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VIDEO: Woman jailed for illegally importing sick puppies after 14-month Thames Valley Police investigation

A puppy seller who imported ‘scores’ of sick border collies from a puppy farm in Ireland before passing them off as a homebred has been jailed thanks to a 14-month investigation by Thames Valley Police and the RSPCA.

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The accident and emergency department at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham.
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NHS services in Milton Keynes better than the rest of Bucks for waiting times

Healthcare services in Milton Keynes are performing better than those covering the rest of Bucks, according to data analysed by the BBC,

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Minister visits motivational Health and Social Care programme in Milton Keynes

Minister visits motivational Health and Social Care programme in Milton Keynes

Sports Minister, Tracey Crouch MP, has paid a visit to a partnership health and social care programme in Milton Keynes.

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Village school raises thousands of pounds for Milton Keynes Hospital charity

Village school raises thousands of pounds for Milton Keynes Hospital charity

Hanslope Primary School has raised more than three and a half thousand pounds for Milton Keynes Hospital Charity, with all funds going to the Macmillan Unit at the hospital.

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MP Mark Lancaster addresses the meeting

MPs make mental health a priority issue in Milton Keynes

Young people’s mental health was the main agenda item at the recent community engagement meeting at Milton Keynes Academy.

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The flu jab

It’s official - ‘man flu’ does exist, finds study

It’s official ... ‘man flu’ DOES exist - because men are more likely to call in sick with a cold than women are, according to new research.

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Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

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Free flu vaccinations for pregnant women and young children in Milton Keynes

Free flu vaccinations for pregnant women and young children in Milton Keynes

Health leaders across Milton Keynes are urging pregnant women and young children to have their free flu vaccinations as soon as possible.

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Milton Keynes Council recognises mental health with Time to Change pledge

Milton Keynes Council recognises mental health with Time to Change pledge

Milton Keynes Council has signed up to the Time to Change employer pledge which demonstrates its commitment to change the way the organisation thinks about and addresses mental health in the workplace.

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Anyone for wheelchair tennis in Milton Keynes?

Anyone for wheelchair tennis in Milton Keynes?

An open day with an expert coach has been organised for wheelchair users interested in playing tennis.

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Rough sleepers in Milton Keynes are likely to die by the age of 47

Rough sleepers in Milton Keynes are likely to die by the age of 47

The dozens of people sleeping rough on city streets are not expected to live past an average age of 47, a special report has revealed.

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Stephanie Thorp receives her award

Healthcare staff who support NHS research in Milton Keynes honoured

Healthcare professionals who help run research trials in Milton Keynes’s NHS have been honoured at an awards ceremony.

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‘Grab a jab’ to beat the sniffles urges Milton Keynes surgeon

Milton Keynes is heading into the cold and flu season, and with some of us already clutching tissues to our noses.

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Curate who is also a GP holds service of healing in Milton Keynes Church

Curate who is also a GP holds service of healing in Milton Keynes Church

A city GP who became a curate is holding a special healing service at his church.

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'Breakfast is the most important meal of the day' is not a myth

Skipping breakfast could harden your arteries

Skipping breakfast could lead to hardening of the arteries, raising the risk of heart attacks, scientists claim.

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The NSPCC ranked each local CCG on their plans

NSPCC slams Milton Keynes mental health plan for 'ignoring' abused children

Milton Keynes health chiefs have been told by the NSPCC to sort out their ‘inadequate’ mental health plans – as they ‘completely ignore’ children who have suffered abuse.

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Milton Keynes MPs to host mental health community meetings

Milton Keynes MPs to host mental health community meetings

Young people’s mental health is taking centre stage as city MPs, Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart host a community engagement meeting to tackle the issue.

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New health centre to open in Milton Keynes

Work begins on a state-of-the-art new health centre - being built by the council to cope with the demands of a growing population - this week.

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Smokers in Milton Keynes urged to quit for Stoptober

Smokers in Milton Keynes urged to quit for Stoptober

Smokers who take part in the Stoptober Challenge are five times more likely to quit for good. NHS Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is challenging smokers to give it up during October to get on the best track to quitting altogether.

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Terrence Higgins Trust launches new local HIV and sexual health service in Milton Keynes

Terrence Higgins Trust launches new local HIV and sexual health service in Milton Keynes

Leading HIV and sexual health charity the Terrence Higgins Trust has launched a brand new service in Milton Keynes aimed at those at risk of HIV or poor sexual health.

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