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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.


Pharmacy opening hours in New Forest and Christchurch over Christmas and new year

Pharmacy opening hours in New Forest and Christchurch over Christmas and new year

Pharmacy opening hours in New Forest and Christchurch over Christmas and new year

New Forest and Christchurch residents in need of medical advice and medication over Christmas can find details of pharmacy opening times here.


Forest man’s plea to those struggling with mental health over Christmas and new year

Forest man’s plea to those struggling with mental health over Christmas and new year

Forest man’s plea to those struggling with mental health over Christmas and new year

A Forest man with a history of suicidal thoughts is urging others to take advantage of mental health services available over Christmas and new year.


Festive fundraising cheer for little Esmé

Festive fundraising cheer for little Esmé

Festive fundraising cheer for little Esmé

Cheerleaders put on a show to support Christchurch girl who suffers around 100 seizures every day due to an extremely rare genetic condition.


New Forest’s Esther Rantzen joins Dignitas amid calls for assisted suicide vote

New Forest’s Esther Rantzen joins Dignitas amid calls for assisted suicide vote

New Forest’s Esther Rantzen joins Dignitas amid calls for assisted suicide vote

Veteran broadcaster and New Forest resident Dame Esther Rantzen has confirmed she has joined the Swiss assisted suicide service Dignitas.


Two villages set to lose their medical centres

Two villages set to lose their medical centres

Two villages set to lose their medical centres

Village medical practices in Bransgore and Burton are set to close under plans announced by Christchurch Medical Partnership.

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Warning ahead of junior doctor strikes

Warning ahead of junior doctor strikes

Warning ahead of junior doctor strikes

People are being urged to stay away from local A&E departments except in “life or limb-threatening” situations ahead of strikes tomorrow.

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NHS trusts uniting to offer improved mental health services

NHS trusts uniting to offer improved mental health services

NHS trusts uniting to offer improved mental health services

NHS trusts serving southern England will merge into a new body providing mental health, community and learning disability services from next April.


More than three in five adults in Hampshire are now classed as overweight or obese

More than three in five adults in Hampshire are now classed as overweight or obese

More than three in five adults in Hampshire are now classed as overweight or obese

New data shows that more than three in five adults in Hampshire are overweight, obese or severely obese.


Under-threat mental health facility may have reprieve

Under-threat mental health facility may have reprieve

Under-threat mental health facility may have reprieve

A New Forest mental health unit threatened with closure may be saved after Southern Health reviewed its plans.

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Forest couple living through ‘nightmare’ NHS blood scandal thank rebel Tory MP

Forest couple living through ‘nightmare’ NHS blood scandal thank rebel Tory MP

Forest couple living through ‘nightmare’ NHS blood scandal thank rebel Tory MP

A Forest couple living with the “nightmare” of the NHS infected blood scandal have thanked a Forest MP whose revolt helped defeat a government vote.


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