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Useful Links

 

TOPICWEBSITEWHAT IS IT?

Local Websites

 

http://www.dorsetblind.org.uk/www.dorsetforyou.com/376773Dorset Blind Association
Wayfinders Dorset

Local Information

 

http://www.poolefamilyinformationdirectory.com
http://www.yourphp.org.uk
Poole Family Information
Poole Housing Partnership

All topics

 

patient.co.ukA-Z Health Information resources,
FAQs and contact numbers

Alcohol

 

nhs.uk/conditions/Information and support on drinking

Anxiety and depression

 

beatingtheblues.co.uk
allaboutdepression.com
Self help for depression/anxiety/GAD/panic and relaxation

Asthma

 

asthma.org.uk/Sites/healthcare-professionals/pages/inhaler-demos
Guides to using your Asthma inhalers

Benefits Advice

 

Changes to Council Tax Benefits Scheme

Bereavement Advice

 

bereavementadvice.org/Help and advice on what to do if someone dies.

Cancer

 

cancerscreening.nhs.uk


download our information leaflet
Advice on absolute benefits and risks of breast, cervical, bowel and prostate screening

Information leaflet on spotting the early signs of cancer in men and women (PDF file - may take a little time to download.)

Carers

 

carers.org

helpandcare.org.uk
mailto:contact@helpandcare.org.uk

Contact a Family
All relevant information for carers

Charity for carers and those who need care.
Tel: 0300 111 3303

For families with disabled children

Coeliac

 

coeliac.org.ukInformation for patients with coeliac disease

Diabetes

 

diabetes.org.ukFor people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.

Dorset Advocacy

 

dorsetmacmillanadvocacy.orgDorset Advocacy is a free service to patients suffering from cancer to offer one-to-one support, help and advice.

Elderly Care Advice

 

myageingparent.comProvides all the information needed in one place to help those caring for older parents, friends and relatives. It covers a wide breadth of subjects from keeping parents fit and healthy, using technology, legal financial issues, care accommodation, funding and much more.

IBS

 

ibsnetwork.org.ukSelf help for IBS

Infectious diseases

 

hpa.org.ukAdvice and information on infectious diseases and hazards

Migraine

 

migrainetrust.orgPatient information on migraine including absolute risks of migraine with COC

Minor Illness

 

www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pharmacy/Pages/Commonconditions.aspxWhen should I worry (download link) Information and advice for a variety of common symptoms, especially for assessing children

Osteo-arthritis

 

http://www.nhs.uk/osteoarthritisEducation and advice on Osteo-arthritis

Osteoporosis

 

nos.org.ukInformation and support for Osteoporosis

Parkinson’s disease

 

parkinsons.org.ukInformation and support for Parkinson’s disease

Safeguarding

 

Child protection historyEvery child and adult has a right to be kept safe and free from harm. As a practice we adhere to all government legislation and guidelines. Our staff are trained in safeguarding principles and how to spot the signs of abuse andr neglect so that we can prevent\assist where possible. We also work closely with other areas including social services, community teams and the police to ensure all information is shared about such cases.

Smoking

 

smokefree.nhs.uk/Help and advice on how to quit

Summary Care Record (SCR)

 

nhscarerecords.nhs.ukFind out more on the Summary Care Record website

Support and Care

 

mylifemycare.comInformation and advice about care and support for adults living in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.

Wessex Healthier Together

 

what0-18.nhs.ukImproving the Health of Children and Young People.
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