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REVEALED: The best and worst GP surgeries in Milton Keynes for 2018 as rated by you

We reveal the best and worst GP surgeries in the Milton Keynes area as rated by you the patients.

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Milton Keynes man joins campaign to highlight the waiting and worry for leukaemia patients

A Milton Keynes man is to take a starring role in a national blood cancer campaign highlighting issues faced by patients who are watching and waiting for treatment.

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Health bodies in Milton Keynes Bedford, and Luton to ‘merge’

NHS bosses have plans to ‘merge’ the health system across Bedford, Luton, and Milton Keynes – and politicians fear it is already a done deal.

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Milton Keynes man left waiting years for cancer treatment

Milton Keynes man left waiting years for cancer treatment

A Milton Keynes man is taking a starring role in a national blood cancer campaign highlighting issues faced by patients who are “watching and waiting” for treatment.

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Noel Wilson, who lives in Milton Keynes, is one of three Fundraiser of the Year finalists

Milton Keynes man with MS reaches finals of prestigious national awards

A man from Milton Keynes who lives with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been selected as finalist in the 2018 MS Society Awards, after he raised more than £23,000 completing laps on his mobility scooter at motor racing circuits across the country.

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Anonymous for the Voiceless hold demo in Milton Keynes showing slaughterhouse footage

Animal Rights organisation Anonymous for the Voiceless engaged with shoppers in Central Milton Keynes on Saturday, with a peaceful static demonstration outside McDonalds on Silbury Boulevard.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: Animal group slams farm near Milton Keynes which supplied Nando’s, Lidl and Asda after chickens seen living next to corpses in cramped and squalid conditions

Shocking images taken by animals rights campaigners show the squalid and cramped conditions of chickens living at farm near Milton Keynes which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: Milton Keynes woman who was so fat she could barely walk and drank EIGHT cans of Red Bull a day loses 11 stone

A woman from Milton Keynes who was so fat she could barely walk has lost more than half her body weight to run the London Marathon.

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'Thank you for bringing me back from the dead," says Milton Keynes mum

A city mum is taking on the London to Brighton Challenge 100 kilometre challenge to raise funds for the ambulance charity that saved the life of her and her unborn baby daughter.

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Milton Keynes Short Breaks and Shared Lives service is rated ‘outstanding’

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has awarded the Milton Keynes Council Short Breaks and Shared Lives service for people with learning disabilities an ‘Outstanding’ inspection grade.
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Caps off to Newport Pagnell opticians for Wear A Hat Day fundraiser

An opticians in Newport Pagnell invited the local community to join its Wear a Hat Day celebrations this month to help raise vital funds for Brain Tumour Research.

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Simply Coconuts founder Annie Hawkins with her son

Milton Keynes entrepreneur launches new coconut oil for little bottoms everywhere!

Entrepreneur Annie Hawkins, from Milton Keynes, has announced the launch of Simply Coconuts, a sensitive skin care brand for babies.

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MK New Era team celebrating Wear A Hat Day

Hats the way to raise funds for brain tumour research as Milton Keynes folk sport their favourite head gear

It was simply hat-tastic as businesses, schools and families across Milton Keynes donned their favourite head gear for Wear A Hat Day.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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WATCH: Milton Keynes woman makes touching video to plead for cystic fibrosis drug

A young Milton Keynes woman battling against cystic fibrosis is fighting for the NHS to prescribe a wonder drug that would transform her life.

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Milton Keynes woman to take part in memory walk to honour parents who both committed suicide

A woman from Milton Keynes will be walking from Aylesbury to Brighton next month to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the day BOTH her parents committed suicide.

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Four in five Britons don't know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people don’t know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people in th UK are infected with hepatitis B do not even know they have it, a study warned.

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Kerry Cole

Your chance to follow in the footsteps of new look Kerry from Milton Keynes

Slimmer Kerry Cole, 48, lost an incredible 9 stones with the support of Milton Keynes LighterLife counsellor Tracy Simpson.

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Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Researchers found that high nicotine in electronic cigarettes causes non-alcohol fatty liver diseases in mice.

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