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Two told to visit GP urgently during free blood pressure checks

Two told to visit GP urgently during free blood pressure checks

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It's the dance therapy changing the lives of Parkinson's patients - and it's coming to Bournemouth

Dance therapy changing the lives of Parkinson's patients to be rolled out across UK

Junior doctors to strike again as talks fail

Junior doctors to strike again as talks fail

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Graeme Souness launches the new Cardiac Catheter Suite at the Nuffield Health Hospital in Bournemouth. With Mayor of Bournemouth, Cllr. John Adams, Mayoress Suzi Thornton-Vani and David McNair, hospital director

Football legend opens Bournemouth hospital's new heart suite

Create film, blog or play and share your health story

Create film, blog or play and share your health story

SURVIVOR: Karen Knapp, who beat cancer last year, at the new Cancer Research UK shop in New Milton

‘The hardest part of cancer was dealing with how I looked’

FUNDRAISERS: Walkers and runners take part in the 2015 March for Men in aid of men’s health treatment

March for Men to fund 3D imaging tool for surgeons

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New guidelines on drinking: what you need to know

New guidelines on drinking: what you need to know

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Poole Hospital

Operations in Dorset set to be cancelled due to doctor strike

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PICK A TREAT: Children at a snack vending machine

Control your child's sugar intake, parents told as obesity figures soar

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The RBCH Quality Improvement Team, with medical director Basil Fozard holding the commendation

Safe surgery team at Royal Bournemouth Hospital commended at health awards

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Charity's new Autism Alert Card to help those who can't express themselves

Charity's new Autism Alert Card to help those who can't express themselves

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Pictured is Dr Andrew Mayers, senior lecturer in psychology. (40136547)

Mental health services across Dorset set to expand

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VACCINATIONS PLEA: Students

Get meningitis vaccine before you go back to uni, students urged

The Alzheimer's Society offers a range of support services for people with dementia in Dorset. Credit: Alzheimer's Society (49681699)

How singing is bringing people with dementia together across Dorset

Dementia charity Alzheimer's Society provides support for people with the disease in Dorset. Credit: Alzheimer's Society (49679684)

I told the doctor ‘I think I have dementia’: One woman’s story on living with the disease

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Jake Amor with his parents at Portfield School

We thought our son was just in "terrible twos" - but his behaviour was down to autism

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Finley Green who has a rare illness called Kawasaki disease with his sister, Poppy Green

Kawasaki disease: know how to spot signs of serious illness, urges mum

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Dentist set up in a caravan at refugee camp and "didn't stop until we ran out of supplies"

Dentist set up in a caravan at refugee camp and "didn't stop until we ran out of supplies"

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Operations cancelled as hospitals prepare for junior doctors strike

Operations cancelled as hospitals prepare for junior doctors strike

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Nicola and Martin Newbery and their baby son Oliver who was the first baby to be born in the new Bournemouth Birthing Centre at RBH on November 29 last year (47719800)

Happy birthday Bournemouth maternity unit!

The Royal Bournemouth Hospital carol service at the Tree of Lights in 2013, with then mayor Rod Cooper, trust chairman Jane Stichbury and the president of the Rotary Club of Boscombe and Southbourne

Tree of Lights to honour lost loved ones

Junior doctors should work 24/7, says MP

Junior doctors should work 24/7, says MP

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Care inspectors spent £80,000 on Bournemouth hotel rooms in five days - and didn't even use them all

Care inspectors spent £80,000 on Bournemouth hotel rooms in five days - and didn't even use them all

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We have contingency plans, say hospitals as doctors wait for result of strike ballot

We have contingency plans, say hospitals as doctors wait for result of strike ballot

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Tony Spotswood , Chief Executive of the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals

Investigation to be launched into Royal Bournemouth Hospital performance

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A doctor checking a patient's blood pressure

Public Health services prepare for £2 million cut in new year

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Stress is costing county's public service millions

Stress is costing county's public service millions

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Heart disease down, dementia deaths up: six conditions account for a third of annual deaths, stats show

Heart disease down, dementia deaths up: six conditions account for a third of annual deaths, stats show

Diane Elsworthy, who has blood cancer, took part in the Tough Mudder in August 2015 alongside friends and family to raise funds for Delete Blood Cancer. Diane is kneeling on the right.

Delete Blood Cancer: could you become stem cell donor and save a life?

The Jigsaw Building at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, which opened September 2015.

State-of-the-art Jigsaw Building at RBH welcomes first patients

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Ryan and Carly Rees with one-year-old Zach, who has diabetes, learning about blood sugar testing with Dr Antoinette McAulay, consultant paediatrician at Poole Hospital.

Type 1 diabetes: do you know the warning signs to look for?

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Sarah Jones and Michelle Heath of the Royal Bournemouth Hospital's early discharge support team with 80-year-old stroke patient Peggy Boobier

Stroke patient support team helps 1000th person

The alcohol team at Poole Hospital

Innovative alcohol team named as finalists in national awards

Don't forget your flu jab, GPs urge

Don't forget your flu jab, GPs urge

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Staff at the Dorset Blind Associations with blind actor, Sam Frears at their Try It Blind event.

Could you mow the lawn blindfolded? Campaign asks people to #tryitblind

Dorset Army Veterans.

Dorset Healthcare pledges more aid for veterans

Tony Spotswood breaks his silence over Basil Fozard scandal

Tony Spotswood breaks his silence over Basil Fozard scandal

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Cherries star Simon Francis helps launch Bug Busters for another season

Cherries star helps launch infection prevention scheme

Weekend consultants up from two to 13 at Bournemouth hospital

Now thirteen consultants working at weekends at Bournemouth hospital

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Three more cases of E-coli confirmed in Dorset

Three more cases of E-coli confirmed in Dorset

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Dorset one of worst in country for eating disorders

Dorset one of worst in country for eating disorders

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Charlotte Bourton before and after

I lost five stone – now I’m helping others to lose weight

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Colin Pipe

Governor resigns over hospital's 'arrogance'

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Overnight bed numbers down 20% at Bournemouth hospital in five years

Overnight bed numbers down 20% at Bournemouth hospital in five years

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Carolyn Langdon who is a counsellor for the Wessex Cancer Trust.

Cancer survivors needs extra support too

Dorset second highest for risk of Type 2 diabetes

Dorset second highest for risk of Type 2 diabetes

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The Stroke Outreach Team: (Left to right): TIA Nurse Specialist Stephanie Heath, Stroke Outreach Nurse Darren Rossiter, Senior Research Nurse Catherine Ovington, Stroke Outreach Lead Katharine Chambers and Stroke Outreach Nurse Tim Knight.

Stroke patients to be treated more quickly at RBH

Helen Weller, left, has suffered from Alopecia for many years and discovered support and help with hair pieces through Simone Thomas, right, and her salon in Westbourne.

I started going bald at 23 - then kept it secret for years: my alopecia story

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Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Fozard pay packet "slap in the face" for front line hospital staff

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