Solace Advocacy & Support

Solace Advocacy & Support Service provides support to survivors of domestic abuse in Barnet. With an allocated Advocate, they will provide practical and emotional support, information, advocacy and specialist services to increase safety and meet a range of needs – these can include ongoing safety concerns, emotional or housing support, legal options, reporting to the police, help around child contact, benefits and financial advice.

 

02038745003

Karma Nirvana

Are you being pressured to get married against your will? Do you fear to bring shame or dishonour on your family? Have you been emotionally or physically abused? Are you confused about what they say scripture demands of you? Do you worry about being disowned?

 

0800 5999 247

Opoka

Opoka is a specialist service working to stop domestic violence against women and children in the Polish community our aims to help create a world free of domestic violence against Polish women and their children where women feel safe, secure and can engage and participate in society.

 

0300 365 1700

Forced Marriage

Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.

 

020 7008 0151

Galop Services

We are continuing to support LGBT+ who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence and/or domestic abuse while remote working. Referrals to access these services can be made by emailing referrals@galop.org.uk or completing our online referral form. We can provide support through telephone, email, text and WhatsApp.

 

0800 999 5428

Respect Men’s advice line

Are you being abused? Have you changed the way you behave because you are frightened of your partner’s reaction?

 

0808 8010327

SafeLives

If you are experiencing domestic abuse or are supporting someone who is in that situation, immediate help is available.

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Are you experiencing domestic abuse? You are not alone. The Helpline can help you find a refuge vacancy for you and your children; call us them more information. They can also support you to find other specialist services in your community, which can provide support whether or not you have left your partner.

 

0808 2000 247

Survivors UK – Male Rape and Sexual Abuse Support

Survivors UK help sexually abused men, as well as their friends and family, no matter when the abuse happened, and challenge the silence and attitudes.

Rape Crisis

National organisation offering support and counselling for those affected by rape and sexual abuse.

 

0808 802 9999

Refuge

Every single day Refuge works tirelessly to support thousands of women and children experiencing domestic violence and other forms of gender based violence.

 

0808 2000 247

Victim Support

As an independent charity, we work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. We help people feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime. Support is free, confidential and tailored to your needs.

 

08 08 16 89 111

Safespot (age 6-12 yrs)

Downloadable app (android and IOS) developed by a child psychiatrist who used to work in FV. Promotes mental wellbeing by teaching coping skills.

Sure Recovery

The app is free to use and has been designed to help people track their own recovery journeys and achieve their personal goals. The app has been developed with people at different stages of recovery and is based on their ideas and feedback.

Positive Penguins (age 9-11yrs)

PP is a resilience building app for children aged 9-11yrs. Helps children to understand their thoughts and feelings and what to do when feeling anxious. Includes simple 5 minute graded and guided relaxation exercises.

Headspace (age 12yrs+)

Meditation app. Learn to relax. 10mins free for 10 days then small subscription.

SAM (Self Help for Anxiety Management) (Age 12 yrs +)

This app provides self-help techniques to help manage overall anxiety. Track anxiety levels, triggers, and build a personal tool kit in the app. It also provides interactive guidance for practicing self-help and a closed social community to engage with others. If you’re looking for holistic snapshot of your anxiety and how to cope with it, this may be the app for you.

Worry Box (age 6-16 yrs)

This app serves as a journal for children and adolescents to record their worrisome thoughts. Steps are then identified in managing the worry

BabyCentre

BabyCentre® reaches more than 45 million mums globally each month in nine different languages, including eight in 10 new and expecting mums online in the UK.

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

One You Drink Free Days

Make a pledge to take a few days off and you’re more likely to follow it through and reach your goals. Drink Free Days is for people who like a drink but want some support in tracking and cutting down on the booze. Understand more about your current drinking and risk levels as it common for people to underestimate how much they drink.

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Drinkaware’s range of online tools can help you understand your drinking, track your drinks and change your habits.

Asthma UK

We work to stop asthma attacks and, ultimately, cure asthma by funding world leading research and scientists, campaigning for change and supporting people with asthma to reduce their risk of a potentially life threatening asthma attack.

 

0300 222 5800

Barnet Mencap Autism Service

Barnet Mencap provides a range of services for children and adults. We campaign with people with learning disabilities and people with autism and their families to secure high quality services and support in the borough.

 

020 8349 3842

Autism Initiatives UK

In a variety of locations throughout the UK and Ireland we offer a wide range of support for autistic people. From supported living to schools, from a short break service to one stop shops, from work placements to training, clubs and activities, Autism Initiatives has a wealth of resources and expertise that support autistic people to achieve their personal goals.

Learning Disability update

Our Learning Disability update is an ‘easy read’ newsletter. Subscribe to keep up to date with what NHS England is doing for people with a learning disability and/or autism, their families, carers and supporters.

Young Minds – ADHD and Mental Health

Struggling to concentrate, having too much energy or not being able to easily control your behaviour are some of the symptoms of ADHD. Find out more about ADHD and how to get help.

 

0800 1111

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Symptoms of ADHD tend to be noticed at an early age and may become more noticeable when a child’s circumstances change, such as when they start school. Most cases are diagnosed when children are 6 to 12 years old.

Moving with Special Needs Kids – A Guide for Parents

Moving is at once stressful and exciting. When you are moving with children, you face a number of considerations that others don\’t have to face. When you add a special needs child to the mix, you have a lengthy list of addition things you have to do to make the transition as smooth as possible. Here are some tips to help you with the moving process, ensuring that your child\’s needs are met throughout it.

How to Create a Safe, Sensory-Friendly Backyard Landscape for Your Child With Special Needs

Playing outside is one of the greatest joys of childhood. Stepping out the back door into sunlight, fresh air, and freedom can provide a feeling of liberation unlike any other. There are extra considerations when your child has special needs, but time outside still can offer tremendous therapeutic benefits, especially for children with autism or similar conditions that may keep them confined indoors in highly structured, climate-controlled environments for most of the day.

How to Calm a Child with Autism

Children with autism can have a tough time managing their behavior. Even high functioning children can \\\”meltdown\\\” in situations that would be only mildly challenging to a typical peer. Children with more severe symptoms can get very upset on a daily basis. Meltdowns and anxiety can make it very hard to participate in typical activities or, in some extreme cases, to even leave the house.

National Autistic Society

Founded in 1962, they are the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families. Their goal is to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.

 

0808 800 4104

ASD Friendly

ASD Friendly is a close-knit community of parents and carers of people with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

Dimensions

They support people with learning disabilities and autism to have a louder voice, choice and control in their lives.

 

0300 303 9001

Autism Independent UK

Autism Independent UK helps to increase awareness of autism to the notice of all, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment.

 

01536 523274

ASD Helping Hands

ASD Helping Hands will support all service users affected by an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) regardless of age or what stage of life they are at. We aim to offer guidance, practical advice and support whether you are personally affected or you are an associated family member, carer, friend or professional. We will actively champion the rights of all people affected by an ASD and aim to make a positive difference to their lives while delivering a service that is accessible, reliable and trust

 

01362 288110

Much Loved

We understand that the current extraordinary circumstances may mean that you can’t say goodbye to family and friends as you would wish to. We have created a special, dedicated place where you can share the words you wanted to say, and remember and celebrate your loved ones.

Grief after bereavement or loss

Most people experience grief when they lose something or someone important to them. If these feelings are affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help. Support is also available if you’re finding it hard to cope with stress, anxiety or depression.

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK help children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

 

0800 02 888 40

Sands Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Charity

Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity in the UK. Sands exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to ensure that anyone affected by the death of a baby receives the best possible care and support for as long as they need it.

 

0808 164 3332

Compassionate Friends

TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – they are here to help.

 

0345 123 2304

Brake

Brake’s helpline is a quality accredited, Freephone, confidential support service, providing information and advocacy, emotional support and a listening ear for survivors of road crashes.

 

08088 000 401

Scotty’s Little Soldiers

Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting children and young people who have lost a parent serving in the British Armed Forces.

 

08000 928 571

Child Death Helpline

The Child Death Helpline aims to provide a quality freephone service to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Callers to the helpline might be parents, grandparents, siblings, other family members, friends or involved professionals.

 

0800 282 986

Hope Again

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.

 

0808 808 1677

Cruse Bereavement Care

Support, advice and information for children, young people and adults when someone dies. The charity also works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

 

0808 808 1677

Safety netting & parent information sheets

If you have young children and are looking for information relating to different ailments. The Safety netting and parent information sheet has a list of information on a range of different ailments and symptoms.

Healthier Together

The Healthier Together programme relies upon patients and healthcare professionals working together to improve how local healthcare is delivered. The website provide advice for parents, young people and pregnant women, and clinical resources to support healthcare professionals – which means that your child is likely to receive consistently high-quality care, irrespective of which healthcare professional they see.

The Children’s Sleep Charity

We understand how difficult life can be when your child has a sleep issue. Our aim is to support families to get a better night’s sleep by offering workshops, clinics and written materials. We use a behavioural approach to sleep and work in partnership with families, we know that you are the expert on your child. We will bring you the latest news about what is happening around the country and how you can access support.

 

01302 751 416

Action for Children

Every family needs a bit of support from time to time. We’re here to help. We work with families from before children are born until they’re in their twenties. We do this in lots of different ways – in local services, schools and online.We step in early to help build positive relationships. We bring parents together at support groups and in our children’s centres. We offer advice and help with parenting skills. And we never, ever judge.

Safespot (age 6-12 yrs)

Downloadable app (android and IOS) developed by a child psychiatrist who used to work in FV. Promotes mental wellbeing by teaching coping skills.

Positive Penguins (age 9-11yrs)

PP is a resilience building app for children aged 9-11yrs. Helps children to understand their thoughts and feelings and what to do when feeling anxious. Includes simple 5 minute graded and guided relaxation exercises.

Contact for families with Disabled children

Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information. For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability

 

0808 808 3555

SAM (Self Help for Anxiety Management) (Age 12 yrs +)

This app provides self-help techniques to help manage overall anxiety. Track anxiety levels, triggers, and build a personal tool kit in the app. It also provides interactive guidance for practicing self-help and a closed social community to engage with others. If you’re looking for holistic snapshot of your anxiety and how to cope with it, this may be the app for you.

Worry Box (age 6-16 yrs)

This app serves as a journal for children and adolescents to record their worrisome thoughts. Steps are then identified in managing the worry

Triple P – Positive Parenting Programme

Triple P is a parenting programme, but it doesn’t tell you how to be a parent. It’s more like a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you.

 

0207 987 2944

Your Guide to Coughs, Colds, Earache & Sore Throats for your Child

Having an ill child can be a very scary experience for parents. If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel more in control.

The Children’s Sleep Charity

We understand how difficult life can be when your child has a sleep issue. Our aim is to support families to get a better night’s sleep by offering workshops, clinics and written materials. We use a behavioural approach to sleep and work in partnership with families, we know that you are the expert on your child. We will bring you the latest news about what is happening around the country and how you can access support.

 

01302 751 416

NSPCC Helpline

If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

 

0808 800 5000

Childline

Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.

 

0800 1111

Contact for families with Disabled children

Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information. For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability.

 

0808 808 3555

NHS Vaccination planner

NHS vaccinations and when to have them. The NHS vaccination schedule highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

NHS Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Dyspraxia Foundation

The helpline is available to help you with problems and issues you may encounter; offering help and advice to people with dyspraxia, parents, carers, and families about or on the subject of dyspraxia.

 

01462 454986

Cleft Lip and Palate Association

The Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) is a small charity working to improve the lives of people born with a cleft and their families in the UK.

 

020 7833 4883

Healthy Henry

A healthy start for a brighter future. The early years have lifelong effects on health and wellbeing. HENRY supports families to provide the best possible start in life for babies and children.

 

01865 302973

Change4Life

Change4Life aims to help your family be healthier and happier. Find out more about what’s really in the food your family eats.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a group of lung conditions that cause breathing difficulties.

British Lung Foundation

We’re the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs. With your support, we’ll make sure that one day everyone breathes clean air with healthy lungs.

 

03000 030 555

Touchpoint (Supporting people experiencing disability in Barnet to access the services and resources they need)

When you are living with any form of disability, it can be very hard to access to the services and resources you need to help you live the life you want to live.This is where Touchpoint comes in.

 

020 3475 1314

Barnet Learning Disabilities service

Services offered by Barnet Learning Disabilities. Assessment, Carers assessment, Annual care reviews, Health plans, Care pathways, and Training.

The Deaf Health Charity Signhealth

Our vision is a world without barriers to good health and wellbeing for Deaf people.

Learning Disability update

Our Learning Disability update is an ‘easy read’ newsletter. Subscribe to keep up to date with what NHS England is doing for people with a learning disability and/or autism, their families, carers and supporters.

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.

 

03000 683 000

KIds: Giving disabled children a brighter future

The groups offer parent/carers and their children the opportunity to meet other families, make friends, share experiences and have fun! The groups will also offer parents/carers information, advice and workshops

Contact for families with Disabled children

Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information. For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability

 

0808 808 3555

Learning Disability Matters for Families

What is Learning Disability Matters for Families? It is primarily for parents and carers of children and young people:Who have been identified as having a learning disability Who have concerns that their child or young person MIGHT have a learning disability.

Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs wants a world in which all blind and partially-sighted people enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people.

 

0800 953 0113

Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK supports people with combined sight and hearing loss to live the lives they want. Losing your sight and hearing can be frightening. The charity’s team of experts is here every step of the way to show you life beyond sight and hearing loss.

 

01733 358356

Limbless Association

A support group for amputees or those about to become amputees and their families, carers and friends to seek answers to common problems.

 

0800 644 0185

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK ant a society where everyone can participate equally.

Contact for families with Disabled children

Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information. For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability.

 

0808 808 3555

National Autistic Society

Founded in 1962, they are the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families. Their goal is to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.

 

0808 800 4104

Action on Hearing Loss

As the largest charity for people with hearing loss in the UK, Action on Hearing Loss understands how hearing loss can affect everything in your life from your relationships, to your education and your job prospects. They are there to support and help you, so you can take back control and live the life you choose.

 

0808 808 0123

Healthwise

The Healthwise physical activity referral scheme introduces individuals to the benefits of physical activity in order to help reduce risk factors for chronic disease, and manage existing medical conditions. The programme aims to encourage people of all abilities to become and remain more physically active, helping to increase activity levels and improve health and wellbeing.

 

0208 457 9910

Local Food banks

Here you will find a list of local food banks near you.

The Trussell Trust

We support a nationwide network of food banks and together we provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty, and campaign for change to end the need for food banks in the UK.

 

01722 580 180

Citizen’s Advice Barnet

Although we have altered the delivery of our services in light of Covid-19, our team are still here to help give you free, independent, confidential and impartial advice.

Streetlink

StreetLink London exists to help end rough sleeping in the capital by enabling members of the public to connect people sleeping rough with the local services that can support them.

Homeless Action in Barnet

If you are homeless or about to become homeless, we are here to help.

 

020 8446 8400

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.

 

03000 683 000

Shelter

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.

GIRES (Gender Identity Research & Education Society)

GIRES is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender diverse people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.

Mermaids

Mermaids has been supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families since 1995.

 

0808 801 0400

Transgender Support Groups

Find transgender support group in your area.

How to find an NHS gender dysphoria clinic

Trans and non-binary people’s general health needs are the same as anyone else’s. But trans people may have specific health needs in relation to gender dysphoria.Your particular needs may be best addressed by transgender health services offered by NHS gender dysphoria clinics (GDCs).

Stonewall

Stonewall was founded in 1989 by a small group of people who had been active in the struggle against Section 28 of the Local Government Act.In 2015, and following a six-month consultation with trans communities, Stonewall became trans inclusive.

 

0800 0502020

Mind Out

MindOut is a project run by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer people. Our staff, volunteers and board of trustees, are all LGBTQ. We believe that sharing this identity is essential to our work.

 

01273 234839

Galop Services

We are continuing to support LGBT+ who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence and/or domestic abuse while remote working. Referrals to access these services can be made by emailing referrals@galop.org.uk or completing our online referral form. We can provide support through telephone, email, text and WhatsApp.

 

0800 999 5428

Switchboard LGBT + helpline

Advice and understandingYou are always best placed to make decisions about your life. We want you to finish your call feeling you have options.

 

0300 330 0630

LGBT Foundation

Established in 1975, LGBT Foundation exists to support the needs of the diverse range of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans. We believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. #EqualityWins underpins much of what we do and we aim to be; ‘here if you need us

 

0345 3 30 30 30

Oddballs Foundation

The OddBalls Foundation was set up in 2016 to raise awareness of Testicular Cancer. Through the Foundation we hope to make a difference to male health around the world. Testicular Cancer is around 95% curable so early diagnosis and regular checking is important. Our aim is to fit as many ‘check yourself ‘ guides into male toilets and changing rooms across the country. This will encourage males to check themselves regularly and in doing so detect any problems early.

 

0191 296 3098

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. It usually develops slowly, so there may be no signs for many years.

Prostate Cancer UK

Prostate Cancer UK’s top priority is funding research to stop prostate cancer killing men. We’re investing millions to find better treatments and better tests that can spot fast-growing cancers early, and could be used in a screening programme to save thousands of lives.

 

0800 074 8383

Orchid Fighting Male Cancer

Every year over 50,000 men in the UK will be diagnosed with prostate, testicular and penile cancer. Of these men over 47,000 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, over 2,400 will be diagnosed with testicular cancer and over 630 will be diagnosed with the rare penile cancer. Sadly, these numbers are increasing. (Figures Cancer Research uk; 2014).

 

0808 802 0010

Testicular cancer: The life-saving lowdown

You’re about to discover the single most important fact about testicular cancer that you (probably) didn’t know. This fact is good news. You see, in the battle of man vs cancer, we’re all a lot stronger than we might think. The one stat you should take on board, and never lose sight of, is this: More than 98% of men who get testicular cancer will be cured.

 

0117 324 3472

Respect Men’s advice line

Are you being abused? Have you changed the way you behave because you are frightened of your partner’s reaction?

 

0808 8010327

Find Physiotherapy services

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future.It takes a holistic approach that involves the patient directly in their own care.

Podiatry (foot health)

Our podiatry teams provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disease and conditions affecting the foot and lower limb.Our treatments are focused on relieving symptoms, improving function, disease prevention, and maintaining independence and well-being.

 

Barnet podiatry contact Appointments Bureau: 0208 732 6328

Find Podiatrists and chiropodists services

Access the website link, enter a location below to continue or browse all locations. You can also narrow your search.

Foot problems and the podiatrist

Podiatrists are healthcare professionals who have been trained to diagnose and treat abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs.They also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections.They can give you and your family advice on how to look after your feet and what type of shoes to wear.

Sexual Health

We offer free and confidential sexual health services in London and Surrey. Our services include: Sexual health check ups,STI testing and treatment, Short-term, long-term, repeat and emergency contraception.

 

020 3317 5252

One you

Looking after your sexual health Sexual health is an important part of physical and mental health as well as your emotional and social wellbeing. It’s important to take care of your sexual health and to talk about sex and relationships with your loved ones.

Find Sexual Health Services

Find sexual health clinics.

Sexual health

Many people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) do not get symptoms, so it’s worth getting tested even if you feel fine. If you think you have an STI, the earlier you’re tested, the sooner treatment can be given if it’s needed.An STI can be passed from one person to another through sexual contact, including vaginal, anal and oral sex.STIs can pass between men and women, and from women to women and men to men.

Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.

 

0300 123 7123

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services.

Sexwise

Honest advice about contraception, pregnancy, STIs and pleasure.

 

0300 123 7123

Terrence Higgins Trust

Advisers can provide emotional support if you are worried about your sexual health or have concerns about living with HIV. Help to access services local to you across the UK, whether provided by THT or by someone else.

 

0808 802 1221

Find Smoking cessation clinic services

Access the website link then enter a location below to continue or browse all locations. You can also narrow your search.

NHS Smoking Helpline – Go Smoke Free

Quit smoking with your free Personal Quit Plan. You’re more likely to quit with the right support. Find the combination that’s right for you in just 3 easy steps.

The Patient Transport Service UCLH

This is a service only provided for patients who are unable to attend hospital appointments by public transport or any other means due to their medical condition.

 

Transport assessment team: 020 3456 7010

Royal Free Trust Transport leaflet/numbers

Patient transport is a service provided for patients who are unable to attend hospital appointments by public transport or any other means including private car or taxi due to their medical condition.

 

0333 240 4909

Healthtalk

On healthtalk.org you can find out about what it’s like to live with a health condition, by watching other people share their stories.Our health affects every aspect of our lives. This website helps to prepare you for what’s ahead, beyond the symptoms and treatments.Healthtalk.org contains hundreds of real people’s stories. These stories are collected by academic researchers who interview people in their own homes, using their own words.

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.

 

03000 683 000

Healthtalk

By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.

Humankind

Humankind create services and support to meet people’s complex health and social needs, helping them to build healthier lives that have meaning and value for themselves and their families. They support local people to create stronger, better-connected communities.

 

01325 731 160