Useful Website Links

Disclaimer: Using this website

General: The information contained on this website gives general advice only and is not intended, nor is it implied, to be a substitute for the professional medical advice or medical care that patients receive when consulting a GP or other qualified health provider.

Although every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, neither the doctors or staff accept any responsibility for the misuse or misinterpretation of this information.

Links to other sites: We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.  These links are provided for your convenience and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal advice patients receive when consulting a GP or other qualified health provider.


Age UK

Age UK provide a diverse range of care and support services to promote the well being of all older people.

www.ageuk.org.uk/cheshire – Age UK Cheshire website

www.ageuk.org.uk – national Age UK website

A Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing

 


Alcoholics Anonymous

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

 


Alzheimer’s Society

Do you know someone who needs support or information about dementia?  The Alzheimer’s Society can offer a number of services for people with dementia and their carers.

http://alzheimers.org.uk

Chester Office

Northwich Office

The Alzheimer’s Society meet in Tarporley on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Tarporley Community Centre between 1.30-3.00 pm. Anyone with dementia, their carers, family and friends are welcome to attend. Please ring 01244 851351 or e-mail westcheshire@alzheimers.org.uk for further details.

Click here to view their leaflet “Worried about your memory?”  This has been designed to help understand more about memory loss, so if you are worried – either about your own or someone else’s memory – you can seek advice and, if necessary, get treatment.

 


Arthritis Research UK

Working to take the pain away from people living with all forms of arthritis and helping them to remain active. They do this by funding high class research, educating health care professionals and providing information to people with arthritis and their carers.

http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org

 


Asthma UK

The charity dedicated to improving the health and well being of the people in the UK whose lives are affected by asthma.

http://www.asthma.org.uk

 


British Heart Foundation (BHF)

The charity fighting heart and circulatory disease.

http://www.bhf.org.uk

 


British Lung Foundation (BLF)

Provides advice and support to those affected by lung conditions.

http://www.lunguk.org

 


British Red Cross

Information on the British Red Cross and the services it provides including wheelchair hire and the Care in the Home Service.

http://www.redcross.org.uk

Care in the Home leaflet – British Red Cross

 


Countess of Chester Hospital

http://www.coch.nhs.uk/

 


Cruse Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care for support after the death of someone close.

http://www.cruse.org.uk

 


Diabetes UK

The charity working for people with diabetes – funding research, campaigning and helping people to live with diabetes.

http://www.diabetes.org.uk

 


Epilepsy Society

Epilepsy Society is the UK’s leading provider of epilepsy services.

http://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk

 


Leighton Hospital

http://www.mcht.nhs.uk

 


Multiple Sclerosis

MS Society provide information and support.

http://www.mssociety.org.uk

The Neuro Therapy Centre based in Saltney, near Chester provides practical support and therapies to help people manage the symptoms of a wide range of neurological conditions including MS, Parkinson’s and ME.

http://www.neurotherapycentre.org.uk

 


National Eczema Society

A registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema and their carers.

http://www.eczema.org

 


Osteoporosis Society

Dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and fragility fractures.

http://www.nos.org.uk

 


Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s UK – support and research charity.

http://www.parkinsons.org.uk

The Neuro Therapy Centre based in Saltney, Chester provides practical support and therapies to help people manage the symptoms of a wide range of neurological conditions including MS, Parkinson’s and ME.

http://www.neurotherapycentre.org

 


Relate

Relate offers counselling, support and information for all types of relationships.

http://www.relate.org.uk

 


Social Services

To receive help for yourself or a member of your family you can contact the Advice and Contact Team at:

Cheshire West & Chester Council

http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/health_and_social_care/adultsocialcare/contact_adult_social_care.aspx


Stroke Association

The Stroke Association are a charity who support stroke survivors to make the best recovery they can, campaign for better stroke prevention and care and fund research to develop new treatments and ways of preventing stroke.

Stroke Association – main website

Chester Office

Crewe Office

Suspect a stroke? Act FAST. Call 999.  Stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical attention.  If you suspect a stroke, always dial 999.


Tarporley War Memorial Hospital

Tarporley War Memorial Hospital is an independent charitable Trust Hospital working closely with the NHS.

http://tarporleyhospital.co.uk