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Dr Nick Brown of Rowden Surgery in Chipenham writes his weekly medical column on the issues affecting the health service and its patients.
8:49am Friday 17th July 2009
7:00am Monday 29th June 2009
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9:07am Tuesday 9th June 2009
9:03am Tuesday 9th June 2009
Before we even consider specific medical screening tests, most doctors will agree that the most important factors for a long and healthy life are lifestyle issues which revolve around the way we choose to live our lives.
7:30am Monday 4th May 2009
9:29am Friday 1st May 2009
11:10am Monday 20th April 2009
11:00am Monday 13th April 2009
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is a popular choice for many people seeking a solution to health and life style issues. 20% of the UK population try it each year, often paying for treatment privately and spending up to £200 million per year.
11:03am Tuesday 7th April 2009
Your Say Your Gazette
On Monday evening at 5pm I parked in the parking adjacent to the doctors’ surgery to be told there was no public parking there. Is this some kind of joke? This has to be one of the most thoughtless set-ups around here. Fortunately I was with my daughter who is fit and healthy and after my telling-off I parked in the public car park behind Waitrose. − Tom Humphreys, MarlboroughParking rule disgrace »
Judging by the letters page, many residents have now realised just how much money is, and was, wasted by Wiltshire Council. I wonder how many people would have voted in a different way if they had known that even more staff redundencies were days away from the election. How many would have voted to award the ‘top’ councillors a £20,000 a year increase in allowances? − Stuart Eels, Yatton KeynellWhy so many bosses? »
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