The links listed on this page are links to other websites containing information on women’s health issues which we think our visitors may find of interest. Inclusion on this page does not constitute an endorsement of the advice or services provided through these sites.

Links are to UK organisations unless otherwise stated.

Arthritis Care Helpline: 0808 800 4050

Queery Online directory listing resources and organisations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in all areas of the UK

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard Helpline offering support to people throughout the Uk who need to consider issues of their sexuality

The Gender Trust Help and support for transsexuals

Breast Cancer Now The UK’s largest breast cancer charity, following the merger of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign in 2015 – dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. Telephone: 0333 20 70 300

Breast Cancer Care provides patient support and extensive information and online discussion forums

www.naturaltherapyforall.com Find a therapist, counsellor, psychotherapist, acupuncturist, hypnotherapist and information on therapy courses

www.therapy-directory.org.uk

www.ifparoma.org/public/findatherapist.php Find a qualified aromatherapist

Brook Advisory Centres for young people

Family Planning Association contains details of family planning clinics

Fertility UK is the national fertility awareness and natural family planning (NFP) service for the UK

Women’s Aid and Refuge, joint initiative:

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

www.womensaid.org.uk

Support, help and information. A national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

The Eve Appeal, formerly the Gynaecology Cancer Research Fund, was set up to help save women’s lives by funding groundbreaking research into the five gynaecological cancers – cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, vulval

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust the UK’s only cervical cancer charity dedicated to women, their families and friends affected by cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer

Ovacome support for women with ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer Action information, awareness and research

Venus Appeal the facts about the four main gynaecological cancers – womb, ovarian, vulval and cervical cancer

The Haemophilia Society for women with bleeding disorders

Endometriosis UK

Women Who Bleed support for women with bleeding disorders

National AIDS Trust Dedicated to policy research and campaigning to improve the UK’s prevention efforts and the quality of life for people with HIV

Terrence Higgins Trust HIV/AIDS information, safer sex, online booklets and help line

NAM (National Aids Manual) – the HIV/AIDS information charity. Factsheets, booklets, apps, tests. Including Menopause and HIV factsheet

Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority information on IVF and other assisted conception techniques and lists of clinics

Infertility Network UK national charity offering support and advice to anyone suffering from infertility

www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk Find a qualified nutritionist in your area

Ovacome UK-wide support network providing information and support for everyone affected by ovarian cancer.

Target Ovarian Cancer The national ovarian cancer charity working to save lives and help women diagnosed live their lives to the full

Phone : 020 7923 5470

info@targetovarian.org.uk

Bladder and Bowel Foundation (b&bf) (formerly Incontact and the Continence Foundation) Helpline: 0845 345 0165

WellBeing of Women (WoW) fund vital research and raise awareness of all aspects of women’s reproductive health

Outsiders Advice, support and help for all disabled people who want a sex life

Family Planning Association (FPA) Advice and support on aspects of sexual health, particularly contraception and protection

Relate The UK’s leading relationship charity offering counselling, sex therapy and support nationwide

The British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy ( BASRT) provides information and advice on finding a local sex therapist

The Sexual Dysfunction Association For erectile dysfunction and other sexual problems both male and female. Also has multiple factsheets and helpline which are accessible to non members

FPA (Family Planning Association) sexual health charity

Vaginal Discharge and Thrush

Bladder and Bowel Foundation (b&bf) (formerly Incontact and the Continence Foundation) Helpline: 0845 345 0165

General health

Call 111 when it’s less urgent than 999

NHS 111 is a new service that’s being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services.

You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

Women’s Health Alliance

WHA is an independent association of medical societies, patient care organisations and specialist charities that aims to improve awareness and understanding of issues concerning women’s health and so facilitate a better quality of life for women everywhere.