updated November 2017

  • NHS Choices - Information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
  • Cochrane Library - a collection of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
  • NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) - provides guidelines for the NHS
  • Healthwatch England - The national consumer champion in health and care.
  • Patient Information Forum - Campaigns to ensure that health information is central to high quality, patient-centred care.
  • Patient UK - Provides non-medical people in UK with information on health and diseases.
  • Surgery Door - Information on support groups and general information.
  • Best Health - Advice on available treatments for conditions, based on clinical evidence.
  • Healthline.com - provides trusted health information, free tools, news and doctor-reviewed resources.
  • Experiencing good NHS care: what you can expect - booklet to make sure people who use adult NHS services in England and Wales have the best possible experience of care (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence).
  • NICE Evidence - aimed at NHS staff but still useful for in-depth information