EasyHealth - patient information leaflets for people who have learning disabilities, or who struggle with English; content is added by a range of providers
Medinfo – provides easy to understand medical information and advice on conditions, drugs, tests and immunisations. Written by a UK GP.
Medline Plus - US-based easily accessible information
NHS website - gateway to information regarding the NHS
Patient UK - collection of Patient Information Leaflets (PILs), self-help contacts and links to sources of (mainly UK) Internet-based health information. Written by UK GPs.
Animated Minds - a series of short animated documentaries, using the stories of real people experiencing mental heath issues
Health Talk Online - a database of personal, patient experiences in a range of formats including video and written. The information collected is based on qualitative research into patient experiences, led by experts at the University of Oxford.
MacMillan Cancer Support - stories and videos from cancer patients, carers and families talking about their experiences of dealing with cancer
Mental Health Foundation - videos and podcasts discussing mental health issues
Mind: Your Stories - blogs and vlogs about wide range of mental health issues
Parkinson's UK - real life patient stories
Patient UK Health Experience Forum - a forum allowing people to share their experiences.
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