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Buckinghamshire

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Buckinghamshire Disability Service BuDS

An independent charity run by disabled people to speak up for the rights of disabled people in Buckinghamshire. You can find out about benefits, employment and accessibility.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Information about the Trust and the services provided, chiefly from the three main hospitals at Amersham, High Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville.

Care Advice Buckinghamshire

A website for adults in need of care and support in Buckinghamshire, their families and carers. You can find information and advice, ways to assess your own needs, community support and care products and services

Health Help Now

Helps you find the right service in Buckinghamshire for your health needs, for a non life-threatening emergency.

Healthy Minds Bucks

An NHS service offering quick and easy access to talking therapies, practical support and employment advice. You can refer yourself directly via the self-referral form on the website or through your GP.

Leap

At Leap the aim is to enable people to get more active for life across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Whether that’s through taking part, coaching, leading or volunteering in sport and activity. Working with key stakeholders, including Sport England, Leapembrace innovative and creative ways to help people be more active and are committed to making a difference to the health, wellbeing and success of the county.

Simply Walk

Volunteer led walks throughout the year. A fantastic way to get out and about and meet new people while improving your health and wellbeing

Information last updated 27 February 2017

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.