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East Sussex

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Chances 4 Change East Sussex

Chances4Change in Hastings & Eastbourne support charities and community groups to enable their members, staff and volunteers to access sport and active leisure by linking them to local groups and initiatives.

East Sussex 1Space

This directory, provided by East Sussex County Council’s Adult Social Care service has been designed to make it easier for people to find care, support and wellbeing services. It includes advice about choosing a personal care provider or care home and lists Support with Confidence approved care services.

East Sussex Community Information Service

If you or someone you know is coping with a health condition such as dementia or stroke, addiction or a behavioural problem there are health and support services to help you get the most out of your life. Use this site to find local organisations that can help.

Healthwatch East Sussex

Healthwatch East Sussex are actively engaging with the community and encouraging local people to share their opinions on the healh and social care services available in their area. Find services, events and news.

Healthy Eastbourne

This website is full of information with news and details of activities and events which you can get involved in – whether you are eight or 80, and no matter what your interest.

Information last updated 20 September 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.