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Derbyshire pharmacy opening times on bank holiday Monday

Many of Derbyshire's pharmacies will be closed for the bank holiday on May 29.

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Aldi launches it summer cycle kit range to rave reviews.

Cycling fan Andrew Ferrill gets the summer biking bug with Aldi

It is summer and as a keen cyclist Johnston Press’ Media and Marketing Consultant Andrew Ferrill could not wait for Aldi’s new cycling range to hit the stores and go online.

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COLUMN: Are we becoming dependent on medication?

In the last decade the prescribing of antidepressants in the UK has doubled. The rates have increased dramatically from just over 31 million in 2005 to around 61 million in 2015.

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COLUMN: How do we relate to others in our time of need?

One of the questions I have found myself asking more and more recently is how do we communicate our feelings to others?

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COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

In today’s world, we are constantly being told that exercise is good for us, and that we should all do a little more in order to stay fit and healthy.

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COLUMN: Let’s break the taboo surrounding male suicide

In 2014 it was believed 76 per cent of all suicides were by men (4623). This equated to 12 deaths per day which is staggering. It is now widely believed to be the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.

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COLUMN: It isn’t weak to ask for help

COLUMN: It isn’t weak to ask for help

As a counsellor one of the most common and challenging things I am faced with is despair.

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Inappropriate calls received by EMAS in April included a woman who had lost her credit card.

Man dials 999 asking for ambulance to take him to see friend in London

A man who wanted to see his friend in London dialled 999 and asked for an ambulance, health bosses have revealed.

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Jobseekers can find out about a number of NHS roles at the event

NHS roles are up for grabs at jobs fair

People interested in a career in healthcare are being encouraged to come to Chesterfield Football Club on Saturday 20 May and find out about opportunities to work for a local NHS trust – and even get interviewed for jobs on the day.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

These new cigarette laws come into force this month: Here's what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.
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COLUMN: Seizures...signs and treatment, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

A seizure can be caused by something interrupting the electrical activity in the brain.

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Edwina Currie

Former Derbyshire MP sparks outcry over child hunger comments.

Former Derbyshire MP Edwina Currie has sparked controversy after she questioned why UK kids are going hungry when there’s a national epidemic of childhood obesity.

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Dame Esther Rantzen, pictured with Brian Robinson.

Dame Esther Rantzen visits Disley care home rated ‘one of the best in the country’

Campaigner and TV presenter Dame Esther Rantzen has visited a Disley care home to congratulate them on being recognised as one of the very best in the country.

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LISTEN: To hoax call that cost ambulance service £2,465 and put lives at risk

A hoax 999 call cost East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) almost £2,500 on Friday, and saw an ambulance being diverted from a real emergency.

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Many pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend.

Derbyshire pharmacy opening hours this Easter

Derbyshire residents are being urged to plan ahead for their health needs this Easter.

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East Midlanders sticking to New Year’s resolutions

East Midlanders sticking to New Year’s resolutions

With Easter fast approaching, New Year’s resolutions seem a distant memory but new research has shown that two thirds of East Midlanders are still sticking to them.

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VIDEO: 999 dandruff call leaves ambulance bosses scratching their heads

A sick cat, dandruff and someone being bitten by a hamster are just some of the 999 calls East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) have taken in the last month.

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Would you recommend your GP surgery?

REVEALED: The best GP surgeries in the High Peak and Hope Valley - as rated by you

The best GP surgeries across the High Peak and Hope Valley area, based on responses to an official NHS Choices survey, have been revealed.

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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill launches £500K Beyond The Treatment cancer appeal

Olympic golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill had a blast today launching a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal to improve the experiences of cancer patients in the region.
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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill has a blast launching cancer appeal

Sheffield's Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis Hill is having a blast since she retired from sport as she proved at the launch of a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal.
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