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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Age UK Rotherham

Provides services from its own funds and works in partnership with Social Services and the NHS Rotherham to support the health and social care needs of Rotherham’s older population.

Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

Children’s Hospice offering care and support to children with a shortened life expectancy, both in their own homes and at the hospice in North Anston.

Connect to Support Rotherham

Connect to Support is a website for people needing support in Rotherham. You can find everything you need to help you with your support, from local to national products and services, plus information and advice and much more.

HealthWatch Rotherham

Feedback and reviews on local health services. Rotherham Healthwatch is about Rotherham voices being able to influence the delivery and design of local services.

Lifeline Rotherham: Alcohol Service

Information and advice for individuals, families and communities, both to prevent and reduce harm, to promote recovery, and to challenge the inequalities linked to alcohol and drug misuse.

Places for People Leisure Centres

Having a Healthy Lifestyle is essential. All Rotherham Leisure Centres are now operated by Places for People, so you can take your pick from four fantastic fitness facilities, each offering a vast array of the latest Cardiovascular and Resistance equipment, as well as a wide and varied programme of Fitness Classes and Swimming facilities.

Rotherham Hospice

Hospice committed to providing high quality care for patients and families affected by a terminal illness over the age of 18.

Shape Up Rotherham

Shape-Up is a FREE adult weight management service offering lifestyle and weight management services to anyone who would benefit from weight loss and is living in Rotherham. It includes a 12 week free fully inclusive gym membership.

Information last updated 07 March 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.