NHS Advice on drinking recommends that men should not regularly drink more than 3-4 units of alcohol a day and women should not regularly drink more than 2-3 units a ... [continue] Alcohol advice
Macmillan Cancer Support Have questions about cancer? Visit www.macmillan.org.uk or call 0808 808 000 free (Monday to Friday 9am – 8pm). Bowel cancer Bowel cancer is a term used to describe cancer in ... [continue] Cancer screening
Are you looking after or providing support for a relative, friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers
Childhood and Teenage Mental Health While it is commonly believed that depression only effects adults, around 10% of children in Great Britain aged between 5 and 16 have a recognisable ... [continue] Children’s health
The most common symptoms of coronary heart disease (CHD) are chest pains (angina) and a heart attack. You can also experience other symptoms, such as palpitations and unusual breathlessness. In ... [continue] Chronic heart disease
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Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number
Hypertension relates to High Blood Pressure. High blood pressure often causes no symptoms, or immediate problems, but it is a major risk factor for developing a serious cardiovascular disease (conditions ... [continue] Hypertension
We offer a range of services at Kings Road Medical Centre and Eastcote Surgery to support men’s health and help maintain a healthy lifestyle. Male pattern baldness Male-pattern baldness is the ... [continue] Men’s health
NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use the NHS app to: Get your ... [continue] NHS App
Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z widget on this page.
Working together to improve your health Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and some forms of dementia. The good news is that these conditions ... [continue] NHS health checks
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Warfarin is a drug which can prevent life threatening conditions. However, it can be dangerous if people taking it are not monitored regularly and advised which dose to take. Recent ... [continue] Warfarin
If you would like to know more about weight and diet advice, please contact us for advice on how to lose weight and stay healthy. A range of options are ... [continue] Weight loss
There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health & Care Video Library
Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care
We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?
Date published: 5th February, 2021
Date last updated: 1st August, 2022