Health Information and Summaries
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The Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Asthma information and advice.
- BBC healthy Living
Lead a healthier lifestyle! It's never too late to change - establish good habits now and you'll continue to reap the benefits.
- British Medical Journal - Best Treatments
Helping you to make better health decisions
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. The Cancerbackup website provides over 6,000 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.
- Cancer Help
CancerHelp UK is the patient information website of Cancer Research UK and provides a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.
- Depression and Anxiety
Many people struggle with depression and anxiety at some point in their lives. Two useful websites that have been shown to help are Moodgym and Living Life to the Full
Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.
- Drug Problems
There is an open access drop-in service available in Torbay.
- Male Health
Fast, free independant information from the Male Health Forum.
- Net Doctor
Health and wellbeing
- Parkinson's Disease
Support Group meets monthly at Brixham Hospital Lecture Room. Meetings are in the morning starting at 10.30 with a speaker, then round table discussion for people with Parkinson's and their family/friends. Dates: 16 Jan; 20 Feb; 19 March; 16 April; 21 May; 18 June. Call 07880 722986 for more info.
- Patient UK
Comprehensive health information as provided by GPs and Nurses to patients during consultations.
- Physiotherapy Self-refer yourself for NHS Physiotherapy in South Devon and Torbay.
- Women's Health
An independant service to advise, reassure and educate women about their health concerns, to enable them to work in partnership with their own medical practitioners and health advisers
- Lifestyle & Fitness
Advice from the local NHS Lifestyles Team