P256 CEEFAX 256 Tue 15 Nov 20:05/04   1/5                NEW CHARGE FOR EYE AND DENTAL TESTS Charges for routine eye and dental checks are to be introduced next year. The Government will no longer pay practitioners to perform these tests so the amount lost by them will be charged to the patient. This will probably mean £3.15 for a dental check and up to £10, lower where competition is fierce, for an eye test. Health Secretary Kenneth Clark said he would monitor the impact of the charges More Shopping Home+Away GreenTips Headlines
P256 CEEFAX 256 Tue 15 Nov 20:00/02   2/5                THE HOLIDAY SHOW OPENS A reminder that the 1988 Caravan, Camping and Holiday Show has opened at Earls Court in London. A huge variety of holiday equipment is on display, including tourers, tents, sports gear and even small boats. Admission is £3.50 for adults and £1.80 for children and pensioners. There are reduced rates after 1700. The show is open every day from 1000 to 2000 until Sunday, November 20. More Shopping Home+Away GreenTips Headlines
P256 CEEFAX 256 Tue 15 Nov 20:00/00    3/3                   HEART DISEASE RISKS AND THE PILL Two million women taking the most popular brands of contraceptive pills could be at risk from heart disease, according to a recent medical study. Researchers looked at nine different pill formulations and found that those containing levonorgestrel caused blood fat changes which could increase the risk of heart disease. Brands containing this synthetic hormone include Microgynon, Ovranette, Ovran, Eugynon, Trinordian and Logynon. More Shopping Home+Away GreenTips Headlines
P256 CEEFAX 256 Tue 15 Nov 20:01/10    4/3                   HEART DISEASE RISKS AND THE PILL Leading medical experts are to study research linking the contraceptive pill with heart disease. A Department of Health spokesperson said the Committee on Safety of Medicine will look at the findings. Meanwhile, concerned women should get advice from family planning advisors. Pills containing levonorgestrel have been widely available for 16 years and one major pill manufacturer believes there are bno grounds for concern". More Shopping Home+Away GreenTips Headlines
P256 CEEFAX 256 Tue 15 Nov 20:02/04   5/5                BARBARA DALY COMPETITION WINNER. Barbara Daly appears on the BBC TV programme - Bazaar. The winner of her video is: Miss M H Martin, Robert Street, London, NW1. More Shopping Home+Away GreenTips Headlines