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Choosing a School or College (SEND)

  Choosing a school or post 16 placement if your child has a Statement or Education Health Care Plan.  

Citizens Advice Hampshire

Citizens Advice Hampshire is a consortium of independent Local Citizens Advice Charities We are a charity working together to improve advice services for the people of Hampshire. Details of Local Offices can be found on the above link, or through their individual records on this directory.…

Cold or flu?

Flu is not a "bad cold". Each year, thousands of people die of complications after catching the flu. Find out how colds and flu differ. Colds and flu share some of the same symptoms (cough, sore throat), but are caused by different viruses. Flu can be much…

Colds, coughs and ear infections in children

Children's colds It's normal for a child to have eight or more colds a year. This is because there are hundreds of different cold viruses and young children have no immunity to any of them as they've never had them before. Gradually they build up immunity…

College open days

What is an Open Day? An Open Day is a time when schools and colleges open for visits by students, and possibly their parents, who are researching colleges or universities and deciding where to apply. As part of an Open Day, visitors will receive a guided tour…

Coming out

Coming out is when someone who is gay, lesbian or bisexual tells the people around them about their sexuality. This can be difficult and people may worry that others will treat them differently once they know. Even though it can be scary, most people feel that…

Common digestive problems - and how to treat them

Digestive complaints such as constipation, diarrhoea, heartburn and bloating are very common and usually treatable with lifestyle measures and over-the-counter remedies. Around 40% of people have at least one digestive symptom at any one time, according to Dr Anton Emmanuel, consultant gastroenterologist at University College Hospital…

Common energy stealers

Not sure what's causing your fatigue? Here are some common energy zappers that may be to blame - and tips on how to overcome them. Being a couch potato Sitting in one position for long periods of time can sap your energy, even if you're watching…

Common exercise mistakes

Get the most out of your workouts and avoid injury with these tips to correct common exercise mistakes. From lifting too much weight to poor technique, an exercise performed incorrectly can mean you're not getting the benefits you're looking for, and can even cause pain…

Common posture mistakes and fixes

Exercises and tips to help alleviate muscle tension caused by poor sitting and standing habits, such as: Slouching in a chair Sticking your bottom out Standing with a flat back Leaning on one leg Hunched back and 'text neck' Poking your chin Rounded shoulders Cradling your phone…
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