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Health Links

General Medical Information Websites



Worcestershire Health Services - Includes information about health services in Worcesershire.


 Where do I go for clinical or disease information?

coldBest Treatments
Information is researched from the British Medical Journal and displyed 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.

BUPA
Well researched website providing easy to navigate pages about conditions, treatments & medicines.

Information on Healthier Living

BBC - Healthy Living 
Simple, accurate advice from the BBC. Helps you to establish the do's & dont's of living healthily.

limeBrighter Living
Brighter Living aims to help you make more informed decisions about how you can live your life in the best possible health (Developed by Pfizer, a drug company)

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.

My simple guide to high blood pressure
An attempt by the European Society of Hypertension to ensure access to credible, reliable information about high blodd pressure.


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
ribbonsEurope'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.


General Medical Information Websites

Internet Links NHS Direct - Includes patient information on common conditions.

British Medical Journal - For the latest medical news and original papers.

Mens Health Forum - Source of information and research on all aspects of men's health.

Male Health - Health information for men.

Family Planning Association - Supports the public and professionals with sexual health information and resources.

Students Health - Student health advice website

Women's health - Health information for women.

Kids Health - Health information for children

Simon Says - Childhood Bereavement

No Limits - Young peoples counselling and advice service

Self Help groups - Comprehensive list of UK based self help groups.

Virtual X-ray and Oncology Department visit - The worlds first virtual radiology and oncology departments aiming to demystify the procedures and equipment that patients would encounter during a visit to an oncology or radiology department.

BBC Health - BBC focus on health issues 

Department of Health - Links to current advice on Bird Flu



 
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