NHS website


The best place to start when searching for trustworthy

information about your health. You can also

access GP online services.


Health news – Behind the Headlines


Reviews the research behind the latest health news.


NHS Apps Library


Recommendations for health-related apps that

you can download to use on your own devices.


Improving your health online


Includes tips on navigating the NHS website and accessing

online GP services.




Interviews with patients, produced by the Health Experience

Research Group at the University of Oxford.


Reading Well book collections


Books available to borrow for free at most public libraries - a ‘prescription’ without the cost!

The books are chosen by health experts and endorsed by people living with the conditions covered.


COVID-19 resources compiled by


 Below is a list of open access information resources for signposting to patients and members of the public.

*Information and advice on sources of information is given in good faith but should never be used as a substitute for seeking medical advice. We have taken care to direct you to reliable information but cannot guarantee its accuracy. You should always consult a suitably qualified doctor or healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions*



NHS guidelines

NHS Resources for different age groups


Additional learning needs (incl. autism)

Google Document of resources and websites. Updated regularly.


In translation

COVID-19 patient information in multiple languages

International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)



BBC Bitesize (from wider Fact or Fake resource)

British Nutrition Foundation advice

Focus Games

World Health Organization



Links to all publisher resources on COVID-19 that have now been made available OA (Italian, but links resolve to English language campaign sites for each publisher, including Nature)

Kings College London symptom tracker app


Social prescribing

‘Co-vid’ Video Companion Scheme (specifically for those with multiple sclerosis)

GOV.UK advice via WhatsApp


Vulnerable populations

Guidance for rough sleepers

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) advice