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Wandsworth

Wandsworth

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Adult Care Information Service

The service connects people living in Wandsworth to information, advice and services from the Council and other organisations

Books on prescription

Helps you to understand and manage your health and well-being using self-help reading. Endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries

care4me

A community directory of local care and self-help services

Family Information Service

Wandsworth’s Family Information Service offers information and advice on childcare, education, family support, health and activities for children and young people aged 0-19 years (up to 25 for young people with special needs or disabilities)

Information last updated 01 March 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.