Fairwater Health Centre

Self help / patient information


Below are some links to information you might find useful such as local services.

There is also information about how you can care for yourself if you have a variety of condtions


Local services 

Fairwater hub and library: 
https://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/resident/Libraries-and-archives/Find-a-library/Pages/Fairwater-Library.aspx

Pentrebane zone (community centre run by the local community)
https://www.pentrebanezone.com

Independent living services (Cardiff council social services)
https://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/resident/Housing/Independent-Living-Services/Pages/default.aspx


DEWIS (online directory of local services):
http://www.dewis.wales

Infoengine (online directory of charities and not for profit organisations providing services in the local area):
https://en.infoengine.cymru

Help me quit (stop smoking service)
http://www.helpmequit.wales

EPP (health and wellbeing courses)
https://www.wales.nhs.uk/site3/home.cfm?orgid=537

Care and Repair (home improvements, benefit and fincial advice, fuel advice for older people)
http://www.careandrepair.org.uk/en

Carers Trust (support and advice for carers of all ages)
https://carers.org

Books on prescription (books about living with and caring for someone with dementia available from local libraries)
http://www.reading-well.org.uk 


Self care
Choose Well Wales: http://www.choosewellwales.org.uk/home

NHS Wales direct: https://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/Default.aspx

Choose Pharmacy:
http://www.choosewellwales.org.uk/sitesplus/documents/994/Minor%20Ailments%20Services_Leaflet_English.pdf

General self care advice on minor illnesses: http://www.treatyourselfbetter.co.uk/

Pocket Medic (self care advice videos): http://ehealthdigital.co.uk/


Patient information

Blood donation: https://www.welsh-blood.org.uk/giving-blood

Organ donation: http://organdonationwales.org/?lang=en

 

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