Health Advice On The Internet




This section of the site provides you with links to other websites that you may find useful.

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We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages.

NHS Direct
Free access to health care professionals 24 hours a day for help and advice. Advice about how to self manage your illness and whether you need to see a doctor for further treatment. Information about common medical problems


Patient UK
A directory of health, disease and related sites in the UK


Embarrassing Problems
Ask the computer anything you are too shy to ask us!


Mens Health
Information on how to keep fit and healthy


Age Concern
Can advise regarding services and money available to help the elderly including nail cutting service and benefits


The British Heart Foundation
An excellent website with information about all aspects of keeping your heart healthy


The Blood Pressure Association
Information about blood pressure


The Stroke Association
A national charity offering expert help and advice to stroke sufferers and their families


Diabetes UK
Excellent advice about living with diabetes


Alzheimers Disease
Essential information for those with dementia (memory problems) and their carers


Multiple Sclerosis Society
Information and emotional support for people living with multiple sclerosis


National Osteoporosis Society
Information about osteoporosis (thinning of the bones)


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


Counselling Directory
When you are going through a difficult time, it can be very easy to keep your worries to yourself and believe that you are the only one experiencing such painful feelings. While we all have our own ways of coping, information and support can make a huge difference. Counselling Directory was set up by a team who know how difficult it can be to find the support and information you need. 


Lewisham Health Visitors
Health visitors are registered nurses or midwives with a specialist qualification in public health. They work with families who have children between the ages of 0 and five. Lewisham health visiting services are provided by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, and our health visitors work in five teams, across the Borough.