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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Autism Berkshire

Autism Berkshire is an established charity providing comprehensive services for all ages of people with autism, their families, carers and professionals working in the field.

Books on Prescription

A national scheme where health professionals recommend 30 self-help books covering issues such as anxiety, depression, phobias, panic attacks, stress, bulimia and sleep problems.

Destiny Support

Provide independent living support services to a wide range of clients with a particular focus on hard to reach families

Slough Healthwatch

If you need help and advice in respect of health and social care services, support with a complaint against an NHS funded service, or you wish to share your experience, you can find Healthwatch Slough at your local Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB).

Slough NHS Clinical Commissioning Group

Responsible for managing most hospitals and community health care services in Slough. They also give general health advice and support national health campaigns. Good wealth of information all in one site.

Talking Therapies

An NHS service that offers help and support to people in Berkshire suffering with depression or anxiety based problems. Our team is made up of Therapists, Counsellors and an administrative support team.

The DASH charity

An independent charity that supports anyone affected by domestic abuse, offering a service that’s completely confidential and ensures you’re never short changed on the level of attention you’re given.

Information last updated 02 February 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.