British Medical Journal - The aims of the
electronic version of the BMJ are to publish rigorous accessible
information that will help doctors improve their practice and will
influence the international debate on health.
British Heart Foundation (BHF)
- U.K. charity fighting heart and circulatory disease, and funding
research, education, and life-saving equipment. Contains extensive
medical information and details of research and fundraising.
Diabetes UK - Formerly the
British Diabetic Association, the organization works for people with
diabetes, funding research, campaigning, and helping people live
with the condition.
Patient UK - Aims to help
non-medical people find information about health issues.
Frank - Upfront advice and
information for young people about drugs. Includes an A-Z of drugs,
confidential helpline, and reports.
Asthma UK - Nonprofit U.K.
organization working to conquer asthma through a combination of
research, education, and support to those affected by asthma. Site
features general information, trigger tips, latest research news,
discussion forum, adviceline, as well as online resources for
patients and professionals.
World AIDS Day - World AIDS
Day is on the 1st of December, and is an opportunity for people
worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Mental Health Foundation -
U.K. charity helping to improve the lives of everyone with mental
health problems or learning disabilities.
General Medical Council -
Licenses doctors to practice medicine in the U.K.
GamCare - Concern about the
social impact of gambling in the U.K.
British Medical Association
- Advice and information for doctors on pensions, pay, ethics,
science, fees and more.
Drinkaware Trust - Provides
information about the effects of alcohol on lives and lifestyles.
Includes public education programs and grants information.
Action on Smoking and Health U.K. (ASH)
- Because tobacco smoking is the single largest preventable cause of
death and disease within the U.K. ASH works with others to eliminate
the epidemic by influencing policy and public opinion.
British Nutrition Foundation
- Provides nutrition information for teachers, health professionals,
scientists, and others.
fpa - This charity aims to
improve sexual health, reproductive rights, and choices of people in
the U.K. Also offers advice on contraceptives, STD's, and pregnancy.
British Red Cross -
Provider of emergency help to people in need. Site includes branch
contact information and description of activities.
Mind The Mental Health Charity
- In England and Wales working for a better life for everyone
experiencing mental distress.