Get health advice
If you think that you need help from a health professional, you can look up services near you. Simply select the service you need and do a postcode search.
If you are not sure what NHS service is most appropriate for your circumstance, call 111. NHS 111 is the NHS non-emergency number and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Information about health conditions can be found on the NHS website at www.nhs.uk/conditions
There are more than 200 different types of cancer, and each is diagnosed and treated in a particular way. Please click here for more information about cancer, prevention, screening programmes and the support available.
Healthy Hearts is an initiative aiming to reduce the impact of heart disease and diabetes, and prevent the number of heart-related illnesses including heart attacks.
My Health Tools
My Health Tools is an innovative online resource for people with long-term health conditions. It’s designed to help you feel more in control of your condition, provide tailored support and improve your confidence and skills.
NHS Health Check
The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40-74. It’s designed to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes or dementia. As we get older, we have a higher risk of developing one of these conditions. An NHS Health Check helps find ways to lower this risk.
Self care is about keeping fit and healthy, understanding when you can look after yourself, when a pharmacist can help and when to get advice from your GP or another health professional. If you have a long-term condition, self care is about understanding that condition and how to live with it. Click here for more information about self care and the support available.
Smoking damages your body in many ways. From the day-to-day effects on your heart and your breathing, to longer-term smoking-related diseases such as heart disease, cancer and stroke. Click here to find out why quitting smoking is the best choice.
Most of us welcome the warmer months but we should all be prepared for summer related health issues. Click here for some top tips on staying well this summer.
Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions. Click here to learn more about the importance of being a healthy weight.
Winter is an extremely busy time of year for NHS services, so it’s important to get your free flu vaccine, if eligible, and to use the right services if you are ill over winter. More information about winter health here.