Marlborough House

2:59pm Friday 15th November 2013

OUR hearing is most sensitive at the pitch of a crying infant, writes the team at Marlborough House.

Matron-led care at Taunton Nuffield Hospital

2:58pm Friday 15th November 2013

By Joy Dyer, matron for 30 years at the Taunton Nuffield Hospital

Bipolar disorder at Equilibrium

2:57pm Friday 15th November 2013

EQUILIBRIUM supports people in Somerset struggling with a very distressing but invisible condition.

West of England Laser Centre

2:56pm Friday 15th November 2013

IF you’re considering eyelid surgery to remove excess skin or fat, and freshen and rejuvenate your appearance ready for the New Year, the Christmas period offers excellent recovery and ‘hideaway’ time ready for a fresher, younger (yet still natural) appearance.

Confident Orthodontics

2:56pm Friday 15th November 2013

OPENING on Monday, November 25, is a unique orthodontic practice in the heart of Taunton.

The Crescent Centre

2:54pm Friday 15th November 2013

THE Crescent Clinic is an injury clinic run by Ian Brewer, former head of sports medicine and lead physiotherapist at Somerset Cricket Club.

Massage with Caroline Phillips

2:53pm Friday 15th November 2013

THE gentle giant of massage is making a huge impact. Better known as No Hands, it is soft and gentle, but goes far deeper than normal massage.

Somerset Counselling Centre

2:52pm Friday 15th November 2013

FOR many people counselling may be a new experience.

Reduce your stress through Mindfulness

Somerset County Gazette: Reduce your stress through Mindfulness

11:30am Thursday 12th September 2013

DO you suffer with anxiety, stress, low mood or chronic pain? Mindfulness can help.

One-stop mole removal available

Somerset County Gazette: ANNE Brain, MBBS FRCS, consultant cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon practising at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital.

11:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

FACIAL blemishes, often referred to as moles, cover many different types of skin lesions.

Cosmetic makeover could help banish the signs of ageing

Somerset County Gazette: Now it's no sweat looking your best

10:30am Thursday 12th September 2013

SIGNS of ageing may include dark circles under the eyes, puffy, baggy eyelids, frown/worry lines or creases around the mouth and can make you look and feel old and tired.

Help to overcome phobias

Somerset County Gazette: MARLBOROUGH House therapist Nabeeh Marar.

10:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

ALMOST everyone has an irrational fear or two; for most people, these fears are minor.

FAT: The 21st Century epidemic

Somerset County Gazette: BARIATRIC Group staff Georgina Matthews, Ali Fry and Tanya Porter, who have all had weight loss surgery.

1:44pm Friday 16th August 2013

JUST in case you’ve been walking around with your eyes shut, or you haven’t watched TV or read a newspaper recently, the country’s in the grips of an obesity epidemic.

All about abdominal hernias

Somerset County Gazette: TOM Edwards, consultant colorectal surgeon, BSc, MB BS, MSc, FRCS (Gen Surg) practising at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

9:30am Thursday 8th August 2013

NUFFIELD Health Taunton Hospital consultatant Tom Edwards explains abdominal hernias.

Exploring the essence of a relaxing massage

Somerset County Gazette: APRIL Boardman.

9:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

WHEN was the last time you were so relaxed you felt as if you were floating on a cloud?

Reap the benefits of reflexology

Somerset County Gazette: CATHY Chiplen.

8:30am Thursday 8th August 2013

REFLEXOLOGY works by activating the body’s own innate ability to heal itself. The feet and hands contain reflex points relating to all our body systems.

Treatment for excessive sweating

Somerset County Gazette: Now it's no sweat looking your best

8:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

HYPERHIDROSIS – or, in plain English, excessive sweating – is thought to affect one person in every 200.

Advice to create a great skincare regime

10:00am Thursday 11th July 2013

amanda brooke HAIR.BODY believe in full body confidence from your head to your toes.

Treatment for glaucoma

9:50am Thursday 11th July 2013

NEW to Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital, Trabectome is a state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgical treatment for glaucoma.

Now it's no sweat looking your best

Somerset County Gazette: Now it's no sweat looking your best

9:30am Thursday 11th July 2013

HYPERHIDROSIS – or, in plain English – excessive sweating, is thought to affect one person in every 200.

Bedwetting can be tackled

Somerset County Gazette: DR Louise Newbury, consultant paediatrician practising at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, answers your questions about bedwetting.

9:15am Thursday 11th July 2013

DR Louise Newbury, consultant paediatrician practising at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, answers your questions about bedwetting.

Osteopathy and acupuncture - a combined approach to digestive disorders

Somerset County Gazette: John Wyn Parry, who is both a registered osteopath and acupuncturist, with BSc (Hons) degrees from Oxford Brookes and Brighton University. John is a member of the General Osteopathic Council and British Acupuncture Council.

9:00am Thursday 11th July 2013

EXPERIENCING problems with your digestive system can be very unpleasant, with symptoms such as bloating, sluggish digestion, flatulence and discomfort.

Hypnotherapy can aid weight loss

Somerset County Gazette: Practitioner Nabeeh Marar.

10:00am Thursday 13th June 2013

WEIGHT is a touchy subject for many, if not all, of us. The likelihood is that at some point in our lives we have, or will, catch sight of ourselves in a mirror and not be completely happy with what we see there.

Angel cards and messages

9:30am Thursday 13th June 2013

MARLBOROUGH House has an offer on angel cards and messages.

One treatment can make huge improvement to broken veins

9:00am Thursday 13th June 2013

THREAD veins and broken veins are fine visible veins thatlie just beneath the surface of the skin, most noticeable when on the face.

All about skin cancer

Somerset County Gazette: Dr Rachel Wachsmuth, BSc (Lon), MA (Camb), MB BChir, MRCP, MD, a consultant dermatologist practising at Nuffield Health Hospital, Taunton, and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

8:30am Thursday 13th June 2013

CONSULTANT dermatologist practising at Nuffield Health Hospital, Taunton, and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Rachel Wachsmuth, gives the facts about skin cancer.

Are you living with pain?

Somerset County Gazette: Beth French.

10:00am Thursday 9th May 2013

FOR some of us pain comes and goes, but for others, pain killers are a part of the daily routine.

Visible veins can be treated by laser

Somerset County Gazette: Thread veins, which could be treated by laser.

9:30am Thursday 9th May 2013

THREAD veins and broken veins are fine visible veins which lie just beneath the surface of the skin, most noticeably when on the face.

Hay fever: handy hints

Somerset County Gazette: Dr Justin Pepperell.

9:00am Thursday 9th May 2013

HAY fever is a common allergic condition that affects up to one-in-five people at some point in their life.

Health service boss steps down

Somerset County Gazette: Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust chairman Linda Nash stands down

8:30am Thursday 9th May 2013

LINDA Nash receives a bouquet after standing down as chairman of the Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Somerset Hair and Beauty Supplies now open in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: Somerset Hair and Beauty owners Ian and Ben Earey.

10:00am Thursday 11th April 2013

WITH more than 30 years of industry experience, Somerset Hair and Beauty Supplies is a friendly wholesaler carrying a large range of very competitively priced hair and beauty products for our highly valued trade customers.

Thread veins and broken veins? Try the West of England Laser Centre

Somerset County Gazette: Treatment for those unwanted signs of ageing

9:30am Thursday 11th April 2013

THREAD veins and broken veins are fine visible veins lying beneath the surface of the skin, most noticeable on the face.

Marlborough House helps deal with shocks, setbacks and change

Somerset County Gazette: Practitioner Nabeeh Marar.

9:00am Thursday 11th April 2013

WHEN the new CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, was asked if she was afraid of burn-out due to hard work and having a family, her reply was that hard work does not give you burn-out, resentment does.

Nuffield Health - focus on bowel cancer

Somerset County Gazette: Nuffield Health’s consultant Paul Mackey.

8:30am Thursday 11th April 2013

PAUL Mackey, consultant at Nuffield Health, Taunton Hospital, summarises what everyone should know about bowel cancer.

Expert advice on blood pressure

8:00am Thursday 11th April 2013

Karen Atkinson, of York House in Taunton, answers some common questions about blood pressure.

Practical advice on relieving back pain

Somerset County Gazette: Marlborough House osteopath Kate Smith.

12:00pm Thursday 14th March 2013

AFTER New Year did you resolve to go to the gym and work on having a strong back?

Want to treat your mum this spring?

Somerset County Gazette: Beth French, of Marlborough House

11:30am Thursday 14th March 2013

MARLBOROUGH House’s massage therapists, Beth French and April Boardman, are teaming up to offer all mothers £10 off a massage when booked in March or April.

Treatment for those unwanted signs of ageing

Somerset County Gazette: Treatment for those unwanted signs of ageing

11:00am Thursday 14th March 2013

DURING our lives our skin becomes exposed to factors which can cause unwanted signs of ageing.

Taunton therapy centre, The Terrace, to help NSPCC

10:30am Thursday 14th March 2013

THE Terrace is opening its doors to offer free talks and reduced price sessions in aid of the NSPCC this Saturday, March 16.

Angela Rippon puts spotlight on dementia

Somerset County Gazette: Alyson Martin, chief executive of Somerset Care, Angela Rippon and Chris Davies, chairman of Somerset Care.

10:00am Thursday 14th March 2013

DOZENS of health professionals from across Somerset were joined by TV personality Angela Rippon at a wide-ranging dementia conference.

Tattoo removal opportunity for first 25 readers

Somerset County Gazette: An example of a tattoo before treatment...

12:30pm Thursday 14th February 2013

THIS Valentine’s, the chance to remove that unwanted name with a free tattoo removal consultation and patch test is being offered to 25 readers.

Thread veins and broken veins? Get the best treatment at the West of England Laser Centre

Somerset County Gazette: An example of thread veins.

12:20pm Thursday 14th February 2013

THREAD veins and broken veins are fine visible veins which lie just beneath the surface of the skin, most noticeably on the face.

Acupuncture shown to improve fertility chances

12:10pm Thursday 14th February 2013

ACUPUNCTURE has been increasingly well-documented to improve fertility, and also to improve the chances of IVF success.

Marlborough House could be the answer for high blood pressure

Somerset County Gazette: Marlborough House acupuncturist Lori Hillman.

12:00pm Thursday 14th February 2013

ACCORDING to NHS Direct, around 30% of people in England have high blood pressure, but many don’t know it.

Advice for patients as Norovirus spreads to Somerset

Somerset County Gazette: Norovirus back with a vengeance - ops cancelled

4:00pm Tuesday 15th January 2013

PEOPLE in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being warned to take care as norovirus spreads throughout the country.

Rejuvenate tired eyes with West of England Laser Centre

Somerset County Gazette: Rejuvenate tired eyes with West of England Laser Centre

12:00pm Tuesday 15th January 2013

AGEING is often most noticeable around the eyes with excess fat or loose skin leading to puffy, baggy eyelids and a tired, older appearance.

Marlborough House welcomes new staff member

Somerset County Gazette: Marlborough House welcomes new staff member

11:30am Tuesday 15th January 2013

MARLBOROUGH House is welcoming in both the New Year and a new staff member who will join its team of dedicated therapists.

Care sector's best honoured at Somerset awards ceremony

Somerset County Gazette: Jennifer Hodgson. PHOTO: Matt Sweeting Photography

11:30am Thursday 13th December 2012

OUTSTANDING service in the care sector was recognised at the sixth annual Care Focus Somerset awards held in Taunton.

Change your mind in 2013

11:00am Thursday 13th December 2012

MINDFULNESS is a programme which helps you draw a line between difficulties in the past and worries for the future, teaching you how to savour the present, thereby reducing stress, pain, anxiety and low mood.

Smooth away those frown and worry lines for Christmas

10:30am Thursday 13th December 2012

INJECTION treatment is now available for upper facial frown lines and wrinkles – in particular, the deep furrows between the eyebrows, forehead lines and ‘crows’ feet’ around the eyes.






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