Your Health Resources

Your Health - National and Local Health Resources

Category: Self Care / General Health

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NHS Website

NHS Website

The NHS website 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. The NHS website 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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Armed forces healthcare

Armed forces healthcare

How the NHS can help if you're in military service or a veteran.

Web:www.nhs.uk/military-healthcare/
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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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Department of Health and Social Care

Department of Health and Social Care

The aim of the Department of Health is to improve the health and well-being of people in England.
This site gives you the latest news and information about the Department and their work. It also offers easy access to the wide range of publications, policy and guidance.

Web:www.gov.uk/department-of-health-and-social-care
Telephone:0207 210 4850
Fax:0115 902 3202
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EasyHealth.org.uk

EasyHealth.org.uk

Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find 'accessible' health information . 'Accessible' information is information that uses easy words with pictures. There are over 500 leaflets on Easyhealth, made by many different organisations. You can print off nearly all the leaflets straight away.

Web:www.easyhealth.org.uk
Telephone:020 8879 6333
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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.uk
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My Health London

My Health London

Provide residents, professionals and visitors with access to the NHS Directory of Services (DOS) for London. Find NHS Services in London, Health and Wellbeing, Looking after Yourself, Advice and Information, Healthy London Partnership.

Web:www.myhealth.london.nhs.uk
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ONE YOU

ONE YOU

Making better choices today can have a big impact on your health. One You is here to help you get healthier and feel better with free tips, tools and support. Whether it's moving more, eating more healthily or checking yourself - One You can help you make small, practical changes that fit in with your life.

Web:www.nhs.uk/oneyou
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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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Self Care Forum - FACTSHEETS

Self Care Forum - FACTSHEETS

The Self Care Forum Factsheets for common ailments aim to help clinicians and patients discuss issues around self care within the practice consultation and especially how to handle the symptoms in the future.

Web:www.selfcareforum.org/fact-sheets/
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Self Help UK

Self Help UK

Self Help UK promots, supports and encourages Self Help Groups, both locally in Nottinghamshire and nationwide
Self Help groups enable people to take better control of their circumstances or conditions, gain strength and support from others, and improve their self-care.

Web:www.selfhelp.org.uk
Telephone:0115 911 1662
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