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.
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
Patient information on blood transfusion – www.blood.co.uk/about-blood/information-for-patients/
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
Women’s Aid and Refuge, joint initiative:
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
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
Terrence Higgins Trust HIV/AIDS information, safer sex, online booklets and help line
WellBeing of Women (WoW) fund vital research and raise awareness of all aspects of women’s reproductive health
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
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.