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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Peterborough gym set to relocate due to noise created by free weights

A gym in Peterborough will move to a new premises due to the noise created by people using free weights.

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VIDEO: Peterborough’s mental health trust slammed by watchdog over death of anorexic woman and inadequate investigation

A young woman’s death from anorexia was an “avoidable tragedy” that would have been prevented had the NHS, including Peterborough’s mental health trust, provided appropriate care and treatment, a damning report has concluded.
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St John Ambulance crews will be given the highest civic honour in Peterborough

Top honour for St John Ambulance service in Peterborough after 113 years service

Peterborough’s St John Ambulance service is set to receive the freedom of the city for helping thousands of people in their 113 year history.

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Unique Employment Services cheque pres to the Amazon Ward at City Hospital. L to R are  Natalie Smith,   Jackie Jones, Tyrone Hedman, Chantelle Freshwater,  Sharon Daniels, Charlotte Batty, Nicola Wright, Jayne Rootham and Dr Louisa Thompson. EMN-171117-114901009

Recruiters give smiles at hospital

There were two thousand reasons to smile at the Amazon Ward at Peterborough City Hospital after a recruitment agency handed over a cheque to staff.

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New nurses give hospital boost

Dozens of new nurses will start at Peterborough City Hospital in the new year - after a successful campaign recruited them from thousands of miles away.

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Public invited to health meeting

Patients are invited to the next Governing Body Meeting in public of NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

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Jill Normington

Top award for Peterborough woman who has helped thousands

A Peterborough woman who has worked tirelessly to help thousands of people suffering from Parkinson’s has been recognised with a top award.

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Man in critical condition after collapsing in Peterborough

Man in critical condition after collapsing in Peterborough

A man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after collapsing in Lincoln Road in Peterborough.

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Retired Peterborough dentist who gave £1 million to charity is honoured

A retired Peterborough dentist who gave £1million to charity has been honoured at the ‘Oscars of the private banking world.’

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Peterborough hospital staff go to the top of the class

Hospital staff have gone to the top of the class - and celebrated at a Peterborough graduation ceremony.

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Scarlet Fever rash. Photo: NHS

What parents need to look for as cases of Scarlet Fever reaches 50-year high in England

Scarlet fever hit its highest level in England for 50 years, with more than 17,000 cases reported in 2016 - research in the Lancet shows.

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Wayne Fitzgerald

Optimism for care contract

Improvements have been promised under a new adult social care contract after the current deal was labelled “not good enough” by Peterborough City Council’s deputy leader.

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REVEALED: Silliest reasons people have attended Peterborough A&E as patients urged to think before attending hospital

A nicely healed cut with a scab on it, a sore throat, and toothache are just some of the conditions that have been seen at Peterborough and Cambridgeshire’s accident and emergency departments in the past few months and, as winter approaches, NHS health chiefs are reminding residents to use the right NHS service for their problem.
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The Cavell Centre, Peterborough.

More senior nurses on mental health wards

More senior nurses are being employed on mental health wards in Peterborough after an inquest found neglect contributed to the death of a grandmother who set herself on fire.

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Suicide rates in the city coming down

The suicide rate in Peterborough is coming down, according to a new report.

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BUDGET: Millions of pounds needed to cope with rising demand for social care in Peterborough

Millions of pounds are needed to cope with the rising demand for adult social care in Peterborough.

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Peterborough resident Jason Sharpe with professional BSL interpreter Anna Baker

Peterborough man left in 'confusing and dangerous situation' in A&E as Healthwatch calls for better information for people with disabilities

Peterborough resident Jason Sharpe found himself in a confusing and dangerous situation when he had to go to A&E with a lung condition, because he is deaf and uses British Sign Language.

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The Cavell Centre, Peterborough.

Cambridgeshire mental health trust disputes NSPCC claims it is ‘turning away’ children

A Cambridgeshire mental health trust has disputed claims from the NSPCC that it is ‘turning away’ children.

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The Cavell Centre, Peterborough.

Trust says lessons will be learnt after woman set her self on fire in Peterborough mental health ward

The trust which runs the Peterborough mental health ward where a woman died after setting herself on fire have said they have ‘strengthened procedures to prevent similar incidents happening in the future.

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