Health Information Week 2-8 July

Health Information Week

We would like to draw your attention to good quality health information, for example NHS Choices website.  Here is a good guide about how to make the best use of the website:

Please explore our catalogue and find out more information resources.

Featured Resources

NHS Choices

The NHS Choices website provides a new service that helps people to make the most of their health and get the best out of the NHS. Contents includes sections on: Live Well; Health A-Z; Choose services - find local hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, opticians, dentists, walk-in centres.

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British Heart Foundation

The site provides support and information to heart patients and their families, funds research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, promotes training in emergency life support skills for the public and health professionals, educates the public and health professionals about heart disease, its prevention and treatment etc.

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Cancer Research UK

The Cancer Research Campaign’’s main objectives are to 'attack and defeat the disease of cancer in all its forms, to investigate its causes, distribution, pathology and treatments and to promote its cure'. This website provides information about the organisation, science and grants, press information, and general information about cancer.

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Diabetes UK

This website gives information on living with diabetes and tells of their work towards a future without this serious condition. Included on the site are sections for Healthcare professionals, Managing diabetes, What is diabetes and Diabetes Research

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Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK is a charity devoted to raising awareness in order to prevent the onset of arthritis and supporting researches in developing cures for arthritis. This website contains information about the common causes of pain in different parts of the body, how they're diagnosed and the importance of self-help measures.

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Family Planning Association

Information on contraception and sexual health. Includes the fpa/CES Clinic Database of family planning and sexual health clinics in the UK. Professionals can also keep up-to-date with regular news items, details of fpa training courses, press releases and campaigns information.

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Tuesday 10:30am until 4:00pm

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