updated January 2019

Looking for Health Information Online: How do we how who to trust?
https://tinyurl.com/yb968bvl (guidance from University Hospital Aintree)


  • Contact - Charity giving support, advice, information for families with disabled children.
  • NHS Service Search - Search by postcode for local NHS services.
  • Carers UK - The voice of carers - the only carer-led organisation working for carers.
  • Carers Direct - a national information, advice and support service for carers in England, with a helpline.
  • Counselling Directory - a resource for those looking to find a local counsellor, or to get general information on counselling and its uses.
  • Health Talk Online - personal experiences and stories of of health issues and illness.
  • Self Help UK - provides a database of over 1,000 self help organisations, patient support groups and charities across the UK that provide support, guidance and advice to patients, carers and their relatives.

Free NHS-approved apps