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Volunteer therapists sought by hospitals

Qualified complementary therapists are sought to support a free hospital service for patients affected by cancer.
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A busy Coffee, Cake Info and Networking event, organised by the West Sussex Parent Carer Forum earlier this year. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170815-8

Relaxed coffee and cake meetings are helping to empower parents

When Lindsey Butterfield’s son was diagnosed with autism, she did not know where to go for information and support.

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Kate Henwood is joining forces with Breast Cancer Care to call on the government and the NHS for better care, as part of Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Secondary, not second rate campaign

Support is vital for people diagnosed with secondary breast cancer.

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VIDEO: Sight support event in Worthing

Today is World Sight Day and South Street Square in Worthing is buzzing with information.

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VIDEO: Children learn heart safety from family’s heartbreak

A mum’s heartbreaking loss of her son has inspired her to teach children about how dangerous one punch can be.

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Katy Stafford and Diane Hull

Local nurses star in new NHS recruitment video

Mental health nurses from across Hampshire and Sussex are starring in a new recruitment film for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

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Over-65s urged to get their free flu jab

People aged 65 and over across West Sussex are being urged to get the free flu jab to protect themselves and others from flu this winter.

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Millions of British workers shy away from discussing mental health with colleagues

Millions of British workers shy away from discussing mental health with colleagues

Millions of British workers would shy away from discussing mental health issues with colleagues amid a fear they could jeopardise their career, it has emerged.

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Irena Beresford-Theurer from The Boulevard, Worthing, has passed away aged 76. Better known as 'Olga', she worked until she was 75, spending 50 years caring for people.

‘Unique’ nurse who retired at 75 has passed away

A nurse who spent half a century caring for people has passed away.

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Staff from the Royal Alex and TMBU enjoy the celebrations at the Rockinghorse 50th Anniversary Ball (Photograph: Stephen Johnson Photography)

Children's charity hits half a million at gala event

A Sussex children's charity has raised £500,000 in its 50th year, after a final fundraising push at its anniversary ball.
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New fund launched to end mental health stigma

A new fund is launching today to coincide with World Mental Health Day.

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Sussex OCD Clinic Team

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex clinic aims to improve the lives of OCD sufferers

A clinic in Sussex is helping people who suffer with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) to regain control over their lives.

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PICTURES AND VIDEO: Brighton 'hit-and-run'

Police continue to investigate an alleged hit-and-run outside the Ladies Mile pub in Brighton last night.

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Smoking at work: what are your rights and what can your boss do to help you quit?

Smoking at work: what are your rights and what can your boss do to help you quit?

It’s likely your boss wouldn’t think twice if you stepped away from the desk to make a quick cup of tea but if you’re a smoker and taking regular breaks your habit could be costing your employer time and money.

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Councillor Ricky Bower

NHS bosses lag behind in securing healthcare upgrades as new developments increase pressure

NHS bosses are lagging behind in identifying improvements to under-pressure health facilities in the face of approval of hundreds of new homes.

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Jessica Smart from Goring with her sons Dexter and Casper. Picture: Sacco & Sacco Photography

New birth group pushes a more positive outlook

For most people, childbirth is seen as a painful means to a wonderful end – but a new group is trying to change that.

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Campaign launches to support smokers with stopping this October

Campaign launches to support smokers with stopping this October

Smokers will be given free support to stop this October.

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Roma Carter with her dog Chunk

Chunk the dog is helping mental health patients with their recovery

Meet Chunk the dog – the furry friend that is bringing calmness and laughter to mental health patients.

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Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Following news that the South Downs is regarded as ‘high risk’ when it comes to Lyme disease we look at what it is and the symptoms.

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