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Health conditions

There are a range of conditions which can affect your health, wellbeing and daily living.

For information about specific conditions or living with your condition please see:

Where can I find local services?

To find services in your area:

More information and details about the services that are available where you live and a list of local GPs can be found on the NHS Choices website.

If you are an older person who needs any non urgent information or advice about your health issues, you can call the Age UK helpline on 0800 169 6565.

Your local pharmacists can advise you on minor ailments or illnesses.

Additional support

Product and equipment advice

AskSara can help you to find useful advice and products that make daily living easier.

Manage your health

This is an app that supports people to manage their condition. It can be used on an android or apple device.

It answers commonly asked questions from patients. Clinicians answer these questions for you.

It uses computer-generated characters to demonstrate key points to help manage a condition, such as an effective inhaler technique for asthma.

Healthwatch

Healthwatch acts as an independent voice of local people. It’s their job to listen to your experiences of health and social care services. They will use this feedback to help change and improve these services.

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