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MP raises future of Dewsbury A&E unit in parliament

A and E department could go Credit: PA

The Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has challenged the Government over the future of Dewsbury hospital's emergency provision.

The hospital could lose its A and E department next year. The new Labour MP claimed a Freedom of Information Act request revealed that Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield had diverted ambulances 61 times to Dewsbury - 10 miles away - in the last 12 months.


Football team for 'blokes' who find talking helps

A football team in Hull is using soccer to encourage men to come forward and discuss their mental health problems.

Today Blokes United challenged a team from Humberside Police to a game to raise money and improve the awareness of mental health issues for men.

Martin Fisher went along to the match - and spoke to Blokes United co-founder Chris Johnson and PC Darren Kirkwood.


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