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Winter health advice

Click here for advice on getting ready for winter from Dr Angie Bone, Head of Extreme Events and Health Protection at Public Health England

Jargon Buster

The links below provide useful jargon busters to help you understand the key health and medical terms.

Health and Social Care Jargon Buster - for terms often used in health and social care 

NHS Choices Health A-Z - for health conditions and treatments

Healthy Living Advice

NHS Choices Live well -  A comprehensive directory of information and advice on how to 'Live well'

Smoking Calculator

Fill in how many you smoke a day and find out how much your habit is costing you, both financially and to your physical health. Then see the benefits you can gain by giving up.

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Alcohol self-assessment

Are you concerned you might be drinking too much? Answer these simple questions and find out what kind of a relationship you have with alcohol.

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Fitness self-assessment

Do you think you're doing enough physical activity? This simple assessment will help you understand what the recommended levels are and will assess how close you are to meeting them.

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Post-polio Syndrome

Post-polio syndrome is a poorly understood condition that can affect people who have had polio in the past. Polio is a viral infection that used to be common in the UK, but is rare nowadays. Most people who had polio would have fought off the infection without even realising they were infected. For more information, click here: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Polio-and-post-polio-syndrome-/Pages/Introduction.aspx


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There are many other useful interactive tools available on the NHS Choices website

 

Please select the service you wish to locate using the drop down box

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OL16 1JA

 

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