Assessing and managing minor illness
NHS Choices website provides access to a symptoms checker and self help guides.
www.patient.co.uk provides patient information leaflets about different conditions
Living with chronic illness
www.diabetes.co.uk provides a great deal of useful information for existing and newly diagnosed diabetics.
Asthma UK This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it.
Coronary Heart Disease Explained Information about symptoms, treatment, causes and prevention of CHD.
Arthritis Care Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis. They are the UK’s largest organisation working with and for all people who have arthritis.
www.arthritisresearchuk.org Advice and information from Arthritis Research UK
www.patient.co.uk offers an extensive range of up to date patient information leaflets covering a wide range of conditions.
Checking your skin/moles
Both men and women need to look after their sexual health and take time to understand the issues that surround contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
For instance there are some STIs, like chlamydia, that you could be carrying without having any symptoms. This infection can affect fertility, so it’s important to make use of the sexual health services available for free on the NHS.
Sex & Young People A comprehensive guide to the questions you may have about sex from the NHS
Sexually Transmitted Infections Issues, symptoms and treatments
Sexual Health FAQs Expert answers from a qualified Doctor
Netdoctor Here you’ll find tips for a fulfilling sex life plus advice on STDs, contraception and common sex problems.
These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice