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 
Arthritis Research Campaign: Bone and Joint problems 
National Osteoporosis Society: Information and advice on Osteoporosis 
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society


Cancer Research UK 
Cancer BACUP 
Site for patients with Cancer and their families 
Marie Curie Cancer Care 
Charity work for cancer patients 

Carers - Are You a Carer?

Caring for Someone

Children's Health

Children’s health   
NHS Direct Online 
NHS Immunisation

Counselling and Mental Health

Bereavement Counselling 
Support and help for Low Mood on telephone 
Bullying Online: 
Help and advice on bullying 
Child Bereavement Trust: 
Help for Bereaved Families


Diabetes UK 
Diabetes Insight 
Diabetes Research 
and Wellness Foundation

Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous: 
AA - Information on Alcohol Problems 
Know the Score: 
Information on Drugs 
Talk to Frank: 
For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day 
Narcotics Anonymous UK 

Elderly People

Age Concern 
Alzheimer’s Society UK 
Prostate Help 
Parkinson’s disease Society 
Help the Aged 
Good for your Brain 

Eye Problems

RNIB - Common Eye Conditions 
Eye Directory 

Health Information

Patient UK: 
Information on various health related issues 
Patient Information Leaflets 
BUPA Health Fact sheets 
Laboratory Tests: 
Information on various Laboratory tests 
Best Treatments: 
Information on various diseases and self-help 
Medicine’s Information 
Over the Counter Medications 
Patients' own experiences of diseases 
Patient Self-help Directory 
Teenage Health: 
Health issues with a focus on Teenagers 
Prodigy Patient Leaflets 
Net Doctor 

Healthy Living

Eat Well: 
Healthy eating advice 
Dietary Advice for everybody 
BBC Health 
Walk to Health 
Weight Loss


British Heart Foundation 
Arrhythmia Alliance 
Information on Irregular Heart beat 
High Blood Pressure

Neurological and Disability

Multiple Sclerosis Society 
National Society for Epilepsy 
Epilepsy advice and information 
Stroke Association

Stop Smoking

Click to Quit: 
Smoking Cessation Advice 
Smoking Concerns: 
Advice by Greater Glasgow Health Board 
Action on smoking: ASH

Sexual Health

Family Planning Association: 
Sexual health advice 
British Pregnancy Advisory Service 
Sexual Dysfunction:

Skin Problems

Psoriasis Association: 
Dermatology UK: 
National Eczema Society
Acne Support Group 
Psoriasis Scotland 
British Association of Dermatologists 
Patient Leaflets 
Skin Care Campaign 
British Skin Foundation 
Sun Care Code


Fit for travel 
Travel Health

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