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GET ACTIVE: A military-style fitness class in action.

Brutal boot camp was a perverse kind of pleasure

New birth centre opens this week

New birth centre opens this week

Stay hydrated - stay healthy

Stay hydrated - stay healthy


Ambulances wait outside Accident and Emergency at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

Hospital boss speaks out


Residential care home praised by inspectors

Worcestershire women encouraged to have smear test

Worcestershire women encouraged to have smear test

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Help yourself to kick the habit

Children looking at the collection of fleams for bleeding

Scanning the facts and artefacts of Worcester's medical history

Care home receives positive inspection report

Service given thumbs up by inspectors

Care home rated good by inspectors

Young Child Making Funny Face while Eating a Doughnut (15879299)

Parents urged to swap children's sugary food for healthy alternatives

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Almost two thirds in the West Midlands unaware of how many calories are in their food

Chance of developing cancer largely down to luck, study suggests

Chance of developing cancer largely down to luck, study suggests

One of the hard-hitting posters used in the new Public Health England campaign

Public Health England launches hard-hitting stop smoking campaign

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Quit smoking to reduce the risk of eye disease

Worcestershire Royal Hospital chaplain Rev David Southall with Worcester MP Robin Walker, deputy head of nursing and midwifery Karen Kokoska and matron for midwifery Rachel Carter.

Worcester MP visits patients and staff at Worcestershire Royal Hospital


Sing Christmas carols to improve breathing health

Leo Tarrant.

Worcester golfer fighting fit three years after doctors thought he was going to die

Consultant plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon at BMI Droitwich Hospital Darren Chester.

New Year new you

£12,500 donation could change the future of diabetes treatment

Manager of Perry Manor care home in Charles Hastings Way, Worcester, Mike Dearn.

Help loved ones with dementia enjoy Christmas


Bereavement room opens at Worcestershire Royal Hospital


Evesham donor handed award for giving 75 pints of blood

Bethany Townsend, from Worcester, in the photograph

Ill but not ashamed: Worcester woman posts bikini shots featuring colostomy bag

The pair visited A&E at Worcestershire Royal Hospital more than 50 times

Pair visited Worcestershire A&E more than 50 times each in a year

SHOCKED AND AMAZED: Cystic fibrosis sufferer Sally-Anne Grainger, of Warndon Villages, Worcester, with her daughters Megan, aged nine, and Kelsey, 14.

Mum left humbled by donor offers after Worcester News appeal

IT’S LIKE THIS: Brian Hunt, vice-chairman of Worcestershire Pensioners Action Group, makes his point in defence of wardens.

'Don't cut our wardens' plea at meeting to discuss cuts

UNWANTED: Dawn Cooper, left, and Shelley Ford show the skirt and jeans they discarded after losing weight.

New clubs give new year weight watchers the chance to succeed

DESPERATE PLEA: Sally-Anne Grainger, of Warndon Villages, with her daughters Megan, aged nine, and Kelsey, 14.

'I want to see my children grow up' says transplant hopeful

BEFORE AND AFTER: Matt Cording who now weighs just 12 stone and 6lbs. He was 19 stone and 13.5lbs.

'I'm a different person now,' says super-slimmer Matt

Hospitals should offer tests during weekends

Hospitals should offer tests during weekends

Passing first responder helps after Worcester man falls in the road

Passing medical worker helps after man falls in the road

Beds are being blocked at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

NHS chiefs’ action bid on beds crisis

Patient broke his neck after falling out of bed

Patient broke his neck after falling out of bed

A report from NHS national medical director supported the centralisation of services

'Ignoring hospital centralisation will harm services,' says specialist

Simon Trickett says raising expertise is as important as more beds

We need expertise and not more beds

HONOURED: Peter Gilbert.

Top award for champion of social workers

Smoking has been banned in NHS hospital grounds

Council won’t ban staff from smoking

The services are set to struggle amid funding cuts

Budget cuts could leave most vulnerable at risk

The former ambulance station could become a care home

Ambulance station site set for care home?

DOWN THE PLUGHOLE: The Taxpayers' Alliance claims £150,000 a year is being wasted.

NHS ‘wasting £150k on utilities’

Elizabeth Cathey has won compensation over her breast implants

Worcester model secures breast implant payout

Stark increase in county obesity

Big rise in obesity-related hospital admissions

Worcester’s MP Robin Walker said the number of major A&Es being proposed means the county is not at risk of losing services.

Two-tier A&E is part of plan for emergency care

Eager Belieber Georgia

Bosch! Brave Georgia's got her new bed

Staff at Worcestershire Royal are being urged to have a flu jab

Trust needs to attack flu with jab for all staff

The programme is an initiative involving the NHS trusts, Worcestershire County Council and the voluntary sector

Pioneering health plan will be rolled out in Worcestershire

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was allowed to play on

Playing with concussion branded 'foolhardy and irresponsible'

A&E: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Doctors back centralisation of A&E services


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