Useful Links

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Asthma

Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people in the UK whose lives are affected by asthma.
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Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK is the charity leading the fight against arthritis.
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ASH-UK

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco.
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Beat

The leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. Eating disorders are a serious mental illness affecting 1.6 million people in the UK. beat provides helplines for adults and young people.
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Blood Pressure Association

The UK’s leading blood pressure charity – lowering blood pressure to prevent stroke & heart attack. High blood pressure can be successfully treated & prevented.
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British Tinnitus Association

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) was formed in 1979, became a fully registered charity in 1992 and has grown steadily since. From its base in Sheffield, the BTA helps and supports the public, professionals and organisations to achieve better tinnitus awareness.
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COUNSELLING DIRECTORY

Counselling Directory aims to be the leading service for providing counselling advice and information – connecting those in distress with the largest support network in the UK. View website

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.
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Diabetes UK – Risk score

Many people are at risk of developing diabetes with out realising it. You can find out if you are at risk of developing diabetes by taking a simple risk score test and make life style changes or seek medical help. Click here to take the test or visit website

Endometriosis UK

The leading UK charity that supports women living with endometriosis
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Family Planning Association

FPA provides straightforward information, advice and support to all people across the UK on all aspects of sexual health, sex and relationships.
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Fit for Travel

A public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland). It gives travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK.
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Frank – Drugs

A Drugs Information website.
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Living life to the full

Living Life to The Full On-line is a powerful new life skills resource. The course has been written by a Psychiatrist who has many years of experience creating a range of educational life skills resources based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) principles.
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Lunguk.org

One in seven people in the UK are affected by lung disease.
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Mind – Mental Health

The leading mental health charity in England and Wales.
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Patient.co.uk

Comprehensive, free, up-to-date health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations.
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ROUTE2WELLBEING

This website acts as a directory to help you access local health and wellbeing services near you. visit website

Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group

Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group is a membership organisation involving 100 GP practices serving around 547,400 patients across the Sandwell and West Birmingham area. The Commissioning Group is broken down further into five Local Commissioning Groups – Black Country, Healthworks, ICoF, Pioneers for Health and Sandwell Health Alliance – that address the needs of the population on a very local level.

The CCG has its own unique challenges. It has a diverse, rapidly changing population that, historically, comes from an industrial background but has more recently seen the growth of ethnic minority groups.
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Sandwell Diabetes Care

Information website on Diabetes.
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Self Care forum

It is widely acknowledged that self care not only empowers the individual, it also lessens demand on the NHS. Pressures on the NHS are rising as a result of high demand and fiscal challenges that mean now, more than ever, people have to be supported to look after their own health, and their family’s health better:

Click on the link for further information about self care: http://www.selfcareforum.org/

Smokefree NHS

Information website on Smoking, includes guideliness on helping to quit.
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The Site

Information website, includes topics such as sex and relationships, drink & drugs, work & study, community, and health.
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The pain toolkit

Information website for people who live with persistant pain. It could provide you with some handy tips and skills to support you along the way to managing your pain. http://www.paintoolkit.org/

Travel Advice

Latest updates, news and advice on travel from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
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Useful websites

Below are some more website links that you may find helpful.
Student Health
Surgery Door
Organ Donation

Webwell

Healthy Lifestyle Service.
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Xpert Health

The X-PERT Programme is a structured patient education programme for people with diabetes that meets the key criteria identified by the Department of Health and Diabetes UK to implement the NICE guidance. The main aim of the X-PERT Programme is for people with diabetes to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to make informed decisions regarding lifestyle and diabetes self-management.
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