Get out and get active to improve your mood

THE National Charity Partnership is urging people across the south east to take to exercise to help combat the ‘January blues.’

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Could acupuncture stop your baby crying?

Could acupuncture stop your baby crying?

Acupuncture may stop babies suffering from colic from crying too much, according to new research.


Patient dies while under the care of Southern Health

A PATIENT has died in Hampshire while receiving care from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

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Rowans Hospice holding recruitment event for volunteers

A HOSPICE offering end-of-life care is holding an event for people to find out about becoming a volunteer.

Martin and Diane Munns behind the bar of their pub, The Fareham. The couple recently donated 27 DVD players to the childrens ward of Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham

Pub landlords are at the heart of the community

KINDHEARTED publicans Martin and Diane Munns have made it their mission to help sick children in hospital.


Firm donates cash to help bereavement service

AN ORGANISATION which helps grieving children has been given a fundraising boost thanks to a company.


Nice says cancer drug is too costly to be funded for NHS

A CANCER drug that was trialled at Queen Alexandra Hospital could be cut from the NHS after being deemed too expensive.


‘Archie has been fighting all his life’

The effects of chemotherapy couldn’t stop Archie Lowe celebrating his seventh birthday.

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Traditional tea dance to be held at college

PEOPLE are being invited to come and enjoy themselves at a traditional tea dance.

Disney toys recalled by manufacturer over safety concerns

Disney toys recalled by manufacturer over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

Charles Burns

An eye-opening view of the NHS – from my hospital bed

MY STORY began on December 30 when I was troubled by a growing pain which I decided to get checked out.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Cancer patient Julie Ankers, left, with Martha Morais, a nurse practitioner for acute oncology at QA Hospital

Cancer patient inspired to raise £3,000 for QA Hospital

WHEN Julie Ankers received cancer treatment at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth she knew she wanted to give something back.

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Suella Fernandes with Mujtaba Asharia, owner and pharmacist at Fareham Pharmacy

Fareham MP welcomes government funding for community pharmacies

AN MP has welcomed millions of pounds being put aside for new pharmacy services to help ease pressure on other NHS services.


Denmead care home applauded by inspectors in new report

INSPECTORS have praised a care home as good in all key areas in a new report.


Pompey fans made aware of safe drinking in Fratton Park scheme

POMPEY fans have thrown their weight behind a scheme to tackle excessive drinking.


Inspectors issue praise on Portsmouth homecare agency in new report

A HOMECARE agency has been applauded by a health watchdog in a new report.


Poll finds support for sex education

SEVEN in 10 children in the south east of England think the government should ensure school lessons on sex and relationships, new figures reveal.


Meeting in Fareham on future of NHS services

PEOPLE can learn about how the NHS is planning to change over the next five years at a meeting in Fareham.

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