Useful Links



UK Drug Policy Commission – Bringing evidence and analysis together to inform UK drug policy
Addictions Department – National Addiction Centre
Action on Addiction – Charity researching the causes of substance addiction
Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin – DTB – BMJ Journals
Alcohol Concern – National Charity working on alcohol issues
DrugScope – UK charity working in drug and alcohol treatment

Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicine – Wikipedia – Alternative medicine Information
A Christian perspective – A Christian perspective
The NHSTA Directory – Information for NHS Doctors and medical staff
Research Council For Complementary Medicine – Quality research into complementary and alternative medicine


Beauty – Stanford Encyclopedia – Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Beauty – The Guardian – Beauty | Fashion | The Guardian
Beauty – Vogue – Beauty ( UK)

Weight Loss

Life after extreme weight loss
Maintaining a healthy weight
Start losing weight
Weight loss – Wikipedia

Women’s Health

Women’s Health Information – Pregnancy, Infertility, PCOS, Fibroids and More!

Children’s Health

KidsHealth – the Web’s most visited site about children’s health
WebMD Children’s Health Center – Kids health and safety information – Healthy Children
Save the Children – Save the Children UK
UNICEF UK – Health – Children’s rights
Local Government Association – Children’s health
Children’s Health – Telegraph – Children’s Health, News, Advice – Telegraph

Conditions and diseases

Infectious diseases – The Guardian – Infectious diseases | Science | The Guardian
HPA – Infectious Diseases – HPA – Infectious Diseases

Dental Care

Dentistry – Wikipedia – Dentistry – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dentistry Education – Dentistry | Education | The Guardian
CEBD – Centre for evidence based dentistry
Dental care – Wikipedia – Dental care – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Detoxification – Wikipedia – Detoxification – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Primary care detoxification – Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
Treatment after Detoxification – Guidelines for Home Detoxification

Human Body

Human Body – Wikipedia – Human Body – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Human anatomy – Wikipedia – Human anatomy
Human Body & Mind – BBC – Science & Nature
Secrets of the body – Secrets of the body – New Scientist


Cancer – Wikipedia – Cancer – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cancer information – Cancer Research UK
Cancer Society – Cancer | Society | The Guardian
Cancer – NHS Choices – Cancer – NHS Choices

In the news:

The Telegraph – Get the latest health news and wellbeing advice from the Telegraph, including family health, diet and fitness.

The Guardian – Latest news and comment on Health from

New Scientist – Human health news and features covering women’s and men’s health, sexual and mental health and the effects of cancer, depression, drugs and alcohol.

Mail Online – This Site is operated by Associated Newspapers Limited, a company registered in England.

Reuters – for health news and science news.


Diet – Wikipedia – Diet – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diet and fitness plan – BBC – Health: Diet and fitness plan
Food and diet – NHS Coices – Your health, your choices


National Centre for Eating Disorders – Effective help & treatment for sufferers
Identification of eating disorders – National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health
Personality Disorders – Mental Health Foundation
beating eating disorders

Exercise & Fitness

NHS Choices – Health and fitness – Your health, your choices
Sport & Exercise Science – Aberystwyth University – Department of Sport and Exercise Science


Food – Wikipedia – Food – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BBC – Food – BBC – Food
Food Standards Agency – Food Standards Agency – Homepage

Health Insurance

Health insurance – The Guardian – Health insurance | Money | The Guardian
European Health Insurance Card – Claim health treatment in Europe

Health Care

Cambridge Journals Online – Primary Health Care Research & Development
Primary Care Health Sciences – Department of Primary Care Health Sciences


Westminster Homecare – Westminster Homecare, care for the elderly looking for care at home
Independent home care agencies – How homecare workers can support carers



NHS Choices – Your health, your choices

NHS Direct – Website of the NHS Direct health advice and information service

Department of Health – Inside Government – GOV.UK

NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

British Nutrition Foundation – A registered charity offering advice on the relationship between diet, physical activity and health

UCL Institute for Global Health – The UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH), based within the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, is the thriving research and teaching community at the heart of UCL’s Grand Challenge of Global Health.

UCL Institute of Child Health – The UCL Institute of Child Health pursues an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to enhance understanding, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of childhood disease. A broad range of paediatric issues is covered, from molecular genetics to population health sciences.

European Public Health Alliance – Working towards better health for all.

Net Doctor – Medical information and health website. Health advice on diseases, conditions, examinations and treatments.

DDA Access Audit – UK providers of disability access audits to help you meet your disabled access requirements by painless reasonable adjustments.

USA Links:

UK HealthCare – Established in 1957, UK HealthCare consists of the medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental and pharmacy patient care activities of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, and in several off-site locations.

PubMed Health – U.S. National Library of Medicine – The World’s Largest Medical Library

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research