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Warnings over Amazon toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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How the Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is coping this winter

NHS England is publishing data each week which documents how each hospital trust is coping with the winter crisis based on key indicators.

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Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

The number of hospital admissions in West Sussex for patients with drug related mental health issues has increased by a fifth in the last four years.

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Natalie Cleverly will be volunteering in Tamil Nadu

Gap year student heading to India to make a difference

Wanting to make a difference in her gap year, Natalie Cleverly is heading to India to help bring about change for young people there.

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COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

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Colin Stepney and other Arundel residents recently gathered to protest against new delivery charges at the Lloyds Pharmacy. Picture: Derek Martin

Pharmacy campaign update: ‘we have to wait and hope’

The leaders of the campaign to bring a pharmacy back to Arundel have welcomed the publication of West Sussex County Council’s Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) report.

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Sussex Partnership staff at its inpatient childrens unit, Chalkhill, Haywards Heath

Teenager talks about her severe anxiety for Children’s Mental Health Week

A young woman has opened up about her battle with severe anxiety to help others who are struggling for Children’s Mental Health Week.

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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt at a visit to QA Hospital last year. Picture: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust PPP-170714-180425001

Jeremy Hunt visits Worthing Hospital and praises staff amid ‘worst winter’

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt visited Worthing Hospital this morning to talk about the extraordinary winter pressures on the NHS.

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The interventional radiology machine. Picture: The Friends of Worthing Hospitals

Hospital charity’s donation appeal for live x-ray machine

The chairman of the Friends of Worthing Hospitals has called for donations for a piece of life-saving equipment which takes live x-rays of patients while they are being operated on.

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VIDEO: New MS centre manager talks of hopes for the future

The Sussex MS Centre has a new manager, who is looking to a bright future with hopes of expansion.

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New mental health campaign rocks

Painted pebbles will be helping to spread the message in a new campaign to end mental health stigma.

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Undiagnosed dementia problem

Revealed: the undiagnosed dementia problem in West Sussex

Thousands of elderly people across West Sussex may be living with undiagnosed dementia, according to estimates by the NHS.

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Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Donald Trump's presidency, nuclear war and global warming are said to be causing anxiety for around a third of children according to the latest YouGov survey.

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Julie Bartholomew, customer relations manager at Care UKs Darlington Court, presents the cheque to 16-year-old Connor Cruise and his mum, Debbie Cruise. Picture: Steve Robards SR1802619

Care home supports potential Paralympian

A teenager who has been talent spotted as a potential future Paralympian has given support by a nearby care home.

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The appeal now needs just �8,000 to hit its �50,000 total. Donate at https://www.gofundme.com/Tylersaccomodation

Together for Tyler appeal takes a giant leap forward

Fabulous fundraising happened last year – now 2018 is all about turning big dreams into a reality.

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Chichester MP Gillian Keegan speaking during a Westminster Hall debate on patient travel times for cancer treatment (photo from Parliament.tv).

Travel for cancer treatment ‘gruelling’ for patients

The need for cancer treatment services in West Sussex to cut down journey times for patients has been raised in Parliament by one MP.

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Support Rockinghorse's appeal to help treat premature babies at the Trevor Mann Baby Unit

COUNTY NEWS: Charity's appeal to support premature babies in Sussex

A children's charity is a quarter of the way to raising £100,000 to help premature babies in Sussex.
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Colin Stepney and other Arundel residents gathered to protest the new prescription delivery charges. Picture: Derek Martin

Patients asked to cough up ‘unfair’ £60 delivery fee at Arundel pharmacy

Residents who already have to trek a mile to the nearest pharmacy will now have to pay £60 a year to have medication delivered.

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Megan Spence passed away in Belfast in January, aged 22

‘Fly high our beautiful Megan you have gained your wings’

The parents of young woman from Littlehampton who died earlier this month has paid tribute to their ‘inspirational and beautiful’ daughter.

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