Useful Links

There are loads of other sites, both within and externally, that provide useful health information for kids. Remember, no advice on this site or any other is a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.

Children’s Health Sites

Children’s Health – common questions answered from NHS
Children First For Health by Great Ormond Street Hospital
Children’s Health from
NHS Live Well guide
Boots Children’s & Parenting Health Centre
Joint Website of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust (GOSH) and UCL Institute of Child Health
Better Outcomes – Commissioning for Children and Young People
Allkids – Children’s Health Resources and First Aid

Charities and Organisations

Steps – supporting children and adults affected by a lower limb condition
Asthma UK
The National Autistic Society
Beat Eating Disorders – advice for your child’s behavioural problems
Change 4 Life – healthy eating and exercise guide
Diabetes UK
Food Standards Agency – healthy eating advice – keep fit for kids – parenting help – puberty advice for teens – your guide to the real world – for teenagers – for rashes and skin care advice
ERIC – Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence
Mencap – support thousands of parents, carers and people with a learning disability to lead a full and valued life
Contact a Family – a UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children.

Channel 4 Links

KNTV Sex on
Medicine Chest
Life Begins – pregnancy and birth advice

General Health Sites

BBC Health
NHS Direct
British Dental Health Foundation – Information on everything dental
Dr Foot – Information on various foot conditions – Comprehensive health information as provided by GPs and nurses to patients during consultations
Medic8 – online health information covering a wide range of conditions
Ask a Patient – medicine ratings and health care opinions – for sharing health experiences – the global diabetes community

Sites for Parents and Expecting Parents
Babyworld – All you need to know about getting pregnant, from coming off the pill, to fertility problems
Single Parent Action Network – single parents online community
Dad Talk – parenting advice for dads
Parents of Disabled Children – the online support forum offering support to parents of disabled children or parents of children with Special needs across the UK – All you need to know about getting pregnant from coming off the pill to fertility problems. – A very rough guide to parenting with views from both mum and dad

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