Useful Links

Online Health Resources

Here are some links to Online Health Resources which you may find useful.

Note that as we have no control over the contents of the sites listed here, and the content may have been changed since we reviewed them, we cannot vouch for the information provided by these sites.

If you have any concern about your health then, whilst you may find useful information on internet sites, it is always wise to also obtain individual personal medical advice.

Please note that since these are external links they will open in a new browser window.




Your directory of NHS services.

NHS Walk-in Centres

Information and Locations of NHS Walk-in centres where you may attend without an appointment

Best Health

Best Health information from BMJ Group


Electronic Quality Information for Patients

Fit for Travel

Travel Health Information from the NHS


Independent nurse-led travel health website giving practical advice and useful links for staying healthy while travelling abroad.

BBC Health

General Health Information

Patient UK

A directory of UK websites that provide information on health, disease and illness.

Surgery Door

General Health Information

Health Finder

General Health Information

Net Doctor

Net Doctor

A large collection of Patient Information Leaflets

Provided by a Cumbria GP practice.

National AIDS Trust


National Asthma Campaign


Back Care

Back Pain

Breast Cancer Campaign

Breast Cancer

Cancer Research Campaign


Macmillan Cancer Support

Cancer Help



Education and Resources for Improving Childhod Continence

Advice on Bedwetting and Soiling

Kid's Health

Kid's Health

The Pain Research Institute

Chronic Pain

The Coeliac Society

Coeliac Disease

Gluten-free Recipes

Gluten-free Recipes

The National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease

Colitis and Crohn's Disease

Diabetes UK


British Epilepsy Association


Embarrassing Problems

Embarrassing Problems information

British Heart Foundation

Heart Disease

Heart UK

"The Nation's Cholesterol Charity - we're passionate about preventing premature deaths caused by high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease."

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People

Hearing Problems

Leukaemia Research Fund


British Liver Trust

Liver Disease


Mental Health


Mental health resource


The Samaritans Tel 08457 90 90 90

Family Planning Association

Sexual Health

The National Eczema Society

Skin Disorders

Stroke Association

Stroke Information

Teenage Health Freak

Teenage Information

Women's Health Information

Women's Health


Women's Health

Who Named It

If you have a disease which is named after someone, find out about it here


Medical Rules for Drivers

Local Services, Let