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Useful Links

Trustworthy information about nearly every imaginable medical topic along with easy
 to print off patient information leaflets

Muscle or Joint Problems?

Call the The Musculoskeletal (MSK) Helpline on 0800 917 9390 (9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday). Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.

Living Life To The Full
Online help based on cognitive behavioural therapy for people suffering from anxiety or depression.

A free self help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.
Search engine to look for resources, groups and other support in the local area.

cancer help 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



Macmillan Cancer Support 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
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


My Diabetes, My Way

diabetes.png       My Diabetes, My Way is the NHS Scotland interactive diabetes website to   help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends.                                                                                                         


Asthma UK 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 Scotland ASAD_logo

Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia.


 Mental Health Foundation Mental Health Foundation
Founded in 1949, the Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live


Epilepsy Action Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK's estimated 456,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.



British Heart Foundation British Heart Foundation
Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We will achieve this through our pioneering research, our vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease.

We need you to share our vision because, together, we really can beat heart disease.



relate      Relate
Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through this website.

BF   The Breastfeeding Network
The Breastfeeding Network is an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and those involved in their care     


MS Society MS Society
Around 100,000 people in the UK have MS. It affects two million more. We offer hope for the future by investing millions in research, and help for today through our information, support and campaigning.


menopause.png          Menopause Matters

An award winning, independent website providing up-to-date, accurate information about the menopause, menopausal symptoms and treatment options      


cancer help


SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity)

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