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Health, Autism event at Hinton Community Centre in Hereford

8:00am Monday 4th November 2013

A SEMINAR about autism takes place at Hinton Community Centre in Hereford.

Health, Herefordshire thrown a lifeline over 111 service future

8:00am Friday 1st November 2013

THE county’s NHS 111 service has been thrown a lifeline.

Health, Bupa’s residential and nursing home in Leominster is providing activities for residents as part of a winter campaign in partnership with the Royal Voluntary Service

Hereford Times: Shenton Dixon (centre) will be entertaining guests such as Morris Taylor and Joan Holdsworth.

2:18pm Thursday 31st October 2013

MUSIC will be one of the key ‘feel-good’ factors for a winter of wellness at a Leominster care home.

Health, Research shows more people with diabetes in Herefordshire than a year ago

8:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

THERE are now 302 more people with diabetes in Herefordshire than there were a year ago, according to new research.

Health, Skills for Care provided Hoople with finance to pilot training programme in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Kayleigh O’Sullivan, Chantelle O’Hagan, Jess Davies, Sophie Tustin and Demi Marshall are progressing on to apprenticeships.

2:38pm Thursday 17th October 2013

A PILOT training programme in Herefordshire has exceeded its target for inspiring young learners into the health and social care sector.

Properties of interest, heated pool is added bonus at Willowgate, Welsh Newton Common, Monmouthshire

Hereford Times: Willowgate, Welsh Newton Common, Monmouthshire

8:00am Friday 11th October 2013

Willowgate Welsh Newton Common, Monmouthshire

Health, new support group Herefordshire’s Crohn’s and Colitis UK group improving understanding of inflamatory bowel syndrome

Hereford Times: The newly formed Herefordshire Group of Crohn’s and Colitis UK are (back, from left) David Griffiths, Bernadette Hughes, Ian Foster and Jason Budden with (front) Jessica Glover, Jin Pardoe, Debby Gatehouse and Jan Stevenson.

2:26pm Thursday 10th October 2013

A NEW support group has been set up to raise awareness of the thousands suffering from bowel disease in the county.

Health, St John's Ambulance took to the streets of Hereford to demonstrate life-saving techniques

Hereford Times: Matt Le Good practises life-saving skills in Hereford.

8:00am Monday 7th October 2013

MORE people in the county now know basic life-saving skills after St John Ambulance took to the streets of Hereford.

Health, A campaign to reduce missed appointments with GPs and hospitals in Herefordshire

8:00am Friday 4th October 2013

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to reduce the 40,000 missed appointments with GPs and hospitals in the county.

Health, funding has been awarded to the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust – which provides social and mental healthcare services in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire

8:00am Monday 30th September 2013

MORE cash is coming to help with mental health treatment in the county as referrals for conditions such as anxiety and depression reach around 150 a month.

Patient representatives who inspected Herefordshire’s hospitals have given them a thumbs up.

8:00am Friday 27th September 2013

PATIENT representatives who inspected the county’s hospitals have given them a thumbs up.

Health, Herefordshire woman, Alaina Banfield, who suffers with cerebral palsy, is looking forward to starting her university life at Swansea Metropolitan

Hereford Times: Alaina Banfield, who suffers with cerebral palsy, is looking forward to starting her university life. 133703-4.

8:00am Friday 20th September 2013

A HEREFORDSHIRE woman who has had to work harder than most to gain her university place is happy to be looking towards the future.

Health, Herefordshire meningitis survivor, Lesley Hart, is sharing her experience of meningitis and septicaemia during national Meningitis Awareness Week

12:27pm Thursday 19th September 2013

A HEREFORD meningitis survivor is sharing her first-hand experience of meningitis and septicaemia during national Meningitis Awareness Week which runs until Sunday.

Health, four young volunteers went 'hands on' to spend a summer with their sleeves rolled up at Hereford County Hospital.

Hereford Times: Getting hands-on at Hereford County Hospital are Emma Davies, Jemima Bright, Alastair Scott and Jithin Abraham.

8:00am Friday 13th September 2013

FOUR young volunteers went 'hands on' to spend a summer with their sleeves rolled up at Hereford County Hospital.

Health, Leominster’s Earl Mortimer College and Sixth Form Centre was totally transformed for a Motor Neurone charity night of musical theatre

8:00am Monday 9th September 2013

FROM Les Miserables to Shrek, Chess to Grease and Oliver! to Rent, Leominster’s Earl Mortimer College and Sixth Form Centre was totally transformed for a charity night of musical theatre.

Health, Crash victim Jim Davidson from Bartestree praises medics

Hereford Times: Jim Davidson pictured with his wife Gemma and children Olivia, Harry and Grace. 133420-1.

8:00am Friday 6th September 2013

A MAN who very nearly died two years ago in an horrific motorcycle crash has thanked the medics and emergency crews that have put him back on his feet.

Health, Marcus Billig finishes Bolton’s Ironman challenge for the team from MARS to purchase ultrasound machine for Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Marcus Billig finishes Bolton’s Ironman challenge for the team from MARS.

8:00am Friday 30th August 2013

MERCIA Accident Rescue Service (MARS) is continuing its campaign to raise at least £12,000 to purchase one or more ultrasound machine to be used at accident scenes across Herefordshire.

Health, Wye Valley NHS Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support launch a new cancer support group

8:00am Monday 26th August 2013

A NEW cancer support group is launched in the county this week by Wye Valley NHS Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Health, Hospitals hold reception to thank dedicated band of vital volunteers

Hereford Times: Wye Valley NHS Trust chairman Mark Curtis and volunteer co-ordinator Jane Derry thank volunteer Roma Watkins (right). 133309-2.

8:00am Friday 23rd August 2013

MORE than 70 county and community hospital volunteers attended an “appreciation ceremony”

Health, donation from Clive Richards Charity keeps Cobalt charity on target

Hereford Times: Peter Sharpe (right) thanks Clive Richards.

8:00am Friday 16th August 2013

A LIFE-SAVING county appeal has been given a boost thanks to two philanthropists.

Health, Charity Ride in Hay-on-Wye for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

8:00am Monday 12th August 2013

AN 18-mile charity bike ride in Hay-on-Wye raised £2,100.

Health, Lice busters on the way to Leominster

8:00am Saturday 10th August 2013

A SOLUTION to one of the county’s most pesky health problems – head lice infestation – is on its way to Leominster.

Health, Jan Lockett was there to greet Hereford County Hospital’s Richard Harding when a 330- mile bike ride, promoting organ donation, stopped off in Hereford

Hereford Times: Outside Hereford County Hospital are (from left) Jo Davies from the organ donation services team, Richard Harding, Jan Lockett, WVT director of nursing and quality Michelle Clarke and Phil Walton, also from the organ donation services team.

8:00am Friday 9th August 2013

JUST over a year ago Jan Lockett had two weeks left to live. Now she’s raising support for what saved her life.

Health, series of PAWS workshops in Hereford to help autism

8:00am Monday 5th August 2013

A SERIES of workshops to teach parents of the calming effects dogs can have on children with autism are to be held in Hereford.

Health, garden boost for patients at Hereford's Hillside Rehabilitation Centre

Hereford Times: Joe Miffling in the spruced up Hillside garden.

8:00am Friday 2nd August 2013

PATIENTS at Hereford’s Hillside Rehabilitation Centre have an “outdoor”

Health, expert help for Bromyard people with long-term health conditions run by Wye Valley NHS Trust

8:00am Saturday 27th July 2013

A FREE course for people with long-term health conditions is on offer to people in Bromyard.

Health, falls prevention week event in Hereford’s High Town, run by Wye Valley NHS Trust

Hereford Times: George Lewis meets (from left) Karen Duguid, Jo Burns, Eileen Quinn and Julie Hurdman from the falls prevention team.

8:00am Friday 26th July 2013

THE county’s falls prevention team hopes for a good result from its efforts to help nearly 400 people put their best foot forward.

Health, Herefordshire British Heart Foundation Shops' big total

8:00am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

BRITISH Heart Foundation (BHF) shops in Herefordshire have raised £88,000 over the past year.

Health, Herefordshire Cardiac Support Group help for heart disease patients

8:00am Monday 22nd July 2013

A SUPPORT group for heart disease sufferers has been set up in the county.

Health, Hereford woman set up support group on facebook to help people with fibromyalgia

Hereford Times: Layla Chester (centre left) with support group members

9:22am Friday 19th July 2013

WHEN she was diagnosed with a rare illness, a Hereford woman decided it wouldn’t get the better of her and turned her attention to spreading as much awareness as possible.

Health, Cakes on sale raising money for Herefordshire Heartstart at Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge

8:00am Monday 8th July 2013

VOLUNTEERS from Herefordshire Heartstart will be selling cakes and biscuits at Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge.

Health, Easy booking hospital appointments with new Wye Valley NHS Trust system

8:00am Saturday 6th July 2013

BOOKING hospital appointments could soon become easier with a new Wye Valley NHS Trust system.

Health, Peter Jackson, front man for Wye Valley Health Trust’s latest sun protection campaign

Hereford Times: Patient Peter Jackson and Pauline Featonby, Macmillan skin cancer nurse at Wye Valley NHS Trust.

8:00am Friday 5th July 2013

PETER Jackson is looking forward to summer, a year after being diagnosed with skin cancer.

Health, Diabetes UK Healthy Lifestyle Roadshow, in partnership with Bupa in Hereford

1:29pm Thursday 4th July 2013

THE Diabetes UK Healthy Lifestyle Roadshow, in partnership with Bupa in Hereford, visits High Town, Hereford, today (Thursday) and tomorrow offering free diabetes risk assessments.

Equestrian, British Horse Society has been welcoming applications for its 2013 BHS Instructor of the Year competition

8:00am Saturday 29th June 2013

THE British Horse Society has been welcoming applications for its 2013 BHS Instructor of the Year competition as it once again begins the search to find the nation’s next top horse riding instructor.

Health, Hereford County Hospital mental health centre, Stonebow, had overhaul from the 2gether NHS Foundation

Hereford Times: Crisis team leader Grace Harrison, head of property management Adrian Eggleton and Sally Simmonds, acute service manager, enjoy a cup of tea in the new servery.

8:00am Friday 28th June 2013

DAYCARE at Hereford’s Stonebow Unit has a new look from this week.

Health, Hereford Care Home, Coldwells House, has received glowing report

Hereford Times: Sharon Childs, manager at Coldwells House in Holmer

3:56pm Thursday 27th June 2013

A HEREFORD care home has received a glowing report from the regulators of health and social care in England.

Health, week to highlight action for rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

8:00am Saturday 22nd June 2013

IT’s never too soon to take joint action over rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Blanche carts prescriptions to the patients of Fownhope Medical Centre

Hereford Times: Fownhope&District medical trust fund trustee Avril Jones,Dr Mike Hearne,Dr Alison Wood,trustees Peter Daines and Graeme Forrester,practice manager Liz Moore,dispenser and driver Veronica Brooks,trust chairman Gina Children&Andrea McConkey,trustee.132308-1

8:00am Friday 21st June 2013

BLANCHE carts prescriptions to the patients of Fownhope Medical Centre, bringing goodwill along for the ride.

Health, Hereford's Nuffield Hospital set to launch unique service for common surgical procedures

8:00am Monday 17th June 2013

HEREFORD’S Nuffield Hospital is set to launch a unique service to those requiring common surgical procedures.

Leominster group hoping to extend its healthy walks to others

8:00am Sunday 16th June 2013

A LEOMINSTER group is hoping to extend its service and provide walks for visually impaired people.

Health, open day for BUPA's residential and nursing home in Leominster

8:00am Saturday 15th June 2013

BUPA’S residential and nursing home in Leominster is throwing open its doors this summer for the public to join in a typical day of activities.

Health, healing hands of Bowen practitioner to soothe charity cycle ride teams

8:00am Friday 14th June 2013

A LEOMINSTER Bowen practitioner offered her “healing hands” to support a national charity last week.

Health, people in Herefordshire have the lowest blood pressure reading in the UK

8:00am Monday 10th June 2013

PEOPLE in Herefordshire have the lowest blood pressure reading in the UK.

Health, extra community first aid courses will be available in Hereford from July 9, and will be held at the St John Ambulance training centre

8:00am Saturday 8th June 2013

EXTRA community first aid courses will be available in Hereford from July 9.

Health, Sheridan Butterfield receives her certificate from Jacqui Bremner, director of Herefordshire Carers Support

Hereford Times: Sheridan Butterfield (left) receives her certificate from Jacqui Bremner, director of Herefordshire Carers Support

8:00am Friday 7th June 2013

A HEREFORD mum who battled against the odds to care for her child has seen her hard work rewarded.

Health, Children learn lifesaving skill at Herefordshire Heartstart scheme

8:00am Saturday 1st June 2013

CHILDREN are being encouraged to learn about life-saving skills.

Health, Feedback enables fast response to patients’ experiences at Hereford County Hospital

Hereford Times: Michelle Clarke, (left) director of nursing and quality, and Rose Treherne, sister on the Teme ward.

8:00am Friday 31st May 2013

A SINGLE question put to patients at Hereford County Hospital will tell Wye Valley Health Trust (WVT) what it wants to hear.

Party for Hereford Haven

8:00am Saturday 25th May 2013

TWO women raised £715 for Hereford Haven by holding a tea party at the city’s Welsh Club.



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