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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Adult Social Care York

If you need access to information about Adult Social Care in York or you need to report the abuse of a vulnerable adult then you should consult the Adult Social Care pages of the City of York Council website.

Age UK York

Age UK York provides a host of services, information, guidance and advice which you can access from their website.

Children's Social Care York

If you need access to information about children’s social care in York or you need to report the abuse of a child then you should consult the children’s social care pages of the City of York Council website.


Converge is a partnership between York St John University and mental health service providers in the York region. It offers high quality arts educational opportunities to those who use NHS and non-statutory mental health services and who are 18 years and over.

Live Well York

Want to find out how to enjoy a healthy, active and independent life in York? This community website, by City of York Council with local organisations, has a wealth of information and advice.

Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group

This is the website for the Clinical Commissioning Group that serves York and you can find information about the monitoring of commissioned healthcare in the Vale of York and the planning and design of many health services.

York Healthwatch

On this site you can search for and leave reviews of health care services and providers operating in York.

York Hospitals

York Hospital Trust deliver a wide variety of healthcare both in hospitals and in the community. If you would like to find information on NHS hospital services in York then this is the best place to look.


Looking for something do? Looking for someone to help? Relationships, jobs, drugs, money, school and beyond. It’s all here. Information about childcare, children’s centres, activities, parenting, disability and more. If you’re a young person, a mum, dad or carer in York then this is for you.

Information last updated 19 July 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.