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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Age UK Torbay

Information and advice, services and activities for older people. Helping you live an independent, active and fulfilling life.

Devon Community Directory

Devon Community Directory lists health services available in Devon. Also listed are voluntary groups and other organisations that you can contact if you require support or advice on specific health problems or disabilities.

Healthwatch Torbay

Healthwatch Torbay is part of a network of local Healthwatch organisations across England. Through their site you can access information and have your say about the health care services and providers in Torbay.

Hele's Angels

Hele’s Angels is a community partnership providing residents with access to a range of advice and support services.

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated organisation providing acute health care services from Torbay Hospital, community health services and adult social care.

Torbay ORB - Wellbeing

The Torbay ORB provides you with information about local services for adults that help to maintain independence and wellbeing, including health and social care services.

Information last updated 06 February 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.