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Useful links

Please note - we are not responsible for the content of external links. This page is a work in progress!

The NHS website is an excellent place to start for information on most health conditions and medications.  Please see below for condition-specific links:

Minor illness

The minor illness section of this website has information about recommended self-care products, coughs, colds and flu.

Please click here for information about the treatment of fever in children.

This leaflet has information about the treatment of heartburn and indigestion.

Musculoskeletal problems

These leaflets are written by the local physiotherapy department for many common joint and muscle problems.

You can watch a video about exercises to treat and prevent back pain

Arthritis Research UK has excellent advice and information about living with all forms of arthritis, as well as exercise leaflets.

Mental health problems

Mind has a comprehensive A-Z of information leaflets on mental health problems

You can self-refer to the local psychological wellbeing service for common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.

Moodjuice is a free-to-use self-help tool for anxiety, developed by the NHS in Scotland

Women's health

For general information about contraception choices, please see the Family Planning Association

For information about local sexual health services, please click here

For information about the menopause, HRT and other treatment, please see Menopause Matters

Men's health

Click here for information about PSA screening for prostate cancer.

For information about local sexual health services, please click here

There is information on this page on the NHS website about screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) for men of 65 or over

Skin conditions

The British Association of Dermatologists website has a series of information leaflets arranged A-Z about a variety of skin conditions

The National Eczema Society has lots of information about treating and living with eczema

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