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Useful Websites

Local websites

Crossroads Care
http://www.crossroads.org.uk

Health Challenge Torfaen
http://www.healthchallengetorfaen.org.uk

Princess Royal Trust Torfaen Carers Centre
http://www.carers.org/local/wales/torfaen/

Sight Support (formerly Gwent Association for the Blind)
http://www.sightsupport.org.uk/

SNAP Cymru - working with families, young people and professionals on issues of additional learning needs and disabilities
http://www.snapcymru.org/

Torfaen Mind
http://www.torfaenmind.co.uk/



Are You a Carer?

Caring for Someone:
www.direct.gov.uk



Bones and Joints

Arthritis Care:
www.arthritiscare.org.uk/Home

Arthritis Research Campaign - Bone and Joint problems:
www.arc.org.uk/

National Osteoporosis Society:
www.nos.org.uk/

 

Cancer

Cancer Research UK:
www.cancerresearchuk.org

Macmillan Cancer Support:
http://www.macmillan.org.uk

Marie Curie Cancer Care - Charity work for cancer patients:
www.mariecurie.org.uk



Children's Health

NHS Direct Online:
www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk

NHS Immunisation:
www.immunisation.nhs.uk/



Counselling and Mental Health

CRUSE Bereavement Counselling:
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/

Samaritans - Support and help for Low Mood on telephone:
www.samaritans.org.uk/

Bullying Online - Help and advice on bullying:
www.bullying.co.uk/

Child Bereavement Trust - Help for Bereaved Families:
www.childbereavement.org.uk/



Diabetes

Diabetes UK:
www.diabetes.org.uk



Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous - AA - Information on Alcohol Problems:
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

Know the Score: Information on Drugs:
www.knowthescore.info/

Talk to Frank - For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day:
www.talktofrank.com/

Addictions:
www.addictions.co.uk/index.asp



Elderly Health

Age Concern:
www.ageconcern.org.uk/

Alzheimer’s Society UK:
www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Help the Aged:
www.helptheaged.org.uk/en-gb

Good for your Brain:
www.goodforyourbrain.org/



Eye Problems

Glaucoma:
www.glaucoma-association.com/

RNIB - Common Eye Conditions:
www.rnib.org.uk/



Health Information

Patient UK - Information on various health related issues:
www.patient.co.uk

Patient Information Leaflets on various Conditions:
www.patient.co.uk/pils.asp

Laboratory Tests:
www.labtestsonline.org.uk/

Teenage Health - Health issues with a focus on Teenagers:
http://teenagehealthfreak.org



Heart

British Heart Foundation:
www.bhf.org.uk/

SADS - Sudden Death:
www.sads.org.uk/

High Blood Pressure:
www.hbpf.org.uk/



Stopping Smoking

Go Smoke Free:
http://gosmokefree.nhs.uk/

Action on smoking ASH:
www.ash.org.uk/



Sexual Health

Family Planning Association - Sexual health advice:
www.fpa.org.uk/

British Pregnancy Advisory Service:
www.bpas.org/

Sexual Dysfunction:
www.sda.uk.net/

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Travel Health

Fit for Travel:
www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk/

Foreign & Commonwealth Office:
www.fco.gov.uk

 



 
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