Your Health Resources

Your Health - National and Local Health Resources

Category: Self Care / General Health

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NHS Choices

NHS Choices

About NHS Choices NHS Choices (www.nhs.uk) is the UK's biggest health website. It provides a comprehensive health information service to help put you in control of your healthcare. The website helps you make choices about your health, from decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England. NHS Choices includes more than 20,000 regularly updated articles. There are also hundreds of thousands of entries in more than 50 directories that you can use to find, choose and compare health services in England.

Web:www.nhs.uk
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Patient UK

Patient UK

Patient UK is a directory of UK health, disease and related websites.

Web:www.patient.info
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Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives. They provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Web:www.citizensadvice.org.uk
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Expert Patients Programme (Merton)

Expert Patients Programme (Merton)

The Merton Expert Patients Programme is a free, self-management course that supports people living with, or caring for someone with, one or more long-term health and/or mental health conditions. The course(s) offers a tool-kit of techniques to enable you to manage your condition better on a daily basis, by increasing your confidence and quality of life. Each course consists of 12 to 16 people and are led by tutors who have long-term conditions themselves. To attend a course you must either live, work or be registered with a GP in Merton.

Web:www.mertonccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/epp/
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Health Help Now

Health Help Now

Feeling unwell? Not sure where to go to get the help you need? Health Help Now will help you find the right treatment.
Health Help Now lists common symptoms and offers suggestions for treatment, based on your location and the time of day, with the one that works best for most people listed first.
It also lists local services and shows when they are open or closed, their location and directions. Plus details of useful websites and helplines for a variety of problems.

Web:www.healthhelpnow-nhs.net
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Healthcare for the Armed Forces Community

Healthcare for the Armed Forces Community

NHS Choices has a wide selection of healthcare information and support for the UK's 10 million-strong armed forces community, including serving personnel, reservists, families and veterans.

Web:www.nhs.uk/Militaryhealthcare/
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One You Merton

One You Merton

ONE YOU MERTON: Friendly local support to help you eat well, move more, stop smoking or drink less. Free support from your local health advisors. Choose from face to face, phone or email support, Available 7 days a week, 7am - 7pm.

Web:www.oneyoumerton.org
Telephone:020 8973 3545
Email:oneyou.merton@nhs.net

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Self Care Forum

Self Care Forum

The Self Care Forum aims to further the reach of self care and embed it into everyday life. Self Care is the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness.

Web:www.selfcareforum.org
Telephone:020 7421 9318
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UK Self Help Groups

UK Self Help Groups

Directory of National UK Self Help Groups and Support Organisations.

Web:www.self-help.org.uk
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