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Family with a rare condition urges people to trust instinct

A doctor whittled down 5,000 possible skin conditions to solve a mystery that has changed a family’s life – and now they want to help others.

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Katy Stafford and Diane Hull

Local nurses star in new NHS recruitment video

Mental health nurses from across Hampshire and Sussex are starring in a new recruitment film for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

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Millions of British workers shy away from discussing mental health with colleagues

Millions of British workers shy away from discussing mental health with colleagues

Millions of British workers would shy away from discussing mental health issues with colleagues amid a fear they could jeopardise their career, it has emerged.

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Staff from the Royal Alex and TMBU enjoy the celebrations at the Rockinghorse 50th Anniversary Ball (Photograph: Stephen Johnson Photography)

Children's charity hits half a million at gala event

A Sussex children's charity has raised £500,000 in its 50th year, after a final fundraising push at its anniversary ball.
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Free flu jabs for those high at risk

Free flu jabs for those high at risk

The NHS is calling on people to roll up their sleeves and get protected against seasonal flu.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex clinic aims to improve the lives of OCD sufferers

A clinic in Sussex is helping people who suffer with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) to regain control over their lives.

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PICTURES AND VIDEO: Brighton 'hit-and-run'

Police continue to investigate an alleged hit-and-run outside the Ladies Mile pub in Brighton last night.

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Smoking at work: what are your rights and what can your boss do to help you quit?

Smoking at work: what are your rights and what can your boss do to help you quit?

It’s likely your boss wouldn’t think twice if you stepped away from the desk to make a quick cup of tea but if you’re a smoker and taking regular breaks your habit could be costing your employer time and money.

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Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Following news that the South Downs is regarded as ‘high risk’ when it comes to Lyme disease we look at what it is and the symptoms.

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Supermarket pulls chocolate from shelves due to contamination

Bars of chocolate from Waitrose have been pulled from the shelves because they may contain plastic bits.

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Men are the super heroes in Y front Run

Men of all ages proudly displayed their pants in the park when they took part in the annual Y-Front Run.

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Twins are set to take part in park Fun Run to help diabetes charity

Six year old Arthur Jenkinson and his twin sister Dusty from St Leonards on Sea will take part in the first ever Hastings One Fun Run for JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity.

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Get electric blanket tested free of charge

As the cold weather spreads across the country through the Autumn and Winter, many people will be dusting off their electric blankets ready for use. But be careful, don’t risk a fire. Electric blankets account for over 5,000 fires a year in the home.

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Biscuit recall

Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled its own brand of Cookie and Cream biscuits because of allergy fears.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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New patient transport service provider misses key targets

Sussex’s new patient transport service provider has missed key performance targets in its first three months.

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VIDEO: Why should you donate your organs?

The NHS is urging people to talk about organ donation and help combat the ‘deadly shortage’ that currently exists.

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One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

8.4 million Britons take just one shower per week, according to new research into the hygiene habits of UK adults.

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Thousands turn out to beat street

Thousands of people have been pounding the pavements over the past seven weeks taking part in Beat the Street.

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