Useful Web Sites

Here are some links to Online Health Resources which you may find useful.

Note that as we have no control over the contents of the sites listed here, and the content may have been changed since we reviewed them, we cannot vouch for the information provided by these sites.

If you have any concern about your health then, whilst you may find useful information on internet sites, it is always wise to also obtain individual personal medical advice from the Practice, NHS24 or your local pharmacy.

Ability Net - a registered national charity helping people adapt and adjust their information and communications technology (ICT).

Ambulance Service - Scottish Ambulance Service

Back Care - BackCare aims to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and education to all people and organisations affected by back pain and to fund scientific research into the causes, prevention and management of back pain.

BBC Health - General Health Information

Bowel Screening Campaign - more information regarding the current national screening campaign.

Breast Cancer Campaign - Breast Cancer Campaign specialises in funding independent breast cancer research.

British Diabetic Association - Funding research, campaigning and helping people live with diabetis.

British Epilepsy Association - Epilepsy Action aims to improve the quality of life and promote the interests of people living with epilepsy.

British Heart Foundation - Pioneering research, vital prevention activity and ensuring quality care and support for everyone living with heart disease.

British Liver Trust - endeavour to inform, support and advise people who are concerned about or living with liver disease, to enable them to make informed decisions about their lives.

Bullying - Bullying Online is the UK’s leading anti-bullying charity.

Cancer Backup - Practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

Carers (Unpaid) - Support for Unpaid Carers

Coeliac Society -Coeliac UK is the leading charity working for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH).

DVLA - Medical Rules for Drivers

Embarrassing Problems - Help you to deal with those worrying health problems that are difficult to talk about with anyone.

Enuresis - Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence. Advice on Bedwetting and Soiling.

Family Planning Association - UK's leading sexual health charity. Our purpose is to enable people in the UK to make informed choices about sex and to enjoy sexual health. 

First Steps - Help for phobias, panic attacks, general anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders and tranquilliser withdrawal.

Fit for Travel - Travel Health Information from the NHS

Get the Right Treatment - A guide to the correct service for you, from NHS Direct.

Gluten-free Recipes - Glutin-free recipes

Kid's Health - Children's health

MIND - Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.

National AIDS Trust - Aids

National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease - The National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease (NACC) brings together people of all ages who have Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease, their families and the health professionals involved in their care.

National Asthma Campaign - Asthma Information Site

National Eczema Society - Information for people with eczema, dermatitis and sensitive skin.

Net Doctor - General Health Information Site

NHSScotland Waiting times - information on prospective waiting times, which is how long you are likely to wait, for patients referred by GPs to consultant outpatient services in eight key specialties throughout Scotland.

ObGyn.Net - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Infertility, Pregnancy, Birth and Women's Health Resource.

Pain Research Institute - The Institute, whilst part of the Department of Neurological Science, is closely associated with the Pain Clinic at the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery (WCNN) NHS Trust.

Patient UK - A directory of UK websites that provide information on health, disease and illness.

Royal National Institue for Deaf People - Charity working to change the world for the UK's 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people.

Samaritans - Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Tel 08457 90 90 90

Scottish Health On Web - An explanation with diagrams of how the different organisations in the NHS relate to each other.

Stroke Association - Working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.

Teenage Health Freak - Teenage health information

TravelHealth - Independent nurse-led travel health website giving practical advice and useful links for staying healthy while travelling abroad.

Who Named It - If you have a disease which is named after someone, find out about it here.

Women's Health Information - Women's health

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