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Surgery raid defended by police chief

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GUERNSEY’S Police Chief personally travelled to Alderney yesterday to defend the force’s search of a GP’s surgery in the wake of allegations the operation had been ‘heavy-handed’.

Third-sector help for HSSD’s new schemes

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TWO schemes to help vulnerable children and families are being worked on by Health and Social Services with the help of experts outside of government in the third sector.

HSSD steels itself to more delays

The new mental health block at the Oberlands is now expected to open between four and six weeks behind schedule. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 6499424)

CONSTRUCTION of the new mental health centre at the hospital has been hit by further delays as Health and Social Services revealed parts of the building needed additional steel fitted.

‘Worrying’ stats show half of island overweight

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GUERNSEY must tackle its ‘worrying’ and increasing obesity levels for the benefit of individuals and to reduce the burden it has on the healthcare system, the Health and Social Services minister has declared.