This is a collection of resources for the consumers of health care (otherwise known as patients).
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Action for Victims of Medical Accidents.
Registered charity giving free advice about complaining about healthcare or clinical negligence litigation in the UK.
Tool for assessing the quality of health information found on the Internet. Designed for use by consumers and still under development by the University of Oxford.
How to complain about medical treatment and advice on how to set about making a claim.
Unofficial online service enabling patients to share their experiences of health care in order to help others and encourage change for the better.
Unofficial organisation which aims to expose and prevent neglect and incompetence in the health service. Examples of problems, advice on how to complain, and a list of relevant organisations.
The Patients Association
A national voluntary organisation run by an elected Council and independent of government and health service organisations. Advises, supports and campaigns for better services for patients.
Private Healthcare UK
helps people find information about private health insurance, private hospitals, nursing and residential care, health screening and the private healthcare industry in general.
Proprietary Association of Great Britain
Represents the manufacturers of over-the-counter medicines and food supplements. Provides industry details, consumer research, and comments on topical issues.
Includes information for students and young people on travel, sport, sexual and other health issues.
YouthNet UK is a small registered charity, providing information on drugs, health, sex, housing and relationships for young people in the UK.
Information and advice to health professionals and patients with self-help groups, research, nutritional advice, alternative and complementary medicine.
Last update:March 15, 2016 at 13:40:29 UTC