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.

With the winter season now upon on us, people with start showing symptoms of common colds. If you are suffering from any of the symptoms listed below please consult your local pharmacist first as they can assist you. Most common colds can be treated with over the counter products but if you find this doesn't help, you will need to seek medical attention form your GP.
Signs and symptoms, which can vary from person to person, might include:

    • Runny or stuffy nose.

    • Sore throat.

    • Cough.

    • Congestion.

    • Slight body aches or a mild headache.

    • Sneezing.

    • Low-grade fever.

    • Generally feeling unwell (malaise)

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