Links

National Commissioning Board:The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB), plays a key role in the Government’s vision to modernise the health service with the key aim of securing the best possible health outcomes for patients by prioritising them in every decision it makes.  


 

DiabetesUK:The Diabetes UK website contains lots of useful facts and information to help you manage your condition from diagnosis and through every day life.NOTE this is a different organisation to Diabetes.co.uk


 

Diabetes.co.uk:The Diabetes.co.uk website has a diabetes Information section that aims to answer some of the most common concerns about diabetes.NOTE this is a different organisation to DiabetesUK


 

 

Healthtalkonline:This is a website dedicated to the exchange of patients’ views and information. You can find information on Type 2 Diabetes and other Long-term conditions.  


 

NHS Choices:This is the online ‘front door’ to the NHS. This site gives very detailed information about specific illnesses and conditions, and what you can expect from NHS services.  


 

Patient.co.uk:The aim of Patient.co.uk is to provide non-medical people in the UK with good-quality information about health and disease. Established by two GP’s in 1997 it offers a wealth of easy to read articles, information about well being and more detailed information about Diabetes.  


 

The Diabetes Research Wellness Foundation:The Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) is a registered charity, established in 1998 to raise public awareness of diabetes and its associated treatment and complications, and to provide support to people living with diabetes. The DRWF also funds diabetes research.  


 

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF):Specifically for children and their parents. The JDRF funds research to cure, treat and prevent Type 1 diabetes. They provide information for children, adults and parents living with the condition, at all stages from diagnosis and beyond.  


 

The British Lung Foundation (BLF):The British Lung Foundation supports people affected by lung disease; promotes greater understanding of lung disease and funds research to try and find new treatments and cures. 


 

 

Age UK / BerkshireAge UK Berkshire helps to improve the health and wellbeing of older people across the whole of Berkshire to help to make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience. 


 

MacmillanAt Macmillan, we understand how vital it is to have someone by your side when you’re affected by cancer. 


 

Alzheimer’s SocietyThe leading UK care and research charity for people with this disease and other dementias, their families and carers. 


 

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is a confidential NHS service that can provide patients, relatives and carers using the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust with ‘on the spot’ help, support and information. 


 

Patient.co.ukTrusted medical information and support. 


 

Young People with DementiaThe symptoms of dementia may be similar regardless of a person’s age, but younger people may have different needs, and require some different support. 


 

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation TrustBerkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust are a provider of community-based health services across Berkshire. Delivering care to people of all age groups aimed at helping them stay healthy, and if unwell, suffer the least disruption to their lives possible. 


 

Our HealthOur Health opens the door to a wealth of information on stroke and dementia. 


 

South Central Ambulance ServiceOur primary purpose is to respond to 999 emergency calls and to get the right treatment to patients with life-threatening conditions, serious injury or illnesses, as quickly as possible. 


 

HealthWatch West BerkshireHealthwatch West Berkshire works with local people and community groups to influence and shape future Health and Social Care.


 

 


 

West Berks – All You Need to Know

Reading RBBH

Basingstoke North Hants Hospital

Oxford Deanery

Reading VTS

 

Sex education/young people:

Teenage Health Freak Health

Margaret Pyke Centre

Like it is Website

RU Thinking

Brook Advisory Centre Family Planning Website

 

Diet:

BDAweightwise.com

Weightconcern.com

eatwell.gov.uk