Useful website links

www.nhs.uk Information about health services and where to find them. Symptom checker online and a Medicines A-Z.

www.nhs.uk/staywell Get ready for winter with this winter health advice site from NHS Choices.

www.alzheimers.org.uk This site has lots of really helpful information and advice on both living with alzheimers and caring for people who suffer with the disease. You can also get involved with fundraising in a number of ways.

www.mycancertreatment.nhs.uk A new, interactive website designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to access cancer services.

www.mind.org.uk Everything you need to know about mental health issues including information on conditions and treatment options.

www.macmillan.org.uk Living with cancer? Macmillan cancer care are here to help. Great advice available if you or someone you know is living with cancer.

www.epilepsy.org.uk Epilepsy Action offers advice and information on the various types of epilepsy that affect many people throughout the UK.

www.samaritans.org If something is troubling you, contact samaritans via their website. You can also volunteer to help.

www.llttf.com Be Happier, Sleep Better, Do More, Feel More Confident. Living Life to the Full is a great self help website used by our GP’s.

www.fpa.org.uk The Family Planning Association website offers a wide range of information and advice on sexual health and contraception. The site also gives details of where family planning services can be found.

www.bhf.org.uk The British Heart Foundation website offers comprehensive information about heart disease, offering the opportunity to get advise and also share your experience with other people.

www.drfosterhealth.co.uk Comparison website for hospital services including information about waiting times, Consultants, and infection rates. 

www.activederbyshire.co.uk With details of events and activities in the local area with the goal of getting more people taking part in regular exercise

www.childbereavementuk.org Help and support for families who have a child that has died or is dying.

www.asbestos.com Services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma. 

www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp/ A large and useful library of self-help leaflets from our colleagues at Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS, giving you access to leaflets on a wide range of issues.

www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cancer/Pages/Symptoms.aspx This link was recommended by Dr Walker and lists signs and symptoms of different types of cancer. There are a number of useful links and videos on the site.

http://www.vcspd.org/ Voluntary and Community Services, Peaks and Dales offer a number of services to residents across Buxton and beyond. Visit their site for more details on how they can help.

http://www.sheffieldachesandpains.com Self help advice on aches and pains.

https://www.bigwhitewall.com Free to register for anyone in North Derbyshire, can really help for those with common mental health problems such as anxiety or depression

Updated November 2015