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A YOUNG pupil has shown his support for his local hospital by raising funds for The Princess Alexandra Hospital Charity. Kyle, aged six, from Harlow (pictured right), created rainbow themed key rings made from modelling clay as part of his homework and sold them at…

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THE Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) welcomed Dame Ruth May, chief nursing officer for England, for a special visit on Tuesday (23 August). Ruth (pictured, centre, with Giuseppe Labriola, director of midwifery, left, and Sharon McNally, director of nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals…

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MORE than 400 children were admitted to Essex A&Es after drinking alcohol or taking drugs in the last year, with the youngest under four years old. A Freedom of Information request by the LDRS to the three Essex NHS trusts which runs the main hospitals…

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THOUSANDS of students across the country will today receive their GCSE results, marking the first major set of qualifications that will put them on the path to a future career. There are a number of different careers in healthcare and many of them can be…

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We began this month with World Breastfeeding Awareness Week (1-7 August) – the global campaign aims to inform and raise awareness about breastfeeding and related issues. PAH is proud to be accredited by the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative, supporting families with their feeding choices and…

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PATIENTS have been welcomed back to visit the surgery to speak to their reception teams both at Addison House and Barbara Castle Centres. Drop-ins will allow patients to book appointments and speak to staff. The easiest way to get in touch with the surgery to…

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MEETING at 10.30am on the fourth Thursday of each month (at the Showground Car Park) we will explore the delights of Harlow Town Park at a gentle walking pace and avoiding any steep hills. We will visit the Water Gardens, the Specimen Garden, the Walled Garden…

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THE 2nd Parkinson’s National UK Table Tennis Championships were held on Sunday 7th August at Drumchapel Table Tennis Club, Glasgow. Organised by the Scottish Parkinson’s Table Tennis Association. Play commenced at 9am with the Men’s and Ladies Beginners competitions – played in round robin format.…

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THIS week, students of Harlow Gymnastics club are taking to the crash mat to hop, jump and skip in their bright and bold clothing all in honour of their former coach, Keely Shulton, and to raise funds for St Clare Hospice who cared for her.…

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NEW GROUND Cafe is set to hold a Summer Barbecue in order to raise money for a very worthy cause. Monies raised will go towards mental health charity, Calm FC. https://calm84.co.uk/?fbclid=IwAR3cHsDa1ag3tFVAVO5Pq9rVpFqlbyxIaoi53JlBKSs2c16fsgO2I_CWKmI Harlow estate agents, Fortune and Coates are providing a bouncy castle. The community are…

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THE British Dental Association has stressed that the next PM must commit to urgent reform in NHS dentistry, following commitments from both campaigns to prioritise action on the crisis.  Rishi Sunak has today committed to “restore” NHS dentistry by ringfencing funding, strengthening prevention and encouraging…

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OVER the last few years, YourHarlow has got to know consultant Deb Ghosh very well. We have spoken to him about this work at Princess Alexandra Hospital and beyond. We have also charted his charity work for a number of medical causes. He is clearly…

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SINCE March 2020, YH has published over 2,500 stories relating to Covid-19. As we have stressed before, we hesitate at any analysis and we have stuck to the data as is presented to us. Now and again, we will dip into the statistics but with…

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THE UK has become the first country to approve a dual vaccine which tackles both the original Covid virus and the newer Omicron variant reports the BBC. Government vaccine advisors say the upgraded jab should be used as part of the autumn booster campaign. Moderna…

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THE Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) is inviting members of the public to join its Annual General Meeting (AGM).  The AGM is an opportunity to reflect on challenges and achievements of the last year and goals for the future. There will also be the…

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THE LEADER of the Harlow Labour group has continued to express his concerns over delays to the building of a new hospital for Harlow residents. Councillor Chris Vince said: “At a recent Council meeting I asked the leader of the Conservative group and council leader…