It is the country’s biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health. The site provides an award-winning, comprehensive health information service with thousands of articles, videos and tools, helping you to make the best choices about your health and lifestyle, but also about making the most of NHS and social care services in England.” (The NHS website, 2018)
Comprehensive information on a number of different health topics.
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These leaflets are made available primarily for patients of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The aim of this website is to provide non-medical people in the UK with high quality information about health and disease. The authors do this by writing evidence based information leaflets on a wide range of medical and health topics. There’s also a more technical section written for health professionals which may be useful for expert patients – look for search results labelled ‘Professional’.
MedlinePlus has extensive information from the United States National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 1000 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and non-prescription drugs, and links to thousands of clinical trials. (American, so beware of different terminology in some cases)
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