Health Information

Conditions

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Flu Vaccine for Children

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Podcasts

Click on any of the MP3 links below to play the audio files which have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines:

  • Burns - Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.

  • Fits - How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.

  • Wounds - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.

  • Unconscious patient who is breathing - How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)

  • CPR for adults - Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.

  • CPR for babies - Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.

  • Collapsed patient in detail - Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.

 

NHS Dentists:

Non-NHS Dentists:

 

NHS Health
Click here to go onto www.nhs.uk which allows you to access information and advice on a range of conditions, surgical procedures, medication and health issues.

Some of the most popular health topics have been translated into other languages. You can access these topics by clicking other languages at the bottom of the web page.

 

Non-English Speakers
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. It covers issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.

Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.

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Useful Health Information Links

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

CHILD HEALTH

 

MENTAL ILLNESS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH

BBC Health

 

NHS Immunisation Information

 

MIND

Lab Tests Online UK

     

MoodGYM

Net Doctor

 

COELIAC DISEASE

 

Samaritans

NHS 24

 

Coeliac Society

   

Patient UK

     

SNOW SPORTS INJURIES

Prodigy (Patient Information)

 

DEAFNESS

 

Ski-Injury.com

Surgery Door

 

Royal National Institute for Deaf People

   
       

TEENAGE HEALTH

ARTHRITIS AND BONE PROBLEMS

 

DERMATOLOGY

 

Talk to Frank

National Osteoporosis Society

 

National Eczema Society

 

Teenage Health Freak

       
   

DIABETES

 

TRAVEL HEALTH

ASTHMA/RESPIRATORY

 

Diabetes UK

 

Fit for Travel

Action Asthma

     

MASTA

Asthma UK

 

HEALTHY LIVING

 

TravelHealth

   

Eat Well

   

CANCER

 

Giving Up Smoking

 

   

Breast Cancer Campaign

     

CancerBACKUP

       

Macmillan Cancer Relief

 

HEART

   

Marie Curie Cancer Care

 

British Heart Foundation

   

 

Live Health News

BBC News - Health
The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.

Binge drinking 'link to overeating'
Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says.
Cancer teen hits 1m charity target
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than 1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
Worries over young wanting surgery
Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures.
Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'
The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show.
Saudi health minister sacked
As Saudi Arabia dismisses its health minister, the Mers virus death toll continues to rise.
Novartis in $16bn GSK division deal
Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), two of the world's leading drugmakers, strike a multi-billion-dollar deal to join forces and reshape their businesses.
Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
Sensors to prevent pain for amputees
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.
'Millions wasted' on flu drug
Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.
'Terror' of patient's op wake-up
A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery speaks of the "terrifying" experience.
Doctors implant lab-grown vagina
Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.
Guinea 'Ebola deaths pass 100'
The Ebola outbreak could take up to four months to contain as the number of people killed by the virus in Guinea passes 100, the UN says.
'Selfie' body image warning issued
Spending lots of time on Facebook looking at pictures of friends could make women insecure about their bodies, research suggests.
Male eating disorders 'overlooked'
Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.

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