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Health Links

Please note that May Lane Surgery is not responsible for these websites nor do we endorse them. 

Are You a Carer?

Caring for Someone
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/CaringForSomeone/index.htm

Carers Gloucestershire
http://www.carersgloucestershire.org.uk/

Bones and Joints

Arthritis Care: 
http://www.arthritiscare.org.uk/Home

Arthritis Research Campaign: Bone and Joint problems
http://www.arc.org.uk/

National Osteoporosis Society
http://www.nos.org.uk/

Cancer

Cancer Research UK
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/

Cancer BACUP: Site for patients with Cancer and their families
http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Home

Marie Curie Cancer Care: Charity work for cancer patients
http://www.mariecurie.org.uk/

Children's Health

NHS Direct Online
http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/chq/chq.aspx?ClassId=11

NHS Immunisation
http://www.immunisation.nhs.uk/

Counselling and Mental Health

CRUSE: Bereavement Counselling
http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/

Samaritans: Support and help for Low Mood on telephone
http://www.samaritans.org.uk/

Bullying Online: Help and advice on bullying
http://www.bullying.co.uk/

Child Bereavement Trust - Help for Bereaved Families
http://www.childbereavement.org.uk/

Diabetes

Diabetes UK
www.diabetes.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous: AA - Information on Alcohol Problems
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

Know the Score: Information on Drugs
http://www.knowthescore.info/

Talk to Frank: For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day 
http://www.talktofrank.com/

Addaction
http://www.addaction.org.uk/index.htm

Narcotics Anonymous UK
http://www.ukna.org/

Addictions
http://www.addictions.co.uk/index.asp

Elderly Health

Age Concern
http://www.ageconcern.org.uk/

Alzheimer’s Society UK
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Help the Aged
http://www.helptheaged.org.uk/en-gb

Good for your Brain
http://www.goodforyourbrain.org/

Eye Problems

Glaucoma
http://www.glaucoma-association.com/

RNIB - Common Eye Conditions 
http://www.rnib.org.uk/

Health Information

Patient UK: Information on various health related issues
www.patient.co.uk

Patient Information Leaflets on various Conditions
http://www.patient.co.uk/pils.asp

Laboratory Tests: Information on various Laboratory tests
http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk/

Best Treatments: Information on various diseases and self-help
http://www.besttreatments.co.uk/btuk/home.jsp

DIPEX: Patients' own experiences of diseases
http://www.dipex.org/DesktopDefault.aspx

Teenage Health: Health issues with a focus on Teenagers
http://www.petepayne.com/homepage/index.asp

Healthy Living

Eat Well: Healthy eating advice
http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/

BBC Health
http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/healthy_living/

Walk to Health
http://www.whi.org.uk/

Heart

British Heart Foundation
http://www.bhf.org.uk/

Arrhythmia Alliance - Information on Irregular Heart beat
http://www.arrhythmiaalliance.org.uk/

SADS - Sudden Death
http://www.sads.org.uk/

High Blood Pressure
http://www.hbpf.org.uk/

Living with Pain

http://www.paintoolkit.org/

Stopping Smoking

Go Smoke Free
http://gosmokefree.nhs.uk/

Action on smoking: ASH
http://www.ash.org.uk/

Sexual Health

Family Planning Association: Sexual health advice
http://www.fpa.org.uk/

British Pregnancy Advisory Service
http://www.bpas.org/

Sexual Dysfunction
http://www.sda.uk.net/

Travel Health

Fit for Travel
http://www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk/

BBC Travel Health 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/health

Foreign & Commonwealth Office
http://www.fco.gov.uk



 
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