Self-Care and General Health Organisations

 

NHS Choices – Vaccinations

NHS Choices provides comprehensive vaccination information. It includes a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS, and the ages at which they should ideally be given. If you’re not sure whether you or your child have had all your routine vaccinations, ask your GP or practice nurse to find out for you.

NHS Website

The NHS website is the UK’s biggest health website. It provides a comprehensive health information service to help put you in control of your healthcare. The website helps you make choices about your health, from decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England. The NHS website includes more than 20,000 regularly updated articles. There are also hundreds of thousands of entries in more than 50 directories that you can use to find, choose and compare health services in England.

 

ACT. Action Counters Terrorism

Is someone close becoming a stranger? It can be hard to know what to do if you are worried someone close is expressing extreme views or hatred, which could lead to them harming themselves or others. Working with other organisations, the police protect vulnerable people from being exploited by extremists through a home Office programme called Prevent. Act early and tell us about your concerns in confidence. You won’t be wasting our time, and you will not ruin lives, but you might save them.

Helpline Telephone Number: 0800 011 3764

Armed forces healthcare

How the NHS can help if you’re in military service or a veteran.

Better Health

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support. You can also find simple ways to lift your mood with Every Mind Matters.

There has never been a better time to kickstart your health.

Care Choices – Search for Care

Search for Care: With our easy-to-use search tool, you can find care that meets your needs, in your location, fast.

Telephone Number: 01223 207 770

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives. They provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Coordinate My Care (CMC)

Coordinate My Care (CMC) is an innovative NHS service that records your wishes, and then shares them, electronically, with all the medical professionals who will be involved. So they can put your wishes at the centre of your care.

Telephone Number: 020 7811 8513
Email Address: coordinatemycare@nhs.net

Department of Health and Social Care

The aim of the Department of Health is to improve the health and well-being of people in England.This site gives you the latest news and information about the Department and their work. It also offers easy access to the wide range of publications, policy and guidance.

Telephone Number: 0207 210 4850

EasyHealth.org.uk

EasyHealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information. ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures. There are over 500 leaflets on EasyHealth, made by many different organisations. You can print off nearly all the leaflets straight away.

Patient UK

Patient UK is a directory of UK health, disease and related websites.

Self-Care Forum

The Self Care Forum aims to further the reach of self-care and embed it into everyday life. Self-Care is the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness. selfcare

Telephone Number: 020 7421 9318

Self-Care Forum – FACTSHEETS

The Self Care Forum Factsheets for common ailments aim to help clinicians and patients discuss issues around self-care within the practice consultation and especially how to handle the symptoms in the future.

Telephone Number: 020 7421 9318

Self Help UK

Self Help UK promotes, supports and encourages Self Help Groups, both locally in Nottinghamshire and nationwide Self-Help groups enable people to take better control of their circumstances or conditions, gain strength and support from others, and improve their self-care.

Telephone Number: 0115 911 1662

NHS Services

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Accessibility tools

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