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Useful contact's

NE1 dizzy (local group on Tyneside) - Facebook link

Local North East group -

Meniere's Society -

Mal de Debarquement MdDS Disorder -

VEDA life rebalanced -

BTA - British Tinnitus Association

To find local tai chi teachers in your area -

To find local yoga teachers go to British wheel yoga website and key in your postcode into the 'teachers in your area' box -

Futurelearn  (organised by the Open University) has free short courses on balance (ageing well the management of falls) and mindfulness (mindfulness for peak performance)

Durham Deafened Support -

Talking Changes -

British Academy of Audiology -


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'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital