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Stockport

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Healthwatch Stockport

Providing support on getting the best out of local health and social care services.

Healthy Stockport

Information about healthy eating, moving more, smoking cessation, healthy weight, mental wellbeing and alcohol consumption. With a “Getting Help” directory to find out what is happening near you. The information is provided in a variety of formats including videos and links to national websites.

My Care, My Choice

Stockport Council’s adult social care service information. Covers services available, eligibility criteria and how to access.

Stockport TPA (The Prevention Alliance)

Stockport TPA is here to provide a service to anyone that wants to make change happen in their lives. This might be something like getting some advice or being given contact details, or it might be something that requires a bit more time, like working out a plan of how you want to overcome difficult or overwhelming things in your life that you think will help you to move on.

Information last updated 04 January 2018

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.