Useful links for patients

Please see the below resources for further information.

Patient info

Patient.info

Patient info is a patient information site containing leaflets about conditions and their treatments. It is a good place to look if you want to know more about the condition you have. For example, there are leaflets on:

Atrial Fibrillation Association

AFA logo
The Atrial Fibrillation Association is a great source of information about what atrial fibrillation is. It has lots of practical advice for living with atrial fibrillation. It also has the stories of different peoples’ experience of living with atrial fibrillation.

Anticoagulation UK

Anticoagulation UK logo
Anticoagulation UK (formerly Anticoagulation Europe) is a group dedicated to raising awareness of issues around thrombosis (blood clots and strokes). They provide information on the different conditions that blood clots can cause and links to apps that can help support treatments and lifestyle changes.

Stroke Association

Stroke Association logo
The Stroke Association is a charity dedicated to raising awareness of stroke and provides practical support for help people rebuild their lives after suffering a stroke.

Age UK

Age UK website
Age UK are a charity who support older people with a range of services, including help and advice about rights, health and wellbeing, loneliness, housing choices, travel and hobbies, work and retirement, and helping with mobility. They also offer insurance services tailored for older people.

 

 

Veterans Support

Find Support for Veterans in Your Local Area via – https://www.veteransgateway.org.uk/local-support/

Connect veterans and their families with a range of local support organisations – both within and outside the Armed Forces sector. The services have been grouped into categories such as Education and Training, Employment, Finances etc.

Navigate through the categories to find the support you need, or use the search function by clicking on the magnifying glass icon in the map toolbar;

  • On the map home screen, the search function searches all organisations in the directory.
  • When you have a category open, the search function searches all data within that category