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The following links provide some patient information resources which may be useful:

-  Behind the Headlines:  Part of the NHS website, Behind the Headlines explores the facts behind health stories which appear in the U.K. media.

-  East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust Latest news from the Trust and how to find the department or ward you are attending.

-  Health and Wellbeing Resources at Essex Libraries The public libraries provide a range of information and books on a number of health and wellbeing topics.

-  Health and Wellbeing Resources at Suffolk Libraries The public libraries provide a range of information and books on a number of health and wellbeing topics. 

-  Healthtalk:  Provides information and personal experiences about a variety of health issues.

-  Healthwatch Essex:  Provides advice and acts as an independent champion for everybody that uses a health and social care service. 

-  Healthwatch Suffolk:  Provides advice and acts as an independent champion for everybody that uses a health and social care service. 

 NICE Evidence Search:   Easy to use topic search function: e.g. 'osteoporosis' with an option to locate information suitable for the public.

-  Patient: Freely available. User-friendly interface allows searches for health conditions and medicines. Also offers a symptom checker and the facility to search for dentists/G.P. practices and support groups.

-  Patient Advice and Liaison Service The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) Provides advice and signposting - helping both visitors and patients navigate the hospital and its services

-  Support for family carers:  Information from East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust regarding carers.

-  Testing Treatments:  Aims to enable people to think critically about treatments and the validity of their claims. 

-  The NHS WebsiteThe website also contains advice on searching for healthcare information in other languages and formats.​​​

-  Understanding Health Research Aims to help people understand published health research.

-  UpToDate: Freely accessible information on many clinical conditions. Provides two levels of patient information a) The Basics (1-2 pages) and b) Beyond the Basics (3-5 pages). Use this link "Information for Patients" to go directly to the resource page. (No login or password is needed to access the patient information resources.)

 

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