Here are various links to medical web sites and information for specific ailments (all links will open in a new window). Remember though that the information on the web is not a substitute to professional medical care. Any decision about your health or medical care based solely on information obtained from the web could be unreliable and you should always consult your doctor before making any decisions.
Patient Services For on-line services - appointment booking and prescription requests
NHS Choices The official site of the National Health Service offers expert information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
Kent and Medway NHS On the Kent and Medway National Health Service website, you can find out about local NHS services, or discover how to stay healthy at home or when travelling abroad.
West Kent CCG This Website offers support to help you stay health, get the right treatment and provides details of health services in West Kent.
Patients can self-refer to a team of professionally trained and accredited practitioners based around Kent who provide Counselling and Psychology Services, also known as talking therapies, which are part of the government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme. Follow the link to their website or phone 0800 2799 500.
lastingpost.com For independant advice following a bereavement.
www.patient.co.uk/ A commercial UK site with a wealth of medical information.
The British Medical Journal, the country's leading medical journal can now be viewed in its entirety online.
The Royal College of General Practitioners web site has some useful patient information pages.