Health

Health

Field House Surgery’s future announced

Patients have been assured that Bridlington’s Field House Surgery will be staying open.

Health
Mayor of Bridlington, Cllr Liam Dealtry, said the CCG should hang their heads in shame if a decision has already been made.

Have health bosses already decided to close Brid hospital's Macmillan ward?

A staff member has accused health bosses of having already decided to close Bridlington Hospital’s Macmillan ward – despite there being an ongoing public consultation.

News 1
Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

Health 1
Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs could be fatally poisoned this Christmas by gobbling down festive treats left lying around by their owners.

Health
VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

Health
VIDEO: Half of owners never clean their dog’s teeth

VIDEO: Half of owners never clean their dog’s teeth

More than half of the UK’s dog owners have never cleaned their dogs’ teeth, according to a new survey.

Health 2
Eternally grateful...caring mum Jenna Howarth and two-year-old Jack Briggs.

'Thank you for saving my little boy'

A distraught mum whose two-year-old suffered a terrifying seizure wants to thank the mystery strangers who helped save her son.

News
Sir Greg Knight brought former health secretary Andrew Lansley to Bridlington Hospital in 2010.

MP speaks out: ‘Nobody wants hospital changes’

Bridlington’s MP has called on health bosses to save services at the town’s hospital.

Health 2
Dr Mike Hardman, from Bridlington Medical Centre, believes the scheme which has worked in Bridlington could save massive amounts for the NHS

Successful Bridlington health project could be used nationally

A pioneering health project, which has helped hundreds of elderly people in Bridlington, is in the running for a national award.

Health
Euan MacDonald.

I lost my voice through Motor Neurone Disease – but you can donate yours

Euan MacDonald, who has Motor Neurone Disease, explains how people living with the condition could be given a new voice – with your help

Health 2
Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Bags of ready to eat salads that contain broken leaves could be harbouring dangerously high levels of the food poisoning bug, a new study warned.

Health 1
A reader asks: Do we care more about our pets than people?

Pet flea and tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

Health
And theyre off - the fitness fans start their gruelling challenge (PA1645-14h)

Teams go the extra Burpee mile to help our lifeboat

Seven teams of fitness fans completed a burpee mile along the cliffs at Sewerby to raise £830 for Bridlington Lifeboat.

Health
Free Press news

Free tests at Spa to beat oral cancer

As part of Mouth Cancer Action Month, health professionals will carry out free examinations at Bridlington Spa on Monday.

Health
Free Press comment

FREE PRESS COMMENT: Hospital consultation: Was it worth it?

Monday’s public consultation event on the future of the Minor Injuries Unit at Bridlington Hospital seemed to throw up more questions than answers.

Health
Brid Spa - Consultation to save Brid Minor Injuries Unit. Picture by Paul Atkinson: NBFP PA1645-2h

Residents turn out to have their say

Hundreds of residents turned out to a consultation event on the future of the minor injuries unit in Bridlington.

Health
The norovirus is a particularly unpleasant sign of the season

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

Health 3
Each bottle of his energy drink contained 40 mg of Niacin - 200 per cent the recommended daily value.

Man developed hepatitis after energy drink ‘overdose’

Downing too many energy drinks can cause hepatitis, doctors have warned.

Health
Officers and councillors at the start of the first 12-week trial.

12 weeks to save the shuttle bus

Bridlington’s hospital shuttle bus has been given a 12-week lifeline, but it really is a case of use it or lose it.

News 1
Load more