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Revealed: The best Harrogate GP surgeries according to NHS rankings

The best performing GP surgeries in the Harrogate District have been revealed, following ratings by NHS choices based on whether patients would recommend the service to others.

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L-R; Jill Young, Operations Director, Vida Healthcare, Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, James Rycroft, Managing Director, Vida Healthcare, Bernadette Mossman, Healthcare Director, Vida Healthcare, Chris Rycroft, Chairman, Vida Healthcare, Brian De Vere, Yorkshire Bank, Mark Rycroft

'Outstanding' start for specialist dementia care home in Pannal

The Managing Director of a Harrogate care home for people living with dementia, has praised his staff after the Care Quality Commission rated the service as ‘outstanding’.

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HDFT Staff L-R: Care Support Worker,  Zuzana Bullova, Macmillan Specialist Haematology Nurse, Lesley Wright, Sister, Lucy Addyman and Staff Nurse Nicky McKeown with Pam and Ted Higgins.
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Meet Pam and Ted, who have been visiting Harrogate hospital every week for four years

Thousands of patients pass through the doors of Harrogate District Hospital on a monthly basis.

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Family in running for Tommy’s Award

Family in running for Tommy’s Award

An inspirational family who suffered a devastating loss have been shortlisted for a national award.

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Over 200 members vote against NHS company plans by Harrogate Trust

Over 200 union members at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust have voted overwhelmingly against plans by the Trust to set up a private company.

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Meet NHS pilot team who 'empower' Harrogate hospital patients to go home

Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust employs over 2,000 people within its hospital and some 1,000 more in the community.

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Over £12 million paid out by Harrogate NHS Trust in medical negligence in last five years

More than £12 million has been paid out by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust for medical negligence claims in the last five years.

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Harrogate mum speaks out against mental health services after son found dead

A bereaved mother has spoken out against Harrogate’s ‘terrible drugs problem’ following an inquest into her son’s death, and said that “the system really let him down”.
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Watch: Harrogate 4-year-old George thanks the rescued NHS service which 'saved his life'

A Harrogate mum has praised the work of a recently-saved NHS service, explaining that the unit 'saved her son's life' after he was born with only half a heart.
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Inquest: Man, 58, dies of surgical complication at Harrogate District Hospital

The family of a 58-year-old man have described him as a ‘loved’ and ‘lovely person’ in an inquest which concluded he died from a complication of surgery at Harrogate District Hospital.

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Dog owners worried after fake report of Alabama rot case in North Yorkshire

A reported case of the deadly canine disease Alabama rot in North Yorkshire appears to be a social media scam.

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The Day Surgery Unit Team at HDFT.

Meet Harrogate's Day Surgery Team - who make patients feel like individuals

The Advertiser has launched a new campaign today backed by Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust to publicly recognise the valuable work of dedicated NHS staff in Harrogate.

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Unions warn of 'industrial action' against plans by Harrogate NHS Trust

Members of three joint trade unions working within Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) have been asked to vote on plans for the Trust to set up a private company.

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Harriers take strides to improve mental wellbeing

Harriers take strides to improve mental wellbeing

Tadcaster Harriers running club are once again supporting wellbeing through running with a runandtalk event on February 1.

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Clova House could close as soon as the end of the month.

Anger and shock at sudden decision to close Ripon care home

The sudden decision to close a care home in Ripon has created anger and shock among the relatives of residents.

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Hospital CDC Team. Louise Haigh with her team Stephanie Carter, Sarah Mansbridge, Dr. Sobia Bilal, Christine Wade, Rowena Fellingham. Anita Lindsay and Sharon White.

Harrogate's health heroes: Meet the child therapists who change lives

The Advertiser has launched a new campaign today backed by Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust to publicly recognise the valuable work of dedicated NHS staff in Harrogate.

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Members of the Harrogate club

Healthy Living: New Harrogate running group for all abilities

Athletics club and charity, Fitmums and Friends is launching its newest club in Harrogate.

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Will McGivern, Liam Lee, Sarah Jordan and Rupert Vann-Alexander.

Harrogate gym-goers hope for strong success in powerlifting competition

A team of three Harrogate gym-goers are hoping for success in a regional powerlifting competition at the end of January.

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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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Patients diverted to Harrogate as NHS struggles in winter pressures

Patients from areas on the west side of York are being redirected to Harrogate in a bid to help relieve winter pressures within the NHS.

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