Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

High Blood Pressure 

Home BP diary

Calculating your average BP readings

Dash Diet for reducing blood pressure (Note the American cup system of measurement 1 cup = 225mls of fluid or 200g of solids)

Starting statins? Things you need to know

Calculating your heart age

Working out what effect lowering blood pressure, starting stains and lifestyle changes will have on your risk

Atrial Fibrillation

AF NOAC medication leaflet

Benefits of anticoagulation quantified


How best to use your inhaler


Home blood glucose monitoring diary

Hypo management

Type 1 Diabetes sick rules

Type 2 Diabetes Sick day Rules

Steroid medication and diabetes

Diabetes and driving

Diabetic foot advice sheet

Women's Health

Pelvic floor exercises

Menopause matters - a useful website

HRT myths!

HRT risks

Pros and cons of breast screening

Symptoms and signs of breast cancer

Bladder retraining


Contraceptive choices 
IUS e.g. Mirena coil
IUD 'The coil'
The implant
The combined pill
The progesterone only pill
Depo injections
The contraceptive patch
The contraceptive ring
Emergency contraception


Men's Health

PSA testing

Re-training the overactive bladder 

Home physiotherapy leaflets

Home physio information leaflets - Click on coloured buttons on cartoon skeleton to access relevant leaflets

Home Physio leaflets for Hip, KneeShoulder, Neck Pain  and Back Pain

Mental Health

Anxiety self help booklet

Depression self help booklet

Sleep problems

Stress management

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The FODMAP diet


Bowel cancer screening - instruction for faeces sampling


How to recognise this life threatening condition  


Checking your moles

Pregnancy and pre-pregnancy information

Medications in pregnancy

Thinking of getting pregnant

Thinking of stopping smoking

Food fact information sheets

Pregnancy and Rubella

Maternity Services in Calderdale

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Screening tests for you and your baby


Managing D&V in adults

Managing diarrhoea and vomiting in children


Over The Counter drugs changes from 2018

Guide to which drugs are being reviewed by the NHS

Local CCG guidance for GP prescribing

The last months of life

Very useful leaflets from the dying matters website

'Just in Case' medicines

Ear Care

Ear care


Urgent care in children

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