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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information


Health Services Ferry Fryston. Doctors, dentists, hospitals, elderly care, residential care homes, counselling and alternative medicine in WF10. NHS GPs, hospitals and dentists. Physiotherapy, Respite and Hospice care - See more at:

Citizens Advice Wakefield District

Care Homes; Care Homes and Residential care. Step-By-Step guide to the practical help. Dentists & GPs; The following websites offer local useful help and advice…


Keeping your child healthy is a big job! Read all about common childhood aches, pains, and illnesses

Turning Point - supporting road to recovery

Support those with a range of mental health conditions, dual diagnosis and other complex needs to live as independently as possible through a recovery-focused approach. Tailored personalised care helps achieve positive outcomes by offering choice, creating independence and helping people build a better life. This Talking Therapy service is delivered by Turning Point in partnership with NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group.

WDH Care Link

Care and support for elderly, disabled and vulnerable people, in their own homes, in the Wakefield district. Care Link brings peace of mind 24 hours a day, every day, at the touch of a button.

Information last updated 11 January 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.