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Forest disability study hailed

Forest disability study hailed

Forest disability study hailed

An academic study commissioned by New Forest Mencap has been hailed for identifying the needs of people living with learning disabilities.


Dame Esther ‘too ill’ to attend assisted dying debate

Dame Esther ‘too ill’ to attend assisted dying debate

Dame Esther ‘too ill’ to attend assisted dying debate

Veteran broadcaster and New Forest resident Dame Esther Rantzen is too ill to attend a landmark Westminster debate on assisted dying.


Mixed reaction to council’s plan to axe public health agreement with county

Mixed reaction to council’s plan to axe public health agreement with county

Mixed reaction to council’s plan to axe public health agreement with county

Plans by BCP Council to terminate a joint public health service agreement with Dorset County Council has prompted a mixed reaction from Cabinet.


GP surgery announces plan to close

GP surgery announces plan to close

GP surgery announces plan to close

A village’s only doctors’ surgery has announced it had taken the “difficult decision” to consider closing the practice due to a lack of GPs.


Covid time capsule buried in grounds of Christchurch Hospital

Covid time capsule buried in grounds of Christchurch Hospital

Covid time capsule buried in grounds of Christchurch Hospital

A Covid time capsule has been buried in the grounds of Christchurch hospital, to be opened on the 100th anniversary of the NHS on 5th July 2048.


Advice for asthmatics as mild weather sees allergy season start early

Advice for asthmatics as mild weather sees allergy season start early

Advice for asthmatics as mild weather sees allergy season start early

There is advice for asthmatics as pollen counts begin to rise amid reports that a mild February may trigger an early start to the season.


Public warning as another junior doctors strike starts this weekend

Public warning as another junior doctors strike starts this weekend

Public warning as another junior doctors strike starts this weekend

Residents are urged to attend emergency departments only in life-threatening situations ahead of a 10th strike by junior doctors.


Councillor putting best foot forward for walks in aid of hospice that cared for his late wife

Councillor putting best foot forward for walks in aid of hospice that cared for his late wife

Councillor putting best foot forward for walks in aid of hospice that cared for his late wife

A New Milton town councillor is preparing to complete two walks, at home and abroad, to raise funds for the hospice that cared for his late wife.


Council defends closure of Forest care homes

Council defends closure of Forest care homes

Council defends closure of Forest care homes

Hampshire County Council has defended its decision to close two New Forest care homes saying it will give residents “full support” to move.

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Dinner dance fundraiser for little Esmé

Dinner dance fundraiser for little Esmé

Dinner dance fundraiser for little Esmé

A fundraising dinner dance will be held in aid of a three-year-old girl from Christchurch who suffers around 100 seizures per day.


Care home resident helps celebrates anniversary of site built on her family home

Care home resident helps celebrates anniversary of site built on her family home

Care home resident helps celebrates anniversary of site built on her family home

A Lymington care home resident whose family home once stood on the site has helped to celebrate its 20th anniversary.


‘Inadequate’ care home could be closed if it does not improve

‘Inadequate’ care home could be closed if it does not improve

‘Inadequate’ care home could be closed if it does not improve

A care home in Totton could be closed if improvements are not made after it was rated as inadequate by the CQC.


Woman suffers ‘life-changing’ injury in high street pavement trip

Woman suffers ‘life-changing’ injury in high street pavement trip

Woman suffers ‘life-changing’ injury in high street pavement trip

An investigation is under way after an elderly shopper suffered “life-changing” head injuries tripping over uneven paving slabs in Lymington.


Hospital recognised for ‘exceptional care’

Hospital recognised for ‘exceptional care’

Hospital recognised for ‘exceptional care’

Hospital staff in Christchurch have been recognised for the exceptional care provided to patients.


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