Here are some useful links that patients may find helpful. Feel free to suggest some useful sites and also note that more will be added in due course.
Online Multilingual Help Guides and Audio Files:
South Asian Health
The NHS Choices website has specific information for the South Asian community on diet, health and lifestyle.
Wellbeing Services South Glasgow
This organisation has various information/relaxation MP3 audio files.
Royal College of Psychiatrists Translation Index
This organisation has information in over 20 different languages, covering areas such as depression, anxiety, phobias, cognitive behavioral therapy and sleeping advice.
NHS Fort Valley Multi-Cultural Nutrition Page
The Eatwell plate is a policy tool that defines the Governments recommendations on healthy diets. It makes healthy eating easier to understand by giving a visual representation of the types and proportions of foods needed for a healthy and well balanced diet.
Eating a healthy and well balanced diet in line with the Eatwell plate can help improve your overall health and well-being. It can also help protect against heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, bowel disease and certain cancers.
NHS Health Scotland Publication - Steps to deal with stress
A simple guide to stressing less and enjoying life more (March 2015). This booklet contains some practical ways for you to start dealing with stress right now and to stop it building up in future.
NHS Health Scotland Publication - Vitamin D and You
This leaflet explains the benefits of getting enough Vitamin D as part of a healthy diet.
Information sheets on Cervical Screeninghttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cervical-screening-description-in-brief
Bradford Living with Pain Service
Some relaxation videos in Urdu
Have a variety of information leaflets in over 20 languages -
Diabetes and fasting/Ramadan -
Healthy eating and diabetes -
Multiple Sclerosis – Asian MS Group
We aim to raise awareness and dispel ignorance of MS in the Asian community, put fun and dignity back into the lives of Asians with MS and their careers, raise money for people affected by MS from the Asian community. We also: provide a telephone support service for Asians with MS, their carers, friends and family, produce online and printed information in different languages, offer an interpreting service, run the 'Asian MS' forum.
More Useful Links for Your Health
Patient.co.ukA huge array of Patient Information Leaflets written in plain English.
Diabetes UKLargest 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.
NHSThe website for the NHS , lots of useful information and videos
British Heart FoundationOur vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We will achieve this through our pioneering research, our vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease.
FPA - The Sexual Health CharitySexual health advice and information on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy choices, abortion and planning a pregnancy.
Health Trainer ServiceDo you want to improve your health and wellbeing? We’re here to help you achieve your goals.