Tag Archives: Health

“If I were Health Minister for the day…”

Healthwatch Hampshire is the local consumer champion for health and social care – and during the week 14th-20th March 2016, it receives a spotlight, promoting its work, and seeking feedback from the public about local services. To coincide with the … Continue reading

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Making Meetings Accessible for Folks with Challenged Sight.

A new stream of consciousness by Blogger Ineke Poultney So you have decided to hold a conference or have a meeting???  Great.  You have decided what topics you are going to cover, as well as making sure everything is Health … Continue reading

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Easy ways to keep warm this winter

With the night’s drawing in, winter is definitely on its way. Sadly, each winter 1 older person dies every 7 minutes from the cold weather and many more become seriously ill. Why are older people more susceptible to the cold? … Continue reading

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Loneliness: As bad for you as 15 cigarettes a day

Today, Age UK launches a new campaign asking the Government to take action to tackle loneliness. Senior Campaigns Officer, Samantha Kennedy, explains why loneliness is a health problem for older people and how you can support the campaign. No one … Continue reading

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Loneliness: As bad for you as 15 cigarettes a day

Today, Age UK launches a new campaign asking the Government to take action to tackle loneliness. Senior Campaigns Officer, Samantha Kennedy, explains why loneliness is a health problem for older people and how you can support the campaign. No one … Continue reading

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In flavor heaven

Something you may or may not know about me is that I looove peanut butter. I don’t eat it often, but I love it immensely. Well, tonight, I decided it was too late to throw coffee into my shake like … Continue reading

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An ageing population of people living with HIV – helping the care sector to respond

Our latest guest blog is from Eleanor Briggs, Director of Policy and Campaigns at the National AIDS Trust. She explains how the care system could do more for older people living with HIV.   William had a bad experience when he was … Continue reading

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