Behind the Headlines - Your guide to the science that makes the news
Health A-Z : hundreds of conditions and treatments explained
Lab Tests Online UK
Written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help you understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease.
Patient – Health information, medicines, clinical trials, discussion forums, symptom checker
Ask questions, get answers, advice and support from hundreds of condition and wellness communities, from organisations you know and trust.
Reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experiences.
To help you get back to a healthier you, supporting you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life; provides tools, support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away.
The NHS in England
Everything you need to know about the health service and what you can get from it
NHS Choices: health service finder
Find NHS services local to you
NHS Choices : your guide to care and support
Healthy London Partnership
London Councils – health and adult services
Public Health England
Department of Health
Lifestyle – fitness and nutrition
NHS Fitness Studio
Strength and flexibility podcasts
A five week exercise plan for beginners
Change4Life local activity finder
If you're looking for something to do, details of hundreds of places where you can have fun and get active. There's something for all the family.
NHS Health Check – health and fitness trackers
Simple, tasty and healthy tips for hassle-free meals; quick and easy recipes.
Toolkits and resources
London asthma toolkit
Resources and information for parents and carers of children and young people with asthma in London.
A free educational resource on children and young people's mental health for all adults.
Free and confidential STI testing that you can access 24 hours a day, testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and HIV.
Talk to FRANK
- Friendly, confidential drugs advice - know what's what: all the information and slang
- Support via phone, live chat and text message
My Health London: Self care
How to keep fit and healthy, how to deal with medicines appropriately, manage self-treatable conditions and when to seek appropriate clinical help.
My Health London: Health and well-being
Learn about your health and well-being and the NHS services in London that can help you.
Therapy Directory was set up by a team who have experienced various issues that different types of therapy can help with. Through their own experiences, they have learnt how important having relevant information is and how the right support can help transform lives.
Their website has connected 2.6 million people with professional therapists and information about different types of therapy since starting in 2010.
NHS Choice Framework
Sets out patients' rights to choice in healthcare, and where to find information to help choose.
The Money Advice Service
Free and impartial money advice, set up by government
- Advice and guides to help improve your finances
- Tools and calculators to help keep track and plan ahead
- Support over the phone and online
Apps and calculators
NHS Smokefree app
Alcohol unit calculators:
Easy Meals app
Be Food Smart app
Easy meals and scan barcodes using the app to find out how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is in food and drink.
NHS Choices Calorie Checker
Health app designed for young people by young Londoners
- Access to an NHS GP for free 24/7 on your mobile phone
- Delivery regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in England