- Ask 3 Questions – Shared Decision Making
- EasyHealth - Health information with simple words, clear pictures and films
- Good Thinking UK - tools and resources to help yourself and others to feel better
- Health A-Z - conditions and treatments explained
- Health A-Z from GSTT - resources for patients and their families about conditions, treatments and procedures
- Health on the Net - transparent and reliable health information online
- Lab tests online UK - a site helping you to understand the clinical laboratory tests used to diagnose, monitor and treat diseases
- Medicines A-Z - find out how your medicine works
- Medline Plus – the United States national health website for patients and their families and friends
- Medscape – the latest medical news, expert perspectives, clinical trial coverage, drug updates, journal articles and more
- MSD Manual – one of the United States providers of current medical information accessible to health care professionals and patients on every continent
- Net Doctor - one of the UK's leading independent health websites
- NHS health service finder - find NHS services local to you
- NHS guide to social care and support
- NHS website - helping you take control of your health and wellbeing
- NIHR blog - research blog from the National Institute for Health and Care Research
- NIHR evidence - plain language summaries of health and care research funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research
- NIHR news - news updates from the National Institute for Health and Care Research
- NIHR podcasts - podcasts from the National Institute for Health and Care Research
- Patient - health information, medicines, clinical trials, discussion forums, symptom checker
Databases and journals
Toolkits and resources
- Dementia Roadmap - information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways
- Drink Aware - offers a range of online tools can help you understand your drinking, track your drinks and change your habits
- London asthma toolkit - resources and information for parents and carers of children and young people with asthma in London
- MindEd - is a free, educational resource about children, young people and older people’s mental health, aimed at all parents and carers
- Mood Zone - practical information, interactive tools and videos from the NHS to help you look after your mental health and avoid common problems like depression, anxiety and stress
- My Health London: health and well-being - learn about your health and well-being and the NHS services in London that can help you
- My Health London: self-care - how to keep fit and healthy, take medicines appropriately, manage self-treatable conditions, and when to seek appropriate clinical help
- Protect against STIs - resources to empower individuals to take charge of their sexual health and wellbeing
- Recovery College Online - providing a range of online educational courses and resources to people who might be struggling with mental health issues, families, friends, mental health workers and anyone else who might be interested.
- SH:24 - free and confidential STI testing that you can access 24-hours a day, testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and HIV
- Talk to FRANK - a national drug education service intended to reduce the use of both legal and illegal drugs by educating teenagers and adolescents about the potential effects of drugs
- Therapy Directory - a directory of health conditions which work well alongside therapy. You should consult your GP / health professional for advice before starting any alternative or additional therapies or treatments.
Lifestyle – fitness and nutrition
- Better Health NHS - tools to lose weight, get active, quit smoking, and lift your mood.
- Change4Life Activities - children need to be active for 60 minutes a day. From fun, shake-up games to information about active hobbies and sports, here's everything you need to get your family moving. Change4Life also provide simple, tasty and family-friendly recipes, and food fact information which explains what's really in the food your family eats
- NHS Fitness Studio - 24 instructor-led videos in aerobics, strength and resistance, belly dancing, pilates and yoga, as well as exercises suitable for people with limited mobility
- NHS Health Check - health and fitness trackers
- The NHS weight loss plan - a free 12-week diet and exercise plan
- Strength and flexibility podcasts - a five-week exercise plan for beginners
- Healthtalk - provides young people and adults with reliable information about health issues, sharing people's real-life experiences
- HealthUnlocked communities - ask questions, get answers, advice and support from hundreds of condition and wellness communities, from organisations you know and trust
- Let's talk: advance care planning - plan how you want to be cared for in the future or at the end of your life
- One You - helps you to get back to a healthier you by supporting you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life. It includes tools, support and encouragement to help improve your health
- Patient Community - a forum and chatroom covering medical conditions and medicines.
- Strength and balance classes from GSTT - free one-hour exercise classes to help older people avoid or reduce their risk of falling and improve strength, balance and confidence when walking
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