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WE STOCK A WIDE RANGE OF: • Scooters • Wheelchairs • Rise/Recline Chairs • Stairlifts • Bathlifters • Adjustable Beds • Daily Living Aids and Healthcare Products

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S old age getting the better of you or a loved one? Do you want assistance from experienced professionals? Then look no further than Castletown Homecare.

Rise/Recline Chairs Wheelchairs from £200 New Scooters from £499

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“Our reputation is built on over 30 years experience in the Healthcare Industry” We offer:

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day as they are ordered. Caroline said: “Our customers are going to get personal attention, they are going to get experienced advice and all our products are competitively priced.” Caroline will also use her skills and experience to assess the client’s physical and personal needs to decide which product is most suitable. As well as continence care and bathroom equipment such as hoists, Castletown also sells furniture, including the latest in riser/recliner chairs and electronically-operated beds for maximum support and comfort. Castletown Homecare really

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Founded 15 years ago, the business has gone from strength to strength, catering for everybody’s physical needs. From a £1,500 motorised scooter to a £1 rubber tip for a walking stick, Castletown has it all. Based on Union Street, Southport, Castletown is the only town centre outlet for these particular products, which makes it the ideal location. Run by Caroline Rodwell, Castletown offers customers a personal, caring service which bigger stores and catalogues can’t offer. Caroline believes buying equipment from her business is more reliable than dealing with catalogues, as you can actually view the product first. Castletown also allows you to try out equipment at home without any obligation, and offers a full refund policy. With everything you could ever need to help increase your mobility, the leading company boasts more than 2,000 lines and will endeavour to get products on the same

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T’S time to lie back and relax as the experts take control, whether it’s a simple check-up or a facial enhancement, 10 Dental is waiting to help.

Situated on Scarisbrick New Road, the practice has been open for over 30 years and boasts six dentists and two hygienists who have a wealth of knowledge, so you can rest assured you’ll be in safe hands. Offering more than a standard service, 10 Dental is a private practice that can provide a whole host of specialist treatments, from cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening to tooth implants and advanced laser treatments. Cosmetic dentistry replaces missing teeth, masking broken or crooked teeth with a crown or veneer, while tooth implants completely replace missing teeth. The practice also carries out tooth whitening, which boosts your confidence, and there is also ‘needle and drill free’ dentistry which uses air abrasion to remove dental decay. Additional treatments that 10 Dental offer include hypnosis, which helps nervous or needlephobic patients access to dental treatment and they can also help with snoring issues, so why not pop along for a

● Visit 10 Dental, on Scarisbrick New Road, Southport, to Code NA ensure you smile with confidence consultation? Facial enhancement is also popular at the practice, using Restylane or Botox to eliminate facial wrinkles and fine lines. At 10 Dental they have a customised dental care plan. This modern approach allows you to pay a small monthly fee of just £10.82 which covers your check-ups, scale polishes, and also allows a 20% discount on any additional treatments you may need. Owned by registered specialist in oral surgery, Professor Tabibi, who’s also

the Director of Postgraduate Dental Education and senior lecturer in oral implantology at the University of Central Lancashire, and Dr Garmory, a Diplomat of Restorative Cosmetic Dentistry, the team at 10 Dental offer you the latest dental techniques, consultations and support until your treatment is complete. ● For further details visit 10 Dental, 10 Scarisbrick New Road, Southport, call 01704 540250 or log on to www.10dental.co.uk


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Relax at your leisure with health club

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VERY once in a while it’s nice to take time out of a busy week to enjoy total relaxation, and at Victoria Leisure you can do just that.

With a health club in Southport, Victoria Leisure has something to suit all fitness abilities and interests. Why not start your day with a complete body workout in the fully equipped, 5,000sq ft main gym or ladies’ only gym, followed by a relaxing dip in the adults-only pool, and then detoxify your pores in one of the two steam and sauna rooms? Alternatively, you could play on one of the two squash courts, or why not take advantage of the huge range of classes available in Victoria Leisure’s two separate studios? From aqua tone to pilates, body blitz aerobics, circuit training, teen cardio-workout, chi energy, over 50s easy fit and more, there’s a class to suit all ages, abilities and interests. As well as two fully equipped gyms, Victoria Leisure has three swimming pools – one for adults, one for families and one for toddlers which also doubles as an aqua spa. Swimming lessons are available for both children and adults, and there’s no time restrictions on children’s swimming – so why not enjoy a family day out in the club’s children’s pool? If all that exercise has made you thirsty, then Victoria Leisure’s Sports Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing drink or take part in the social aspects of the club, which include a rambling club and a golf society. Much more than just a gym, Victoria Leisure prides itself on its

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● Victoria Leisure, on The Promenade, Southport is the perfect place to relax, unwind or get in shape in the state of the art gym and ladies-only gym (right)

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personalised service and exceptional range of facilities. All new members have an induction with one of the fully qualified personal trainers when they join, and with sun beds, separate changing areas, private pool-side changing cubicles, a supervised children’s play-

room and free parking, the club has everything you need to enjoy a truly pampered experience. A range of membership packages is available to suit everyone, with reductions offered for senior citizens, students, families and corporate members. What’s more, at Victoria Leisure

you don’t have to worry about being tied into a membership package for a long time, as you can get a minimum contract for just three months. To help you get set for summer, the leisure and health club is offering a two for £40 deal on its fully inclusive platinum membership, which means

you and a friend could join together for just £20 each per month. ● This summer, make more time for

yourself and relax with Victoria Leisure. For details call 01704 541 220, visit Victoria Leisure, The Promenade, Southport, PR9 0DS or log onto www.victorialesiure.co.uk.

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First-class healthcare in a first-class clinic

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HE Birkdale Clinic was opened in 1993 on Liverpool Road, Birkdale, and initially provided ophthalmology services to NHS and private patients.

Over the next two years its reputation grew, and it was called upon by 62 practices of GP fundholders to provide services to their patients from Liverpool to Grimsby. Over the next few years it expanded into providing other specialities like orthopaedics, general surgery and cosmetic surgery. It acquired a private hospital in Rotherham, near Sheffield, in 1999 and, in 2000, opened a new seven-bed, modern hospital in Crosby. This facility on Merseyside is able to offer cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology, weight loss surgery and general surgery, along with a range of nonsurgical treatments. Over the past 16 years, the clinic has expanded the range of services it offers and has attracted some of the most talented surgical and medical experts from the NHS and Europe. In 2003, Birkdale Clinic was the only established British healthcare provider to be awarded one of seven contracts by the Department of Health, and its Independent Sector Treatment Centre went live, on schedule, on October 1, 2003. Since its inception, Birkdale Clinic has delivered more than 150,000 surgical consultations and procedures to both the private sector and the NHS.

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We all desire to look and feel great about ourselves, but if there’s an aspect of your appearance you’re not happy with, or something you feel selfconscious about, cosmetic surgery may be a realistic solution. Birkdale Cosmetic Surgery can offer patients a range of services, including breast augmentation or breast enhancement surgery, breast reduction, eyelids and ear reshaping, liposuction or liposculpture, and face and neck lift surgery. Birkdale Clinic is also proud to

provide a comprehensive weight loss service and has the services of Mr Roger Ackroyd, one of the leading weight-loss surgeons from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. All initial consultations (no obligation) are free, so to book an appointment simply call free on 0500 44 2222. ● For more information telephone

0151 949 9600, email enquiries@ birkdaleclinic.co.uk or log on to the website at www.birkdaleclinic.co.uk.

● The welcoming reception at Birkdale Clinic

Reveal the real you The Birkdale Clinic is your local private hospital specialising in all surgical cosmetic and non-surgical treatements. Our aim is to maintain a professional, relaxed and friendly approach at The Birkdale Clinic. • Laser Hair Removal for men and women, using light sheer diode laser, the most effective & advanced treatment for removal of unwanted hair. PRICES START FROM AS LITTLE AS £45

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Home visits are all FREE Prescription Sunglasses part of the service See instore for details

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CCORDING to the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), every day in the UK another 100 people start to lose their sight.

“Even if you’re not experiencing any problems with your sight, it’s essential to have your eyes examined regularly so that potential problems can be detected and treated early,” explained Phil Robyns, manager of Jonathan Kay Opticians’ Waterloo branch. A local company with branches in Waterloo, Wavertree and Fairfield, Jonathan Kay Opticians has been helping the community see better for more than 45 years. Such is the level of personalised service at Jonathan Kay Opticians, that the company offers free athome eye examinations for the elderly and disabled. Tailored to the needs of house-bound patients, as part of the mobile service, the leading opticians can test your eyes, help you choose the right spectacles from a wide range that they carry with them, fit your glasses and carry out aftercare check-ups, all in the comfort of your own home. Phil added: “We pride ourselves on offering the very

best service to all members of the community – home eye tests, spectacle fitting and aftercare check-ups are just part and parcel of the patientfocussed service we provide.” Across its three branches, highly qualified optometrists and support staff provide a state-of-the-art service and, as Phil explained, clients are guaranteed that personal touch. “Every individual’s needs are different. At Jonathan Kay Opticians we understand this and evaluate every patient according to their own specific needs. “High standards, along with the very best in optical equipment, determine your prescription and the current health status of your eyes.” Wherever necessary, further tests may be carried out to ensure you have the best possible care. Equally, the leading opticians cater for the needs of corporate clients too, with a vision voucher scheme available to local businesses. The company stocks an extensive range of frames, lenses, contact lenses, and sunglasses. It offers a free range for children and NHS voucher holders, and supplies the very best in designer spectacles from the likes of Prada, Dolce

& Gabbana, Versace, Bulgari, Chanel, Gucci, Lacoste, Yves Saint Laurent, Georgio Armani and many more besides. The company supplies the very best in spectacle lenses, from specialist Varilux lenses right through to high index slimline lenses to make you see and look your best. All types of contact lenses are also available, from daily disposables to bi-focal and varifocals. These can be purchased at the practice or posted directly to your door for added convenience. Free trials are available on all contact lens ranges so you can see if they’re right for you. With so much to choose from, you’re sure to find exactly what you want with Jonathan Kay Opticians. So this summer, whether you’re looking for stylish designer frames, top-of-therange lenses, contact lenses or stylish sunglasses for a last minute break, visit Jonathan Kay Opticians today. ● For further information,

call 0151 928 5982, visit Jonathan Kay Opticians, 53 Crosby Road, Waterloo, Liverpool, L22 4QD, or log onto the website at www.mobileopticianuk.com.

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138 BISPHAM ROAD, SOUTHPORT. 01704 505072 www.gymophobics.co.uk

O you want to get fit but sometimes feel intimidated at the gym? Don’t worry – you aren’t alone! Gymophobics is a ladies-only gym which prides itself on welcoming ladies of all shapes and sizes, from any walk of life and at various levels of fitness. Everyone is treated exactly the same – like a VIP – so forget all those other gyms where it’s all about posing and showing off, and join the growing number of women who come to Gymophobics in Southport. So impressed with the gym were mother and daughter team Di Little and Jenny Rimmer, that they decided to take it over! Having worked at the gym since it opened a few years ago, the pair jumped at the opportunity to run it themselves, and since then, Gymophobics has continued to go from strength to strength. So what is the secret of its success? For a start, the friendly welcoming atmosphere is a much better environment to encourage ladies to get fit than the hostile, competitive ambience found in many gyms which can be quite overwhelming. Ladies are greeted as friends

● Jenny Rimmer with her mum Diane Little at Gymophobics in Code: NA Southport rather than clients, and many long-lasting friendships have been made at the gym. Help and advice is available at every stage from professional Gymophobics instructors, and encouragement is given out freely. Exercise is easier than many would expect due to the equipment being ‘air’ driven, but which still gets amazing results. Everyone is given a personalised 30-minute training programme to complete, which takes into account age and fitness levels, and most women find that they can drop a dress size in just a few weeks.

The team at Gymophobics appreciate that we all lead busy lives and fitting exercise in can be tricky. With this in mind, the gym has developed a unique and efficient appointment system which ensures there is no waiting for the machinery, so you can get straight on with the job of getting fit rather than wasting time hanging round waiting for equipment to come free. ● Pop into Gymophobics

today at 138 Bispham Road, Southport for a chat with Di, Jenny or any of the friendly team, or, alternatively, telephone 01704 505 072 for more information.


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A little help to stay independent

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f you’ve noticed that you, or a member of your family, are starting to find it difficult to manage easily living at home, MCL Community Care can lend a helping hand.

MCL was set up in Southport in 2003 with the goal of helping people to continue to live a full life in their own homes for as long as possible. A member of the MCL team can assist with maintaining a daily routine, in order to offer a practical alternative to other care options. Continuing to live in one’s own home can be a great source of comfort, helping individuals to retain much of their freedom, while having someone around to assist with things they can’t do so easily. It’s not only elderly people that MCL caters for. Some clients may suffer from debilitating conditions such as a stroke, disability or illness. MCL has carers who offer practical support to enable clients to continue to live in their own homes.

Carers at MCL are expertly trained to offer specialist services, so, while some are experienced in assisting the elderly, others specialise in helping those with limited mobility and so on. Initially, a member of the team will meet with the client and their family to discuss how support can be provided and put together a bespoke care package, ensuring that the individual’s exact care requirements are identified. Richard O’Donnell, managing director of MCL Community Care, explains the service: “For many people, a little help with daily chores or personal care can make the difference between staying in their family home and group residential living.” Many people just start with a little extra help, perhaps with cleaning the home, gardening or help with the weekly shopping. Then, if their care needs increase, they have the reassurance that MCL is able to offer continual support. For added peace of mind,

the same carers will be assigned on a regular basis, in order for the client to feel comfortable and so the carer understands their needs. There are regular checks to make sure the client is receiving everything they need and monitor any change in their requirements. MCL Community Care is passionate about constantly improving its service. The company currently has 70 clients, living across the Southport area, from Banks down to Ainsdale and Formby, and is happy to accept new clients in the Southport and surrounding area. The company is registered under the Care Quality Commission (formally CSCI) who inspect and regulate the quality of care provided. It is also an ISO 9001 registered business, a standard set in place for quality of management systems.

● MCL Community Care offers personalised support and care to clients in their own home

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alternative to nursing or residential care, contact MCL Community Care by calling 01704 512906.

Do you need a little extra help?

MCL Community Care provides a full range of services to people who need help in the comfort of their own home. So if you’re recovering from illness or an accident or alternatively you have a relative who needs professional support, our team is always here for you. Our dedicated care staff can provide from half an hour up to 24 hours of care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, ensuring your peace of mind. Our services include: » regular visits » companionship » meal preparation » personal care » domestic help » medication reminders

» banking » odd jobs » ironing » cleaning » shopping and outings

We have carers who can assist and help you maintain your independence. To find out how we can help meet your needs without any further obligation, call one of our advisers today.

For support and advice call us today on 01704 512 906 or FREEPHONE 0800 8600 236 www.mcl-communitycare.com

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OUNDED in 1936 in Waterloo, Glenns’ Opticians is one of the longest-established businesses in the area. It was started by Arthur Glenn, father of the present owner, Martin Glenn.

The enduring principle of the business has been to offer the people of Crosby good quality eye-care above all else, as well as good value for money. Glenns’ Opticians believe that there is a big difference between cheap prices (which can mean cheap quality) and good value. Optician Martin Glenn offers customers the best of both worlds – a wealth of knowledge and expertise acquired over 40 years, combined with the latest advances in optical technology. It is like stepping into the future at the practice, with computerised sight-testing equipment and digital photography of the back of the eye, helping with the longterm preservation of eye health. Ably helping Mr Glenn is his wife, Linda Glenn. She is the fashion and design expert, helping and advising customers to make the most of their facial attributes with her vast experience of face shape and colour analysis. Looking after the smooth running of the business, always with welcoming smiles, are receptionists, Jane Owen and Velda Smith, both of whom have been in the

● Glenns’ Opticians Liverpool Road Crosby business for 10 years. Because every pair of glasses that leaves Glenns’ Opticians is an advert for the practice, it is very important that people feel good in their glasses. For this reason the practice concentrates on designer frames, offering a dizzying selection of brands – over 25 ranges, in fact. These include Versace, Chanel, Prada, Fendi, Rayban, Guess, Adidas, Oakley, Gucci, Porsche, Lindberg and many more. There are also many ranges of modern, good-quality, value frames that still carry the Glenns’ assurance of design and quality. Children are well catered for (they especially enjoy the computerised eye-tests), with good ranges of low-cost eyewear including Star Wars and Bratz. With increasing awareness of protection against harmful

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sun damage, sunglasses are becoming more and more important and are no longer just a fashion statement. Glenns’ Opticians stock a vast selection of designer and nondesigner sunglasses with something to suit every taste and budget. Contact lenses are an increasingly important part of the business with nearly all types of eye defects now correctable without glasses, including varifocals. Current offers include free prescription sunglasses, or £70 towards a spare pair of glasses, a free contact lens trial, 0% interest on glasses (spread the cost of specs over the year). Terms and conditions apply. ● Call in to Glenns’ Opticians

at 89 Liverpool Road in Crosby and see what they can do for you or telephone 0151 924 4615.

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● Glenns’ Mobility has a wide range of aids available, from rise/ recline chairs to mobility scooters, wheelchairs and profiling beds to implements to help people with everyday life in their own home

EALISING that it was extremely difficult to buy a wide range of products for the elderly and less mobile, the Glenn family decided to do something about it.

So, some seven years ago, the family found suitable premises on the corner of Liverpool Road and Vale Road (opposite St Luke’s Church), and Glenns’ Mobility was born. Since then, the business has become a lifeline for many disabled people, helping to bring back a sense of independence and mobility. The shop sells mobility scooters, wheelchairs, riser/recliner chairs, profiling beds and many living aids, enabling people to do the everyday things we take for granted, like opening a jar or putting on stockings. Not only does the shop cater for serious conditions, they also sell a wide range of shoes and slippers, specialising in wider fittings and smooth, seam-free footwear especially suitable for diabetics and for those with swollen or arthritic feet. Mobility scooters are an extremely important and varied part of the business giving back independence to many people who would otherwise be housebound. At Glenns’ Mobility, partexchange will always be considered for someone who wants to upgrade their scooter and the extensive on-site workshop means that vehicles for sale are all serviced and

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kept ‘on the road’ as part of the shop’s impeccable aftersales service. A comfortable chair that is easy to get in and out of is very important for somebody with mobility problems. Therefore, at Glenns’ Mobility there is an extensive range of high back, recliner and riser/recliner chairs, with a wide range of prices to suit most budgets. Everyone knows how important a comfortable bed is, and Glenns’ can supply excellent profiling beds at a very reasonable price. After sudden changes in the health of a loved one, it can be difficult to know where to go for help. Adrian Glenn (the shop manager) who has had extensive training on all the products, is a mine of information and will gladly

assist and advise on suitable products and is happy to do home visits and demonstrations. He is ably assisted by Janet Wood and Mike Moran, a new member of staff who is undergoing training to become the technician and offer additional help on the sales floor. There are currently some great special offers on chairs and scooters so now is a great time to pay a visit to Glenns’ Mobility where the cost of items can be spread over a year with 0% finance making it possible for someone to buy a scooter with their disability allowance. ● For more information call

into the shop at 60 Liverpool Road in Crosby or telephone 0151 924 6800.


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Changing Lives Through Expert Innovative Eye Care “To have excellent eye sight after nearly 40 years of wearing glasses is a pleasure that I can hardly believe” Dr. Patricia Lapsley- LASIK Patient

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INCE opening its doors in 1995 thousands of people have expressed delight and amazement at the difference, iSIGHT™ eye treatments have made to their everyday lives.

Founded by medical director, Tayo Akingbehin, iSIGHT in Southport (formerly Drayton House Clinic) is believed to have been the first privatelyrun, specialist eye day hospital in the UK and has recently rebranded as iSIGHT to include clinics in Liverpool and Windermere. Marilyn Francis, who joined the company as business manager shortly after it opened, said that for her, it is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world. She explained: “Everyone who comes here, leaves with a very clear understanding of all the options available to them. Having seen the difference good eyesight can make to a person's life, several members of staff have undergone lens exchange and laser eye treatments, and are thrilled with their results.” The iSIGHT philosophy is to provide a comprehensive, first class service, where patients are treated locally by fullyqualified, experienced medical staff. Excellent results are attained by the provision of up-to-date modern facilities and diagnostic and surgical equipment as well as a thorough assessment of each patient’s needs. The clinic’s reputation as a centre of excellence in eyecare is reflected by the results achieved and the glowing testimonials from patients treated, including members of staff, opticians, GPs and other

● iSIGHT™ Clinic in Southport medical colleagues, together with ophthalmologists. Carl Groenewald, consultant ophthalmologist at St Paul’s Eye Unit in Liverpool specialises in vitreo-retinal ophthalmology and has had excellent results treating patients with both the dry and wet form of age related macular degeneration (AMD) using AVASTIN® and IOL Vip. Until the recent launch of IOL Vip (not available on the

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NHS), there was little that could be done to halt the devastating consequences of dry AMD and, Mrs Marshall, is just one of the many patients who have benefited from the treatment at iSIGHT. Mrs Marshall, 87, had completely lost the vision in her right eye and was partially sighted in her left due to AMD and after undergoing treatment at iSIGHT is now able to see the television, go

shopping and much to her joy, see the stars at night. This highly specialised procedure involves the removal of the natural lens within the eye, which is then replaced with two lenses, to magnify and shift the image away from the diseased area to a healthy part of the eye (free screening is available). iSIGHT also uses premium lenses (not available on the NHS) to give optimal visual

results following cataract surgery and for those with very high prescriptions (not suitable for LASIK) and also age-related blurred reading vision (presbyopia). These lenses are known as multifocal or accommodating lenses and they too replace the natural lens within the eye. Many people with these lenses find that they no longer need glasses, whilst others report wearing glasses occasionally,

but enjoying the fact that they are no longer dependent on them. And, thanks to a referral by her GP to see Tayo Akingbehin at iSIGHT, past-patient of the clinic, Patricia Dawson, became the first person to receive a brand new type of multifocal lens implant in December 2008. Specifically designed for those who need good all-round vision, Patricia can now see without glasses and at 72 years of age, says that she feels younger and more confident – plus, as an added bonus, will also never get cataracts, thanks to the procedure. iSIGHT Clinics also recently extended it’s range of services following the addition of Miss Carmel Noonan to the team of consultant ophthalmologists. Carmel specialises in neuroophthalmology and treats strabismus or squint (both adult and childhood) as well as conditions that benefit from muscle-relaxing injections. In addition to the cosmetic advantages, these injections can also be used to effectively treat facial and eyelid spasm and Carmel's particular expertise means she has a deeper understanding of the eye and the muscles surrounding it. This is a significant advantage when administering muscle relaxing injections in the upper facial region. As the clinic is extremely popular, an early appointment is recommended. ● For a limited period free

consultations are offered for selected treatments. To check availability call 0845 602 2517 or visit www.isightclinics.com.


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ILVER & Rose Opticians’ optometric expertise is concerned with the long-term ocular health of its patients.

Silver & Rose Opticians routinely use Zeiss Visucam as its “base line” to make an ocular comparison on your first visit and every follow-up visit. This will build up your ocular history each time you

return to the practice. A photograph of the back of your eye is digitally saved on your records every time. If you have been to Silver and Rose previously and not had The Zeiss Visucam procedure yet, then now is the time to make an appointment to have your records updated, so a history of your ocular health can be built. Mr Keith Burns, dispensing optician, said: “I feel the Zeiss

Visucam is one of the most important investments we have recently made to our practice and is a barometer of our commitment to provide the best optometric service we can.”

● Phone 01704 831117, or call into the practice, in Chapel Lane, Formby, to make an eye examination appointment.

Still time to ‘sizzle’ this summer! While most people look forward to summer, for the millions of people in the UK trying to lose weight in time for the season of beaches and bikinis it’s not such a popular time of year!

NEW CONSULTANT AINSDALE Sacred Heart Church Hall Liverpool Rd (opp cemetery) Tuesdays at 6pm from 9th June Tel: Chris 01704 884024 MONDAY Morning AINSDALE Group The Scout Hut Pinfold Lane, opp Woodvale Spar 9.30am Tel: Carol 01704 572016 www.slimmingworld.com/slimatainsdale AINSDALE The Scout Hut Pinfold Lane, opp Woodvale Spar 5.30pm & 7pm Tel: Carol 01704 572016 www.slimmingworld.com/slimatainsdale CENTRAL SOUTHPORT St Philips Church Morning Scarisbrick New Road Group 9.30am Tel Sheila 01704 574624 www.slimmingworld.com/slimwithsheilab

CENTRAL SOUTHPORT St Philips Church Scarisbrick New Road 5.30pm & 7pm Tel Sheila 01704 574624 www.slimmingworld.com/slimwithsheilab MARSHSIDE/CHURCHTOWN St Patrick’s Parish Club 35 Marshside Road 7pm Tel: Pam Moreland 01704 233601 www.slimmingworld.com/slimatsouthport TUESDAY KEW Kew Evangelical Church 64 Folkstone Road 5.30pm and 7pm Tel: Pam Crossen 01704 213702 www.slimmingworld.com/slimwithpamc WEDNESDAY BLOWICK/MEOLS COP Victoria Methodist Church Sussex Road 6pm Tel: Sarah 0151 520 2354 www.slimmingworld.com/slimwithsarah

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BIRKDALE Liverpool Rd Methodist Church Liverpool Road 9.30am Tel: Pam Crossen 01704 213702 www.slimmingworld.com/slimwithpamc

“But slimmers needn’t despair,” says local Slimming World Team Developer Sarah Stringfellow. “There’s still plenty of time to drop a dress size for summer, or even more! And in fact, the combination of great value fresh summer produce, healthy barbecues and warmer weather so you can get outside and active, make summer the best time of year to start a slimming campaign.” To help slimmers get off to a flying start, Slimming World is offering a ‘Summer Sizzler’ special this May Bank Holiday. From 23 May to 12 June, anyone who signs up to a 12 week countdown will get two weeks frree (that’s 12 weeks for the price of 10), plus they’ll get a copy of Slimming World’s delicious summer recipe collection Simply Summer, worth £4.50, absolutely free!

BIRKDALE Liverpool Rd Methodist Church Liverpool Road 5.45pm and 7.30pm Tel: Pam Crossen 01704 213702 www.slimmingworld.com/slimwithpamc CHURCHTOWN Emmanuel Church Hall Cambridge Road 6.30pm Tel: Sarah 0151 520 2354 www.slimmingworld.com/slimwithsarah

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“The countdown to summer starts here! There’s still plenty of time to get in shape for summer. Anyone who joins Slimming World at the end of May and tries our fabulous and filling new Extra Easy eating plan could

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easily lose a stone by the end of July,” says Sarah. The special offer is also available to Slimming World’s 300,000 current members in its 6,000 groups across the UK to help them stay on track throughout the summer, and new members wanting to kick-start their weight-loss ready for the warmer months. Chris, who will take over the group being held in Sacred Heart Church Hall in Ainsdale on Tuesday 9th June says: “Summer should be a time to enjoy yourself but many people feel uncomfortable in the heat and self-conscious about wearing slinky tops, shorts and dresses. On top of that there are lots of social occasions such as picnics and barbecues that leave them worrying about piling on the pounds. “The idea of travelling in a tight aeroplane seat and sitting on a beach or around a swimming pool can fill people with fear too. “Slimming World’s Food Optimising eating plan encourages members to fill up on such foods as pasta, rice, potatoes, eggs and lean meat and fish, and fruit and vegetables so they never feel hungry and can still enjoy lots of summery treats. The plan is so flexible it fits around any occasion, from holidays to summer parties, and every week at group members share recipes and tips to help each other through any potential pitfalls.”

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Time to discover a more active you

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OLLOWING the success of last month's free Community Fitness Week, the Active Sefton Suite at Dunes Splashworld in Southport is offering you the chance to take part in a summer of free activities!

A state-of-the-art fitness centre, the Active Sefton Suite, run by Ezefitness at Dunes Splashworld, is passionately backing the government Change 4 Life campaign to help combat obesity – and from May to August will be running a different Community Fitness Week each month. The perfect opportunity to try out the Active Sefton Suite's fantastic facilities, the scheme offers free use of the centre's fitness suite, swimming pool and exercise classes and each month will target a different part of the community. From May 25 to 31 the theme will be Weight Loss Community Fitness Week, from June 22 to 28 it's Younger Next Year Community Fitness Week, while from July 27 to August 2 you can take part in Active Kids Community Fitness Week. Sarah Dack McGuinness, club manager of the Active Sefton Suite, said: “The Community Fitness Weeks are a fantastic opportunity for those who have never stepped inside a gym before to come and try out our facilities. “We cater for the very young to the very old, the unfit to the elite athlete, and our professional instructors will be on hand to provide one-to-one appointments to ensure that you feel comfortable in a gym-based environment.” Special membership offers are also available for those wishing to join

● The Dunes team: Above, standing on the running machines are Sarah Dack McGuinness, club manager, and Patrick Kenny, fitness manager, with staff. Right, some of the new equipment during any of the Community Fitness Weeks, and for added peace of mind every contract now includes a redundancy clause to ensure that membership fees can be paid for up to three months.

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Searching for your ideal smile? Read on... Are you longing for straight teeth? How about getting there naturally? Orthodontic treatment is the only way to achieve a perfectly aligned smile without causing irreversible damage to your teeth. So many purely cosmetic treatments may mean that your not-quite-straight but otherwise healthy teeth will be filed down to points before treatment can be carried out. The alternative is orthodontic work, which will simply and gently guide teeth into a beautiful arch with each tooth’s natural shape preserved. And of course, there’ll be no need for replacement veneers ten years down the line. The specialist practitioners and orthodontists at Ormskirk, Liverpool, Blackburn and Wigan Orthodontic Centres are highly qualified and dedicated to prescribing the best treatment for you and your family. Having provided beautiful smiles for thousands of happy patients, they’re completely equipped to offer the outstanding level of care and advice you’re looking

for. At the Centres, the very latest in orthodontic techniques including invisible braces and retainers are utilised in a professional, yet friendly and relaxed environment, ensuring unforgettable treatment experiences and results which are truly inspiring. Hemant Patel B.D.S., M.Orth R.C.S.(Ed), M.Orth R.C.S.(Eng), Ortho 2008 Ltd’s Principal, says “In my opinion, orthodontic treatment is the most innovative, modern and effective way to treat badly aligned teeth today. The positive difference a course of ortho can make to one patient’s smile is quite dramatic; more importantly, the improvement in their well-being and happiness as a result, is immeasurable. I’ll never tire of watching the confident, assured individuals, who at one time were shy and unhappy patients, walk out of our practice after their treatment is complete with a beaming smile from ear to ear!”

There are countless reasons to choose orthodontic treatment; oral health and hygiene problems are inevitably reduced when teeth are neat and straight, correcting your bite can eliminate difficulty when eating and of course, the confidence to be gained from improved appearance cannot be underestimated. Orthodontics is no longer the preserve of reluctant children and teenagers, as patients of all ages now consider its virtues thanks to revolutionary new ways to straighten teeth with shorter treatment times and more effective, efficient braces. When you contact your nearest practice, ask to speak to one of their knowledgeable, patient and friendly advisors. They’ll be happy to listen to your concerns and suggest the best course of action for you. When you meet the orthodontist at your consultation, all of your questions will be answered so that you can relax into the treatment process and look forward to that day when you walk out of the practice beaming.

Trusted and referred to by the region’s most discerning dentists for both NHS and private treatment, your local Orthodontic Centre may be just the place you find the smile you’ve been searching for. Health Matters suggest you look no further.

Blackburn Orthodontic Centre

Ormskirk Orthodontic Centre 55 Burscough Street, Ormskirk, L39 2EL Telephone: 01695 581 212 Fax: 01695 581030

19 Richmond Terrace, Blackburn, BB1 7BL Telephone: 01254 261 161 Fax: 01254 679498

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2-4 King Street, Wigan, WN1 1BS Telephone: 01942 821 166 Fax: 01942 821177

72 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 9AF Telephone: 0151 707 2312 Fax: 01942 821177

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Special service to exceed your needs F

INDING the right company to care for you or a loved one can be difficult, but Community Care Direct in Southport can provide a tailor-made care package to suit your individual needs.

An independent care company, Community Care Direct has gone from strength to strength since opening in 2004 – and the company offers a variety of care, ranging from half-an-hour a day to 24-hour care in your own home. Community Care Direct can cater for a variety of needs and provides care on a social basis to clients that have complex needs, as well as clients with learning disabilities. Working across Southport and Lancashire, the company specialises in full 24-hour care and is able to provide aroundthe-clock care in the comfort of your own home. Community Care Direct can provide live-in carers to assist with personal care and provide companionship and support for outings, as well as giving clients the reassurance of having someone around and taking away any of the risks associated with living alone. Donna Webb, care manager of Community Care Direct, explained: “When we first

● Community Care Direct can cater for a variety of needs and provides care on a social basis Picture: Lisa F. Young to a variety of clients established Community Care Direct, we felt that there was a gap in the care industry for a company that provided continuity of care, reliability and affordability, whilst remaining sympathetic to client needs. “We made it a priority to listen to the needs of both clients and medical

professionals to find out what they wanted and expected from carers and built the fantastic services that we offer to exceed their needs. That's why we are now one of the most trusted care companies in the region and our service is considered by so many to be special.” Community Care Direct is

dedicated to maintaining the highest standards and continually assesses staff and reassesses clients to ensure that they are receiving the best possible care. Each carer is fully trained in all aspects of care, including dementia care, palliative care, infection control, food hygiene, peg feeding/care and diabetes

awareness. The company is also registered with the Quality Care Commission, through which it is regularly inspected and every member of staff receives an enhanced CRB check before starting work with the company. Above all, Community Care Direct aims to help its clients

DOMICILIARY CARE PROVIDER SUPPLYING YOU WITH CARE FROM THOSE WHO CARE! We provide and maintain high standards for those in need of care at home for long or short periods and provide quality care to individuals in the comfort of your own surroundings.

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Caring For Our Community Locally

Our aim is to provide quality care at home to those who require help as theyare getting older or just need some helpfrom time to time. We have a complete service from personalcare to houshold chores that you can no longer manage or help with your shopping,we have flexible friendly staff to cater for all your needs and we aimto provide a reliable service to fit in with your lifestyle.

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We provide flexible, friedly, trustworthy CRB cleared staff to support and maintain your independence in the comfort of your own home.

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All our service users are treated as individuals and with dignity at all times regardless of culture, religion, age, sexual orientetion or creed. All information is regarded as confidential and strictly adhered to at all times.

but also encourage them to maintain their independence. ● So, if you or a loved one

are looking for a professional service at an affordable price, then contact Community Care Direct on 01704 544460 or visit www.communitycaredirect. co.uk for further information.

Some of our services available 24 hours a day 7 days a week... Personal Care Getting Up and Going to Bed Dressing and Undressing Assistance with Washing, Bathing and Showering Assistance with Medication Assistance with Learning Disabilities Day Sits Night Sitting Service Outings Live in Care 24 Hours a Day Home Help Service Light Domestic Shopping/Ironing

33 Shakespeare Street, Southport, Merseyside. PR8 5AB Telephone: 01704 544460 www.communitycaredirect.co.uk


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Taking care of you is the priority at Fairfield F

AIRFIELD Hospital, located in Crank, one of the most attractive areas of St Helens, is a registered charity dedicated to delivering high quality clinical care.

One of the few remaining charitable hospitals in the country, it does not have shareholders so any surplus it makes goes into healthcare services. Fairfield Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services and has an impressive list of consultants who practise there. Its dedicated staff strive to ensure they provide the best possible care in a relaxed and

comfortable environment. The hospital offers private rooms, some opening out onto a rooftop garden, en-suite facilities and a varied menu, which can be tailored to individual dietary needs. Visitors are welcome at any time, with free onsite car parking. At Fairfield, the team prides itself on their high levels of patient satisfaction and zero rates of hospital-acquired infection. It provides state-of-the-art technology including digital imaging equipment, laser treatments for varicose veins and a wide range of cosmetic and skin rejuvenation procedures for men and

SPECIALIST COSMETIC SURGERY AND COSMETIC SKIN TREATMENTS for both men and women

women, with comprehensive physiotherapy and sports injury services offering flexible appointment times. Fairfield Hospital accepts all major private medical insurance cover. It can provide a guaranteed fixed price package that is agreed in advance of your treatment. It also offers a range of services for NHS patients. So whether you have private medical insurance, prefer to self-pay or are an NHS Choice patient, make the right choice – choose Fairfield.

Cosmetic Breast Surgery Body Reshaping Facial Surgery Cosmetic Skin Surgery Varicose Veins

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Most conditions treated early will respond and recover quickly

● Fairfield Hospital in Crank is a registered charity, so all its profits go back into healthcare

Spinal Pain Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Sports Injuries Repetitive Strain Injury Chronic Pain Back Pain Whiplash

Crank, St Helens WA11 7RS Telephone: 01744 739311 ● Chris Lean and Associates Chiropodists and Podiatrists, Churchtown, Southport, prides itself on its innovative approach to foot Code NA care

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T some point in our lives, most of us will experience some form of foot problem.

Whether you’re suffering from a simple verruca, a bunion or even a sports injury, with more than 20 years’ experience, leading podiatrists C. Lean & Associates, has the expertise to help you put your best foot forward. The company prides itself on its innovative approach to foot care, with patients offered a combination of traditional podiatrist treatments alongside holistic therapies such as acupuncture and massage. This combined approach to foot care has proven immensely popular with the practice’s many loyal clients, as owner, Chris Lean, explains: “Our podiatrists and

reflexologist work together to offer each patient a combination of podiatric and holistic treatments that are tailored to their needs. “Some patients, for example, might find podiatric acupuncture helps ease the pain caused by arthritis, whilst others might find advanced laser treatments are more effective for them.” Having recently moved from Princes Street, where it was based for more than 20 years, the leading company is now based in a state-of-the-art practice on Botanic Road, Churchtown with two treatment rooms, a dedicated room for instrument sterilisation and a reception area. Highly skilled, the practice’s five-strong team includes three HPC registered podiatrists and

a reflexologist. Between them, the experienced team offers a range of specialised treatments, such as nail surgery, laser treatment, diabetic foot care, podiatric acupuncture, foot and leg massages, Indian head massages, treatment of corns, calluses, nail infections, heel pain and more. A range of bespoke and overthe-counter foot supports and foot care products is available to buy from the practice. The practice also offers free five minute foot-checks. ● To find out more or to

make an appointment, call C. Lean & Associates today on 01704 233358, visit 36a-38 Botanic Road, Churchtown, Southport, PR9 7NE or log onto www.chrislean andassociates.co.uk


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This specialist service aims to remove the obstacles to exercise by helping you to achieve your fitness and weight management goals in an environment where you feel comfortable. Fit to you offers one-to-one training sessions in the comfort of your own home, the local park or any location convenient to you, which means no one is judging you or making you feel self conscious. If you have a hectic lifestyle this is the ideal opportunity to get your fitness back on track. Fit to you offers a variety of programmes and training sessions to suit your needs. These include fitness kickboxing, kettlebells, dumbells, circuit training, Swiss ball and Bosu training, as well as plyometric and body weight exercises, all delivered by the company’s fully certified and experienced personal trainers. Owner Stephen Davies said: “We bring the equipment, enthusiasm and expertise to help you succeed. “Many people often feel that a personal trainer would help keep them on-track, achieve their goals and keep them motivated, but feel that it’s something they probably

● Personal Trainer Stephen Davies puts a client through her paces in her own home

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If so, then you could be among millions of people in the UK who were unaware that they could be entitled to a brand new car. Yes, that’s right – a brand new car! And there are no hidden charges, credit checks or waiting lists. All you have to pay for is the petrol. Interested? If the answer is yes, then let the specialised team at Duerdens Vauxhall guide you through the Motability process from start to finish. They are dedicated to helping you drive off in your brand new Motability car as soon as possible and they will take the hassle out of everything for you. So how does it work? Basically if you receive the higher rate disability living allowance or war pensioners’ mobility supplement then you or, if you don’t drive, a nominated driver, are entitled to a new car of your choice every three years with insurance cover, full servicing and maintenance and complete breakdown assistance, all included.

● Duerdens Vauxhall, Roe Lane, Southport, have the Motability expertise to get you on the road Literally, you only need to fill the car with petrol and everything else is taken care of. Duerdens Vauxhall offers customers a competitive and high quality Motability package and, with a fabulous selection of cars on the forecourt, you will be spoilt for choice. The dealership has been involved with the Motability scheme since it began over 30 years ago and, during that time, has built up an enviable reputation for the quality of its service.

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People come back time and time again, keen to take advantage of the dealership’s professional approach and word of mouth has proved to be the best recommendation for the business. ● If you want to find out more about whether you are eligible for a Motability car, or if you are interested to know more about how the scheme works, telephone Duerdens Vauxhall on 01704 533066 to make an appointment with a Motability specialist.

Complete Cardio Look For Summer Great Summer! Circuits Fit To You Complete Cardio are Circuits aimed at Beginners to Intermediates and are conducted outdoors, they focus on developing your strength, muscular definition and stamina. The Complete Cardio Circuit is based on Functional Strength Training Concepts (FST). FST is an integrated approach to strength training focused on exercising multiple muscles and joints together. FST quickly increases strength and speed, flexibility, mobility, stability, cardiovascular and respiratory conditioning. FST is a very effective and efficient way for losing fat.

can’t afford. “But that doesn’t need to be the case – exercise should be something that’s enjoyable, accessible and affordable for everyone.” As well as offering one-to-one training sessions, Fit to you can accommodate up to four clients at a session, with discounts available the more people who train. Continues Stephen: “We also offer a number of specific programmes, including our guaranteed drop-a-dress-size programme, which delivers this in four weeks or your money back. There’s also wedding packages for brides and bridesmaids.” Each new client starts with an initial consultation to discuss personal goals, assess

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