Useful web links recommended by the NHS
Health Care Commission The Commission is the independent regulator of the NHS in England and it publishes a range of information on the quality of services provided by the NHS, including annual performance ratings for all NHS trust.
Live Well Dorset is a free service for adults living in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset who would like support to change their lifestyle. We offer free health and wellbeing information, advice and support to improve your wellbeing in one or more of the following ways:
- Help to stop smoking
- Increase your physical activity
- Manage your weight
- Reduce your alcohol intake.
My Health My Way is a support service to help you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to tackle symptoms such as immobility, breathlessness, anxiety or daily pain. Download this leaflet for more information and contact details: My health My Way Leaflet
Med Info provides free easy to understand medical information and advice.
The Silver Line – What We Do. Why does the Silver Line Exist? The statistics about older people and loneliness are frightening. More than half of all 75 year olds in the UK live alone and one in 10 suffers “intense” loneliness but is reluctant to ask for help. In a poll conducted to mark the national launch of The Silver Line on 25 November 2013, 9 out of 10 older people told researchers that “a chat on the phone” is the most helpful solution when they feel lonely but 1 in 4 older people say they never or seldom have someone to chat to on the phone.
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