Here are a list of useful links to other healthcare services in and around Sheffield:
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals - http://www.sth.nhs.uk
The Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust website. Features up-to-date national and local news from the world of healthcare as well as information about hospitals across the city.
NHS Direct - http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
A website designed to provide health and medical advice 24 hours-a-day, 365 days a year. Includes a 24 hour telephone line that allows you to speak to healthcare professionals.
Citizens Advice Bureau - http://www.adviceguide.org.uk
Provides practical, up-to-date information on a wide range of topics from housing and family, to healthcare. This website tells you your rights as an NHS patient.
Advice Now - http://www.advicenow.org.uk
An independent, not-for-profit website providing accurate, up-to-date information on rights and legal issues.
Voluntary Action Sheffield - http://www.vas.org.uk
This website is ran by a voluntary organisation who provide training, planning and support for groups and individuals in the community and volunteering sector.
Cruse – bereavement counselling - http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
Provides free information, support and advice for bereaved people.
Sheffield MIND - http://www.sheffieldmind.co.uk
Sheffield Mind offer advice, support and counselling for those suffering from Mental Health difficulties, their carers and families.
Sheffield ME Group - http://www.sheffieldmegroup.co.uk/index.htm
This site provides information and news for people living with ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis). It also includes details of meetings held by the Sheffield ME Group.
Sheffield Help Yourself Database - http://www.sheffieldhelpyourself.org.uk
A database of more than 5,000 clubs, organisations, services and groups across Sheffield.
Patient UK website - http://www.patient.co.uk
A source of general health and disease information. Includes medical leaflets, advice on how to lead a healthy lifestyle and articles written by medical professionals.
Sheffield Community Equipment Loan Service - http://www.scels.com
A website created by the Sheffield Primary Care Trust, Sheffield City Council’s Neighbourhoods and Community Care (NCC) and Sheffield Care Trust. Provides information about equipment such as walking frames and beds, that are available on-loan for patients.
After Cancer - http://www.after-cancer.com
An online resource for people living with cancer. This site is written by patients and provides information about dealing with the side effects of cancer hormonal drugs.
Age Concern Sheffield – www.ageconcernsheffield.org.uk
Providing services and practical support to help older people in Sheffield maintain their independence and quality of life.
Older Sheffield - www.oldersheffield.org.uk
An online signposting website, run by Age Concern Sheffield, offering information on services in Sheffield for people aged over 50. Many health and social service professionals use the website with their patients to find activities and services that will enrich their lives