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SMOKING: An adult about to smoke with a child in the same car

Bolton smokers and e-cig retailers on today's changes to smoking laws

NEW: Bolton One

Children’s outpatient department moves from Royal Bolton Hospital to Bolton One

LAUNCH: Dr Wirin Bhatiani and Bolton Hospice Chairman Judith Bromley

Bolton Hospice opens 4 new bedrooms to support 88 extra patients a year

HEALTH: Wendy Meredith

Top Bolton health chief given key role in Devo Manc shake-up

VIEW: Safe Harbour Dementia Care Home (Google Maps)

Bolton doctor who owned care home criticised by inspectors hits back

PICTURED: Royal Bolton Hospital

30% rise in complaints lodged against Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in past 12 months — but none upheld

BRAVE: The Armstrong family — from left, Dom, Zoe, Lucas and Dave

Transplant mum, 35, urges people to sign up to the donor register

CAMPAIGN: Dr Stephen Liversedge

Bolton spends £1.5 million a year on wasted prescriptions — more than almost any other borough in the country

HEALTH: Dr Wirin Bhatiani

Bolton spends £183,000 on personal health budgets

INITIATIVE: Royal Bolton Hospital

Staff choir, zumba classes and trips to the races help keep staff sickness levels down at Royal Bolton Hospital

Community centre saviour joins new team of carers in Bolton

Community centre saviour joins new team of carers in Bolton

SUPPORT: Branch chairman Mike Longlands and his wife Rita, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's nine years ago

Help is out there for people with Parkinson's

HEALTH: The University of Bolton

University of Bolton appoints 12 new clinicians as its health school goes from strength to strength

STUDENT: Paramedic Daniel Butterworth develops new diagnostic tool

University of Bolton student develops lifesaving tool to diagnose potentially fatal condition

Bolton's public health budget to be cut by £1.34 million


Bolton graduate pioneers groundbreaking A&E initiative

TEA TIME: Matthew Showve and Andy Lee

1960s style 'day room' trial at Royal Bolton Hospital

TRIAL: Patient Beryl Hill with neuro physiotherapist Sylvia Moss

£500,000 machine unveiled to help people recover from brain injury

BUSINESS: Investors in People

Bolton carers service praised for paying the living wage

THANKS: Sara McDonnell with Ron and Janet Thatcher

Woman saves husband's life thanks to calm 999 call handler

ROLE: Fiona Noden

Our Fiona takes top job at Christie NHS Foundation Trust

NEW LIFE: Students are being warned that feeling hungover could mask other more serious illnesses

Students warned to take illness seriously

FUNDING: Bolton Hospice

Funding for 4 new bedrooms at Bolton Hospice means 88 more patients can be cared for each year

CAMPAIGN: Kevin Walsh with his petition

Bus timetable change means it will take up to 90 minutes to get to nearest 'super hospital'

Katie Booth, aged 11

11-year-old girl donates hair and money to charity which makes wigs for cancer-stricken children

REWARD: Royal Bolton Hospital

Doctors' surgeries getting cash rewards for NOT sending patients to hospital

LEAVING: Ambulance crews are stressed

Whistleblowers claim seven Bolton paramedics set to leave frontline services in next month

Jack Firth, Healthwatch's independent chair.

Obesity, charity funding cuts, mental health and pain clinic hot topics at Healthwatch Q&A

TRAVEL CONCERNS: Royal Bolton Hospital

Councillor's grave concerns over Bolton patients' need to travel to Salford 'super hospital'

DONATE: Philip Elwell with his guide dog Clover, Joyce Hickey with guide dog Baylee and Andy and Donna Lee

Generous shoppers help raise £1,000 in three days for our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Parkview Nursing Home in Chorley New Road.

'Run-down and dirty' care home ordered to improve after inspectors find food and drink on walls, urine on floor and undertrained staff

Royal Bolton 'local hospital' decision will not mean closures, experts say

Royal Bolton 'local hospital' decision will not mean closures, experts say

Health bosses in Bolton, Salford and Wigan commit to working together

Health bosses in Bolton, Salford and Wigan commit to working together

DECISION: Royal Bolton Hospital

Royal Bolton will NOT be region's fourth 'super hospital'

NOMINATION: Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Simon Kelly

Bumper celebrations for hospital's eye unit with prestigious prize nomination in 21st birthday year

CUTS: Cllr Cliff Morris

Bolton Council needs to cut public health services by at least another £1.3 million

Health chiefs set to sign historic devolution deal to pool public health cash

Health chiefs to sign historic deal to pool public healthcare cash

SUPPORT: Lofty the Lion

Bolton Wanderers supporting Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Bolton health chief 'disappointed' at super hospital decision

Bolton health chief 'disappointed' at super hospital decision

RELAXING: Patient William Payne with junior sister Kia Knowles in the mordern reception area.

'Home from home': Pioneering ward shows how Royal Bolton could look with help from Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

DONATE: Andy Lee on tour with his giant £1 coin with Alain Job at Bolton Market

Hospital chiefs hail impact of our Donate £1 for Dementia Campaign

Alzheimer's Society boss gets behind our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Alzheimer's Society boss gets behind our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign


Dementia friend Graham Tracey speaks out in support of our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

WED: Paul Stephen Webster and his new wife Jennie at their wedding

Meningitis warning - 'not everyone gets the rash'

David Crausby MP outside The Royal Bolton Hospital supporting the Bolton News Dementia Campaign. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest Ltd, Friday June 19, 2015 (29512405)

MP David Crausby supports Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

ANGRY: David Fielding was caught up in the bad blood scandal, during the 1970s and '80s, and been fighting for justice ever since

Jeremy Hunt is 'turning the public against us' says Bolton blood scandal victim

Bolton's GPs voted best in Greater Manchester

Bolton's GPs voted best in Greater Manchester

Bev Tabernacle, acting director of nursing at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

Royal Bolton's top nurse speaks out in support of our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign

Dementia sufferer Bob Fry with left, wife Sue and right, son Mark.

'Every time I see him it hurts again because he is not the man I knew'

MEMORY: Tracy Hurst with her son Bradley Pover

Mum who lost son to meningitis hails announcement of new lifesaving vaccine

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