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Allergies at home

An important way of controlling your allergy is to reduce the indoor allergens that trigger your symptoms. You can do this by cleaning thoroughly and often. If you have an allergy, take as much care in reducing the number of allergens in your home as you…

Am I gay, lesbian or bisexual?

It's normal to feel attracted to both girls and boys when you're growing up. Find out about coming out, safer sex, and how to deal with bullying if it happens to you. During puberty, you have lots of emotions and sexual feelings. It's normal for…

Are you at risk of breaking a bone?

Work out if you're at risk of developing osteoporosis and breaking a bone in the next 10 years. The online Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) uses a range of risk factors to predict a person's risk of fracture because of weak bones. The self-assessment tool…

Are you at risk of falling?

Take this simple test to work out if you need to discuss your risk of falls with your GP. This self-assessment is based on the Falls Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT) used by healthcare professionals to help identify at risk patients aged 65 and over. The…

Are you hoping to go to college in September? (Local Offer)

This page includes COVID-19 information for SEND young adults who are transitioning to college in September. Here is a document with everything that is on this webpage. What help is available? Ask your school or college SENCO and careers advisers about how they can help you decide…

Ask the GP: smoking Q&As

GP Dr Michael Apple answers some of your queries about quitting and the health risks of smoking. I smoke fewer than five a day. What's the harm in that? Almost a third of smokers smoke fewer than 10 a day and often don't see the point…

Assessment and Education, Health and Care plans (Local Offer)

Assessment and Education Health and Care Plans The SEND Code of Practice 2015 is very clear in its advice that the majority of children and young people with SEN or disabilities will have their needs met within local early years settings, schools or post 16…

At risk of HIV? Get tested now

If you're worried you could have HIV, get tested now. The sooner you're diagnosed, the quicker you can access treatment, so you can lead a full and healthy life. Find out why and how to get an HIV test. Getting tested for HIV means that, if you…

Autism (Local Offer)

Autism Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them.  Children with autism hear and feel the world differently to other people.  If you have autism you will…

Autism and ADHD Advisory Teaching Service Newsletters (Local Offer)

On this page you can find editions of our newsletters: Cosy Crew - Weekly school closure newsletter for children with Autism I'm a parent, get me out of here - Weekly school closure newsletter for parent/carers of children with Autism Lockdown Lift Up - Weekly school…
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