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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!

Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn

Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.

Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'

Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.

'Kinder treatments in pipeline' for child brain cancer

Researchers discover that there are seven types of most common malignant child brain cancer.

Southern Health NHS Trust admits guilt over Connor Sparrowhawk's death

Southern Health admits breaching health and safety law over the death of patient Connor Sparrowhawk.

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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 BH20 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

Wareham Therapy Clinic

Elmstead, Sandford Rd, Wareham BH20 4DH, UK – 01929 551513

Friendly reception staff expert therapists in a very pleasant atmosphere.

Good treatment

Victoria Meadway Doctor of Chiropractic

8 Hollow Oak Rd, Wareham BH20 5AH, UK – 07918 611616

My wife needed treatment while away from home. Victoria was able to see her the same day, and she was dramatically improved in 24 hours thanks to treatment and good advice.

Truly gifted and professional Dr. I went hardly able to walk and Victoria has worked wonders on me, her approach is holistic and I have now booked for my husband as I am so impressed

Juliet Bromby-Phillips - Wareham Therapy Clinic

Elmstead, Sandford Road, Wareham BH20 4DH, UK – 01202 740273

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 Dorset.

Alternative Medicine

Wareham Therapy Clinic

Elmstead, Sandford Rd, Wareham BH20 4DH, UK – 01929 551513

Friendly reception staff expert therapists in a very pleasant atmosphere.

Good treatment

Victoria Meadway Doctor of Chiropractic

8 Hollow Oak Rd, Wareham BH20 5AH, UK – 07918 611616

My wife needed treatment while away from home. Victoria was able to see her the same day, and she was dramatically improved in 24 hours thanks to treatment and good advice.

Truly gifted and professional Dr. I went hardly able to walk and Victoria has worked wonders on me, her approach is holistic and I have now booked for my husband as I am so impressed

Juliet Bromby-Phillips - Wareham Therapy Clinic

Elmstead, Sandford Road, Wareham BH20 4DH, UK – 01202 740273

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 Bovington 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 BH20 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 BH20 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 BH20 and Bovington.
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 Bovington.
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.