Health

NHS Direct


This is a comprehensive gateway to health information on the internet.
As well as giving guidance about particular health conditions, support groups and local healthcare services, it also operates a 24 hour nurse advice and information service.

For England check out www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

For Scotland: www.nhs24.com

For Wales: www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk Cyngor a gwybodaeth iechyd, 24 awr y dydd, bob dydd

For the nurse advice and information service, you can call day or night.
All calls are charged at local rates and are recorded.
In England and Wales call 0845 46 47
In Scotland call NHS24 on 0800 224488 but only some areas are covered. Check out the website for further details.

Family Planning Association
2-12 Pentonville Road London N1 9FP
Tel: 020 7837 5432
Improving communication and understanding about sexuality is at the heart of FPA's pioneering approach to the development of sexual health in the 21st century.
There is a helpline operating on weekdays if you need advice regarding matters of sexual health and contraception:
England 0845 310 1334 9am to 7pm
All other offices are open on weekdays from 9am to 5pm:

Wales 0845 600 1213
Scotland 0141 576 5088
N. Ireland 028 90 325 488
Derry 028 71 260 016

There is also a wide range of free leaflets available but remember to contact your doctor or family planning clinic if you are worried about anything.

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