Bones and joints

Back Care

National Osteoporosis Society

NRAS (National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society)

Versus Arthritis (formerly Arthritis Research UK)

Brain and nervous system

Alzheimer’s Society

Brain and Spine Foundation

Different Strokes (for younger stroke survivors)

Epilepsy Action

Headway (for people with a brain injury and their carers)

Meningitis Now

Motor Neurone Disease Association

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society

Parkinson’s UK

SameYou (recovery from brain injury and stroke for young people)

Stroke Association

Cancer

Children

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group

CLIC Sargent (cancer and leukaemia in childhood)

Make A Wish Foundation

Teenage Cancer Trust

Colorectal, stomach, bowel

Bowel Cancer UK

Colostomy Association (includes young colostomates)

Lynn's Bowel Cancer Campaign

Pseudomyxoma Survivor

General

Cancer Research UK

Deaf Cancer Wise (for people with hearing difficulties who are affected by cancer)

Look good, feel better 

Macmillan Cancer Support

Marie Curie Cancer Care

NHS national screening programme (bowel, breast, cervical)

Odyssey (helps people with cancer regain confidence via a programme of outdoor activities)

Penny Brohn Cancer Care (complementary therapies, counselling and support for people with cancer and their supporters)

Wessex Cancer Trust

World Cancer Research Fund

Men

Everyman Campaign

Orchid - fighting male cancer (testicular, prostate and penile cancer)

Prostate Cancer UK

Other cancer

Anthony Nolan Trust (info on bone marrow donation and transplantation for leukaemia)

Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research)

Kidney Cancer UK

Lymphoedema support network

Mesothelioma UK

Myeloma UK

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Sarcoma UK

Women

Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Now

Daisy Network (premature menopause)

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

NHS National Screening Programme (bowel, breast, cervical)

Ovacome (ovarian cancer)

VACO (Vulva Awareness Campaign Organisation)

 

Caregiving

British Red Cross (support at home)

Carers Together

Carers Trust

Carers UK

Connect to Support Hampshire (adult social care)

Crossroads Care Reading (respite service for carers – local group based in Reading)

Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Hampshire

Please also see our 'Information for carers' page

 

Children, young adults and parenting

General

Childline

Contact (for families with disabled children)

Diabetes UK

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Haemophilia Society

Healthier together

Kidscape (help with bullying)

Meningitis Now

Ronald Mcdonald House Charities (free accommodation for families with children in hospitals and hospices across the UK)

Well Child (national charity for sick children)

Winston’s wish (charity for bereaved children)

Parenting

Family lives

Healthier together

Young adults

Sex and young people (information and advice about sex, contraception and relationships for teenagers)

Talk to Frank (honest information about drugs aimed at younger people)
 

Disabilities

Autism

Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious About Autism (online community)

Autism Hampshire

National Autistic Society

Cerebral palsy

SCOPE (cerebral palsy)

Down's syndrome

Down's Syndrome Association

General

British Red Cross (support at home)

Challengers (inclusive play and leisure for disabled children and young people)

Connect to Support Hampshire 

Contact (for parents of disabled children)

Council for Disabled Children

Disability Rights UK

Disabled Living Foundation (solutions for independent living)

Hampshire Parent Carer Network

Limbless Association (for UK amputees and limb-loss community)

Rose Road Association (services for young disabled people aged 0 - 25, their parents, families and carers)

SeeAbility (specialist support, accommodation and eye care help for people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss)

Hearing loss

Please see 'Ear, nose, throat and mouth' section

Learning disabilities

Easy Health (health information for people with learning disabilities)

Mencap 

Sight loss

Please see 'Eyes' section

 

Drugs

Prescribed medicines

Electronic Medicines Compendium (prescribed medicines info)

NHS medicines A-Z

Recreational and street drugs

Frank

 

Ear, nose, throat, mouth

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID)

British Deaf Association (BDA)

British Dental Association

Deaf Cancer Wise (for people with hearing difficulties who are affected by cancer)

deafPLUS 

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs

National Deaf Children's Society

North Hampshire Deaf Children's Society

Sense (for people with complex disabilities, including deafblind)

Sonus (for deaf people)

Spectrum (centre for independent living)

Eyes

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Helping Hands for the Blind

Living Paintings (tactile and audio books for blind children and adults)

Look (national federation of families with visually impaired children)

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Open Sight

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Royal National Institute for the Blind

SeeAbility (specialist support, accommodation and eye care help for people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss)

Talking Newspapers

Family planning, pregnancy, childbirth

General

NHS health conditions A-Z

NHS medicines A-Z

NHS services near you

Health and wellbeing directory (Hampshire Hospitals)

Healthier together (NHS parenting site)

Embarrassing problems

Patient (health information)

WebMD

Allergies

Allergy UK

Action Against Allergy

Anaphylaxis Campaign

Benefits and community advice

Benefits

British Red Cross (support at home)

Citizens Advice

Driving with a disability or health condition

Blood, organ and bone marrow donation

Anthony Nolan Trust

NHS Blood and Transplant 

Organ Donor Register

Participation in clinical trials or research projects

National Institute for Health Research

Travel information and advice

Fit for Travel

MASTA (medical advisory service for travellers abroad)

 

Healthy living

Alcohol

Al-Anon (for families and friends of alcoholics)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Drink aware (alcohol awareness)

Inclusion (drug and alcohol services)

Diet

NHS

Nutritionist Resource

Drugs

Inclusion (drug and alcohol services)

Exercise

Andover Leisure Centre

Basingstoke Sports Centre

River Park Leisure Centre (Winchester)

Walking for Health

Smoking

Quit4Life (NHS Hampshire stop smoking service)

Smokefree (NHS)

 

Heart, blood, circulation

Lungs

Men's health

Everyman Campaign (male cancer)

Orchid Cancer Appeal (testicular, prostate and penile cancer)

Prostate Cancer UK

Mental health

Relationships and sexual health

Avert (HIV and AIDS information)

Family Planning Association

Let's Talk About It (NHS Hampshire sexual health services)

Relate (relationship and marriage counselling)

Sexual Advice Association (male and female sexual problems)

Terrence Higgins Trust (HIV and sexual health information and services)

 

Stomach, bowel

Bladder and Bowel Foundation (incontinence)

Coeliac UK  

Colostomy Association

Crohn’s and Colitis UK  

Guts UK  

IA (ileostomy and internal pouch support group)

IBS Network

PBC Foundation (primary biliary cirrhosis)