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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Are you sorted?

Website for young people under 20 and who live in Portsmouth. The only site that lists health services for young people in the city.

Healthwatch Portsmouth

Healthwatch is the new consumer champion for health and social care in England. It provides people with information, advice and support about local health and social care services.

Healthy Pompey

A one-stop shop for finding out how to look after your health, make small changes for a healthier lifestyle and discover more about local Portsmouth services that can help you stay well.

Portsmouth Carers Centre

The Carers Centre is a community resource dedicated to the support of carers in the city of Portsmouth. It is a one-stop shop for carers, offering a variety of support, including emotional support, carers’ breaks, sitting service, cooking sessions, training, carers’ groups, support for young carers and adult mental health carers.

Information last updated 11 August 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.