Useful Health Websites

Surgery Information

www.orcadespractice.co.uk - Sanday Surgery website

 

General Health Information

Patient.info - good leaflets on conditions and treatments
Health News - more advice on conditions - a useful  section on current health news stories from the papers - healthy living - information on social care

Diabetes
Diabetes UK Guide to diabetes   
http://www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.nhs.uk/

Heart Problems and Blood Pressure
http://www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/prevention/risk-factors 

Can I drive?
At a glance guide to the current medical standards of fitness to drive - simple guidance to when you are legal and when you are not.

Lab tests 
Lab Tests Online UK: Have a look and find out what your tests are about

SIGN
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) Sets the standards of medical care in many areas

Organ donation 
http://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/ukt/newsroom/publications

Benefits and Rights   
Department for Work and Pensions
Advice guide from Citizens Advice

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