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Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Healthy Eating Advice

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/

This website also gives advice and information about lots of common conditions.

 

Change 4 Life

www.nhs.uk/change4life

This website has lots of information and advice about healthy living.

It has interactive programs so you can get personal advice.

It has lots of information for families.

 

British Heart Foundation

http://www.bhf.org.uk/

For general healthy living advice click on ‘heart health’ and then ‘prevention’.

This website is very good for those who have heart or circulation problems.

02079350185

 

Heart UK (The Cholesterol Charity)

http://www.heartuk.org.uk/

Click on the healthy living section at the top.

08454 505 988

(Dietetic advice is also available in Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi on Fridays)

 

Exercise Advice

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-adults.aspx

This website also gives advice and information about lots of common conditions.

 

Oxford City Council Leisure Facilities

http://www.oxford.gov.uk/PageRender/decLP/LeisureandParks.htm

 

Change 4 Life

www.nhs.uk/change4life

This website has lots of information and advice about healthy living.

It has interactive programs so you can get personal advice.

It has lots of information for families.

 

Want to give up smoking?

Book an appointment to see our smoking cessation advisors at the practice.

 

Smokefree

gosmokefree.co.uk

www.nhs.uk/smokefree

0800 169 0169

 

Alcohol – How much is too much

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/

Click on the live well section and select the alcohol section

 

Alcohol Concern

http://www.alcoholconcern.org.uk/

02079287377

 

Alcohol Focus

http://www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk/

01415726700

 

Frank Drug Advice

talktofrank.com

0800 776600


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice

 
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