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Health Links

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

ARE YOU A CARER?

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

Caring for Someone

www.carersinbeds.co.uk

Carers in Bedfordshire

New Bedfordshire Carers Support Service

Carers Support Service

BONES AND JOINTS

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

Arthritis Care

http://www.arc.org.uk/

Arthritis Research Campaign: Bone and Joint problems

http://www.nos.org.uk/

National Osteoporosis Society

CANCER

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/

Cancer Research UK

http://www.mariecurie.org.uk/

Marie Curie Cancer Care: Charity work for cancer patients

CHILDREN'S HEALTH

Childhood Infections

Childhood Infections

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

NHS Immunisation

COUNSELLING AND MENTAL HEALTH

http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/

CRUSE: Bereavement Counselling

http://www.samaritans.org.uk/

Samaritans: Support and help for Low Mood on telephone

http://www.bullying.co.uk/

Bullying Online: Help and advice on bullying

http://www.childbereavement.org.uk/

Child Bereavement Trust - Help for Bereaved Families

DIABETES

www.diabetes.org.uk

Diabetes UK

DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

Alcoholics Anonymous: AA - Information on Alcohol Problems

http://www.knowthescore.info/

Know the Score: Information on Drugs

http://www.talktofrank.com/

Talk to Frank: For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day

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

Addaction

http://www.ukna.org/

Narcotics Anonymous UK

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

Addaction

ELDERLY HEALTH

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

Age Concern

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Alzheimer's Society UK

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/memoryworry

Worried About Your Memory?

http://www.helptheaged.org.uk/en-gb

Help the Aged

http://www.goodforyourbrain.org/

Good for your Brain

http://householdquotes.co.uk/benefits-and-grants-for-oaps/ 

A comprehensive guide to the grants and benefits that older adults may be eligible for.

EYE PROBLEMS

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

Glaucoma

http://www.rnib.org.uk/

RNIB – Common Eye Conditions

HEALTH INFORMATION

www.patient.co.uk

Patient UK: Information on various health related issues

http://www.patient.co.uk/pils.asp

Patient Information Leaflets on various Conditions

http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk/

Laboratory Tests: Information on various Laboratory tests

http://www.besttreatments.co.uk/btuk/home.jsp

Best Treatments: Information on various diseases and self-help

http://www.dipex.org/DesktopDefault.aspx

DIPEX: Patients' own experiences of diseases

http://www.petepayne.com/homepage/index.asp

Teenage Health: Health issues with a focus on Teenagers

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/services/public/health 

The Met Office monitors environmental conditions and warns people with COPD when their health is likely to be affected, giving them the opportunity to take action to stay well.

Antibiotics

Antibiotics

Management of Common Ailments

Management of Common Ailments

HEART

http://www.bhf.org.uk/

British Heart Foundation

http://www.arrhythmiaalliance.org.uk/

Arrhythmia Alliance – Information on Irregular Heart beat

http://www.sads.org.uk/

SADS – Sudden Death

http://www.hbpf.org.uk/

High Blood Pressure

STOPPING SMOKING

http://gosmokefree.nhs.uk/

Go Smoke Free

http://www.ash.org.uk/

Action on smoking: ASH

SEXUAL HEALTH

http://www.fpa.org.uk/

Family Planning Association: Sexual health advice

http://www.bpas.org/

British Pregnancy Advisory Service

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

Sexual Dysfunction

http://www.under-cover.org.uk/

Undercover

TRAVEL HEALTH

http://www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk/

Fit for Travel

http://www.bbc.co.uk/health

BBC Travel Health



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