- From Uni of Birmingham Medicine site
Every possible piece of info about cancer; how it forms, treatments for different types, cancer in each age group. Extremely informative.
- Information about Aids
Massive database of information about the illness. Detailed sections on treatments, services available, online bookshop, latest developments.
- Articles on all aspects of health.
Lots of articles covering all aspects of health and well being. Every possible health subject covered, and some home tests that tell you if you are at risk from specific problems.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
- Info about society
Dedicated to preventing accidents at home, work, on the road. Loads of tips and advice. Factsheets are useful, & includes legislation on safety
British Medical Journal
- Online publication.
Check out the latest issue, or search the 5 year archive for articles and essays.
- Information about testicular cancer.
Site run by Institute of Cancer Research to raise awareness of male cancer. Details of cancers, along with press releases & male health quiz.
- Information about dyslexia.
Includes tips on how to diagnose your children. Advice for teachers on helping dyslexic children. Articles relating to dyslexia, contact details of associations.
Patient Information Publications
- Health Information Links
Gives non-medical public links to information services all over UK. Includes health news and glossary of terms. Link to Scoot info service.
- Gateway to health info.
Info on every aspect of health, with contact details of support groups and guidance on NHS services.
National Blood Service
- Info on the hows and whys of giving blood.
Site that tells you what you want to know, with no fancy bits attached. Find your nearset centre.
National Meningitis Trust
- Extemely clear info.
Details symptoms to look out for, what to do in an emergency, and support for those who have contact with a sufferer.
The Natural Health Guide
- Information on complementary medicine
Comprehensive guide to all forms of complementary medicine. Includes description of each therapy and links to practitioners. Governing bodies listed with full details.
- "Information on health, fitness and nutrition"
Articles and advice in this magazine-style site on general health and well-being. Weight loss, fitness and nutrition all addressed.
- Healthcare advice for children.
Loads of articles about child health, from what to eat to how to deal with acne. Discussion forum, links to doctors and other sites.
UK Breast Cancer Awareness
- Information about breast cancer.
Self examination explained, information and support & help groups. Book reviews on related volumes, and feedback from visitors to site.
Health Advice for Travellers
- Advice from the Department of Health.
Details of outbreaks of illness in foreign countries and advice on whether travel is still advised to these places. Also general travel health tips.
- Health Education Board for Scotland.
For public as well as professionals. Lists publications by HEBS on variety of health areas, with journal articles, support group details.
British Heart Foundation
- Information about Heart Disease.
Glossary of terms related to heart disease. Information about the work of BHF, how to become involved as individual or business. Catalogue of gifts.
London School of Sports Massage
- Online prospectus.
Gives details of courses run by London School of Sports Massage. Also shows best books to buy, includes listing of therapists.
Health Education Authority
- For healthcare professionals.
About the work of the HEA. Magazines, professional development, research, conferences & events all outlined. Text based, with little info actually available.
- Facts and info.
Support documents and info for the newly diagnosed, includes a knowledge quiz.
Alzheimers Disease Society
- Info and support.
All the facts, and details of where to find support. Comprehensive site for finding help.
- History of the NHS
NHS news, history and workings. Offers information on how the NHS works today, and how it has developed. Some healthy eating advice.