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Useful Links

Please note that The Kenneth MacRae Medical Centre is not responsible for these websites nor do we endorse them.

Browse the links below for links to useful websites:

Are You a Carer? 
For help, support and advice

Caring for Someone


Asthma advice and support

Bones and Joints

Arthritis Care

Arthritis Research Campaign - Bone and Joint problems

National Osteoporosis Society


Breast Cancer Campaign

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Screening

Marie Curie Cancer Care - Charity work for cancer patients

MacMillan Cancer Relief

Children's Health

NHS Choices

NHS Immunisation

Coeliac Disease

Coeliac UK

Counselling and Mental Health

St Helens Mindsmatter: You can refer yourself to Mindsmatter by phoning 01744 647100 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or you can go to 

If you live in Lancashire : NHS Mental Health freephone helpline number 0800 915 4640 (open Monday to Friday 7pm-11pm, Saturday and Sunday 12 midday to 12 midnight).

Rethink Mental Illness - support and advice for people living with mental illness. Telephone 0300 5000 927 (Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm).

Useful self-help website from Northumberland Tyne and Wear: 

Bullying Online - Help and advice on bullying

Child Bereavement Trust - Help for Bereaved Families

CRUSE Bereavement Counselling

Samaritans - Support and help for Low Mood - telephone 116 123 (24 hour helpline, 365 days a year)


Diabetes UK

Elderly Health

Age Concern

Alzheimer' Society UK

Good for your Brain

Help the Aged

Silver Line 

Eye Problems


RNIB - Common Eye Conditions

Health Information

Laboratory Tests

Patient UK - Information on various health related issues

Patient Information Leaflets on various Conditions

St.Helens LINk (local involvement network) 

Healthy Eating

Eat Well


British Heart Foundation

High Blood Pressure 

SADS - Sudden Death


Cancer Screening

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Skin Problems

British Association of Dermatologists

DermNet NZ: the dermatology resource

National Eczema Society

Stopping Smoking

Action on smoking ASH

Go Smoke Free

Quit Squad 01772 644 474/0800 328 6297 

Travel Health

BBC Travel Health

Fit for Travel

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