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QA Hospital team wins award for blood clot prevention

A HOSPITAL team has picked up an award for its work to prevent blood clots.

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The proposed five-storey health hub in London Road, North End

Futuristic health hub plans are dismissed

PLANS for a health hub that were dubbed ‘years ahead of its time’ have been thrown out by councillors.

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Hospital radio opens doors for newcomers

A RADIO station that broadcasts to elderly hospital patients is looking for more volunteers who would like to get involved.

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Michael Fellows and Lucia Anne with Roman-Kyle, left Picture: Mark Robbins Photography

Parents to walk 10km in Waterlooville for little boy

LOVING parents will be getting on their walking shoes tomorrow to raise money for their terminally ill little boy.

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Buildings in Portsmouth to turn purple for polio awareness

BUILDINGS will be turning purple to raise awareness for World Polio Day.

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The proposed five-storey health hub in London Road, North End

Frustration expressed as plans for five-storey health hub in North End thrown out

PLANS for a health hub that were dubbed 'years ahead of its time' have been thrown out by councillors.
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New figures have revealed a growing number of obese children in the Portsmouth area

App aims to help families make healthier food choices

FAMILIES are being encouraged to use a mobile app to make healthier choices while shopping.

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The young runners at Shyloe's fun run in Gosport

Diabetes won’t slow down speedy Shyloe

After being diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of six, you might think Shyloe Wilson would be taking life slowly.

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New figures have revealed a growing number of obese children in the Portsmouth area

Calls for urgent action as childhood obesity in Portsmouth increases

THE number of overweight or obese primary school children in the Portsmouth area has increased in the past 12 months, prompting calls for urgent action.

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Rosie Trout from Drayton with her husband Daryl, who has dementia, talking to support worker Cliff Cropley.  Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (171236-1)

Dementia roadshow visits Portsmouth

PEOPLE with dementia or family members of people with the illness were able to learn more about it as part of a roadshow.

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A&E at Queen Alexandra Hospital: Facts and Figures

Data from NHS Digital has shown the details behind more than 145,000 visits to Queen Alexandra Hospital’s emergency department.

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Ambulances queuing outside QA earlier this year Picture: Dr Jamie Fryer/Twitter

Scas board members call handover delays at QA Hospital unacceptable

HANDOVER delays at Queen Alexandra Hospital have been branded unacceptable.

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The head and neck nurses - from left, Jo Shires, Vanessa Young, and Debbie Davis

QA Hospital nurses start work as Macmillan cancer specialists

TWO cancer clinical nurse specialists at Queen Alexandra Hospital have been adopted by Macmillan Cancer Support.

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WATCH: Parents vow to continue fighting gene condition after death of baby daughter

A MOTHER and father who tragically lost their daughter to a rare genetic illness are hoping to inspire people to get tested for the disease.

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Portsmouth charity helping deaf children launches new online programmes

INTERACTIVE online programmes are helping parents teach their deaf children to speak clearly and confidently.

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Trust running QA Hospital appoints new chairman

THE trust running Queen Alexandra Hospital has appointed a new chairman.

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Comic book on diabetes created by Portsmouth doctor wins award

A COMIC book to help youngsters with type 1 diabetes has picked up an award.

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Pictured: (l-r) Steven, Holly, Sandra, David, Dane, Alice, Adam and Ami bare their bodies on the beach

Portsmouth man to star in ITV reality show for people weighing 18-30 stone

A PORTSMOUTH man is set to star in a new reality show on ITV.

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WATCH: The 'smartbrush' that can clean your teeth in under three seconds

Engineers have created the first-ever "smartbrush" that can clean your teeth in less than three seconds.

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Cancer survivor praises awareness month and Titchfield centre

HAVING a month dedicated to raising awareness of breast cancer is important.

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