A selection of useful links for patients.
Information on the NHS Scotland Bowel Screening programme for patients aged 50-74
Useful medical knowledge site designed for patients
Nhs24 website for any urgent medical problems out of hours
Information and advice from NHS Direct
Information for asthma sufferers.
Information on heart disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
The charity for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.
Information and advice for eczma sufferers.
Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.
Epilepsy Action aims to improve the quality of life and promote the interests of people living with epilepsy.
A non-profit organisation campaigning for, and providing information and support to those with Thyroid or related disease.
The MS Society is the UK’s largest charity for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – about 85,000 people in the UK.
The BMS is a registered charity dedicated to: Increasing awareness of post-menopausal healthcare issues; promoting optimal management through conferences, roadshow and publications.
The Edinburgh Branch of the Parkinson’s Disease Society of the UK.
Information on prostate disease.
Working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.
NACC – National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease
The National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (NACC) brings together people of all ages who have Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease, their families and the health professionals involved in their care.
RNIB – Royal National Institute of the Blind
Helping you live with sight loss
The Alternatives to Violence Project organises workshops which empower people to lead nonviolent lives, based on respecting and caring for ourselves and others.