Information for Your Patients

This page has been created to help signpost you to high quality, trusted information that you can recommend to your patients and their families.

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Patient Information Leaflets:

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals' Patient Leaflets (Adult)

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals' Patient Leaflets (Children)

Patient information leaflets are available from UpToDate

Patient information leaflets are available from Clinical Key

 

General Health Information Websites

Patient UK : over 4000 health information leaflets and thousands of discussion forums

The NHS Website : A-Z Conditions and treatments

Health Talk : healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experiences. You can watch people sharing their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more

The Patients Association : advice, information and support about the health and social care system

Citizens Advice/ Patient Rights : information about all aspects of patient rights and information about healthcare services

Medicines Information : up to date, approved and regulated prescribing information for licensed medicines including patient information leaflets

 

Specialised Health Information Websites

Mind.org : mental health charity

Rethink.org : information and support for people living with mental illness

Age UK : services and support for older people

British Heart Foundation

Diabetes UK

Macmillan : cancer information and support

Carers Trust : advise and support for carers

Carers UK : advise, support and connect with other carers

 

Information for Young People

Young Minds : charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people

Respect Yourself : information for young people on a range of different issues

Youth Health Talk : healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing young people's real-life experiences

Teenage Cancer Trust : information and support for young people affected by cancer

 

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