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Below is our website directory. It is not exhaustive but does provide links to many useful sources of information.

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CPHVA Web Site Directory

Accidents

Government

Libraries and Databases

Public Health

Breast Feeding

Guidelines (Critically Appraised)

Mental Health  

Refugee Health

Clinical Audit

Health Information Gateways

News

Research and Development  

Clinical Effectiveness

Health Promotion

Newsgroups/
Discussion Lists

School Health

Clinical Supervision

Health Technology Assessment

Nursing / Midwifery / Health Visiting

Search Engines and Directories

Complementary
Therapies

Homelessness

Organisations

Statistics

Consumer Health
Information

Immunisation

Parenting

Systematic Reviews

Domestic Violence

Infant & Child Health

Primary Care

Trade Unions

Evidence Based
Practice

Journals

Publications on
Evidence-Based Practice

User Education


Accidents
Child Accident Prevention Trust:
Works to reduce accidental death and injury
in children and young people
www.capt.org.uk
 
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
http://www.rospa.org.uk
 
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Breast Feeding

The Breastfeeding Network

http://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

 
UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative

http://www.babyfriendly.org.uk

 
British Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
http://home.clara.net/abm
 
Scottish Executive:Scottish Breast feeding Group
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/library2/doc15/bfrw-00.asp
 
National Childbirth Trust

http://www.nctpregnancyandbabycare.com/nct-online/

 
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Infant, Child Health & Development

Health for all children

http://www.health-for-all-children.co.uk/

 
A paediatric cardiology nurse created a website for patients and carers who attend the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary.

http://www.childrensheartunit.org/

 

A website to support children affected by parental substance misuse has been launched by Children's Society.

www.parentsusingdrugs.org.uk

 
Online directory or help and advice in response to Every Child Matters.
www.solutionfinder.org.uk
 

Child Observation and Development

www.sirenfilms.co.uk

This site has special VIDEOS and DVDs about child observation, early development of communication and speech, attachment theory, physical development, play, sibling jealousy and conflict situations amongst pre-school children.

 
Babyworld

http://www.babyworld.co.uk

Parenting website seeks health visitor advice - Babyworld invites comments from health visitors on articles produced
 

The RCGP Education Network - Training in child health promotion and child development.

http://www.rcgp.org.uk/education/chs_teaching_materials/index.asp

 

The National electronic Library for Screening

http://www.nelh.nhs.uk/screening/vbls.html

 

Child Bereavement Trust

http://www.childbereavement.org.uk/
 

Children first and always

http://www.childrenfirst.nhs.uk/

 
YoungMinds - the children's mental health charity
http://www.youngminds.org.uk
 
The Children's National Service Framework - Department of Health
http://www.doh.gov.uk/nsf/children/gettingtherightstart.htm
 
Infants and Dietetic Food Association 
http://www.idfa.org.uk/home.asp
 
Zero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.org/
 
Disability Solutions
http://www.disabilitysolutions.org/
 
American Academy of Paediatrics
http://www.aap.org/
 
Children, Terrorism & Disasters
http://www.aap.org/terrorism/index.html
 
Health Development Agency (formerly Health Education Authority)
http://www.hda-online.org.uk
 
Bedwetting
http://www.bedwetting.co.uk/
 
British Association for the Study and
Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
http://www.baspcan.org.uk/
 
The Dyscovery Centre - Dyslexia, Dyspraxia
and Aspergers Syndrome
http://www.dyscovery.co.uk/
 
Child development
Tigerchild
 
Cerebra - The Foundation for the Brain - Injured Infant

http://www.cerebra.org.uk/

 
Physical Exercise
http://www.verbnow.com
 
Children's Trust

http://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/

 
Young Scots
http://www.youngscot.org/
 
Youth in Mind
http://www.youthinmind.net/
 
Birth to 2 - Developing Effective Practice with
Deaf Babies and their Families
http://www.deafnessatbirth.org.uk
 
Child and Adolescent Health Development
http://www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/
 
Children First
http://www.childrenfirst.wales.gov.uk/
 
Speech. Language and Communication
http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk
 

Learning Disabilities UK

http://www.learningdisabilitiesuk.org.uk

 

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

http://www.bild.org.uk

 
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Complementary Therapies
Centre for Integrative Medicine
http://www.compmed.umm.edu
 
Centre for Integrative Medicine - Consumer Information
http://www.compmed.umm.edu/Consumer.html
 
Centre for Integrative Medicine - Systematic Reviews
http://www.compmed.umm.edu/cochrane/index.html
 
National Centre for Complemetary & Alternative Medicine
http://www.rccm.org.uk
 
Herbmed
http://www.herbmed.org
 
British Medical Journal
http://bmj.com/cgi/collection/complementary_medicine
 
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Immunisation
Health Promotion England
http://www.immunisation.org.uk/
 
MMR The Facts
http://www.mmrthefacts.nhs.uk/
 
Getting the Point - Best Practice in Vaccine Administration

http://www.rcn.org.uk/publications/pdf/guidelines/rcn_vaccine
_uk_guidance.pdf

 
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Consumer Health Information
Social Care Online website allows you to access the UK's most complete range of information and research on all aspects of social care.

http://www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk

 

Electronic Quality Information for Patients

http://www.equip.nhs.uk

 

Best Treatments - Clinical Evidence for patients from the BMJ

http://www.besttreatments.co.uk/btuk/home.html

 
Self help and Support Groups
http://www.findsupport.co.uk
 
MEDLINEPlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
 
Net Doctor
http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/
 
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Domestic Violence/Abuse  
Home Office

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/crime/domesticviolence/index.html

 
Lord Chancellors Department - guide to the Family Law Act, 1996
http://www.open.gov.uk/lcd/family/dvguidfr.htm
 
Department of the Secretary of State for Scotland
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/library/documents2/dom-00.htm
 
Domestic Violence Intervention Project
http://www.dvip.org/
 
Inform
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/inform
 
Preston Women's Refuge
http://www.prestonwomensrefuge.org.uk/
 
Rights of Women
http://www.rightsofwomen.org.uk/
 

Violence Research Forum

http://www1.rhbnc.ac.uk/sociopolitical-science/vrp/realhome.htm

 

Zero Tolerance Trust

http://www.zerotolerance.org.uk/

 

Women's Aid

http://www.womensaid.org.uk/index.htm

 
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Evidence-Based Practice

A. Clinical effectiveness:

Scottish Health On the Web
http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/
 
Centre for Health Evidence
http://www.cche.net
 
Turning Research into Practice (TRIP) database
http://www.tripdatabase.com/
Searches across many high quality sources of medical information
 
University of Sheffield: School of Health and Related Research (SCHARR):
Netting the Evidence
http://www.shef.ac.uk/~scharr/ir/netting/
 
NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd
 
National Institute for Clinical Effectiveness
http://www.nice.org.uk/
 
Nurse Prescriber

http://www.nurse-prescriber.co.uk

 
Health Evidence Bulletin for Wales
http://hebw.uwcm.ac.uk/ 
 

Nursing Research Initiative for Scotland - NRIS

http://www.nris.gcal.ac.uk

 

Aggressive Research Intelligence Facility

http://www.bham.ac.uk/arif/

 
B. Clinical Audit:
The Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit
(University of Leicester)
 
http://www.le.ac.uk/cgrdu
 
Teaching/Learning Resources for Evidence Based Practice
http://www.mdx.ac.uk/www/rctsh/ebp/main.htm
 
Systematic reviews:
Cochrane Library

http://www.update-software.com/cochrane/

For high quality, evaluated reviews of medical research.
As well as the main database of systematic reviews, there are several databases, covering abstracts of reviews, controlled trials, methodology, economic evaluation, and the subject groups which feed into the Cochrane collaboration.

 

DARE

http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd/darehp.htm

For structured abstracts of quality assesed reviews

 

Guidelines (Critically Appraised):

NeLH Clinical Guidelines Database
http://libraries.nelh.nhs.uk/guidelinesFinder/
 
National Guidelines Clearing House (USA)

http://www.guideline.gov/

 
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
http://www.sign.ac.uk/
 
Exeter Medical Library
http://www.ex.ac.uk/library/eml/
 
F. Health Technology Assessment
The National Coordinating Centre for Health Technology Assessment
http://www.ncchta.org/
 
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Publications for Evidence-Based Practice

American College of Physicians (ACP) Journal Club
http://www.acponline.org/journals/acpjc/jcmenu.htm
 
Bandolier
http://www.Jr2.ox.ac.uk/Bandolier
 
Effectiveness Matters
http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd/em.htm
 
Effective Healthcare Bulletins
http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd/ehcb.htm
 
Evidence-based Healthcare
http://www.harcourt-international.com/journals/ebhc/supp.cfm?ID=67
 

Evidence Based Nursing

http://ebn.bmjjournals.com/cgi/reprint/7/3/73

 
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Health Information Gateways
Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Professions (NMAP)
http://nmap.ac.uk
A resource guide to evaluated, high quality Internet resources in Nursing,
Midwifery, Health Visiting and Allied Professions
 
Organisation of Medical Networked Information (OMNI)
http://omni.ac.uk

NMAP's parent site. A very useful resource guide which holds
over 4500 references and links to evaluated medical information on the web.

 
Healthfinder  
http://www.healthfinder.org
A good resource for finding consumer related health information.
 
Medical Matrix
http://www.medmatrix.org
 
Medic8 (aimed at health professionals)
http://www.medic8.com/
 
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Homelessness

This website is for health and homelessness.

http://www.healthaction.nhs.uk/cat.asp?cat=143

 
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Government
DOH - Child Health and Safety Bulletin - 6 May 2005
 
New NHS website called NHS networks developed to help nurses and other healthcare workers to share experiences
www.networks.nhs.uk
 

Care for greater transparency in care home costs and contracts

http://www.oft.gov.uk
 

UKMi - UK Medicines Information

http://www.ukmi.nhs.uk

 
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) - formerly the MCA

http://www.mhra.gov.uk

 

The national medical guidelines on fitness to drive from the The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency(DVLA)

http://www.dvla.gov.uk/at_a_glance/content.htm

 

Drug Info Zone

http://www.druginfozone.nhs.uk

 

New NHS website called NHS networks developed to help nurses and other healthcare workers to share experiences.

http://www.networks.nhs.uk
 
Central address to access all government departments
http://www.open.gov.uk
 
Department of Health
http://www.doh.gov.uk/
 
NHS Executive
http://www.doh.gov.uk/nhs.htm
 
NHS - Health Service History
http://www.nhshistory.net/
 
NHS Careers
http://www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/
 
National Electronic Library for Health
http://www.nelh.nhs.uk
 
NHS Information Authority
http://www.nhsia.nhs.uk/default.htm
Includes an Events Diary for forthcoming conferences,
workshops and seminars etc.
 
Department of Education and Employment
http://www.dfee.gov.uk
 

Home Office

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk

 
UK Parliament
http://www.parliament.uk
 
Northern Ireland Office
http://www.nio.gov.uk/
 
Scottish Executive
http://www.scotland.gov.uk
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/learningtogether
 
Welsh Assembly
http://www.wales.gov.uk
 
Stationary Office
http://www.hmso.gov.uk
 
HM Treasury - Wanless Report
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/
Consultations_and_Legislation/wanless/consult_wanless_final.cfm?
 
Food Standards Agency
http://www.food.gov.uk
 
Commission for Health Improvement
http://www.chi.nhs.uk
 
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
http://www.mhra.gov.uk
 
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Health Promotion

Food Standards Agency

Salt, Watch IT

 
Health Development Agency (formerly Health Education Authority)
http://www.hda-online.org.uk/
 
Health Promotion England
http://www.hpe.org.uk/
 
HAZnet (Health Action Zones)
http://www.haznet.org.uk
 
Health Promis
http://healthpromis.hda-online.org.uk
 
Health Education Board for Scotland
http://www.hebs.scot.nhs.uk/
 
NHS Smoking Cessation site
http://www.givingupsmoking.co.uk/
 
Tufts University Nutrition Navigator
http://navigator.tufts.edu/
 
Health Promotion for Nurse Educators (an HDA site)
http://www.hda-online.org.uk/nurseeducators
 
Malnutrition Screening Tool
http://www.bapen.org.uk/index.htm
 
British Meat Nutrition Education Service
http://www.meatandhealth.co.uk/
 
Daily Dose - A site giving information on alcohol use
http://www.dailydose.net
 
Substance Misuse
http://www.substancemisuse.net
 
Devon Health Forum : Tackling Inequalities in Health through
Partnerships in Devon
http://telematics.ex.ac.uk/health_forum/
 
Drug Use
http://www.drugs.gov.uk/Home
 
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Journals

British Medical Journal
http://www.bmj.com
 
Health Service Journal
http://www.hsj.co.uk
 
Lancet
http://www.thelancet.com
 
New England Journal of Medicine
http://www.nejm.org/content/index.asp
 
Nursing Standard
http://www.nursing-standard.co.uk/
 
Nursing Times
http://www.nursingtimes.co.uk/
 

Rural and Remote Health

http://rrh.deakin.edu.au/home/defaultnew.asp

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Libraries
BMA Library
http://www.library.bma.org.uk
 
British Library
http://portico.bl.uk/
 
National Electronic Library for Health (UK)
http://www.nelh.nhs.uk
 
My Workplace -
personalised website for NHS professionals (NHS Information Authority)
 
US National Library of Medicine (MEDLINE)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi
Gives acces to PUBMED to search MEDLINE.]
 
Cochrane Library  
(see also Evidence-based practice)
http://www.update-software.com/cochrane/
 
Libraries for Nurses

http://www.nursing-libraries.org/

 
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Mental Health

National Institute for Mental Health

http://www.nimhe.org.uk/priorities/children.asp

 

Mental Health and Growing up, Third Edition

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/info/mhgu/index.htm

 
Young Minds (children's mental health charity)
http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
 
Department of Health
http://www.doh.gov.uk/mentalhealth/index.htm
 
Surrey Postnatal Depression - Support and Information
http://www.surreypnd.org.uk
 
Depression Alliance
http://www.depressionalliance.org
 
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Men's/Women's Issues
Men's Health Forum
www.menshealthforum.org.uk
 
Male Health
www.malehealth.co.uk
 
Health of Men
www.healthofmen.com
 
Rights of Women
http://www.rightsofwomen.org.uk/
 
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News

BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk
 
CNN
http://www.cnn.com
 
The Guardian
http://www.guardian.co.uk
 
The Times
http://www.the-times.co.uk/
 
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Newsgroups/Discussion Lists
Lis-Medical
http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/LIS-MEDICAL.html
 
Lis-Nursing
http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/LIS-NURSING.html
 
Health Visiting/School Nursing Forum
http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/hv-sn-forum
 
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Nursing / Midwifery / Health Visiting

For Health Visitors,Parents and Products

http://www.healthvisitors.com

 

Integrated Care Network

http://www.integratedcarenetwork.gov.uk/homepage.php

 
Nuse Consultants, Wales

http://www.cncforum.me.uk

 
Clinical Supervision
http://www.clinical-supervision.com
 
Developing Practice Network

www.dpnetwork.org.uk  

 
Staff Nurse
http://www.nursingjobs.staffnurse.com/
 
The Developing Practice Network
http://www.dpnetwork.org.uk
 
Community Practitioners' and Health Visitors' Association (CPHVA)
http://www.amicus-cphva.org
 
Nursing and Midwifery Council
http://www.nmc-uk.org
 
Midwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS)
http://www.midirs.org
Gives information on the service. Searches from database available for a charge.
 
Nursing World- links to US healthcare
http://www.nursingworld.org
Gives links to US healthcare. A useful feature is the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, which gives references to articles with abstracts.
 
Portfolio of British Nursing Websites
http://www.british-nursing.com/
 
Queens Nursing Institute
http://www.qni.org.uk/
 
Foundation for Nursing Studies
http://www.fons.org/
 
The Florence Nightingale Foundation
http://www.florence-nightingale-foundation.org.uk
 
Royal College of Nursing
http://www.rcn.org.uk
 
Royal College of Midwives
http://www.rcm.org.uk/
 
Nursing Professions Information Group
http://www.nhsia.nhs.uk/npig/
 
Contact nursing colleagues of the past
http://www.nursesreconnected.com/
 
Nurse Prescribing

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/sehd/nurseprescribing/

 
Nurse Prescriber
http://www.nurse-prescriber.co.uk/
 
Prescribing Nurses On-line Resource
http://www.prescribing.info/
 
Learn about Nursing - Designed for use in Primary Schools
http://www.learnaboutnursing.org/
 
King's College, London - Nursing Research Unit - Patient and public involvement in nursing, midwifery and health visiting research -PIN Project

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/nursing/nru/pin.html

 
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Organisations

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network(SIGN)

http://www.sign.ac.uk/

 
National Prescribing Centre

http://www.npc.co.uk

 
Electronic Medicines Compendium

http://emc.medicines.org.uk

 
The BNF provides UK healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines in a clear, concise and accessible manner.

http://www.bnf.org/bnf/

 
Violence at Work

http://www.hse.gov.uk/violence/

 
Babyworld
http://www.babyworld.co.uk
 
British Dyslexia Association
http://www.bda-dyslexia.org.uk
 
British Heart Foundation
http://www.bhf.org.uk
 
British Medical Association
http://www.bma.org.uk
 
British Stammering Association
http://www.stammering.org/
 
La Leche League [Breastfeeding]
http://www.lalecheleague.org/
 
Maternity Alliance

http://www.maternityalliance.org.uk

 
National Asthma Campaign
http://www. asthma.org.uk
 
National Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Children
http://www.nspcc.org.uk
 
NHS Confederation
http://www.nhsconfed.net
 
Wellcome Trust
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/
 
King's Fund
http://www.kingsfund.org.uk
 
World Health Organisation
http://www.who.int
 
Women's Institute
http://www.womens-institute.org.uk
 
UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education
http://www.caipe.org.uk/
CAIPE is a charitable organisation which promotes
interprofessional education for health, social care and the related professions
 
One Plus One Marriage and Relationship Research
http://www.oneplusone.org.uk/
 
Social Care Institute for Excellence
http://www.scie.org.uk/index.htm
 
UK National Self Help Groups
UK National Self Help Group
 
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Parenting

BBC Parenting

http://www.bbc.co.uk/parenting/tv_and_radio/hes_having_a_baby/storieshhab_index.shtml

 

Parenting Fund

http://www.parentingfund.org

 
Home Start
http://www.home-start-int.org
 
Sure Start
http://www.surestart.gov.uk/
 
National Family Planning and Parenting Institute
http://www.nfpi.org/
 
National Council of Voluntary Child Care Organisations
http://www.ncvcco.org/
 
Bookstart
http://www.booktrust.org.uk/bookstart/bookstart.htm
 
Tigerchild
http://www.tigerchild.com/
 
Families need fathers
http://www.fnf.org.uk
 
Netmums Project
A site for mums by mums
http://www.netmums.com/
 
Sleep
http://www.natural-parenting.com
http://www.health.state.ok.us/program/mchecd/infsleep.html
http://www.ivillage.co.uk/pregnancyandbaby/baby/sleepbaby
/articles/0,9547,27_167511,00.html
 
For Parents By Parents
http://www.forparentsbyparents.com
 
ParentlinePlus

http://www.parentlineplus.org.uk/templates/home/index.cfm

 
UKParents
http://www.ukparents.co.uk/
 
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  Primary Care

Prodigy Guidelines

Provides access to clinical knowledge about the common conditions and symptoms managed in primary care.

http://www.prodigy.nhs.uk

 
NHS Alliance
http://www.nhsalliance.org/
Represents two thirds of UK Primary Care Groups
 
Society of Sexual Health Advisors
http://www.shastd.org.uk
 
Department of Health : Primary Care
http://www.dh.gov.uk/PolicyAndGuidance/OrganisationPolicy/PrimaryCare/fs/en
 
National Association of Primary Care
http://www.primarycare.co.uk
 
Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
http://www.rcgp.org.uk
Information from library/information service database can be obtained for a fee. Indicates useful resources such as new guidelines produced and the
Journal of the RCGP on-line, with full text of some articles.
 
National Primary Care Research & Development Centre (University of Manchester)
http://www.npcrdc.man.ac.uk
A resource for accessing information on research programmes,
primary care pilot sites and publications. The databases on skill mix and innovations in primary care have abstracted articles available on request
 
Centre for Innovation in Primary Care
http://www.innovate.org.uk
 
Health Action Zones:
HAZnet
http://www.haznet.org.uk
 
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Public Health

Information on the health determinants of Northern Irish populations

http://www.publichealthmatters.org

 
Information and research on all aspects of social care.
http://www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk
 

Briefing statements to give public health practitioners the facts on key subjects - hypertenion, parenting, alcohol and violence, and food poverty and health.

http://www.fph.org.uk

 

Commission to monitor health inequalities

http://www.healthcarecommission.org.uk

 
Institute of Public Health (University of Cambridge) - Provides information on research and education activities.
http://www.iph.cam.ac.uk

 

Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene
http://www.riphh.org.uk/
 
Faculty of Public Health Medicine - Royal College of
Physicians
http://www.fphm.org.uk/
 
Public Health Skills
http://www.phskills.net
 
Public Health Electronic Library
http://www.phel.gov.uk/
 
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Refugee Health

Refugee Awareness - promoting positive attitudes through training

http://www.refugeeawareness.org.uk

 
Health for Refugees and Asylyum Seekers Portal
http://www.harpweb.org.uk/
 
Asylum Aid
http://www.asylumaid.org.uk/
 
Asylum Support
http://www.asylumsupport.info/
 

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Research and Development
University of Leeds/Department of Health - R & D Direct
http://www.rdinfo.org.uk/
University of Leeds/Department of Health - Health Related Research
Training Courses
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/
 
Centre for Health Economics
http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/che
 
Health Technology Assessment Programme
http://www.hta.nhsweb.nhs.uk/
 
National Research Register
http://www.doh.gov.uk/research/nrr.htm
 
Nuffield Institute
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/nuffield
 
Primary Care Nursing Research Network
http://www.man.ac.uk/rcn/ukwide/pcnr.htm
The idea of this network is to try and put nurses, midwives and health visitors in touch with each other to assist in building a stronger research presence in primary health care. It is open to all.
 
National Primary Care Development Programme
http://www.doh.gov.uk/research/rd1/pcdevelopmentprog.htm
 

Department of Health: Research and Development

http://www.dh.gov.uk/PolicyAndGuidance/`
ResearchAndDevelopment/fs/en

 
Public Health Education Brokering
http://www.education-brokering.org.uk/
 
Research and professional development funding:
A Digest of Health Related Research
Funding and Training Opportunities (University of Leeds)
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rdinfo
 
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School Health
Wired for Health
http://www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk
The umbrella site for the government's Healthy Schools Programme. Primarily aimed at teachers, this site provides information on accident prevention, smoking, drugs, health eating, physical activity, sexual health, mental health, sun safety and conditions such as sick le cell, asthma and diabetes.
 
Lifebytes
http://www.lifebytes.gov.uk
Aimed at 11-14 year olds (key stage 3), this site covers the topic areas found in the teachers' site.
 
Mind, body and Soul
http://www.mindbodysoul.gov.uk
As above but aimed at 14-16 year olds.
 
Advisory Centre for Education
http://www.ace-ed.org.uk/
The Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) is an independent advice centre
for parents offering information and support about education for 5-16 year olds.
 
Trust for the Study of Adolescence
http://www.tsa.uk.com/
 
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Search engines and directories
The following are some of the popular search engines
which can be used to find your way around the web.
Many also offer other services such as an email address
that can be accessed around the world.
Altavista
http://www.altavista.com
 
Altavista UK
http:// www.altavista.co.uk
 
Excite
http://www.excite.com
 
Hotbot
http://www.hotbot.com
 
Yahoo
http://www.yahoo.com
 
Yahoo UK
http://www.yahoo.co.uk
 
Google
http://www.google.com
 
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Statistics
Office for National Statistics
http://www.statistics.gov.uk
 
Department of Health Statistical Bulletin
http://www.doh.gov.uk/public/stats1.htm
 
Health Survey for England - Results
http://www.doh.gov.uk/public/summary1.htm
 
Health and Personal Social Services Statistics
http://www.doh.gov.uk/HPSSS/INDEX.HTM
 
Statistics - Scottish Executive
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/stats/default.htm
 
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
http://www.nisra.gov.uk/
 
Statistics Wales
http://www.wales.gov.uk/keypubstatisticsforwales/index.htm
 
University of Glasgow-Sources of Medical Statistics on the Web
http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk/Depts/MOPS/Stats/medstats.html
 
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Trade Unions
Labour Research Department
http://www.lrd.org.uk
 

AMICUS

http://www.amicustheunion.org.uk
 
TUC
http://www.tuc.org.uk
 
UNISON
http://www.unison.org.uk/
 
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User education / Internet training
Internet Medic
http://omni.ac.uk/vts/medic/
A teach youself online tutorial to help health
professionals find information on the web.
Teaching/ Learning Resources for Evidence Based Practice
http://www.mdx.ac.uk/www/rctsh/ebp/main.htm
 
University at Albany (US) - Internet tutorials
http://www.albany.edu/library/internet/
 
IDEA Arts Projects - Internet training
http://www.idea.org.uk
 
http://www.vts.rdn.ac.uk
BIOME/NMAP/The RDN Virtual Training Suite
The Internet for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting
A FREE "teach yourself" tutrial on the Web, for nurses, midwives and health visitors
 
Nelson Croom
http://www.nelsoncroom.co.uk/
 
The London Deanery : Healthcare Skills
http://www.healthcareskills.nhs.uk/

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