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AUDIO: Doctors go on strike

Junior doctors across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale have walked out for 24 hours as part of a row over pay and working conditions.

Swimmers support hospital pool appeal

Members of Harrogate District Swimming Club have raised over £4,000 to help upgrade the hydrotherapy pool at Leeds Children's Hospital.

Yorkshire back on cold weather alert

The Met Office says temperatures could drop to 2C or below within the next 48 hours.

Charity funds trial of cancer patient reporting programme

Yorkshire Cancer Research is hoping to improve the way patients report their symptoms and experiences by trialling a web-based system.

Surge in demand for ambulances

People drinking excessively and alcohol-fuelled injuries have made the New Year period exceptionally busy for Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

Calendar tribute to hospital colleague

Staff in Harrogate District Hospital’s Emergency Department have (almost) bared all in a cheeky charity calendar inspired by a former colleague who died from cancer.

AUDIO: Cancer survivor's inspirational story

Harrogate author Jackie Buxton has written about her treatment and how something positive can come out of a cancer diagnosis.

Victory for Otley boy as vital drug is approved

A drug which 7-year-old Sam Brown needs has received the final sign-off from health authorities.

Defibrillator scheme targets 'high risk' communities

Harrogate Borough Council offers to match-fund half the cost of up to 18 new devices designed to save lives in the event of a cardiac arrest.

More support for patients with lung problems

Two new specialist nurses at Airedale Hospital are helping people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Motorway expected to stay closed northbound for much of the day.


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