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Lifestyle tips for healthy teeth

Taking care of your general health and your mouth is the key to making the most of your smile. Brushing your teeth twice a day (last thing at night before you go to bed and on one other occasion) with fluoride toothpaste and having regular check-ups with a…

Light Therapy

Light therapy or phototherapy consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using different types of equipment (such as lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, dichroic lamps or very bright, full-spectrum light—by a so-called light box). The light is administered for a prescribed…

Living on the border of Hampshire

Neighbouring authorities You may live in Hampshire but access services or schools in another authority or you may live in another authority but access services and schools in Hampshire. In either of the above situations you may need to be aware of our neighbouring authorities’…

Living with incontinence

Follow our tips on how to cope with the daily challenges of living with incontinence. Enjoy good sex Prepare for local trips How to look after your skin What to take on holiday How to manage incontinence at work Fight depression with talking therapy Enjoy good sex…

Local Implementation Groups

The LIG (Local Implementation Group) is a forum for people with learning disabilities, carers and professionals who meet once a month for two hours (except in August) in their local community. The forum is a co-produced Partnership, for adults living in Hampshire and those preparing…

Local Offer (Local Authority) Support Group

The Local Offer (Local Authority) Support Group consists of 23 local authorities (19 of whom form part of the Department for Education's South East Regional Network). One of the main objectives of the Local Offer group is to share resources, ideas and approaches and conduct peer…

Long-term health conditions at school

If your child has a long-term health condition, such as asthma or diabetes, talk to their school about how their condition will be managed during the school day. There are more than a million children in the UK who have a long-term, or even lifelong, illness and need medicines…

Look after your eyes

Find out why regular eye tests (sight tests) are important and how a healthy lifestyle can help maintain good vision. Why are regular eye tests so important? It's easy to neglect your eyes because they often don't hurt when there's a problem. Having an eye test…

Look after your skin

Your skin works hard to keep you healthy, and you can return the favour by taking care of it. Here are some tips to help you keep your skin looking and feeling good. Sun care Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are the main cause…

Looking after a sick child

If your child is ill the most important thing to do is to listen to them. If they say they don't need to be in bed, they probably don't. They might feel better on the sofa with a blanket or duvet. Whether they're in bed or on…
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