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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.

Health Advice

 

Find out more about your condition

 

www.patient.co.uk

This website has information leaflets on a wide variety of topics.

The information leaflets often have links to other relevant websites.

Search in the ‘Diseases and Conditions’ section.

If you cannot remember the name of the condition often writing a general term like ‘ear’ will give you options to choose from.

 

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/

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

 

 

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

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)

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)

 

Sample diet plan to get you started!

 

Exercise Advice

 

Oxford City Council Leisure Facilities

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

 

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.

 

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 and Drug support

 

Alcohol Concern

www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

02079287377

 

Alcohol Focus

www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk

01415726700

 

Frank Drug Advice

talktofrank.com

0800 776600

 

 

Women’s Healthy Living

 

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/

Click on live well and select ‘all live well topics’ then look at the bottom left of the page and click on the link.

 

Women’s Health Concern

www.womens-health-concern.org.uk

01628 483612

 

Women’s Health

www.womenshealthlondon.org

0845 125 5254

 

National Osteoporosis Society

www.nos.org.uk

01761 471771

 

 

Men’s Healthy Living

 

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/

Click on live well and select ‘all live well topics’ then look at the bottom left of the page and click on the link.

 



 
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