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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Health Exchange

Health exchange works with individuals and communities to achieve better health and wellbeing. The site contains articles, tips and services to help you achieve your health goals.

Locally Healthy West Midlands

This site puts you at the centre of your care and wellbeing. Hints, tips and interactive tools to help you improve your health. Find local services, groups and support, compare GPs, dentists and hospitals in the West Midlands.

Public Health Birmingham

Fact sheets, information and a map of services for your health and wellbeing needs in Birmingham. There are useful news and events sections.

Route2Wellbeing

Browse or search local and community health and care services in Sandwell and Birmingham.

Information last updated 23 August 2016

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.