BILD - Information for patients with learning disabilities in an easy to follow format. From information about seasonal flu vaccination to cervical screening. Lots of information to help and support patients to find healthcare less confusing.
NHS choices - Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living. www.nhs.uk. Also provides information on 111.
NHS inform - Provides a co-ordinated, single source of quality assured health and care information on conditions and investigations. It also provides self-help tools and advice. www.nhsinform.co.uk
Patient.co.uk- reliable, evidence based health information. www.patient.co.uk/
British Red Cross - Operate a loan service for wheelchairs and aids. www.redcross.org.uk 01609 772186
Coughs, Colds, Earaches and Sore throats
For Children- www.whenshouldiworry.com
For Adults- www.treatyourselfbetter.co.uk/
Antibiotic Information leaflet - www.rcgp.org.uk
Cancer Screening - www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/
Chronic Kidney Disease - www.emrn.org.uk
Diabetes - www.diabetes.org.uk/
Domestic Violence - www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/ 0808 2000 247
Family Planning/ Contraception - www.fpa.org.uk/
Hambleton and Richmondshire Clinical Commissioning Group - www.hambletonrichmondshireandwhitbyccg.nhs.uk/
Menopause - www.menopausematters.co.uk/
Physiotherapy - See Physio Direct leaflet
Public Health - www.hpa.org.uk/
Samaritans - Confidential emotional support for people in distress. www.samaritans.org/ 08457 90 90 90
Social Services - www.northyorks.gov.uk/article/23004/Health-and-social-care 08450349410
Sickness Certification - See our Practice Leaflet.
Travel advice - www.nathnac.org/travel/
Care Quality Commission - www.cqc.org.uk/