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Useful Website Links

To link to a local physical and mental health  health resource directory for the people of Derby follow the link below and select the Infolink Families and Carers health resource directory:

Breast Cancer Questions & Answers

Bowel Cancer Bowel Cancer Screening

For questions about cancer, call Cancer Research UK free on 0808 800 4040

Dementia.   For information about local support services for people with Dementia go to Making Space Derbyshire

To learn what Dementia is, living with dementia, and to understand the importance of getting a diagnosis go to the NHS Dementia Guide

Where do I go for clinical or disease information?

cold NHS Choices
Aiming to personalise healthcare and provide information that will ‘allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.’

Best Treatments
Information is researched from the British Medical Journal and displyed in an easy to understand format.

Patient UK
Designed by GPs and EMIS and is a useful source of Patient information Leaflets amongst other things.

Net Doctor
Attempts to break the language barrier between Doctors and patients regarding disease and illnesses.

Information on Healthier Living

Are You Drinking Too Much?
Use the NHS Choices tool to find out.

BBC - Healthy Living 
Simple, accurate advice from the BBC. Helps you to establish the do"s & dont"s of living healthily.

limeMale Health
Fast, free independent information from the Men"s Health Forum.

Women’s Health Concern
Women"s Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women with their healthcare by providing unbiased, accurate information.

My simple guide to high blood pressure
An attempt by the European Society of Hypertension to ensure access to credible, reliable information about high blodd pressure.

Live Well 

Health living advice including a BMI Calculator,and over 100 tips for healthy living including diet, exercise,

Charity Websites

The Meningitis Trust
Raising awareness of meningitis and miningococcal disease and providing an extensive range of professional support services.  Services include a 24-hour Freephone helpline staffed by nurses; home visits; counselling; art therapy; a one-to-one support service and financial support grants.

Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process

Cancer Backup
ribbonsEurope"s leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

Diabetes UK
largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition

Asthma UK
This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it

Alzheimer’s Society
Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia.

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