Health Advice - Helpful Websites

Recommended Health Websites

Health advice

NHS A-Z Symptom Checker

  • NHS Choices - includes health information and self-help guides from the NHS.

  • The Self Care Forum- If you need more information on how you can self care at home.
  • Patient UK - includes patient information leaflets, self-help groups and a web directory.

  • Emotional support

  • The Samaritans - confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Telephone: 08457 90 90 9.

  • SupportLine - confidential emotional support for children, young adults and adults.

Specific groups

  • Embarrassing Problems - "straight-talking good advice" on a range of embarrassing problems.

  • Teenage Health Freak - advice for teenagers and those who work with them by local doctors Drs Ann McPherson and Aidan Macfarlane.

  • Women's Health Information - information for women and their partners regarding pregnancy choices and some common gynaecological conditions.

  • Fit for Travel - travel health information from the NHS.

  • Kid's Health - kid's health from the USA, for parents, kids and teens.

  • Immunisations - immunisation information from the NHS.

Specific diseases and conditions