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Granddad who beat bowel cancer backs life-saving test

A grandfather of five whose life was saved by carrying out a simple cancer test has urged others to do the same.

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World Immunisation Week campaign urges parents to check their child is up to date with important vaccinations

Parents in West Sussex urged to check their child’s vaccinations are up-to-date

Almost 3,000 children in West Sussex are either missing key doses or have not been vaccinated at all, according to NHS England.

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COUNTY NEWS: Traders answer DIY SOS for Sussex family

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people across Sussex to help transform a family’s home.

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How do you think we should tackle the obesity crisis? Picture: Pixabay.

Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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Neal with staff Caitlin Sutterby and Hayley Edwards and his mother Janet. Picture: Derek Martin

Father’s world-record row for sick children

How long do you spend on the rowing machine at a time? Ten minutes? 20? Half an hour?

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Diamond Health and Fitness in Broadwater is our Gym of the Year 2017

Gym of the Year winner is a centre focused on females

Women-only gym Diamond Health and Fitness in Broadwater has won our Gym of the Year 2017 competition.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of 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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Ambulance service preparing for ‘very busy’ Easter weekend

Sussex’s ambulance service is preparing for a ‘very busy’ Easter bank holiday weekend with demand for paramedics expected to surge.

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Kate and Gordon Brine, members of the Worthing and district branch of Parkinson's UK, manning an information point

Parkinson’s awareness campaign calls for new treatment

‘We Won’t Wait’ is the message from people with Parkinson’s as they call for new and better treatments for the condition.

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Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start to worry about their appearance at the age of 12, a study has found.

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Homeowners have been issued advice ahead of the bank holiday weekends. Picture: St John Ambulance

COUNTY NEWS: DIY first aid advice ahead of bank holiday

St John Ambulance has issued DIY first aid advice ahead of the bank holiday weekends.

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Leanne Bothwick with her husband Danny and their son Oliver, 7. Picture: Derek Martin

Pain from sudden loss of a baby inspires press-up challenge

The sudden and tragic death of a baby in his family has spurred a Worthing man into a herculean challenge.

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Charlotte and William Parker with seven-month-old Lewis. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Parents’ little miracle ... and THREE more are on the way

A Sussex couple’s world was turned upside down when they were given the devastating news it was unlikely they would ever have children naturally.

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Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research.

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One upcoming event which may offer inspiration is Hats4Headway

New fundraising pack launched

Headway West Sussex, which helps those living with the effects of brain injury, has harnessed volunteer power to create and launch a new online fundraising pack.

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Revealed: the national NHS recruitment campaign to help tackle nursing crisis

The final article in a six-week campaign promoting the NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning group and run in conjunction with them

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Marianne Griffiths, the chief executive of the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hospital boss insists standards won’t slip by supporting troubled trust

The chief executive of the NHS trust which runs ‘outstanding’ hospitals in Chichester and Worthing has moved to reassure patients that taking on the leadership of a troubled neighbouring trust won’t impact services in West Sussex.

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Amanda Worne says she's over the moon to be chosen by TV show DIY SOS

COUNTY NEWS: DIY SOS to transform disabled mum’s cramped home

A woman left paralysed by an horrific accident is to have her home transformed on hit TV show DIY SOS.

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Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust premises at Hellingly. The trust has launched a recruitment drive for more nurses

‘Nursing crisis’ sparks recruitment drive

A ‘nursing crisis’ at an NHS trust running mental health and learning disabilities services in Sussex has sparked a national recruitment campaign.

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Amanda with her friend and eldest daughter Meg, marking the anniversary of her accident with a skydive

DIY SOS to transform disabled mum Amanda’s Yapton home

A woman left paralysed by an horrific accident is to have her home transformed on hit TV show DIY SOS.

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