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Reminder for people to choose right centre for medical care this bank holiday

PEOPLE are being reminded to make the right choice this bank holiday weekend if they need medical care.

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Izzy Herridge with Dr Ranj Singh  Picture: Oliver Dixon/Imagewise

Inspirational child cancer survivor meets TV doctor

LITTLE Izzy Herridge’s dreams of becoming a doctor are a step closer to becoming reality after meeting a TV medic.

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Marathoner Tim Webster, 41 with his seven-month-old daughter Freya at their home in Baffins

Marathon dad to take on gruelling ultramarathon to raise money for care unit

TIM Webster is not your normal dad.

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Alicia Theakston's son 16-month-old son Jesse was suffering from conjunctivitis

Bedhampton mother slams surgery for ‘rude’ reception

A MOTHER has told of her worrying experience at a doctor’s surgery after trying to get treatment for her infant son.

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William Long

‘Our wish came true’

A MOTHER is taking on the Great South Run to raise money for the charity that helped her son when he was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 10.

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Beware your bank holiday burger doesn’t do you more harm than good

Beware your bank holiday burger doesn’t do you more harm than good

THEY’RE a favourite bank holiday feast - but there could be hidden dangers lurking in your barbecued burgers.

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Much-loved son discovered dead inquest is told

A TREE surgeon was found dead after taking tramadol, an inquest heard.

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Met Office issues heatwave warning for Portsmouth

Met Office issues heatwave warning for Portsmouth

The Met Office today issued a Level 3 heatwave alert for Portsmouth and the rest of the south east.

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Portsmouth team win 14 medals at British Transplant Games

A TEAM of patients have picked up 14 medals in the British Transplant Games.

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Theatre stars’ show at care home

LEADING cast members from the musical comedy Half A Sixpence took time out from their run at Chichester Festival Theatre to perform at a care home.

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Campaigners back decision to save mobility centres in Fareham and Gosport

CAMPAIGNERS have welcomed a decision to keep mobility services in health centres open.

Fareham

QA Hospital ward gets £400 from Waterlooville supermarket

MORE than £400 has been donated to a hospital thanks to a supermarket’s generous customers.

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Rebekah Lewis, from Stubbington, has had her life changed thanks to an amputation.

Stubbington woman says amputation ‘was the best thing to happen to her’

FOR most people, having a leg amputated is devastating, but for Rebekah Lewis, it transformed her life.

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Baby boy taken from father by Portsmouth judge

Baby boy taken from father by Portsmouth judge

A baby boy whose father advocates the use of ‘harmful alternative medication’ should be taken into council care, a Portsmouth judge ordered.

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Cllr Stephen Morgan tries out the wheelchair recliner for patients with disabilities at the Somerstown Dental Clinic

Dental practice unveils new home at Somerstown Community Hub

A DENTAL practice for people with disabilities or who are considered vulnerable now has a permanent home.

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Reminder about repeat prescriptions over the bank holiday

PATIENTS with repeat prescriptions are being reminded to make sure they don’t run out of essential medicines over the August bank holiday.

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Dorothy Tucker and Betty Figgins perform as Abba with care home workers Emily Rose and Karen Moore

Elderly couple out to show they are the dancing queens

TWO disco-loving residents from a care home in Havant are vying for fame after entering an online talent contest.

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Family fun day to raise cash for Portchester defibrillator fund

A FUN day will be held to raise funds to purchase a community-access defibrillator for a town.

Fareham
Mother's fears over the controlling behaviour of her daughter's fiance

My fears for daughter whose fiancé is controlling her life

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers her perspective on family dramas, emotional issues and dysfunctional relationships. This week: modelling, controlling and a mid-life crisis

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Myra Collins

‘Disastrous’ blunders led to great-grandmother’s death

AN NHS out-of-hours service has come under fire after a ‘perfect storm’ of errors led to the disastrous death of a great-grandmother-of-two.

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