Useful links

We have compiled a list of some of the best health resources on the web, divided into the sections below...


Alcohol Concern
Drink Aware
NHS Choices


Age UK
American Heart Association
Blood Pressure UK 
British Cardiac Patients Association
British Heart Foundation
Cardiac Risk in the Young - CRY
Cardiomyopathy Association
Diabetes UK
Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation - DRWF
European Heart Network
Lipodystrophy UK
Lipoprotein (a) Foundation
Sudden Adult Death - SADS UK
The Stroke Association
The Alzheimer’s Society

Books and Publications

Family Doctor
Medicine Guides

Dietary Advice

BBC Health
Change for Life
CASH - Consensus Action on Salt and Health
Department of Health Advice
Food and Drink Federation 
The British Dietetic Association Food Fact Sheets
The British Nutrition Foundation
The Vegetarian Society
The Nutrition Source
American Dietary Guidelines 

Finding a Dietitian

Freelance Dietitians

Fitness and Leisure

Natural England (information for countryside visitors)
Keep Fit Association
Ramblers Association
Sport England

General Heart Health

ACS United (Acute Coronary Syndrome)
BBC Health
Cardiac Matters
My healthy waist
Patient decision aid on Cholesterol
Voices on cholesterol

Health Screening

Health Performance
Diabetes risk
NHS screening programmes

HEART UK’s Food Partners

Alpro (UK) Ltd
Shredded Wheat
Flora pro.activ
M&S Active Health Meals


Sympathetic Insurers (fact sheet)

Managing Stress

Depression Alliance
International Stress Management Association
Stress in the Workplace
The Samaritans (T: 08457 909090)


The electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC)

Patient Support

Patient Opinion

Smoking Support

ASH (Action on Smoking and Health)
NHS Choices
NHS Smoke Free

Weight Loss

Teen Weight Wise
Weight Loss Resources
Weight Wise