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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
7:00am Monday 15th June 2009
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
At a housing allocations meeting last week I stressed the importance of not just the numbers but there must be a strategic overview as well to ensure that we do not just see housing numbers increase, but that we see vital new road links and better community infrastructure being delivered. − Peter J Hutton Wiltshire councillorChippenham town not a shambles »
Five years ago when we revived our campaign against the development we asked various organisations if they wanted to help us. We had support from the Woodland Trust, the Forestry Commission and CPRE among others. Wiltshire Wildlife Trust said that it was an insignificant wood of very little value. It’s amazing how things change once money comes into the equation! − Irene Sinclair Vice-chairman Friends of Bird MarshWood worth saving for future »
Chippenham town not a shambles