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North Somerset

North Somerset

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information


What is going on in North Somerset to help you become fitter and healthier and feel better about yourself.

North Bristol NHS Trust

Provides hospital and community healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset

Positive Step

Support for people with mental health difficulties in North Somerset.

The Carers Support Alliance

A local organisation which provides information, services and support for unpaid carers and people with care needs.

Vision North Somerset

Local charity offering support to blind and partially sighted people in North Somerset.

Weston Area Health NHS Trust

Provides hospital services and some community health services primarily to residents of the North Somerset area.

Information last updated 13 March 2019

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.