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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

GP Manish Shah guilty of sex assaults on 23 female patients

Manish Shah cited Angelina Jolie and Jade Goody to instil fear in his patients about their health.

A third of hospitals 'increased parking charges'

Income from fees jumps 10% in a year, with hourly charges of up to £4 levied.

Online prescribing 'must get safer'

A UK coroner warns there could be more deaths unless regulation is tightened.

Boy slept on hospital floor due to lack of beds

Jack was photographed lying on a pile of coats on a hospital treatment room floor.

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Very good general health website from the NHS information about illnesses, diseases, finding your BMI, growing old gracefully, care of the elderly, over 50s health, children's health, mens' health, women's health, addictions and much more. Really important stuff. Give it a browse and you might live longer!
British Medical Acupuncture Society. Contains information about meetings and advice for patients and health professionals plus search facility to find acupuncturists in TW18 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

The Thames Clinic

10B Gorings Square, Staines TW18 4EW, UK – 01784 456711

Would definitely recommend. Excellent service - professional and caring. Made such a difference to my son's back. Thank you so much!

Second visit to rupurt. I won't lie yes it is a little bit painful, but I am a bit of a baby. I have already started to notice some improvement in my shoulder. Highly recommended this clinic.

Health House

10 Church Rd, Ashford TW15 2UF, UK – 01784 250159

Very happy with this place. Had lower back pain and after 30 minutes of acupuncture the pain was gone it’s have been 4 days since and no pain yet. Highly recommended.

First visit helped straight away and he knew exactly where my issues were on my back and I walked out of there pain free . He knows what he is doing .

Wellbeing Whispers

22 Birch Green, Staines TW18 4HA, UK – 07903 424732

Xin is am amazing acupuncturist. I went to her in May 2016 with a lower back pain which had me bed ridden and 5 months pregnant. She had me up and moving in 24 hours. I have been going to Xin since and she totally understands the body and what is required through acupuncture to resolve the problem. She is one of the nicest ladies you'll ever meet.

Complementary Healthare Information Service UK with information about all sorts of alternative therapies from Acupuncture to Bowen technique to Reiki and Yoga.  Search for alternative health practitioners in Surrey.

Alternative Medicine

Wise Blue Owl Hypnotherapy Centre

13 Clarendon Rd, Shepperton, Ashford TW15 2QJ, UK – 01784 392449

ProActive-K (P-K)

147 Grosvenor Rd, Staines TW18 2RP, UK – 01784 452242

Touched By Angles

London Rd, Stanwell, Bedfont TW14 8RW, UK – 07918 194964

Useful NHS site with information for every type of carer. It provides details of the services or benefits affecting carers, carers' workers and voluntary organisations and others. Find out if you will have to pay for your own long term care, research money and financial implications, the wellbeing of all carers, the needs of young carers. Search for carer services such as dementia care and respite breaks around Staines or anywhere in the UK with the search facility.
This is a good NHS site for finding doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals and urgent care in TW18 or anywhere in England. It also lists Dentists accepting NHS patients!

BBC Healthy Lifestyle Website - the importance of exercise, exercise for children, diet and finess plans.
This is the NHS website with information about all sorts of mental health issues including depression, breakdowns, phobias, self-harm, over-eating and more.
Search for mental health services in TW18 or anywhere in England.
Health A to Z, conditions and illnesses, symptom checker. Online discussions and communities, news and topical articles.
NHS site for England and Wales. Health A to Z of conditions and illnesses. Information about the NHS and its services and management. Search for NHS services in TW18 and Staines.
Health companion for travellers - offers customized medical kits and advice on medication. Check the tablet and vaccination requirements and tips.
The NHS website with advice for healthy travelling - inoculations required for travel, inflight health. Lots of stuff that you did not Know you did not Know - some of it really important!
Useful travel health website from NHS with travel advice and search facility to find where to get a yellow fever innoculation around Staines.
For many conditions and symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS, Emotional recovery after breast cancer, redundancy, confidence & self esteem, anxiety and many more. Many on offer. Professional, caring and thoughtful company.