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South Holland movie duo bring depression onto a cinema screen

A movie-making duo educated at two South Holland schools have brought the issues of stress and depression to the big screen.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Trust need new governors

New governors are wanted at the new North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. The trust will be formed when Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust and Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust combine on April 1.

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Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Appeal after teen gets rare cancer

The family of a teenage boy with a rare form of cancer is appealing for help to take him to America to receive vital treatment.

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Peterborough residents are having success quitting smoking

Peterborough smokers successful at kicking the habit

Peterborough smokers are stubbing out their cigarettes and kicking the habit faster than anywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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GP surgery was shut for three months

A GP practice was suspended from seeing patients for three months up until November last year due to concerns for patient safety.

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Peterborough and Stamford hospitals trust hit by 43% rise in business rates under new system

The trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital and Stamford Hospital will have to fork out more than £1 million more in business rates from April.

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Danielle McCulloch age 27 with her husband Matt age 27 and their two children Louis age 9 and Imogen age 5.

Peterborough mum’s life saved by getting married after doctor spots cancerous lump on her neck

Newly-wed Danielle McCulloch’s life was saved by an eagle-eyed medic who she bumped into while on honeymoon.

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Severe A&E pressures continue at Peterborough City Hospital as it gears up for snow forecast

Huge pressure on A&E in Peterborough has continued into a second week with no signs of an immediate let-up.

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Has Peterborough seen the last of the Coca-Cola Christmas truck? Campaigners call for tour to be banned

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour should be banned, public health experts say.

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NHS “wasting” millions prescribing overpriced gluten-free products

NHS “wasting” millions prescribing overpriced gluten-free products

The NHS spending millions of pounds prescribing gluten-free food products to coeliac sufferers is “a scandal”, according to family doctors.

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Cambridgeshire health chief welcomes Prime Minister’s mental health reforms but questions funding and care for long-term sufferers

A Cambridgeshire health chief has welcomed new mental health reforms announced by Theresa May but says questions over funding and care of long-term sufferers remain.

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Join new maternity forum

The Maternity Unit at Peterborough City Hospital is giving women and their partners the opportunity to help shape and improve maternity services.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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GP practice is still inadequate

A Peterborough GP practice remains in special measures despite being re-inspected by the Care Quality Commission.

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New name chosen for trust which runs Peterborough and Stamford hospitals after public vote

The public has chosen a new name for the trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital and Stamford Hospital.

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Peterborough City Hospital remains on Critical Internal Incident status for third day

Peterborough City Hospital remains on Critical Internal Incident status for the third day running due to the high pressure on emergency care.

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