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Helping your child live with kidney disease

Having kidney disease affects children in many ways. They may need to take medicines and alter their diet, and can also face challenges at school. It's natural to worry if you have a child with kidney disease. Parents often have questions about their child's health. This page answers…

Hidden causes of weight gain

Weight gain occurs when you regularly eat more calories than you use through normal bodily functions and physical activity. But the lifestyle habits causing your weight gain aren't always obvious. Losing weight means eating fewer calories and burning more energy through physical activity. It sounds simple.…

High blood pressure and stroke: reduce your risk

People from African and African Caribbean communities are more at risk of high blood pressure and stroke than the general population. Find out how to reduce your risk. Blood pressure is the force that blood exerts on the walls of your arteries. If your blood…

Hoists

If your child has a physical disability, a hoist may be needed when it is no longer safe for you to lift them. Your Occupational Therapist (OT) will be able to provide advice on suitable hoists for your situation. Mobile hoists are ones that are…

Holiday Playschemes

In Hampshire there is a range of Ofsted registered or approved group settings and individuals (childminders) providing childcare in the school holidays. Holiday Playschemes: provide safe and stimulating play opportunities for school age children throughout the school holidays typically cater for children aged four to…

Home to School Transport - case study examples

The following illustrative cases are designed to provide customers with a deeper understanding of when a child is eligible for Home to School Transport, and how the policy changes coming into effect in September 2019 will alter some children’s eligibility. These cases are not based…

Hospital passport

We would like to know how we can help you if you have a disability. A passport with details about you, including what you like and do not like, will help us to care for you.  If the staff are able to use the passport you…

Housing

This section contains information and local services to help you with housing-related issues and resources to support staying safe in your home. For a comprehensive list of local services click on the ‘View all services and advice’ link on the right hand side of the…

Housing Benefit

What is housing benefit? Housing Benefit can pay for part or all of your rent. Who can get housing benefit? You could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent if you’re on a low income. How much you get depends on your income…

How can I avoid pregnancy?

Knowing when you're likely to release an egg (ovulate) can help you plan or avoid pregnancy. Find out when ovulation occurs in the menstrual cycle and when you can get pregnant. This page covers: When can I get pregnant? When does ovulation happen? Avoiding pregnancy…
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