Useful Links

Website Link
NHS Direct
Free access to health care professionals 24 hours a day for help and advice. Advice about how to self manage your illness and whether you need to see a doctor for further treatment. Information about common medical problems.
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
NHS
To find out about local services
www.nhs.uk
Patient UK
A directory of health, disease and related sites in the UK
www.patient.co.uk
Embarrassing Problems
Ask the computer anything you are too shy to ask us!
www.embarrassingproblems.co.uk
Mens Health
Information on how to keep fit and healthy
www.malehealth.co.uk
Ask your Pharmacist
Information about medications, how to take them safely and potential side effects
www.askyourpharmacist.co.uk
Age Concern
Can advise regarding services and money available to help the elderly including nail cutting service and benefits
www.ageconcern.org.uk
Cruse Bereavement Care
Trained bereavement counselling service
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
The British Heart Foundation
An excellent website with information about all aspects of keeping your heart healthy
www.bhf.org.uk
The Blood Pressure Association
Information about blood pressure
www.bpassoc.org.uk
The Stroke Association
A national charity offering expert help and advice to stroke sufferers and their families
www.stroke.org.uk
Diabetes UK
Excellent advice about living with diabetes
www.diabetes.org.uk
National Society for Epilepsy
Information and support for people with epilepsy
www.epilepsynse.org.uk
Migraine Action Association
Help and support for migraine sufferers
www.migraine.org.uk
Alzheimers Disease
Essential information for those with dementia (memory problems) and their carers
www.alzheimers.org.uk
Cancer Bacup
Information and emotional support for people living with cancer
www.cancerbacup.org.uk
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Information and emotional support for people living with multiple sclerosis
www.mssociety.org.uk
National Osteoporosis Society
Information about osteoporosis (thinning of the bones)
www.nos.org.uk
Fit for Travel
Travel health and vaccination information for people travelling abroad from the UK
www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk