UK based Web sites about health.
Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory within this Health section. Your site will only be listed if it contains information about health and is related to the UK. Shopping sites will not be listed in the Health section - please submit to the Shopping section.
This category covers sites concerned with the health of animals in the UK including livestock, pets and wild animals. It includes conditions and diseases affecting animals, including those that may be transmissible to humans, treatments, strategies to prevent the spread of disease, and regulatory matters governing inspection, movement, quarantine, import and export of animals.
Please submit to this category only sites of direct relevance to the health conditions and diseases of animals in the United Kingdom.
Sites only of local relevance should be submitted to the most appropriate locality.
Sites for veterinary services may also be submitted to appropriate country category at Health: Animal: Veterinary Medicine: Veterinarians: United Kingdom.
Please include here only journals and publications which specifically relate to the provision of care services. Do not include publications for health professionals or social workers.
This category is for UK websites focusing on the health needs of children.
Please submit sites here that focus on the health needs of children within the UK.
Shopping sites will not be listed here, and should be submitted to the relevant category within Shopping.
This category is for sites containing UK-wide information about Complementary and Alternative Health.
This category contains Web sites which offer useful information on medical conditions and diseases. They are designed to help patients or their carers know more about their disease and may also offer support and/or practical help.
Sites listed here should hold information about conditions and diseases intended for patients or their families. Only sites which are useful to people living in the UK will be listed here - this means sites produced by UK residents or by UK organisations. Shopping sites should NOT be submitted to this category.
This category leads to websites relating to the practice of Dentistry throughout the United Kingdom.
Websites offering services in more than one country of the UK are listed here, whereas others
are listed according to the geographical location of their offices and surgeries.
This may mean they don't have their own Dentistry subcategory, but for those counties with the
Regional Tree Topics [ ⇞ ], these can be shown by clicking the ⇞-symbol,
eg:- Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Devon/Health/Dentistry ⇞
Individual dentist practice websites should only be suggested if they show addresses in more than one country of the UK.
Please suggest the website to the appropriate Locality.
If your site is about learning disability in the UK - please submit it here. However, if you are a small charity or organisation serving a local area, you are advised to submit your site to the regional subcategory.
This category is for UK sites providing general information about fitness.
Is your web site advertising a local gym, healthclub, sports centre or are you a local fitness instructor? If so, please don't submit your site here. Please find the correct regional category for your location and submit your site there.
Please submit personal trainers only. Gyms should be listed in ''Health: Fitness: Gyms: Europe: United Kingdom'' PT training services should be listed in ''Health: Fitness: Certification''
Information on chiropody and podiatry in the UK. Chiropodists are now known as podiatrists, they are the health care professionals responsible for dealing with all foot and ankle injuries, pains, aches or discomfort causing problems.
This category is for sites which offer general information about foot care, podiatry and chiropody.
If your site is specific to an area, eg your clinic''s website, please find an appropriate regional category.
Shopping sites will not be listed here. If you are selling a product, please find an appropriate category in the Shopping section.
This category is intended for listing medical facilities within the UK and for listing sites which are intended for specialist medical professionals within the UK.
No sites will be accepted to the main Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Health/Medicine/Medical_Specialties category - please find a sub-category which suits your site better. ABSOLUTELY NO SITES WILL BE LISTED AT THIS LEVEL.
Does your site contain general information about health counselling for patients or professionals and is it of interest to a nationwide audience? If so, please submit your site here. If you provide a localised service in a particular town or city, please find your locality and submit your site to an appropriate local category.
The National Health Service (NHS) is the public health service which covers most of the population of the United Kingdom.
Health care provided by the NHS is funded by the taxpayer and is mainly free at the point of delivery. There are charges for only a few NHS services - some prescriptions, eye tests and dental treatment.
For more information about the NHS, view the FAQ.
Please note that the NHS has different structures and systems in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Only sites which cover two or more of the countries
will be considered for listing at UK level. Nation-specific sites should be submitted to the appropriate linked category.
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Sites whose primary focus is UK Nursing
- Professional information collected and published for nurses
- Discussion or chat sites for UK nurses
- Professional home pages
The key is that the site contains three elements:
- Its focus, and intended audience is nurses
- The site is based in, or aimed at, the UK
- The site is professional; not purely commercial, not primarily for health care consumers, not for other professionals.
Following these guidelines
will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.
- Find the single most appropriate category for your site. Sites are usually listed in one category only.
- Submit your site using your main URL. We do not normally deep-link to individual pages.
- Use your site''s actual title.
- Create a brief description, under 25 words, listing the current content of your site (not the future content), including your company''s real-world location.
- DO NOT SUBMIT A LIST OF KEY WORDS
- Do not use first person verbiage (we, our, us).
Avoid superlatives. (We''re the best!, Most awesome site) Marketing verbiage will be removed.
- Sites which are mirrors of other sites or that redirect to another site will not be listed - only the main site will be listed.
- Sites that are affiliates or lists of affiliate links that do not contain unique content will not be listed.
- Sites which are gateways or splash pages to affiliate sites will not be added.
- Sites which are not particularly relevant to the UK will not be listed.
All sites are reviewed periodically. Sites in the directory are subject to changes in placement, description and possible removal from the directory, based on this review.
All sites submitted are reviewed by the directory''s editors. Sites are listed by the site''s actual title, followed by a brief description, including the company''s real-world location as listed on the site. This description will be based on the information you provide and the review of the Website.
Sites will be placed in the single most applicable and highest category based on our review. Sites which are continually submitted to the directory, using either a main URL, mirrors or sub-pages, will NOT be included.
Sites giving advice on nutrition and healthy diets.
This category is for sites giving general information about nutrition and diet. Shopping and business sites will not be listed here.
This category includes health and health related organisations based in the UK. Sites listed here will be those which provide mainly factual information about the structure and function of their organisation.
Sites which contain more generally useful information for patients or professionals may be listed in other Health categories.
Before submitting to this category: stop and think. Would your charity be more easily found under a more specific heading in the UK: Health section?
UK Charities with Web sites that offer support and information on specific diseases or conditions - should be listed under UK/Health/Conditions_and_Diseases/
UK Charities with Web sites that offer support or education for healthcare professionals - should be listed under Regional/UK/Health/Resources_Professional/ or under Regional/UK/Health/Medicine/
Charities whose work extends across many specialties or disease groups and who cannot be easily listed under another UK/Health category may be listed here.
Pharmacy is the practice or art of preparing and dispensing drugs.
Sites submitted here should be based in the UK and contain useful pharmaceutical information.
Online pharmacies and online drug stores should be submitted to Business_and_Economy/Shopping/Health_and_Beauty/Pharmacy
Local chemists and pharmacists should submit their sites to their local category.
Physiotherapists work with muscles, joints and soft tissues to improve functioning.
Only sites which contain general information about physiotherapy will be listed here. Individual practitioners and clinics should submit their sites to the town or county in which they are located.
Useful portals, directories, tools or organisations offering general information about health and healthcare.
Depending on your intended audience, please choose the appropriate subcategory to submit your site to.
Please note: only UK based sites should be submitted to this category. Clinics, business or shopping sites will not be listed here.
This category is for private (non-NHS) healthcare services which offer direct medical care to patients within the UK. Private clinics may be submitted here.
If your site is offering insurance, consultancy or educational services for the healthcare industry, please find a more appropriate category to submit to.
If your site is selling products, it will NOT be listed here. Please find an appropriate Shopping category.
This category is for sites containing general and useful information about sexual health and reproductive health. Sites selling products, including supplements and herbs, will not be listed here. Please submit sites selling products to the Shopping section.
Informative sites about the professional practice and organisation of Social Work and Social Care Work in the UK.
Please suggest sites which offer UK-wide coverage. Sites relating to only one country will be considered in the category for that country, and sites relating to a region, county, or locality will be considered for an appropriate local placing.