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MP joins Save South Tyneside Hospital campaigners in town centre fundraising drive

MP Emma Lewell-Buck joined Save South Tyneside Hospital campaigners in South Shields town centre today as they raised funds for the cause.

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South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck

MP hits out over woman’s home birth

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck claims that an expectant mum - due to give birth at South Tyneside District Hospital - ended up delivering her child at a friend’s home after being told she was “not in labour” at another hospital. .

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Lead Member for Independence & Wellbeing at South Tyneside Council Coun Tracey Dixon, Colin Shevills Director of Balance and Lead Member for Area Management & Community Safety Coun Moira Smith

People in South Shields urged to ditch booze for Dry January

South Tynesiders are being urged to ditch the booze and lead healthier lives this January.

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The fake Facebook page

Fake South Tyneside Hospital social media site closed down

Health bosses in South Tyneside have shut down a fake Facebook page - branded with a Nazi swastika and designed to look like their own.

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South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck is leading a debate on the future of South Tyneside hospital services.

Emma Lewell-Buck: Act now for the sake of our hospital’s future

Today I am leading a debate in Parliament on the future of South Tyneside District Hospital.

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South Tyneside Hospital.

Birth plans for pregnant women in place say South Tyneside health bosses

Trust leaders say all women affected by the maternity closures at South Tyneside District Hospital have now all been given care plans.

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Steve Harper and Alan Shearer support launch of world's first 'check yourself' app by cancer charity

Sportsmen and celebrities have backed the launch of the world's first "check yourself" app for testicular cancer.
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Winter is increasing workloads in emergency departments

Health chiefs call on patients to help ease emergency load

Health chiefs are asking patients to help them beat an increasing NHS winter workload.

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South Shields MP calls for inquiry into hospital shake up plan

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck is today calling for an independent review into plans to change services at South Tyneside District Hospital.

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Matt Brown, director of operations at South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Health boss ‘adamant’ maternity services will return to South Tyneside District Hospital

A health boss vowed that he is ‘adamant’ maternity services will return to South Tyneside at a heated public feedback session into a planned shake-up of hospital services.

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Man flu could exist ...

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

The much-debated phenomenon of "man flu" may have some basis in fact, researchers have said.

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Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Cartoon character Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

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Hospital radio presenter David Johnson.

Boyzone singer Ronan Keating brings festive cheer to South Tyneside hospital patients

The old saying goes that if you don’t ask - or When You Say Nothing At All even - you don’t get.

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South Tyneside's Labour councillors want answers over the temporary closure of the maternity unit and special care baby unit at the hospital

Council set for showdown with health bosses over temporary closure of baby units

South Tyneside Labour party is set for a showdown with health bosses today over the temporary closure of two hospital units.

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Dad of last baby born in South Tyneside backs hospital campaigners

The father of one of the last babies born at South Tyneside Hospital joined campaigners as they launched a protest over the temporary closure of the maternity unit.

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South Tyneside District Hospital campaigners demonstrating over the latest Maternity Service cuts.

Campaigners unite in fight to have maternity services re-stored in South Tyneside

Campaigners gathered outside South Tyneside Hospital in protest over the temporary closure of two baby units.

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Average person in UK will eat three days' worth of calories on Christmas Day

The average person in Britain will wolf down  a whopping 5,373 calories this Christmas Day – nearly three times the recommended daily intake for the average female and twice the RDA for the average male.

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The future of South Tyneside District Hospital is to be debated in parliament

Future of South Tyneside District Hospital set to be debated in Parliament

The future of South Tyneside District Hospital is set to be debated in Parliament - following a push by South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck.

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South Tyneside District Hospital.

Stephen Hepburn MP: The Tories would steal Christmas if they could get away with it

Sick Tories are destroying our beloved National Health Service.

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‘Downgrading’ fears over proposed changes at South Tyneside hospital

Proposed changes to how key health services are delivered between hospitals in South Tyneside and Sunderland have been given a thumbs down.

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