Our Library has a range of useful leaflets providing you with information about a number of healthcare topics.
Did you know that if you are a military veteran you may be able to have onward referrals fast-tracked? Please let your GP know if you have ever served in any of the armed forces. The website below is also a valuable tool to help you once you leave the armed forces.
Veterans’ Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS) call 0303 123 1145 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
www.besttreatments.co.uk – Clinical evidence for patients from the British Medical Journal
www.familydoctor.org – Health Information for the whole family
www.gpnotebook.com – Online medical encyclopaedia
www.patient.co.uk – Comprehensive, free, up to date health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations
www.physioroom.com – Sports injury/physiotherapy information
Bowel Cancer Awareness
http://www.myharbour.org.uk – Help and support for people at risk of or are experiencing domestic abuse
Information – PowerPoint information re above
www.nth.nhs.uk/services/stop-smoking-service/ – Local advice and information on stopping smoking
www.carersuk.org – website full of useful information for carers
www.heartuk.org.uk – Keep your heart health advice about lowering your cholesterol
www.macmillan.org.uk – Macmillan support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. Practical, medical, emotional and financial support is available
www.hartlepoolandstocktonccg.nhs.uk/ -Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the NHS organisation that coordinates the delivery of health services on behalf of everyone living in Hartlepool and Stockton. They are a membership organisation made up of 36 GP practices across the area that covers a population of nearly 300,000.
www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/1127.aspx– If you need more than 12 prescribed medicines each year, you could save money with a 12-month Prescription Prepayment Certificate.