Useful links

Medical Advice Online

Patient.info is one of the most trusted medical resources online, supplying evidence based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals.

You can search their site directly from here by entering the name of your condition or main symptom:


Asthma

Asthma UK

Blood Pressure

British Heart Foundation high blood pressure information

Cholesterol

British Heart Foundation high cholesterol information and healthy living advice

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice are always available for support and help where needed.

Depression

Mind

Mind Cymru

Samaritans – telephone free, day or night, 365 days a year on 116123

Diabetes

Diabetes UK

PocketMedic diabetes and pre-diabetes videos

Menopause

Menopause Matters offers information on what happens leading up to, during and after the menopause, what the consequences can be, what you can do to help and what treatments are available

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Frisky Wales is a website giving advice on contraception and sexually transmitted infections.

Stress and anxiety control

Valleys Steps is a charitable organisation that delivers free courses in mindfulness and stress control around Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr Tydfil. The following links are available for any patient who would like to use them for stress, anxiety, low mood or simply for relaxation:

RevivePrescribed also offer a variety of free meditations that may be useful.

Stroke

Stroke Association