Allerton Medical Centre

6 Montreal Avenue, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 4LF

Health Information Links

This is a list of websites which you may find useful. Please let us know if there are other sites that you think we should add here.

NHS Choices
This is the online “front door” to the NHS and has links to a wide range of information. It is the biggest health website in the UK and gives you all the information you need to make choices about your health, from specific conditions to healthy living initiatives such as the Couch to 5K or help on how to access care.
NHS Choices

One You Leeds
A range of healthy living information and services across Leeds from smoking cessation to weight management.
One You Leeds

Travel Information
We recommend checking this website before making any appointments for travel advice.
Fit For Travel

Minor Ailments and Common Conditions
In addition to NHS Choices, Patient has a lot of information about a wide range of conditions and treatments, decision aids and a database of leaflets on common medicines and drugs. For such conditions like coughs, colds or skin conditions like acne or verrucas, it may often not necessary to contact the practice at all.
Patient

Patient real-life experience
If you want to know more about individual patient real-life experiences of living with a specific condition, Healthtalk includes interviews with patients across a range of topics. You can watch people sharing their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.
Health Talk

Specific websites:

Allergy: AllergyUK

Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Alzheimer’s Society

Anaesthetic: Information to help patients and families prepare for an anaesthetic. Royal College of Anaesthetists

Bereavement –Widowed & Young – National charity for people aged under 50 when their partner died.

Cancer Support:

  • Macmillan
  • Leeds Occupational Health Advisory Service – advice and support for people affected by cancer in the workplace. Contact: Leti Hawthorn. [email protected] 0113 345 3303 or 07469 396988

Carers: Carers Leeds supports unpaid carers.

Drug Addiction: Frank – friendly confidential drugs advice

MindWell: a new web resource for mental health support and services available in Leeds

MindMate: Mental Health support for young people under 16 or young adults (aged 16-25)

Parenting & Childbirth:

Parent Support: nct
Best Beginnings including Baby Buddy app
Babies born premature or sick: Bliss
Stillbirth & neo-natal death: SANDS
Leeds Homebirth Team: Maternity Assessment Centre – LGI, 0113 392 7445, 0113 3926731, 07795 062 035 (team phone) or via [email protected]
Leeds Miscarriage Support Association – meets 1st Thursday of every month, 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Mecure Hotel, Wetherby. For further enquiries, please contact: Alison Szustakowski Tel: 07983556298 Email: [email protected]

Pregnancy Termination Services:

British Pregnancy and Advice Service : Call 03457 30 40 30 (available 24/7) or bpas
Marie Stopes International: Call 0845 300 8090 (available 24/7) or Marie Stopes