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Health Links

GENERAL

NHS 111
help and support line


BBC Health

general information

Ashton Leigh Wigan PCT

Patient UK
Numerous assorted leaflets

Surgery Door
General health related advice

DIPEx
Information about other people's personal experience of health and illness.

Goingfora.com
Information on treatments and tests your doctor might request

Patient Information Leaflets
Access to a variety of patient information leaflets about various health issues

Eat Well
Advice on healthy eating

Embarrassing Problems
Ask here in privacy about any embarrassing problem

Healthy Living
Information on healthy eating and physical activity

Lab Tests Online UK
Understanding clinical lab tests

Net Doctor
General health information

Student Health
General health information

Best Treatments
Evidence based best treatment

DVLA
General information on safety to drive

Electronic Quality Information for Patients

Teenage Health Freak
General teen health issues

Bullying Online

Samaritans
The Samaritans Tel 08457 90 90 90

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust

Cruse Bereavement Care

Princess Royal Trust for Carers

Talk to Frank (Drugs Information)

ASH

Free Directory of Doctors

Northwest 4U


ARTHRITIS AND BONE PROBLEMS

Arthritis Research Campaign
Joint problems

Osteoporosis Society
Bones disease information

ASTHMA/RESPIRATORY

Asthma UK
Asthma support group

Action Asthma
Asthma education for patients


Allergies and Asthma
General information

British Lung Foundation
General respiratory information

CANCER

Cancer Help

CancerBacup
Helping people live with cancer

MacMillan Cancer Relief

Breast Cancer Campaign
Breast cancer information

Marie Curie Cancer Care
For anyone looking for information about the charity's work with cancer patients and their families across the UK 

CHILD HEALTH

Baby Centre

Practical Parenting Advice

NHS Immunisation Information


COELIAC DISEASE

Coeliac Society
Information on coeliac disease

Immunisation Information


DEAFNESS

Royal National Institute for Deaf People
Hearing problems 


DERMATOLOGY

British Association of Dermatologists/Patients
Information on the skin and how it works, as well as skin diseases.


National Eczema Society
Skin disorders

DIABETES

Diabetes Insight

Diabetes Portal

Diabetes UK
Information on diabetes

HEART

British Heart Foundation
Heart Disease Information

Family Heart Association
Family heart association


MENTAL ILLNESS

MIND
Mental health problems

MoodGYM
Positive mental approach website


TRAVEL ADVICE/INFORMATION

Travel Health
General travel health information

Fit for Travel
Travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK

FCO Travel Advice

For local travel service/information please click here



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