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'Health Information Websites'

If you know the website address (or URL) you can go straight to the site.

Department of Health
http://www.open.gov.uk/doh/dhhome.htm Information about current health issues, full text of Department of Health publications and press releases, links to other authorities and Government departments

Health Education Authority

Health Education Board Scotland

NHS Confederation
http://www.nhsconfed.net/ Includes directory of the NHS, news releases, hot topics and debates

World Health Organisation
http://www.who.ch/ Information about WHO agencies and world wide public health initiatives

Cancer Help UK
http://medweb.bham.ac.uk/cancerhelp/ Collaboration between Birmingham University Medical School and Cancer BACUP. Includes information about cancer and treatments for professionals and patients

British Dental Health Foundation

These are just some examples. More health information sites will be added during 1998.

This section has been supplied by Centre for Health Information Quality (http://www.centreforhiq.demon.co.uk/). The Centre for Health Information Quality is a national resource centre funded by the NHS Executive with the aim of improving the quality of information for patients.

No endorsement of the sites is intended by the NHS or the Centre for Health Information Quality and neither the NHS or the CHIQ carry any responsibility for their content.

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