New guide to help detect cancer

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

DOCTORS and consultants at BMI The Hampshire Clinic have produced a downloadable guide about breast cancer symptoms and self-examination.

Life on the Ebola frontline

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

SHE may be smiling for the camera but brave Basingstoke nurse Natalie Mounter is actually working in a heartbreaking and hellish environment.

Pot painting event to raise funds for Cancer Research

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12:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

POTS will be painted at a Basingstoke event on Friday to raise money for Cancer Research.

Family feel pensioner's death was avoidable

Basingstoke Gazette: The Royal Hampshire County Hospital, where Mr Webley died

12:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE family of a Basingstoke pensioner, who died at his home nine days after a stroke, believe he should not have been sent home from hospital.

Radiographer strike affects services at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:06pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

STRIKE action by radiographers did affect services at Basingstoke hospital yesterday, the chief executive has confirmed.

Advice about falls will be given at Basingstoke event

Basingstoke Gazette: The Aquadrome at Basingstoke Leisure Park

11:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ADVICE about falls will be given at an event being held at Basingstoke Aquadrome on Friday.

First patient treated at new Basingstoke radiotherapy unit

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:35pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE first patient to be treated in a new multi-million pound radiotherapy unit was welcomed to the centre this month.

Appointments could be affected by radiographer strike at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette: Family hopes for lessons to be learnt from Basingstoke hospital fall death

9:54am Monday 20th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Basingstoke hospital are on strike today because of an ongoing pay freeze.

Hampshire Meals on Wheels in line for top award

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council has been shortlisted for a national catering award for its Meals on Wheels service.

Plan to build new emergency hospital in north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A NEW emergency hospital set to be built between Basingstoke and Winchester will provide unprecedented 24-hour consultant care, a meeting heard.

Maria Miller calls for Hampshire NHS to make IVF treatment available to women over 35

Basingstoke Gazette: 88 per cent of respondents to a Gazette poll said Maria Miller should resign as Basingstoke's MP.

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has called on the NHS in Hampshire to make IVF treatment available to older women.

New chief executive for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance has a new chief executive at the helm following the appointment of former Royal Navy commander Alex Lochrane.

Hampshire Air Ambulance to provide 24-hour cover

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) will introduce a helicopter equipped to fly at night.

Health workers take strike action over pay increase

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:58am Monday 13th October 2014

DOZENS of hospital workers have formed picket lines outside Basingstoke hospital to protest against the Government’s refusal to give all NHS staff a recommended one per cent pay rise.

Odiham-based choir return from seven-day tour of Portugal

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

AN ODIHAM-based choir have returned from a seven-day tour of Portugal.

Drop-in flu clinics will take place in Overton and Oakley this month

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:30pm Saturday 4th October 2014

DROP-IN flu clinics will take place in GP surgeries in Overton and Oakley this month.

Newly-qualified nurses and midwives celebrate at graduation ceremony

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

SCORES of newly-qualified nurses and midwives celebrated their achievements together with their families and friends at a special graduation ceremony.

Fitness sessions for new mums launched

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

NEW and soon-to-be mothers across Basingstoke are being encouraged to join two new pregnancy and post-natal fitness courses.

Cancer care at Basingstoke hospital praised by patients

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:48am Monday 29th September 2014

CANCER patients who have been treated at Basingstoke hospital have given plenty of positive feedback about the care they received there as part of a patient survey.

Hook GP hits back over complaint

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

DON’T fight against us, campaign with us – that was the message from a Hook GP for a patient who complained about not getting an appointment at short notice.

Basingstoke nurse quits job to help fight against Ebola

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A BRAVE Basingstoke nurse is quitting her job to help people affected by the devastating Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

Sexual health in spotlight

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11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SOLENT NHS Trust’s Sexual Health Service is launching its Generation Sex campaign to encourage those having sex with new partners at a later age to think about their sexual health.

New hospital is 'vital for future' of Basingstoke-based trust

Basingstoke Gazette: Mary Edwards, chief executive

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PLANS for a state-of-the-art new critical treatment hospital are vital to keep a Basingstoke-based trust financially afloat.

Family donate vital cash for cancer centre in memory of Patsy Harris-Bye

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

SHE sadly lost her battle with cancer - but now the family of Patsy Harris-Bye have delivered a five-figure cash legacy to a north Hampshire project that will help cancer sufferers in the future.

Ark Cancer Centre Charity gives supporters chance to win cash prizes

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5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Ark Cancer Centre Charity has launched a new lottery-style campaign to raise funds and give participants the chance to win big.

Local dance school will host charity ball to raise cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A LOCAL dance school is hosting a charity ball to raise funds for a state-of-the-art centre to treat local cancer sufferers.

Generation Sex campaign launched by Solent NHS Trust

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

PEOPLE over the age of 40 are being urged to get tested for sexually transmitted infections, with a lack of education, lack of knowledge and stigma being blamed for a rise in poor sexual health nationally in the older generation.

Fun day gives boost to appeal for Keira

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

KIND-hearted supporters have raised nearly £1,000 to help a six-year-old to go to America to learn more about her rare medical condition.

£2,800 boost for Ark Cancer Centre Charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A LOCAL charity, set up to fund a state-of-the-art cancer centre, has been given a boost by the Inner Wheel Club of Basingstoke.

Hospital staff shortlisted for national awards

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

STAFF at Basingstoke hospital, who go above and beyond when caring for patients, have been shortlisted for national awards.

Basingstoke schoolgirl becomes youngest person to have revolutionary knee operation

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL from Basingstoke is thought to have become the youngest person to undergo a revolutionary operation – described as the “Holy Grail” of knee surgery.

Success for Basingstoke hospital trust's super six

Basingstoke Gazette: Restricted visiting hours at Basingstoke hospital over Christmas

11:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

STAFF working for Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have become the first in the region to obtain new formal qualifications in correctly decontaminating hospital instruments and equipment.

Foreign nurses sought for jobs at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette: Donna Green, chief operating officer

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE trust which runs Basingstoke hospital is looking to recruit nurses from as far afield as the Philippines after failing to hit staffing targets.

Basingstoke hospital trust rated among worst in country for hospital food

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:54pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE trust which runs Basingstoke hospital has been rated as among the worst in the country for the quality of its food.

Cancer centre could be built on outskirts of Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A CANCER centre, which is to offer radiotherapy and chemotherapy in a new state-of-the art building, could be built on the outskirts of Basingstoke.

GPs' out-of-hours phone service comes under spotlight

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1:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE out-of-hours telephone services of local GP surgeries have been put under the spotlight by independent patient champion group Healthwatch Hampshire.

Grandmother loses hair to help fund new cancer centre

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

THIS was the moment a grandmother first saw her new look, after her entire head of hair was shaved off for charity.

Parents' anger at doctor's error

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

NEW parents were left terrified after being told their six-week-old son could need an emergency CAT scan to check for fluid on his brain – only to discover just hours later that the doctor had made a mistake.

Southern NHS launches health services app

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A NEW app, designed to bring health services closer to patients, has been launched by Southern Health.

Funding boost for carers

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8:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO hospices in Hampshire have received a one-off funding boost to help support carers.

New state-of-the-art heart scanner installed at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE hospital is at the forefront of the complex art of scanning hearts – thanks to a specialist consultant and some state-of-the-art equipment.

Sir Geoff Hurst backs Hampshire Clinic's health campaign

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

ENGLAND football World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst is backing a Basingstoke hospital’s health campaign.

People urged to stay safe around water

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

AS the temperature rises, and the school holidays loom, the local ambulance service is urging people to stay safe around water.

Bake-off raises cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STAFF and consultants at BMI The Hampshire Clinic have pulled in the pounds for a good cause after hosting a great bake-off contest.

Infant school hit by vomiting virus

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:38am Thursday 17th July 2014

MORE than 100 pupils were struck down after a vomiting virus hit youngsters at a Basingstoke infant school.

Rise in ambulance call-outs about children being left in hot cars

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:17am Thursday 17th July 2014

LOCAL ambulance crews have seen a rise in call-outs about small children being left in cars as temperatures soar.

Employees encouraged to 'Workout @ Work'

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:03am Monday 14th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE businesses have been encouraging their staff to workout at work.

Funding for school nurses to be increased

Basingstoke Gazette: County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy

8:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

FUNDING for school nurses in Hampshire will be increased by up to £2.5million over the next five years.

Basingstoke hospital workers suffer burns following chemical spillage

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:24am Thursday 3rd July 2014

TWO hospital workers suffered burns following a spillage of concentrated high-level disinfectant containing acid.

Hospital chiefs concerned by rising A&E admissions

Basingstoke Gazette: Dr Howard Simpson, clinical director for unscheduled care, Sara Sparks, operational services manager for unscheduled care, and Paul Barton, lead emergency nurse practitioner

1:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

“DON’T break us” – that is the warning from senior medics at Basingstoke hospital, following a huge rise in the number of patients flooding through the doors of the emergency department.

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