Useful Contacts

NHS 111
 - You should use the NHS 111 service if:
 - You need medical help fast, but it's not a 999 emergency;
 - You think you need to go to A&E or another NHS urgent care service;
 - You don't know who to call for medical help or you don't have a GP to call; or
You require health information or reassurance about what to do next.
 
NHS Choices
Aiming to personalise healthcare and provide information that will ‘allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.’
 
Where do I go for clinical or disease information?
Best Treatments
Information is researched from the British Medical Journal and displayed in an easy to understand format.
 
Patient UK
Designed by GPs and EMIS and is a useful source of Patient information Leaflets amongst other things.
 
Net Doctor
Attempts to break the language barrier between Doctors and patients regarding disease and illnesses.
 
QRisk
QRISK is a new calculator which works out your risk of getting heart disease. It has been developed by doctors and academics working in the UK National Health Service
 
Information on Healthier Living
BBC - Healthy Living
Simple, accurate advice from the BBC. Helps you to establish the dos & don'ts of living healthily.
 
Male Health
Fast, free independent information from the Men"s Health Forum.
 
Women’s Health Concern
Women"s Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women with their healthcare by providing unbiased, accurate information.
 
NHS Sites
NHS Choices
Aiming to personalise healthcare and provide information that will ‘allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.’
 
Charity Websites
Cancerhelp
Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process
 
Cancer Backup
Europe's leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.
 
Diabetes UK
largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition
 
Asthma UK
This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it
 
Alzheimer’s Society
Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia.