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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!

Pollution linked to one in six deaths

Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.

'Handful of changes' make cancer

It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.

Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies

Girls with "life-threatening" food allergies were exposed to food in an allergy clinic waiting room.

Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks backed

We need to stand by those who stand by us, says an MP whose bill is a step closer to becoming law.

Click on Medical and Medical Research Charities on the Charity Choice website charity selector
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 TN15 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

Borough Green Osteopaths including acupuncture and massage in Kent

1 Lingfield Rd, Borough Green, Sevenoaks TN15 8HJ, UK – 01732 885115

Knowledgeable and professional service in a friendly welcoming clinic environment. I work in the equine industry and it is hard to find Osteopaths that are sympathetic to the strain, my type of work load can put on my body. Now I have found one I will continue to have regular treatments for the foreseeable future, so I am able to keep doing my job!

Excellent Session would highly recommend

The Wrotham Chiropractic Clinic

3 Bank House, High Street, Wrotham TN15 7AE, UK – 01732 667468

Helen is fab, very knowledgeable, experienced and professional. She treats my husband too and is especially calm and gentle when treating my young children. I have recommended her to lots of family and friends. I wish I had found her years ago.

Helen is a great professional and has provided friendly and very effective treatment to myself and my mother for a number of years. Even though I'm not living locally at the moment I always make it a priority to get an appointment when planning a visit to the UK. Great to find you after your move Helen and many congratulations on your own clinic!

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 Kent.

Alternative Medicine

The Wrotham Chiropractic Clinic

3 Bank House, High Street, Wrotham TN15 7AE, UK – 01732 667468

Helen is fab, very knowledgeable, experienced and professional. She treats my husband too and is especially calm and gentle when treating my young children. I have recommended her to lots of family and friends. I wish I had found her years ago.

Helen is a great professional and has provided friendly and very effective treatment to myself and my mother for a number of years. Even though I'm not living locally at the moment I always make it a priority to get an appointment when planning a visit to the UK. Great to find you after your move Helen and many congratulations on your own clinic!

Positive Health Therapy Centre

1, Bourne Enterprise Centre, Wrotham Rd, Borough Green, Sevenoaks TN15 8DG, UK – 01732 887371

Pilates Classes are limited to 11 max, the instructors make sure you are getting the full benefits by coming round to check your technique. Easy parking after office hours. Very Friendly atmosphere.

Borough Green Osteopaths including acupuncture and massage in Kent

1 Lingfield Rd, Borough Green, Sevenoaks TN15 8HJ, UK – 01732 885115

Knowledgeable and professional service in a friendly welcoming clinic environment. I work in the equine industry and it is hard to find Osteopaths that are sympathetic to the strain, my type of work load can put on my body. Now I have found one I will continue to have regular treatments for the foreseeable future, so I am able to keep doing my job!

Excellent Session would highly recommend

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 Wrotham 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 TN15 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 TN15 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 TN15 and Wrotham.
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 Wrotham.
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.