National Health Services Sites
The new phone number to ring for medical advice when it’s not a 999 emergency
This is the official website for the National Health Service.
A source of information about all local NHS services and a gateway to all of their websites.
A guide to all of Bristol’s primary care services from GP surgeries, dentists and pharmacists to walk-in centres.
North Bristol NHS Trust
This site gives you the latest news and information about North Bristol Trust which runs Southmead and Cossham hospitals.
United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust
This is the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust site. It contains information about the Bristol Royal Infirmary, the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol Dental Hospital, St Michael’s Hospital, the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre and Bristol Homeopathic Hospital.
Information about Medical Conditions
The internet has thousands of websites which offer advice about all aspects of health and illness but unfortunately not all of it is reliable and some is utter nonsense. The sites listed below offer sensible, evidence-based advice and further links to other, more detailed websites.
This site provides health news, information about a wide range of medical conditions and links to related BBC radio and TV programmes,
Contains A-Z guides of medical conditions and medications.
A useful resource with information and factsheets about all medical conditions and illnesses.
Bristol City Council Social Services
Advice about services to protect and support children’s health and welfare.
You can download a Blue Badge application form here
Information and advice about all aspects of home care for adults.
Advice about council housing, sheltered accommodation and help with homelessness issues.