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Milton Keynes children’s home for youngsters with autism faces closure

A children’s home that houses just five youngsters full-time has been earmarked for closure by Milton Keynes Council.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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This week The Health Lottery will hold draws in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes

Give back to your local community with The Health Lottery!

The Health Lottery will be raising money for good causes in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes during the week beginning Sunday June 17 – and it needs your support.
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A Cornell University study found that iron-deficient women can improve their exercise endurance by taking iron supplements.

Why an iron boost may kick-start your exercise regime

If you’re feeling sluggish in the gym, an iron supplement could be the key to amping things up a gear.

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The winning team in Newport Pagnell

Newport Pagnell Medical Centre bags big award for student nursing

Newport Pagnell Medical Centre Practice Nurse team in partnership with Northampton University has won The Student Nursing Times Award - Community Placement 2018.

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Claire Guest CEO MDD, Betsy Duncan Smith  MDD chairman of trustees, Her Majesty The Queen, HRH Duchess of Cornwall

Milton Keynes-based Medical Detection Dogs enjoy a royal appointment

Medical Detection Dogs was invited to perform a demonstration in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, to mark its tenth anniversary year.

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Unpaid carers in Milton Keynes are being encouraged to look after their own health as well as those they care for

Caring for carers in Milton Keynes

Unpaid carers in Milton Keynes are being encouraged to look after their own health as well as those they care for. NHS Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is raising awareness of the support available in GP practices for local carers ahead of Carers Week 2018.

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Woburn Sands woman joins marathon cycle to help brain tumour research

A woman from Woburn Sands is joining a 54-mile bike ride from London to Brighton, raising money to help scientists find a cure for brain tumours.

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Hearing specialist in Milton Keynes launches support group for people suffering tinnitus

A hearing specialist in Milton Keynes has set up a much-needed support group to help people with tinnitus.

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Staff members gear up for this week's challenge

Hewitsons solicitors gear up for Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Solicitors and other staff from law firm Hewitsons will swap their suits for hiking gear to climb the UK’s three tallest mountains for charity this weekend.

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Staff members gear up for this week's challenge

Hewitsons solicitors gear up for Three Peaks Challenge for chairty

Solicitors and other staff from law firm Hewitsons will swap their suits for hiking gear to climb the UK’s three tallest mountains for charity this weekend.

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Patient Participation Week launched today

Your chance to have a greater say on health services in Milton Keynes

Patients in Milton Keynes are being invited to have a greater say in how local health services are being run by joining a Patient Participation Group (PPG) at their local GP practice.

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The scheme covers businesses supplying or serving food direct to consumers such as restaurants, pubs, cafs, takeaways, food vans or stalls, canteens, hotels, supermarkets, schools, hospitals and care homes

The people who protect your plate in Milton Keynes

As part of National Food Safety Week (running June 4th – 10th), Milton Keynes Council is partnering with the Food Standards Agency to shine a light on food safety and the team working behind the scenes in the Environmental Health department at Milton Keynes to help ensure that the food we buy and eat is safe and honest.

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Clive says it's ridiculous to ask a baby for permission to change its nappy    Credit: PA

Centre:mk in Milton Keynes wins best baby changing room of the year award

Baby changing facilities at centre:mk are among the best in the country as voted for by the public in a competition organised by Sudocream.

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Some Northampton residents who smoke have contacted the Chronicle to complain that Kingdom "follow" them waiting for them to litter.

Milton Keynes smokers urged to put their heart into kicking the habit

Health chiefs in Milton Keynes are trying to boost knowledge that tobacco is one of the major causes of heart disease.

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John O'Neill was last seen near Milton Keynes Hospital yesterday

Appeal to help find missing man last seen near Milton Keynes Hospital yesterday?

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a man from Stony Stratford who went missing yesterday.

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An artist's impression of the new cancer centre at MK Hospital

Citizen backs Milton Keynes Hospital Charity’s £2.5million appeal for new cancer centre

Milton Keynes Hospital Charity is launching a £2.5 million fundraising appeal for a new cancer centre – and is calling for everyone in the community to get involved.

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Multiple areas of Milton Keynes hospital were up to ankle deep in flood water

Multiple areas of Milton Keynes hospital were up to ankle deep in flood water

Hospital staff are continuing their major clean up operation after large parts of the building were flooded during the weekend’s heavy rain.

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Fundraiser in Deanshanger for trust helping children with cancer

Fundraiser in Deanshanger for trust helping children with cancer

A fundraising evening held in Deanshanger has raised £2,800 for the Henry Allen Trust, as a thank you for helping a family in the village.

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Rest centre set up in Milton Keynes to help residents affected by flooding

Rest centre set up in Milton Keynes to help residents affected by flooding

A number of homes in Coffee Hall, Beanhill and other parts of Milton Keynes were flooded following storms over the weekend.

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