Health Resources

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NHS Direct Help and advice on all health issues plus local family planning and STI clinics.

Tel: 0845 4647 (24hrs) www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

 

 

Sexual Advice Association

Charitable organization to help improve sexual health and well-being

Helpline: 020 7486 7262

Email: info@sexualadviceassociation.co.uk

www.sda.uk.net

 

 

Male Health

Provides brilliant information about the key health problems that affect men. www.malehealth.co.uk

 

Net Doctor

Medical information presented in clear and understandable language. Extensive sections on sex and sexual health.

www.netdoctor.co.uk

 

Women’s Health

Information on gynaecological health, heavy bleeding, fibroids, hysterectomy, menopause, HRT, pelvic inflammatory disease and ovarian problems.

Tel: 0845 125 5254 (Mon–Fri 9.30am–1.30pm) www.womenshealthlondon.org.uk

 

The Hysterectomy Association

Support group for any woman going through or having had a hysterectomy, the menopause or undergoing HRT treatment.

Telephone Helpline: 0844 3575917 – 10.00am – 12.00, Monday to Friday only

www.hysterectomy-association.org.uk

 

Prostate Cancer Charity

Helpline staffed by urological nurses who can provide information and support regarding prostate cancer.

Tel: 0845 300 8383 (Mon–Fri 10am–4pm)

www.prostate-cancer.org.uk

 

Endometriosis UK

Helpline: 0808 808 2227

www.endometriosis-uk.org

 

www.privatehealthcare.co.uk

Directory of private gynaecologists

 

 

Society of Sexual Health Advisers

www.ssha.info

 

 

www.bbc.co.uk/health/physical_health/sexual_health/

Online guide to facts on sexual health screening, contraception and STIs

 

 

National AIDS Helpline (UK)

Confidential advice, information and referrals on sexual health, STIs and AIDS.

Tel: 0800 567 123 (24 hrs)

Ethnic language line: 0800 917 2227 (Daily 6-10pm); Mon: Bengali; Tues: Urdu; Wed: Arabic; Thur: Gujerati; Fri: Hindi; Sat: Punjabi; Sun: Cantonese.

 

Terrence Higgins Trust (UK)

Issues relating to HIV and AIDS.

Tel: 020 7242 1010

(Every day 12noon-10pm)

www.tht.org.uk

 

Jewish AIDS Trust (UK)

Provides the Jewish community with education, counselling and support in connection with HIV infection and AIDS. Tel: 020 8446 8228 (office hrs)

www.jat.ort.org

 

Positively Women (UK)

Charity offering support for women living with HIV by women living with HIV.

Tel: 020 7713 0222 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

www.positivelywomen.org.uk

 

Blackliners (UK)

Voluntary organisation providing sexual health and HIV support to people of Asian, African and Caribbean origin.

Tel: 020 7738 5274

www.blackliners.org

 

The Herpes Viruses Association (UK)

Information and counselling for people affected by the herpes viruses.

Tel: 020 7609 9061 (office hrs)

www.herpes.org.uk

 

Male Health (UK)

Provides information about the key health problems that affect men.

www.malehealth.co.uk

 

Net Doctor (UK)

Medical information presented in clear and understandable language. Extensive sections on sex and sexual health.

www.netdoctor.co.uk

 

Durex (UK)

Durex direct site: condom purchasing and safer-sex tips.

www.durex.co.uk

 

AIDS Hotline (US)

Run by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Advises on risk, prevention, testing and treatment.

Tel: 1 800 342 2437

 

Body Positive Helpline (US)

Nationwide support for all HIV+ people. Includes advice, support, and referrals.

1 800 566 6599

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm

 

Gay Men’s Health Center (US)

Tel: 001 212 367 1000

Hotline 001 212 807 6655

www.gmhc.org

 

Michael Callen Audre Lorde Community Health Center (US)

356 West 18th St, New York.

Tel: 001 212 271 7200/212 271 7287

www.callen-lorde.org

 

Womens Health Line (US)

New York Department of Health.

Open Mon Fri 8am-6pm.

Tel: 001 212 230 1111

 

Center For Womens Health (US)

A natural approach to health and

healing.

1500 Boston Road, Darien, Ct.

Tel: 203 656 6635

 

National Herpes Helpline (US)

Support, advice and information for people with herpes.

Tel: 919 361 8488

 

Hepatitis C Helpline (Australia)

Tel: 03 93491111/1800 800 241

 

Women’s Medical Centre (Australia)

Provide help in locating services and finding support groups for young women with medical conditions.

Tel: 02 9231 2366

 

FPA Health (Australia)

Reproductive and sexual health questions.

Healthline: 1300 658 886

(Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

 

Australian National Council on AIDS, Hepatitis C and Other Related Diseases

Website with publications and updates on related issues.

www.ancahrd.org

 

 

Impotence Association (UK)

Helpline for people experiencing impotence and their partners, also information on female sexual dysfunction.

Tel: 020 8767 7791 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

www.impotence.org.uk

 

Women’s Health (UK)

Information on gynaecological health, heavy bleeding, fibroids, hysterectomy, menopause, HRT, pelvic inflammatory disease and ovarian problems.

Tel: 0845 125 5254

(Mon-Fri 9.30am-1.30pm)

www.womenshealthlondon.org.uk

 

Secrets Revealed (UK)

Tips on everything from multiple orgasms to how to stay hard for hours.

www.sexsecretsrevealed.com

 

Chart a New Course to Your Health (US)

Confidential advice and information line for those who need to know more about erectile dysfunction. Established by the American Foundation for Urologic Disease.

Tel: 1 800 835 9021

 

North American Menopause Society (US)

Website seeking to inform women going through the menopause, including information on sexual functioning.

Automated request line: 1 800 774 5342

www.menopause.org

Impotence Australia

Support, advice and information.

Tel: 02 9280 0084 (Mon-Fri 10am-6pm)

www.impotenceaustralia.com.au

 

Arthritis Care (UK)

For people affected by arthritis.

Tel: 080 8800 4050

(Mon-Fri 12-4pm) www.arthritiscare.org.uk

 

British Heart Foundation (UK)

Confidential, accurate and up-to-date information for patients and the general public from specialist nurses.

Tel: 08450 70 80 70 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

www.bhf.org.uk

 

Breast Cancer Care

Medical information, emotional support and details of local support groups.

Tel: 0808 800 6000

www.breastcancercare.org.uk

 

Diabetes UK

Support and advice from nurses and dieticians.

Tel: 020 7636 6112 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

www.diabetes.org.uk

 

Prostate Cancer Charity (UK)

Helpline staffed by urological nurses who can provide information and support regarding prostate cancer.

Tel: 0845 300 8383 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

www.prostate-cancer.org.uk

 

American Diabetes Association

Provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, healthcare professionals and the public.

Tel: 0800 342 2383

www.diabetes.org

 

National Prostate Cancer Coalition

Fund (US)

Help and advice for sufferers and families.

Tel: 888 245 9455

www.4npcc.org

 

National Cancer Institute (US)

Tel: 301 435 3848

www.nci.nih.gov

 

American Heart Association

Information on heart disease and strokes.

Tel: 1800 242 8721

www.americanheart.org

 

Breast Cancer Support Service (Australia)

A national service providing practical and emotional support.

Tel: 13 11 20

 

Diabetes Australia

Information and resources on diabetes.

Tel: 1800 640 862

www.diabetesaustralia.com.au

 

National Heart Foundation (Australia)

Advice on protection against heart disease and information on coping with heart disease.

Tel: 1300 362 787

www.heartfoundation.com.aus

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