The following are select organisations and groups providing a wealth
of health related information in areas such as health care, advice,
support, diet, exercise, research, disease, medicine and news.
For more than 40 years, the British Heart Foundation has been at the
forefront in the fight against heart disease, funding research, education,
care and more.
NHS Direct operates a 24-hour nurse advice and health information
service, providing confidential information on illness, health conditions,
health services, self help and support organisations.
Aiming to improve the health and well-being of people in
England. Here you will find the latest on the Department's
work, as well
and social care guidance, publications and policy.
Health & Safety
The UK Health and Safety Executive is responsible for the regulation
of almost all the risks to health and safety arising from work
activity in Britain.
QUIT is the independent charity whose aim is to save lives by
helping smokers to stop.
Diabetes UK is the leading charity working for people with
diabetes. We fund research, campaign and help people to
live with the
British Medical Journal
The authority on Medical news, the site has the full text
of all articles published in the weekly BMJ since January
CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer
and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.
Cancer UK is an independent non-profit site which aims
to provide both an overview and a gateway to UK based
CancerlineUK is a resource web-site for cancer networks
and mult-disciplinary teams (MDTs) working in primary
care. The information
on the web-site has been thoroughly researched and
independently reviewed by recognised experts in
the field of cancer.
National Asthma Campaign
The National Asthma Campaign is dedicated to conquering
asthma by funding research, offering independent
health and advice
whilst campaigning for a better deal for people
An excellent site for health, fitness, nutrition
information and advice for all.
One of the UK’s leading independent health web-sites, packed
with health news and reliable information on diseases and medicines.
An outstanding source of reliable and comprehensive
information on health and disease.
MEDLINE has a vast array of good health
information from the world's largest medical
the National Library
The Fit Map
Good portal for anyone wanting to start
some form of exercise has health clubs,
and a lot
If you want to get fit, visit Gymuser.co.uk,
the first online gym and health club
Promotes the nutritional wellbeing
of society through scientifically
nutritional knowledge and advice.
Includes lots of
informative diet and health related
Providing exercise, lifestyle and
fitness solutions to a range of
Weight Loss Resources
The first UK online calorie counter
and nutrition database.
The Patient Advice and Liaison Service is a goverment sponsored service
which aims to advise and support patients, their families and carers.
exemplary initiative of the Bangladeshi Drugs Project, Nafas is a
culturally sensitive drug agency that has undertaken commendable
outreach, educational and treatment projects amongst the youth of
A health alliance and
umbrella body for national voluntary organisations working to meet
the needs of people with long-term health conditions.
Al-Badr Health & Fitness Centre
One of the latest and most modern fitness centres
in East London, serving the entire Muslim community. With a vast array
facilities and expert tutalage, Al-Badr Health & Fitness Centre
provides a comfortable and encouraging environment in which to train,
socialise and keep fit. A must visit for all!
Promoting improvement in the quality of the NHS
and independent healthcare. We have a wide range of responsibilities,
all aimed at improving the
quality of healthcare.
Working in partnership with agencies across the capital to reduce health
inequalities and improve the health and well being of all Londoners.
Information & Resource Group
Mesothelioma is a very
serious disease and patients and their families should have the
support and resources they need to better
their diagnosis.This site provides valuable information.
A global midwifery based website that midwives, related healthcare
practitioners, expectant women, their partners and families can
visit for quality professional information on all subjects relating
childbirth and postnatal care.
A superb resource providing health information in audio and text
formats in several languages.
The Muslim Directory is the essential Guide of
Services & Businesses for the UK Muslim Community.