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

contact@healthwatchnorthsomerset.co.uk

07857 036 292

Arthritis

Asthma

Asthma UK

Autism

National Autistic Society


Bereavement

Cruise Bereavement Care

Blood

NHS Blood & Transport

British Sign Language

Sign Health


Cancer

Macmillian

Lymphoma Action

Blood Wise

Carers

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)

Community

North Somerset Council

COVID 19 Mutual Aid Groups

Gov.uk Local Volunteers

Voluntary Action North Somerset (VANS)

Community Connect

Crohn’s & Colitis

Crohn’s & Colitis UK


Debt

Step Change

Citizens Advice North Somerset

Dementia

Alzheimer’s Society

Diabetes

Diabetes UK

Disability and benefits

Turn 2 Us

Goverment Website

Universal Credit

Scope

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

Farming Community Network


Heart

British Heart Foundation

HIV

Terrence Higgins Trust

Homelessness

Groundswell

Help Bristols Homeless


Kidney

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


NHS

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

Parkinsons UK

Pregnancy

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

Stroke Association


Terminal Illness

Marie Curie


 

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