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Health village: £18m dream

An £18m health village is being proposed for Bridlington – with all five GP surgeries in the town to move to a new building, alongside community services.

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Angela Fargie was in A&E for nine hours before she was seen by doctor.

Bridlington ex-nurse waited nine hours to see doctor

A former theatre nurse spent nine hours waiting on a trolley as to see a doctor at an accident and emergency department.

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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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Sandra Orlando completes the Santa Run in Bridlington last month

500+ days and Sandra is still running

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away but Sandra Orlando believes a daily run is the answer to staying fit and healthy.

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Patients have praised medical staff

YOUR SAY: What patients said on Scarborough Hospital

What do patients at Scarborough Hospital have to say about its services as it faces winter pressures?

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Ye Olde Bell Spa vitality pool

Ye Olde Bell chimes in a new era with sparkling spa

WHEN you go to a Spa you want to be enveloped by warmth, calmness, luxury and peace. This is “me time” writ large and it’s a treat in which you should be able to lose yourself in the moment, shutting out the outside world and all its cares for a few blissful few hours.
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Scarborough Hospital is facing winter pressures

Is Scarborough Hospital facing a crisis?

Scarborough Hospital has been in the spotlight after a doctor spoke out about the pressures staff are facing.
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Sir Greg Knight MP

Bridlington Hospital: MP speaks out about ward closure

Bridlington's MP has raised the stripping of services from the town's hospital in the House of Commons today.

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Bridlington Hospital

Plans to close Macmillan Unit to go ahead

Health bosses have decided to press ahead with controversial changes to services at Bridlington Hospital.

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The team from Field House receive their award

Double success for transformed GP surgery

Just weeks after receiving a huge boost from inspectors, a Bridlington GP practice is celebrating again after picking up a regional award.

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Patients have been asked to use the Minor Injuries Unit at Bridlington where possible

Keep A&E for genuine emergencies

Doctors are appealing to Bridlington patients to only use  A& E departments in genuine emergencies after a surge in attendances over the past two days.
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The team at mydentist in Quay Road have been named a notable practice by the Care Quality Commission

Smiles all round as surgery is praised

One of Bridlington’s biggest dental surgeries has been praised for the positive impact it has on the community.

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Edgar Scott is recovering back in Bridlington after falling ill in Benidorm

The best £250 I’ve ever spent

A holiday turned into a nightmare for Edgar Scott – but the situation could have been much worse.

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A leading councillor wants to ban smoking in children's parks.

Plan to ban smoking in oudoor play areas

Should smoking be banned in children’s outdoor play areas?

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Hilderthorpe Primary School

More than 40 children affected by norovirus at Bridlington school

Health officials have confirmed the sickness bug which has forced a Bridlington school to close tomorrow is suspected to be norovirus.

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Field House Surgery Victoria Road Bridlington set to close. Picture by Paul Atkinson: NBFP PA1641-7b

Field House given ‘good’ CQC rating

A Bridlington doctors’ surgery rated as ‘requiring improvement’ has been re-assessed as ‘good’ only months after a change of leadership.

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Bridlington Hospital

Dental centre closes because ‘town has too many’

Bridlington Hospital has lost another service, with patients from the dental access centre now being treated at Driffield.

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Baby Lucas-Rylie has flat head syndrome.
He has flat head syndrome and needs a special helmet to correct it, but family needs to raise �2,000 in weeks, or he may have to wait and go through risky surgery when he is 2 years old.
Mum Tara Baker and Brother Tyler.
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‘Light at end of the tunnel’

Little Lucas-Rylie Baker, the Bridlington baby with flat-head syndrome, has now picked up his new special helmet and efforts to raise £2,000 towards his treatment are thriving.

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Lucas-Rylie Baker

Rally round for Lucas-Rylie

A hard-working mum has asked the Bridlington community to help her to raise money which could prevent her baby from needing surgery on his skull.

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COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

It would be borderline bad taste to say I’d never heard of tinnitus before my diagnosis.

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