A-Z of Health Links

Children's Health

  • Baby Centre Planning a pregnancy? Expecting? New parent? We're here for you with expert advice, up-to-date information and parent-to-parent support
  • There have been many developments in antenatal and newborn screening over the past five years. This resource has been developed by the UK National Screening Committee (NSC) and provides key facts and resources for Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes.
  • Need advice on Breast Feeding? Click here for a variety of sources of information and support
  • Childhood Immunisation Schedule information from NHS. 
  • Is your baby sleeping safely? Safe Sleep Video gives more information and a short video.

Chlamydia Screening Programme

NHS Chlamydia Screening Programme

What is chlamydia? How do you get it? Why is it a big deal? What are the symptoms? What if I'm pregnant? What is the Chlamydia screen? and more about sexual health.

Coeliac Disease

Embarrassing Problems

Embarrassing Problems

Healthy Living

Losing Weight

Special Diets

Try these interactive tools, tips and articles to discover more about a healthy diet and healthy weight. Find out what steps you can take to achieve your goals.

NHS Choices and Nutrition  - These sites offers advice on health eating, keeping food safe, food labels and different health issues.

BDA Weightwise - This site offers practical solutions for losing weight

Teenweightwise - This site offers advice on healthy eating for teenagers

Diet during pregancy from NHS Choices- advice on what foods to eat, what to avoid, advice on supplements.

Making the Best of your Appointment

Department of Health - Making the Most of your Appointment: Questions to ask.

Translations of this information are available in Arabic, Bengali, French, Gujarati, Somali, Portuguese, Polish, Punjabi, Spanish and Urdu.

Medicines/Prescriptions

NHS Choices Medicines Zone Your in-depth guide to medicines, prescriptions, immunisation, contraception and more.

Patient Information - Conditions and Treatments

  • Patient Information Website www.patient.co.uk
  • Best Treatments  Information about which treatments work and which don't based on the best and most up to date medical research. 
  • NHS Choices Information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
  • Bandolier - is a website about the use of evidence in health, healthcare, and medicine

Stop Smoking

Teenage Health

External Sites:

  • Talk to Frank - the A-Z of drugs and ways to help kick the habbit.
  • Teenage Health Freak - teenage health problems discussed. 
  • Visit TheSite - a health website designed specifically for teenagers and under 24's. Provides specific Information on registering with a GP.
  • Visit Netdoctor Q and A's -  hundreds of health issues experienced by teenagers - written by doctors.
  • For more information about young people and doctor confidentiality visit BBC Health.
  • Off The Record offers counselling support and information for young people aged 11-25.