Other useful websites

This website provides links to information provided by external organisations and companies. This information is not in any way under the control of the BARNET CEPN although we do our best to ensure these websites are of the highest quality we cannot take any responsibility for their content or accuracy and their inclusion does not imply specific endorsement by us.

 

Age UK Barnet

We are an independent local charity working with and for older people across the borough to serve and promote the interests of all older people in Barnet, from all walks of life and ethnic communities.

Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society provides information and support for patients who have been diagnosed with dementia as well as their carers.   It also offers advice and information about treatment. The website will provide information about local support groups and dementia cafes in your area.

Athens / Health Information Online

HILO is your gateway to high-quality health information online compiled by the London Health Libraries network for NHS staff.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Toolkit for Primary Care Practitioners

The CGA toolkit for General Practitioners and medical and healthcare professionals working in primary care settings explains what comprehensive geriatric assessment is, in what circumstances to use it and how it is done together with planning and involvement of social services. In addition, the series includes guides on specific medical issues that older patients may present with. These CGA guides cover a range of conditions and situations, from bone health to end of life care.

Barnet Community Directory

The Barnet Community Directory is a searchable database of voluntary groups, organisations, social clubs, charities and social enterprises that are based, or work in Barnet. It provides the opportunity for groups to promote their activities and to identify similar groups who are interested in working together.

BMJ Learning

BMJ Learning features hundreds of accredited learning modules for doctors, nurses, medical students and other healthcare professionals.

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

A really useful website all about Cerebral Palsy and other common birth injuries.

CKS

The NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries or CKS (formerly PRODIGY) are a source of evidence-based information and practical advice about the common conditions managed in primary care. You can search for CKS on the NHS Evidence website where a wide range of additional information resources can be found.

Health Education England: The Care Certificate

Materials to support employers implementing the Care Certificate, including revised standards and guidance. The latest versions of the free resources for the Care Certificate are now available on the webpages of Health Education England, Skills for Health and Skills for Care

London Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education (formerly London Deanery)

Offers a range of postgraduate medical and dental training in London.

New Models of Care

This paper is an educational tool for GPs and other primary care professionals interested in the new model of community centered care. It is a simple introduction into some of the existing roles within community centred care in the UK

There is a short introduction to:

  • The background of community centred care as a new model of care i.e. shared care of the population not just General Practitioners (GPs) as a sole provider of care but the community working together as a whole.
  • Some roles in community centred care/ link worker roles.
  • Interventions within community centred care: MECC, Signposting, Social prescribing, Self-Care.

NHS Evidence

NHS Evidence is a free service that enables access to authoritative clinical and non-clinical evidence and best practice through a web-based portal. It is aimed at helping people from across the NHS, public health and social care sectors to make better decisions as a result. NHS Evidence is managed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).

North Central London Research Consortium

Noclor are a research support service for those involved in mental health and primary care. Improvements in healthcare are relevant to all and it is our business to ensure the necessary research is professionally supported.

Barnet are working with Noclor to help patients in primary care participate in cutting edge research through their GP. Paula McLaren is managing this project in Barnet and coordinators will help with the administration and recruitment of patients.

Please contact Paula at paulamclaren@nhs.net and see the website for more information on working with Noclor.

UNIVADIS

A trusted Medical Reference Website

Diabetes UK

UK charity for affected by diabetes.

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) is the UK’s leading national charity offering support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect through:

  • Providing a range of services which offer direct support to survivors
  • Ensuring that survivors know where they can go for help
  • Spreading best practice in the support of survivors among those who they may approach for help
  • Working with others to increase the provision and effectiveness of support for survivors
  • Standing up for survivors and representing their interests among those who are in a position to help improve their lives

Patient

Patient empowers everyone to take charge of their health. The website provides trusted clinical information, written and reviewed by an extensive network of doctors and healthcare professionals.

Stillbirth and Neonatel Death Charity (SANDS)

Operating throughout the UK, SANDS supports anyone affected by the death of a baby, they work to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

Learning disability resources

NHS England has published resources for its “Stomp” and “Stamp” programmes, which aims to improve the use of medicines for people with a learning disability, autism or both.​

Useful websites:

British Association of sexual health and HIV

British national Formulary

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Family Planning Association

Faculty of sexual and Reproductive healthcare

Resuscitation Council UK

Asthma UK

British and Irish Hypertension Society

Blood Pressure Association Resource

British Heart Foundation

British Cardiology Society

National Eczema Society

Heart UK – The Cholestrol Charity

British Lung Foundation

National Osteoporosis Society

GP Notebook

NHS Choices Website

Vulval Pain Society

Royal College of Nursing & Royal College of Learning Zone

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Practice Nurse Journal Online Resources

NHS Apps Library

Work-base learning and Supervision Project