Useful Websites

For extensive information on all aspects of healthcare visit the NHS choices website by clicking here.

 

Cancer Research UK

Click here for free information about cancer care for people who have been diagnosed with the illness and also information for the families who are affected.

 

 

Macmillan

Click here for more information on Europe’s leading cancer charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

 

 

Diabetes UK

Click here to find out more information on the largest charity in the UK that is devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve their quality of life for people with the condition.

 

 

Asthma UK

Click here for more information on asthma. This website has been recently revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find out important information about asthma or ways in which to control it.

 

 

Alzheimer’s Society

Click here for comprehensive information on all forms of dementia. The Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people who have been affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Guide Dogs

Click here for more information on the Guide Dogs for the Blind. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people.

 

 

Sense

Click here for more information on Sense who is a leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deaf and blind. They provide expert advice and information as well as a specialist service to deaf and blind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them.

 

 

Epilepsy Action

Click here for more information on Epilepsy Action, they are the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 456,000 people who have been diagnosed with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.

 

 

British Heart Foundation

Click here for more information on the British Heart Foundation, their vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease.

 

 

Relate

Click here for more information about Relate who offer advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and they also provide support face-to-face, by phone and through their website.

 

 

Sands

Click here for help and support for anyone dealing with the loss of a baby through stillbirth or miscarriage.

 

 

Kernow CCG

Click here for more information on the clinical commissioning group for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.