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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Happy? OK? Sad?

This site is designed to help Warrington residents manage and maintain their mental health. Whether you are looking for information to help yourself, or are worried about a friend or relative, there is lots of information and links to local help and support.

LiveWire Lifestyles

Get tailored help to improve your way of life. Whether you need help to stop smoking or lose weight LiveWire advisors can give you one to one support. They also have fitness classes for older people, health walks and cancer rehabilitation programmes.

Reading for well-being

LiveWire Libraries offer a range of schemes to help you maintain your wellbeing. Books on Prescription and Books on Prescription Dementia can help you manage your mental health, while reading groups and Mood Boosting Books can help improve your general wellbeing.

Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group

On this site you can find information on Warrington health services such as doctors, dentists, opticians and pharmacists as well as how to get involved in the development of local health services.

Warrington Disability Partnership

Warrington Disability Partnership (WDP) is an internationally acclaimed user led charity. With over 24 years’ experience of developing and delivering mobility and independent living services, our aim is to support disabled people and people living with long term health conditions.

Warrington Public Health Service

The Warrington Public Health website aims to give a local focus to public health and wellbeing issues. You can view lots of information and find out about free activities and services available in Warrington that can help local people look after their own health and the health of their families.

Warrington Youth Advice Shop

he youth advice shop offers free, confidential sexual health advice and support including providing contraceptive services for young people. It is staffed by specialist sexual health nurses from Bridgewater Community Healthcare Trust and youth workers from Warrington Borough Council youth service.

Information last updated 19 May 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.