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Useful web links recommended by the NHS

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Department of Health – National Health Policies, guidance and campaigns


Derbyshire Adult Care Services – Can give you information and advice


FAST – By diagnosing the possibility of stroke before reaching hospital, it is possible for appropriate referral to a stroke unit to be made as quickly as possible.

Health Care Commission – The Commission is the independent regulator of the NHS in England and it publishes a range of information on the quality of services provided by the NHS, including annual performance ratings for all NHS trust.

Live life Better Derbyshire
consists of 4 elements: The Well-being Service (previously The Health Trainer Service) – helping with self esteem and confidence with access to help and support to improve overall well-being; Weight Management Service (previously tier 3 and Waistwise); Stop Smoking Service and access to health referral physical activity. This service is offered at all of our sites.

Med Info – Medical Information, this website provides free and easy to understand information and advice. The advice has been written by a British General Practitioner, however this is general advice and does not take into account your own individual circumstances.

National Association for Patient Participation – promotes and supports Patient Participation in Primary Care. Groups are an effective way for patients and GP surgeries to work together to improve services and to promote health and improved quality of care. PPGs are making a real difference across the UK. Join N.A.P.P. and benefit from support to your practice and PPG.

NHS England – Health information for England only, including how to find local services in your area.

North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group – GPs in North Derbyshire have been working together to build the strong foundations required to take on new commissioning responsibilities as part of the NHS reforms, and with patients being at the heart of decision making with ‘no decision about me without me’.

Patient UK – The aim of this website is to provide non-medical people in the UK with good quality information about health and disease.

Tinnitus Support – Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Tinnitus Support Group – the group meets quarterly. Meeting venues are accessible to people with a disability and the group has a portable loop system for hearing aid users.