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THE county’s NHS 111 service has been thrown a lifeline.
THERE are now 302 more people with diabetes in Herefordshire than there were a year ago, according to new research.
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MORE people in the county now know basic life-saving skills after St John Ambulance took to the streets of Hereford.
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.
A HEREFORDSHIRE woman who has had to work harder than most to gain her university place is happy to be looking towards the future.
FOUR young volunteers went 'hands on' to spend a summer with their sleeves rolled up at Hereford County Hospital.
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.
A NEW cancer support group is launched in the county this week by Wye Valley NHS Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support.
A LIFE-SAVING county appeal has been given a boost thanks to two philanthropists.
A SOLUTION to one of the county’s most pesky health problems – head lice infestation – is on its way to Leominster.
A SERIES of workshops to teach parents of the calming effects dogs can have on children with autism are to be held in Hereford.
A FREE course for people with long-term health conditions is on offer to people in Bromyard.
BRITISH Heart Foundation (BHF) shops in Herefordshire have raised £88,000 over the past year.
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.
BOOKING hospital appointments could soon become easier with a new Wye Valley NHS Trust system.
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.
DAYCARE at Hereford’s Stonebow Unit has a new look from this week.
IT’s never too soon to take joint action over rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
HEREFORD’S Nuffield Hospital is set to launch a unique service to those requiring common surgical procedures.
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.
PEOPLE in Herefordshire have the lowest blood pressure reading in the UK.
A HEREFORD mum who battled against the odds to care for her child has seen her hard work rewarded.
A SINGLE question put to patients at Hereford County Hospital will tell Wye Valley Health Trust (WVT) what it wants to hear.
A SEMINAR about autism takes place at Hinton Community Centre in Hereford.
MUSIC will be one of the key ‘feel-good’ factors for a winter of wellness at a Leominster care home.
A PILOT training programme in Herefordshire has exceeded its target for inspiring young learners into the health and social care sector.
A NEW support group has been set up to raise awareness of the thousands suffering from bowel disease in the county.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to reduce the 40,000 missed appointments with GPs and hospitals in the county.
PATIENT representatives who inspected the county’s hospitals have given them a thumbs up.
A HEREFORD meningitis survivor is sharing her first-hand experience of meningitis and septicaemia during national Meningitis Awareness Week which runs until Sunday.
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.
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.
MORE than 70 county and community hospital volunteers attended an “appreciation ceremony”
AN 18-mile charity bike ride in Hay-on-Wye raised £2,100.
JUST over a year ago Jan Lockett had two weeks left to live. Now she’s raising support for what saved her life.
PATIENTS at Hereford’s Hillside Rehabilitation Centre have an “outdoor”
THE county’s falls prevention team hopes for a good result from its efforts to help nearly 400 people put their best foot forward.
A SUPPORT group for heart disease sufferers has been set up in the county.
VOLUNTEERS from Herefordshire Heartstart will be selling cakes and biscuits at Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge.
PETER Jackson is looking forward to summer, a year after being diagnosed with skin cancer.
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.
A HEREFORD care home has received a glowing report from the regulators of health and social care in England.
BLANCHE carts prescriptions to the patients of Fownhope Medical Centre, bringing goodwill along for the ride.
A LEOMINSTER group is hoping to extend its service and provide walks for visually impaired people.
A LEOMINSTER Bowen practitioner offered her “healing hands” to support a national charity last week.
EXTRA community first aid courses will be available in Hereford from July 9.
CHILDREN are being encouraged to learn about life-saving skills.
TWO women raised £715 for Hereford Haven by holding a tea party at the city’s Welsh Club.
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