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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines starting this month.
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Elderly people are targeted for abuse in the Eastwood area, according to the findings of Nottinghamshire County Council.

Hundreds of elderly people abused in Broxtowe

More than 300 reports of abuse of elderly people in the Eastwood and Kimberley area were reported during 2017/18, shock, new statistics have revealed.

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Pollen counts are set to soar for the next few weeks

‘Pollen bomb’ set to hit Notts causing three weeks of hayfever misery

Hayfever sufferers in Nottinghamshire are set for three weeks of hayfever misery with a huge ‘pollen bomb’ set to hit Britain.

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The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month

The NHS will be banning free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot by the end of this month.

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The safety message that was promoted by the MPQC.

Workers urged to take responsibility for safety

An organisation based in Eastwood has urged workers to put the emphasis on safety in potentially dangerous jobs that could lead to accidents and even fatalities.

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Special guest, Coun Tony Harper, addresses the audience at the event, in front of singers who took part. (PHOTO BY: Reg Lowe, Beauvale Photographic Society)

Eastwood on the world stage for evening of song and music

It’s not often that Eastwood performs on the world stage. But that’s what happened at a joyous musical event to support people with dementia.

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Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Snow and ice have been forecast next week

A danger to life: How cold will it get as the Beast from the East arrives in Notts?

The Beast from the East is on its way towards Britain and forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening temperatures after issuing a weather alert for Notts.

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COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

This week we take a look at severe allergic reactions.

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VIDEO: Notts dad becomes one of UK's youngest Alzheimer's sufferers - aged just 30

A Nottinghamshire dad has become one of Britain's youngest Alzheimer's victims after being diagnosed at the age of 30.
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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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The map shows the worst affected areas of the country.

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas in Nottinghamshire worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across Nottinghamshire has been revealed.

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Today is the most popular day of the year to conceive

Today is 'National Baby Making Day' - most popular day to conceive

Today (Tuesday January 2) is National Baby-Making Day - when millions of young couples will be having sex in the hope of falling pregnant and giving birth to a September baby.
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Are you taking part in Dry January?

People in the Midlands not giving up booze for January

People in the Midlands are among the least likely in the UK to give up drink this month.
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Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies will be open over Christmas?

Which Nottinghamshire pharmacies are open on New Year’s Day?

Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed on New Year’s Day.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

Yesterday we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Newly released research shows nearly two-thirds of people in the East Midlands don’t know what to do if a loved one’s heart stops beating.

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