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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

Ethnic minority Covid risk 'not explained by racism'

A government adviser says factors like deprivation, rather than ethnicity, should be used to judge risk.

CQC report: Care of people with learning disabilities 'inhumane'

Physical restraint is part of the culture in some specialist hospitals, a care regulator finds.

Rogue website sells 'dodgy wigs' to cancer patients

Cancer patients are being targeted by a rogue website selling poor quality wigs which do not match the ones pictured in its adverts.

Long Covid: Who is more likely to get it?

A study suggests old age increases the risk, as does asthma, excess weight, and being female.

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Very good general health website from the NHS information about illnesses, diseases, finding your BMI, growing old gracefully, care of the elderly, over 50s health, children's health, mens' health, women's health, addictions and much more. Really important stuff. Give it a browse and you might live longer!
British Medical Acupuncture Society. Contains information about meetings and advice for patients and health professionals plus search facility to find acupuncturists in NN6 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

Hayley Clark Acupuncture

The Jetty, Creaton, Northampton NN6 8NZ, UK – 07740 189457

Complementary Healthare Information Service UK with information about all sorts of alternative therapies from Acupuncture to Bowen technique to Reiki and Yoga.  Search for alternative health practitioners in Northamptonshire.

Alternative Medicine

Balancing Health Holistic Therapies

16 Shelleycotes Rd, Brixworth, Northampton NN6 9NE, UK – 07812 108913

Useful NHS site with information for every type of carer. It provides details of the services or benefits affecting carers, carers' workers and voluntary organisations and others. Find out if you will have to pay for your own long term care, research money and financial implications, the wellbeing of all carers, the needs of young carers. Search for carer services such as dementia care and respite breaks around West Haddon or anywhere in the UK with the search facility.
This is a good NHS site for finding doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals and urgent care in NN6 or anywhere in England. It also lists Dentists accepting NHS patients!

BBC Healthy Lifestyle Website - the importance of exercise, exercise for children, diet and finess plans.
This is the NHS website with information about all sorts of mental health issues including depression, breakdowns, phobias, self-harm, over-eating and more.
Search for mental health services in NN6 or anywhere in England.
Health A to Z, conditions and illnesses, symptom checker. Online discussions and communities, news and topical articles.
NHS site for England and Wales. Health A to Z of conditions and illnesses. Information about the NHS and its services and management. Search for NHS services in NN6 and West Haddon.
Health companion for travellers - offers customized medical kits and advice on medication. Check the tablet and vaccination requirements and tips.
The NHS website with advice for healthy travelling - inoculations required for travel, inflight health. Lots of stuff that you did not Know you did not Know - some of it really important!
Useful travel health website from NHS with travel advice and search facility to find where to get a yellow fever innoculation around West Haddon.
For many conditions and symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS, Emotional recovery after breast cancer, redundancy, confidence & self esteem, anxiety and many more. Many on offer. Professional, caring and thoughtful company.