Bones and joints

Back Care

National Osteoporosis Society

NRAS (National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society)

Versus Arthritis (formerly Arthritis Research UK)



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)

Heartburn Cancer UK (oesophageal and gastric cancer, Barrett's oesophagus)

Lynn's Bowel Cancer Campaign

Pseudomyxoma Survivor


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)

Untire (app to help reduce fatigue)

Wessex Cancer Trust

World Cancer Research Fund


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


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)


Children, young adults and parenting



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)


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)



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


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)

Macmillan Cancer Support (cancer-related information in Easy Read)

Marie Curie (information for anyone affected by terminal illness in Easy Read)

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)


Sight loss

Please see 'Eyes' section



Prescribed medicines

Electronic Medicines Compendium (prescribed medicines info)

NHS medicines A-Z

Recreational and street drugs



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)


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)


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


NHS health conditions A-Z

NHS medicines A-Z

NHS services near you

Behind the headlines (NHS guide to the science that makes the news)

Connect to support Hampshire (adult social care)

Contact (directory of medical conditions, diagnosis and genetics)

Health and wellbeing directory (Hampshire Hospitals)

Healthier together (NHS parenting site)

Patient (health information)



Allergy UK

Action Against Allergy

Anaphylaxis Campaign

Benefits and community advice


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


Al-Anon (for families and friends of alcoholics)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Drink aware (alcohol awareness)

Inclusion (drug and alcohol services)



Nutritionist Resource


Inclusion (drug and alcohol services)


Andover Leisure Centre

Basingstoke Sports Centre

River Park Leisure Centre (Winchester)

Walking for Health


Quit4Life (NHS Hampshire stop smoking service)

Smokefree (NHS)


Heart, blood, circulation


Men's health

Mental health

Bereavement and counselling

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Child Death Helpline

Child Bereavement UK

Compassionate Friends

Counselling Directory

Cruse Bereavement Care

Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

Hampshire Registration Service (how to register a death)


Mariposa Trust (support for bereaved parents)

Miscarriage Association

Relate (relationship/ marriage counselling)

Rethink Mental Illness

Rosie Crane Trust (support for bereaved parents)


SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) 


Winston's Wish  (charity for bereaved children)


Anxiety UK

BEAT (eating disorders)


Every Mind Matters 

Heads Together

Gamblers’ Anonymous

Mental Health Foundation


National Self Harm Network

No Panic (for sufferers of panic and anxiety disorders, phobias, OCD, and withdrawal from tranquilisers)


Royal College of Psychiatrists


Shout - for support in a crisis



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)