Patient Leaflets

Patient.info has many good patient leaflets that may help you understand your condition. Please click the link.

Click here

The above site gives peoples experiences of their health problems.

Mental Health Self-Help

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Trust have provided some self-help guides on different aspects of mental health including anger, insomnia,  alcohol, anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks,  low mood, bereavement, depression, obsessions, hearing voices,  abuse, domestic violence etc. Please click to access their self-help page.

http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/leaflet.php?s=selfhelp

Other Health

The below link links to EQUIP. They advise that “EQUIP approved links are websites containing useful information for the public. They have all been accredited by NHS staff using recognised quality criteria and are reviewed regularly.”

http://nhslocal.nhs.uk/my-health/equip/links/list/health-info

http://www.easyhealth.org.uk/content/about-website/

Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information . ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures.

There are over 500 leaflets on Easyhealth, made by many different organisations. You can print off nearly all the leaflets straight away.

Easyhealth is run by an organisation called Generate Opportunities Ltd www.generate-uk.org. It is part sponsored by MENCAP and part sponsored by Wandsworth PCT.

 

 

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