Self Help Health Information

Health Information, including; Health Guides, Local and National Health Resources, information for carers, help from your Pharmacist, getting the most out of consultations, NHS Choices Health A-Z and more.

In this Section

Health Guides
Health Guides and Medical Information for Patients. Includes guides on Self Help, Medicines to keep at home, pregnancy, dental and eye problems, alcohol and lots more.
Your Health Resources
Your Health Resources. Here patients can find local and national internet based medical resources categorised by health problem.
Carer Information
If you provide long term unpaid care for someone who could not manage without your assistance you may be a Carer and entitled to help and support.
Common problems your pharmacist can help with
Every year, millions of us visit our GP with minor health problems that our local pharmacist could resolve.
Merton Health Help Now
The NHS in Merton has a free website and app to help you find the right treatment, especially when you are not sure what to do or who to contact.
Local Contact Numbers
Contact Telephone Numbers for local organisations.
Getting the most out of your consultation
In Great Britain, patients on average have just seven minutes with their GP. Here is some advice on how to get the most out of your consultation.
NHS Choices Health A-Z
Health A-Z - A comprehensive guide to Conditions and treatments on NHS Choices.
Patient UK is a directory of UK health, disease and related websites.
Organ Donation Register
More than 10,000 people in the UK currently need a transplant. Of these, 1000 each year - that's three a day - will die because there are not enough organs available. Please help us to turn people’s good intentions about organ donation into action by registering on the NHS Organ Donor Register.

Health Warning

Whilst the advice offered on this website is relevant for most people, please see our Medical Disclaimer.