Preexisting Medical Conditions

Useful links from health organisations regarding the latest information around Coronavirus
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We have complied a list of the most common pre-existing medical conditions that are likely to be affected by the Coronavirus. The links will take you to the most up to date information from the relevant charities. 




If you need more information on any of these conditions or one that isn't mentioned please contact us

07857 036 292



Asthma UK


National Autistic Society


Cruise Bereavement Care


NHS Blood & Transport

British Sign Language

Sign Health



Lymphoma Action

Blood Wise


Carers UK – Unpaid Carers

Joint Statement from Carers Trust & Carers UK

Rethink Carers UK for Carers of people with mental illness

Children & Young people

Young Minds – If you’re anxious about Coronavirus

Talking to Children about Coronavirus

Information from Newsround

Care Connect (social service for children and young people in North Somerset: 01275 888 808)


North Somerset Council

COVID 19 Mutual Aid Groups Local Volunteers

Voluntary Action North Somerset (VANS)

Community Connect

Crohn’s & Colitis

Crohn’s & Colitis UK


Step Change

Citizens Advice North Somerset


Alzheimer’s Society


Diabetes UK

Disability and benefits

Turn 2 Us

Goverment Website

Universal Credit


Care Connect: (social services for disabled people in North Somerset: 01275 888 801)

Domestic Abuse

Women’s Aid

Next Link

Safe Stronger North Somerset

Refuge: national domestic abuse helpline: 0808 2000 247

Drug & Alcohol

Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution



Farming Community Network


British Heart Foundation


Terrence Higgins Trust



Help Bristols Homeless


National Kidney Federation

Languages other than English

Doctors Of The World

Lung Conditions

British Lung Foundation Coronavirus information

British Lung Foundation – social distancing vs self isolation

Mental Health and well being

NHS – Mental health helplines

Goverment – changes to mental health legislation

NHS – Apps to manage your mental health

Healthwatch England – what can I do?

Campaign to end loneliness

Mind – information and support

Independent Age – regular phone calls for elderly people

British Association for Counselling and psychotherapy

Women Kind (A listening ear for women in need)

Multiple Sclerosis

MS Society


Coronavirus Overview

111 service for Coronavirus

Guidance on Social Distancing

Older People

Age UK

Age UK – Practical ways to help the elderly

Care connect (social services for adults in North Somerset)

Community Connect

Silverline (24 hour helpline for older people: 0800 470 80 90)


Parkinsons UK


Royal College of obstetricians and gynaecologists

Scams and fake information

Avon & Somerset Police

Which – How to spot a scam

Action Fraud UK

Self Isolation

Government Advice

NHS Advice

Sensory loss

Living with hearing loss

Royal National Institute of Blind People

Social distancing

Government advice


Stroke Association

Terminal Illness

Marie Curie


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