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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Brent Advice Matters - Health

What you can find help with here •How to look after your physical and mental health •Social health, relationships and meeting people in Brent •How social care works in Brent •Finding health and care services in Brent •Finding support and social activities •The standards you can expect to get from public, private and charity health and social care services •How to complain about a poor health or social care service •Links to NHS information about lots of health conditions •Information about health conditions that affect many people in Brent

Brent Community Directory

Our directory includes contact details for over 850 community and voluntary groups in Brent. From carers and faith to sports and youth clubs.

Brent Council - Health & Social Care

Our health and social care section provides help and advice for adults on staying healthy and independent, including advice on support available to people caring for others and those unable to care for themselves.

Information last updated 10 October 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.