Directory

Accessibility

AbilityNet is a UK charity dedicated to helping disabled people use computers and the internet. The 'My Computer My Way' section of their website contains a collection of useful guides to making changes that help you see websites and applications more clearly

 

WEBSITE: mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and help everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you’re losing your sight or you’re blind or partially sighted, their practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.

 

WEBSITE: www.rnib.org.uk/

NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is a free “screen reader” which enables blind and vision impaired people to use computers. It reads the text on the screen in a computerised voice. You can control what is read to you by moving the cursor to the relevant area of text with a mouse or the arrows on your keyboard. NVDA can also convert the text into braille if the computer user owns a device called a “braille display”.

 

WEBSITE: //www.nvaccess.org/

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Action Hearing Loss are experts in helping people with hearing loss, and their friends and families. So if you're looking for guidance on meeting your day-to-day needs, this section can help you find what you need – from residential care to reablement and respite.

 

WEBSITE: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

 

Accessibility

AbilityNet is a UK charity dedicated to helping disabled people use computers and the internet. The 'My Computer My Way' section of their website contains a collection of useful guides to making changes that help you see websites and applications more clearly

 

WEBSITE: mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and help everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you’re losing your sight or you’re blind or partially sighted, their practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.

 

WEBSITE: www.rnib.org.uk/

NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is a free “screen reader” which enables blind and vision impaired people to use computers. It reads the text on the screen in a computerised voice. You can control what is read to you by moving the cursor to the relevant area of text with a mouse or the arrows on your keyboard. NVDA can also convert the text into braille if the computer user owns a device called a “braille display”.

 

WEBSITE: www.nvaccess.org/

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Action Hearing Loss are experts in helping people with hearing loss, and their friends and families. So if you're looking for guidance on meeting your day-to-day needs, this section can help you find what you need – from residential care to reablement and respite.

Alcohol & Drugs

Cassiobury Court offers drug and alcohol addiction treatment. This includes detoxification, rehabilitation and aftercare. Call: 01923 804 139

 

WEBSITE:  www.cassioburycourt.com/

 

Talk To Frank is an educational website about drugs and a free 24-hour helpline offering information and counselling on all aspects of drug use

 

WEBSITE: www.talktofrank.com/

Alzheimers & Dementia

Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia

 

WEBSITE: www.alzheimers.org.uk/

 

Asthma

This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it

 

WEBSITE: www.asthma.org.uk/

 

Cancer

 
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Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process

 

WEBSITE: www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/

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An interactive NHS website to help patients make informed decisions about where to access cancer services

 

E-mail: enquiries@mycancertreatment.info

 

WEBSITE: www.mycancertreatment.nhs.uk/

Contraception

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The closest Sexual Health Clinic to our surgery is Archway Centre. You can walk-in for emergency contraception or book appointments online. Please check the link below to access Archway Centre's services and other clinics near you.

 

WEBSITE: www.sexualhealth.cnwl.nhs.uk/clinics/archway-centre/

 
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The Brandon Centre provides free and confidential contraception and sexual health services to young people aged 12 to 24. Young people come to us to get advice and information about safer sex, pregnancy, sexually-transmitted infections or their sexual and emotional relationships.

 

WEBSITE: www.brandon-centre.org.uk/

Diabetes

Largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition

 

WEBSITE: www.diabetes.org.uk/

 

Diabetes.co.uk is your resource for information on type 1 and type 2 diabetes, diabetes symptoms and diabetes treatments.

 

Diabetes.co.uk is a community of people with diabetes, family members, friends, supporters and carers, offering their own support and first hand knowledge.

 

WEBSITE: www.diabetes.co.uk

Family

Islington's Family Directory of services provides information for parents and carers, children and young people and the practitioners working with them. It is maintained by the Family Information Service

 

WEBSITE: directory.islington.gov.uk/kb5/islington/directory/family.page

 

IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence and abuse (DVA) training support and referral programme that has been evaluated in a randomised controlled trial. Core areas of the programme are training and education, clinical enquiry, care pathways and an enhanced referral pathway to specialist domestic violence services. It is aimed at women who are experiencing DVA from a current partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS also provides information and signposting for male victims and for perpetrators.

 

WEBSITE: www.irisdomesticviolence.org.uk/

General Health

 
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NHS Choices offers many useful services. On the website you can find your local services, get help and advice on how to deal with your symptoms and read the latest health news.

 

WEBSITE: www.nhs.uk/symptom-checker/general-assessment/start

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Attempts to break the language barrier between Doctors and patients regarding disease and illnesses.

 

WEBSITE: www.netdoctor.co.uk/

The Department of Health (DH) helps people to live better for longer. We lead, shape and fund health and care in England, making sure people have the support, care and treatment they need, with the compassion, respect and dignity they deserve.

 

WEBSITE: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health

Hearing Loss

SignVideo are a Video Relay Services and Video Remote Interpreting provider in the UK. They provide British Sign Language (BSL) video interpreting services to enable communication between the community of over 150,000 deaf BSL users in the UK and hearing people. .

 

WEBSITE: www.signvideo.co.uk/

 
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Action Hearing Loss are experts in helping people with hearing loss, and their friends and families. So if you're looking for guidance on meeting your day-to-day needs, this section can help you find what you need – from residential care to reablement and respite.

 

WEBSITE: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

Men's Health

 
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Fast, free independent information from the Men"s Health Forum

 

WEBSITE: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

Mental Health

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This is the Camden and Islington iCope website. For the Kingston iCope website, please click here

 

Here you will find free, confidential help for problems such as stress, worry, depression and insomnia.

 

There are times when everyone feels stressed or unhappy. Generally these bad times pass, but sometimes there are problems that do not go away and things get harder and harder. At some point in their life, one in four people feel this way.

 

Talking about your problems really can help.

 

WEBSITE: icope.nhs.uk/

 

Smoking

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Free service and information for those who want to quit smoking.

 

WEBSITE: www.smokefreeislington.nhs.uk/

 

Tubercolosis

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All the info you need about tuberculosis can be found on this useful website.

 

WEBSITE: www.tbalert.org/

 

Violence

IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence and abuse (DVA) training support and referral programme that has been evaluated in a randomised controlled trial. Core areas of the programme are training and education, clinical enquiry, care pathways and an enhanced referral pathway to specialist domestic violence services. It is aimed at women who are experiencing DVA from a current partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS also provides information and signposting for male victims and for perpetrators.

 

WEBSITE: www.irisdomesticviolence.org.uk/

 

Women's Health

Women"s Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women with their healthcare by providing unbiased, accurate information

 

WEBSITE: www.womens-health-concern.org/

 

Young Patients

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izzy-info is the website for young people, packed with information and advice, details of local youth organisations, plus things to do and places to go.

 

WEBSITE: www.izzy-info.com

 

Talk To Frank is an educational website about drugs and a free 24-hour helpline offering information and counselling on all aspects of drug use

 

WEBSITE: www.talktofrank.com/

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