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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Cumbria Advice Network

A confidential service for patients, families and carers. This site offers information and advice on all aspects of healthcare in Cumbria.

Cumbria Hospitals

Find your nearest hospital with information and guides about each hospital throughout Cumbria.

Cumbria Partnership

You will find here information for health professionals, children and families, mental health, community health and specialist services. The partnership is the largest provider of NHS services across Cumbria.

Cumbria Social Care Support

This site can help with information about care and support for vulnerable adults in Cumbria. There are sections on health and well being, staying safe and general sections on who to contact for support.

Healthwatch Cumbria

Free help and information can be found on this site to make the navigation of health and social care services easier. There is also a section on how to find ways to improve your health and wellbeing. Healthwatch Cumbria is a powerful, independent, community based organization for the people of Cumbria

Mind Cumbria

Do you not know where to start with advice about mental health problems? This site will help you to make correct choices about treatment, understanding your rights and knowing where to go for support. There are a number of regional offices throughout Cumbria.

Information last updated 28 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.