Health

Promoting health and providing further information.

Your health matters to us!

 

 


The following websites provide further information and advice relating to:


https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/

https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/resources


 

 

National site:   Dementia UK: https://www.dementiauk.org

Downloadable publications explaining what dementia is, diagnosis, sources of support and tips for communicating with dementia sufferers:

http://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/What-is-dementia-WEB-28-June-2017.pdf

https://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Getting-a-Diagnosis-WEB-June-17.compressed.pdf

https://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Sources-of-support-WEB-June-17.compressed.pdf

https://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Tips-for-communication.pdf

National site:   Alzheimers Society: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Publications and fact sheets (available in several languages):

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20033/publications_and_factsheets 

National site:   Culture Dementia UK: http://www.culturedementiauk.org/


Cancer Signs and Symptoms of Cancer and Screening Programmes

National site: NHS Choices:

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cancer/Pages/Symptoms.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/preventing-cancer/Pages/cancer-screening.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cancer-of-the-prostate/Pages/Prevention.aspx

National site: Cancer research UK:

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-symptoms

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/screening

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/prostate-cancer/getting-diagnosed/screening

Local site: Mulberry Centre Hounslow: www.themulberrycentre.co.uk

National site: Boots WebMD: http://www.webmd.boots.com/cancer/cancer-symptoms

Government site: NHS beast screening programme: https://www.gov.uk/topic/population-screening-programmes/breast

National site: Macmillan Cancer Support: www.macmillan.org.uk

National site: Marie Curie Cancer Care: www.mariecurie.org.uk

National site: Beating Bowel Cancer:

https://www.beatingbowelcancer.org/understanding-bowel-cancer/screening-programmes/