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Men and women alike urged to be more ‘Breast Aware’

Did you know that more women are being diagnosed with breast cancer than any other cancer in the UK?

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Zambian villagers and a clinician celebrate the success of The Virtual Doctors

Telemedicine service set for expansion

Smartphones are saving lives in Africa, thanks to a clinical app provided by a small charity with a base in Shoreham.

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Home-Start works to give children the best possible start in life

Home-Start launches a winter campaign

A charity providing help and support for families is launching a winter campaign to raise funds.

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Free services are offered to help patients with managing the effects of cancer

Volunteer therapists sought by hospitals

Qualified complementary therapists are sought to support a free hospital service for patients affected by cancer.
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From broken bones to new beginnings

From broken bones to new beginnings

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
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VIDEO: Counselling service relaunches

A long-standing counselling service has been relaunched under a new name, to reflect the scope of its work.

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A busy Coffee, Cake Info and Networking event, organised by the West Sussex Parent Carer Forum earlier this year. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170815-8

Relaxed coffee and cake meetings are helping to empower parents

When Lindsey Butterfield’s son was diagnosed with autism, she did not know where to go for information and support.

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Kate Henwood is joining forces with Breast Cancer Care to call on the government and the NHS for better care, as part of Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Secondary, not second rate campaign

Support is vital for people diagnosed with secondary breast cancer.

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VIDEO: Sight support event in Worthing

Today is World Sight Day and South Street Square in Worthing is buzzing with information.

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VIDEO: Children learn heart safety from family’s heartbreak

A mum’s heartbreaking loss of her son has inspired her to teach children about how dangerous one punch can be.

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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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Over-65s urged to get their free flu jab

People aged 65 and over across West Sussex are being urged to get the free flu jab to protect themselves and others from flu this winter.

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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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Irena Beresford-Theurer from The Boulevard, Worthing, has passed away aged 76. Better known as 'Olga', she worked until she was 75, spending 50 years caring for people.

‘Unique’ nurse who retired at 75 has passed away

A nurse who spent half a century caring for people has passed away.

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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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New fund launched to end mental health stigma

A new fund is launching today to coincide with World Mental Health Day.

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VIDEO: Mental health awareness week launches

More than 50 organisations are taking part in Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week, making it the biggest yet.

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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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Sussex OCD Clinic Team

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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