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Health Websites

Please note: Meir Park Surgery is not responsible for the content of any of these sites nor do we endorse them.

Please browse the links below for websites you may find useful:

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: Information and advice on Osteoporosis 
http://www.nos.org.uk/ 
  
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society 
http://www.rheumatoid.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/ 

Carers - Are You a Carer?

Caring for Someone 
http://www.direct.gov.uk

Children's Health

Children’s health           
http://www.childrenshealth.co.uk/ 
  
GOSH 
http://www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/ 
  
NHS Direct Online 
http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk 
  
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 
  
Diabetes Insight 
http://www.diabetic.org.uk/ 
  
Diabetes Research 
and Wellness Foundation 
http://www.drwf.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 People

Age Concern 
http://www.ageconcern.org.uk/ 
  
Alzheimer’s Society UK 
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/ 
  
Prostate Help 
http://www.pha.u-net.com/ 
  
Parkinson’s disease Society 
http://www.parkinsons.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/ 
  
Eye Directory 
http://www.eye-directory.com/eye_health 

Health Information

Patient UK: 
Information on various health related issues 
www.patient.co.uk 
  
Patient Information Leaflets 
http://www.patient.co.uk/pils.asp 
  
BUPA Health Fact sheets 
http://www.bupa.co.uk 
  
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 
  
Medicine’s Information 
http://www.patient.co.uk/dils.asp 
  
Over the Counter Medications 
http://www.medicine-chest.co.uk/ 
  
DIPEX: 
Patients' own experiences of diseases 
http://www.dipex.org/DesktopDefault.aspx 
  
Patient Self-help Directory 
http://www.patient.co.uk/selfhelp.asp 
  
Teenage Health: 
Health issues with a focus on Teenagers 
http://www.petepayne.com 
  
Prodigy Patient Leaflets 
http://www.prodigy.nhs.uk/ 
  
Net Doctor 
www.netdoctor.co.uk 

Healthy Living

Eat Well: 
Healthy eating advice 
http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/ 
  
Dietary Advice for everybody 
http://www.nnuh.nhs.uk 
  
BBC Health 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/healthy_living/ 
  
Walk to Health 
http://www.whi.org.uk/ 
  
Weight Loss 
http://www.weightlossresources.co.uk/

Heart

British Heart Foundation 
http://www.bhf.org.uk/ 
  
Arrhythmia Alliance 
Information on Irregular Heart beat 
http://www.arrhythmiaalliance.org.uk/ 
  
High Blood Pressure 
http://www.hbpf.org.uk/

Neurological and Disability

Multiple Sclerosis Society 
http://www.mssociety.org.uk/ 
  
National Society for Epilepsy 
Epilepsy advice and information 
http://www.epilepsynse.org.uk/ 
  
Stroke Association 
http://www.stroke.org.uk/

Stop Smoking

Click to Quit: 
Smoking Cessation Advice 
http://www.click2quit.co.uk 
  
Smoking Concerns: 
Advice by Greater Glasgow Health Board 
http://www.smokingconcerns.com/ 
  
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/

Skin Problems

Psoriasis Association: 
http://www.psoriasis-association.org.uk/ 
  
Dermatology UK: 
http://www.dermatology.co.uk/ 
  
National Eczema Society 
http://www.eczema.org
  
Acne Support Group 
http://www.m2w3.com/acne/ 
  
Psoriasis Scotland 
http://www.psoriasisscotland.org.uk/ 
  
PSORASSIST 
http://www.psoriassist.co.uk/ 
  
British Association of Dermatologists 
Patient Leaflets 
http://www.bad.org.uk/public/leaflets/ 
  
Skin Care Campaign 
http://www.skincarecampaign.org/ 
  
British Skin Foundation 
http://www.britishskinfoundation.org.uk/ 
  
Sun Care Code 
http://www.mariecurie.org.uk

Travel

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