionery in the wake of the Government’s sugar tax, warned experts.

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