Screening arranged for pupils after infectious disease tuberculosis confirmed in school by Public Health England

Screening of school pupils for tuberculosis are to be arranged after a student contracted the infectious disease, Public Health England have confirmed.

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Meningitis B vaccine available again at Boots

Relief as chemists get renewed stock of life-saving meningitis vaccine

A leading UK health charity has welcomed news that a vaccine against the potentially deadly meningitis is again available on the high street.

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App developed to promote donation

The Organ Donation Committee at Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has launched a brand new app to promote organ donation.

The site of the new surgery

Green light for super surgery at ‘fallow’ site

Construction of a new super surgery in Peterborough has been given the green light.

Leonard du Pisanie

Peterborough man finds his voice after stroke left him unable to speak

A Peterborough man left unable to speak after a severe stroke is finding his voice again.

Bretton Water Park undergoing a cleansing operation previously ENGEMN00120130508161811

Bretton Water Park shut after antibiotic resistant pathogen found in water

Bretton Water Park has been closed today after an antibiotic resistant pathogen which can cause serious illnesses in humans was discovered in the water.

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Bea Cadman, 12, from Stamford

Stamford schoolgirl’s speech helps challenge perceptions of deaf children

A schoolgirl who defied the odds after being born totally deaf by learning to hear and speak as clearly as her peers has given a speech at the House of Commons.

Pippa and Molly both caught Alabama Rot, but Pippa sadly died. NNL-160615-113253001

Deadly flesh-eating dog disease continues to spread across the UK

Pet owners across the UK are being warned that a deadly disease affecting dogs is continuing to spread across the UK.

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Meet Fenland’s fitness superstars, aged 87 and 94

Meet Fenland’s fitness superstars, aged 87 and 94

Two Fenland seniors have a spring in their step after becoming superstar members of Fenland District Council’s New Vision Fitness leisure centres.

NHS news.

New website to help children and young people in Peterborough tackle mental health issues

A new website is launched to help children and young people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough tackle mental health issues.

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Matthew set to cycle 100 miles for Peterborough City Hospital unit

A cyclist from Stamford is taking part in a sponsored 100-mile ride to help a hospital buy a new ultrasound scanner.

Jacob Bannister at Burghley House

Jacob wins his battle with the ‘blood goblin’ at Burghley House

Six-year-old Jacob Bannister celebrated winning his battle against leukaemia with a spectacular photoshoot at Burghley House.

Band members Geoff Lovell, Pete Glover, Jack Thomas, Dave Cupit and Graham Seal with Jack and Ava Rickard

Hometown Rock and Roll Band reunites to help Jack Rickard

A rock band renowned for its charity work came out of retirement to raise money for six-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Jack Rickard.

Stewart Jackson MP's Westminster Life column in the Peterborough Telegraph -

Merger is NHS price worth paying

Last week’s news that the hospital trusts at Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough City Hospital are to merge from next year, seems to be about bowing to the inevitable, given their circumstances.

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Peterborough City Hospital

Half of A&E patients not emergency cases

Nearly half of patients to Peterborough City Hospital’s Emergency Department over the past year were discharged with no further treatment required.

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Woman in critical condition after collapsing in March

Woman in critical condition after collapsing in March

A woman who collapsed in March this afternoon, Wednesday June 1, is in a critical but stable condition.

Tommee Tippee baby cups withdrawn over child illness fears

Tommee Tippee baby cups withdrawn over child illness fears

Tommee Tippee is recalling items from its Sippee Cup range following reports of children falling ill after drinking from them.

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Wentworth Croft nursing home, Bretton EMN-140612-185501009

Care home placed in special measures

A Peterborough care home has been rated as ‘inadequate’ with residents “placed at risk.”

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Warning over big brand ‘once-a-day’ sunscreens that don’t last all day

Warning over big brand ‘once-a-day’ sunscreens that don’t last all day

Sunseekers are being warned about the use of ‘once-a-day’ sunscreens, following a new report.

Peterborough City Hospital EMN-141118-141246009

Thousands of Peterborough patients could have avoided A&E trip

More than a third of patients visiting A&E in Cambridgeshire could have used other services, reducing pressure at hospitals, it has been revealed.

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