The Most Reliable Online Health & Medical Information Sites

NHS Choices

NHS Choices site provides  information on conditions, treatments, local medical services and healthy living.

Contact a Family’s medical information

Contact a Family’s medical information hold information on hundreds of medical conditions, including rare disorders and contact details for UK support groups. All entries are approved by a medical expert.

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH)

GOSH has a large number of information sheets covering a wide range of conditions, treatments and medications. All have been written by health professionals and are regularly updated.

Medline Plus

The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations. The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any….. Read More

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

NORD gives access to reliable information on a huge range of disorders as well as the networks that support the disorder. This is an American site, but is very useful where there is no equivalent UK support network. Please note that NORD provides this information for the benefit of the rare disease community. NORD is not a medical provider or….. Read More

Orphanet

“Rare diseases are rare, but rare disease patients are numerous” Provides a searchable database of rare disorders, information on orphan drugs, clinical trials, diagnostic tests and patient organisations. Orphanet is the reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs, for all audiences. Orphanet’s aim is to help improve the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with rare diseases.  

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)    Email : nice@nice.org.uk

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. NICE’s role is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. We do this by: Producing evidence based guidance and advice for health, public health and social care practitioners. Developing quality standards….. Read More

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Directory of Charities & Resources for Disability, Mobility & Independent Living

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