NHS Choices: Video Archive

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  • Road accidents: taking risks

    Nick learned about road safety the hard way. He tells how taking risks as a 'boy racer' changed his life forever. Find out more about road safety: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/roadsafety
  • Beating Bowel Cancer: The bottom line

    This film was made by Beating Bowel Cancer to raise awareness about bowel cancer and the importance of seeing your doctor as soon as you suspect something may be wrong. Faced with symptoms what would ...
  • Having a sibling with a disability

    Sisters Charlotte (19) and Chloe (9) describe what it's like growing up with disabled sister Sophie (15), who has cerebral palsy. An expert explains what the most common problems are that children who...
  • Munchausen's syndrome

    A psychiatrist explains the motivation behind Munchausen's syndrome, also known as factitious illness, where someone pretends to be ill or causes symptoms in themselves. This can include inflicting wo...
  • Hole in the heart

    Congenital heart disease refers to a series of birth defects that affect the heart. A paediatric cardiologist explains the different types of congenital heart disease and how each of them is treated. ...
  • How to apply sunscreen

    An expert explains why it is important to protect your skin from sunburn to help avoid skin cancer. She also gives advice on how to apply sunscreen correctly and what to look out for when buying sun c...
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome animation

    Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition that causes pain, numbness and a burning or tingling sensation in the hand and fingers. Watch this animation and find out what the carpal tunnel is and what...
  • Prostate enlargement animation

    Prostate enlargement or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition in older men. This animation explains what the prostate gland is and how it functions. It also describes possible cause...
  • Sleepwalking: Lee's story

    Lee started sleepwalking at the age of four. In this video he describes his sleepwalking episodes, including doing artwork despite having no interest in art, plus the physical side effects when he wak...
  • Pacemaker implantation animation

    Pacemaker implantation involves surgically placing an electrical device into the chest to help your heart beat normally. This animation explains what causes an irregular heartbeat and how a pacemaker ...
  • Bunions animation

    A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. This animation shows how a bunion forms and explains what could cause it. Find out how bunions are treated http://www.nhs.uk/Condi...
  • Sleepwalking in children

    In this video, an expert describes common symptoms and triggers of sleepwalking. She also gives advice on how to manage your child's sleepwalking behaviour before bed and during the night.\r\rGet more...
  • Chlamydia: worth talking about

    Most people with chlamydia are unaware that they have it. This video describes how easy it is to get tested. Focus on chlamydia http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/focusonchlamydia/pages/focus-on-chlamydia-hub...
  • The National Child Measurement Programme

    This video explains how the National Child Measurement Programme can help improve NHS services for children. As part of the programme children are weighed and measured at school. Find out what else is...
  • Caring for Jasmine: daily living

    Marie talks about the different things she does to help Jasmine do everyday tasks. She demonstrates a flipchart she uses to guide Jasmine through a trip to the swimming pool for physio.Find out more a...

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