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Healthy sleep tips for children

Good sleep is important for your child's physical and mental wellbeing. A relaxing bedtime routine is one important way to help your child get a good night's sleep. Relaxation tips to help sleep Doing the same relaxing things in the same order and at the…

Healthy-weight children: advice for parents

If your child is a healthy weight, there's lots you can do as a parent to help them stay a healthy size as they grow. Research shows children who stay a healthy weight tend to be fitter, healthier, better able to learn, and more self-confident. They're also much less likely to have…

Hearing aids

Your GP can help you get hearing aids if you think you need them. The models available nowadays on the NHS are a great improvement on those used in the past. They're smaller and neater, and they work better too. The earlier you get them,…

Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather

Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long there are health risks. If a heatwave hits this summer, make sure the hot weather doesn't harm you or anyone you know. This page covers: Why is a heatwave a problem? Who…

Height/weight chart

You can use this chart to check if you're the right weight for your height. Alternatively, you can use the BMI healthy weight calculator. This height/weight chart is only suitable for adult men and women. It isn't suitable for children or people under 18. If…

Help from your pharmacy team

Your local pharmacy is the place to go to get any prescription medicines and clinical advice for minor health concerns. But they do a lot more than that. As well as helping with common illnesses - like sore throats, coughs, colds, tummy troubles and aches and…

Help with searching

The search bar lets you search using any combination of category, keywords and location. Category - use this if you know the type of results you want to find by Keywords - type one or more words to describe what you are looking for (e.g. housing) by…

Help with Transport to School

Every year, Hampshire County Council spends over £30 million transporting children to school under its statutory obligations. This is one of the largest items of expenditure for Hampshire Council tax payers. To find out if your child will qualify for local authority funded transport assistance from near your…

Help your baby learn to talk

Covering 0 - 3 years 0-6 months Hold your baby close and look at them as you talk to them. Babies love faces and will watch you and respond as you talk Chat about what you are doing as you feed, change and bath them Sing…

Help your child cope with their disfigurement

Get tips on handling social situations with confidence if your child has a condition or injury that affects their appearance. Your child will learn from watching you deal positively with challenging situations. Talking about your child's condition Think about your preferred way to describe your…
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