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Health Wise

In addition to our regular services, we at OHRD are always looking for ways to add value and advise our very valued clients. To this end we have collated the below list of links to information dealing with all aspects of health advice.

The following links will cover a range of topics including health conditions, symptom checkers, advice on ways to keep fit and healthy and informative videos. We also link out to the main organisations across the UK, Ireland and Europe dealing with health-related matters. 

We hope you find all of this information useful and informative. If you have any questions in relation to these links, please contact us at any time for advice and assistance.

Where links lead to external sites, OHRD do not accept responsibility for the content of these sites as they may change without our knowledge.


NHS Health Links

A to Z Health Conditions

On the following pages you will find 100s of health conditions explained in a simple A to Z list, you may have been recently diagnosed with a condition but want to know more about it.

These pages will help you understand your condition and provided useful help and advice.



Symptom Checker

We all have aches, pains and worries about health and these pages while not designed to diagnose a problem could help identify symptoms. It is put together carefully by medical professionals which in a broad-brush style, be able to help you check your symptoms online.

We should stress that while this is a very useful tool it is always best if you are at all concerned to contact your GP.



Live Well

Everyone wants to be healthy and well, the following pages are full of help and advice on living well, from advice about losing weight, diets, stopping smoking through to tips about exercise. There are lots and lots of very useful tips on many topics like dealing with stress, controlling alcohol and videos that will help you stay healthier and it free. You can download diaries to help you ‘keep an eye’ on how you are doing and email addresses to contact others for help.




The following pages are stacked full of videos on all kinds of health issues. If you find it hard to read and take in information, then these videos are the place for you watch and learn. Videos are such an easy way to find out about things you need to know, should it be about a condition you or a relative has, or about a procedure you might be about to have, or just general health or family issues.



 Main Health Topics

AAA screening: www.aaascreening.info
Be Cancer Aware: www.becancerawareni.info 

Breastfedbabies: www.breastfedbabies.org
Cancer screening: www.cancerscreening.hscni.net 

Choose to live better: www.choosetolivebetter.com 

Enjoy Healthy Eating: www.enjoyhealthyeating.info

Flu aware NI: www.fluawareni.info
Get a life get active: www.getalifegetactive.com
Help protect yourself: www.helpprotectyourself.info
Know your limits: www.knowyourlimits.info
Minding your head: www.mindingyourhead.info
Organ Donation Northern Ireland: www.organdonationni.info 

Sexual Health NI: www.sexualhealthni.info
Space to breathe: www.spacetobreathe.org.uk
Want 2 stop: www.want2stop.info
Care in the sun: www.careinthesun.org


Community and Voluntary Organisations

Action Cancer: www.actioncancer.org
Belfast Pride: www.belfastpride.com
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland: www.cancerfocusni.org 

Cara-Friend: www.cara-friend.org.uk
Community Development and Health Network: www.cdhn.org 

Epilepsy Action: www.epilepsy.org.uk 
Macmillan: www.macmillan.org.uk
Northern Ireland Rare Disease Partnership (NIRDP): www.nirdp.org.uk
The Rainbow Project: www.rainbow-project.org
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland: www.cancerfocusni.org


Health and Social Care Organisations in NI

Belfast Trust: www.belfasttrust.hscni.net
Business Services Organisation: www.hscbusiness.hscni.net 

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service: www.niamb.co.uk 

Northern Trust: www.northerntrust.hscni.net
Patient and Client Council: www.patientclientcouncil.hscni.net 

South Eastern Trust: www.setrust.hscni.net
Western Trust: www.westerntrust.hscni.net
Engage: www.engage.hscni.net
Family support NI: www.familysupportni.gov.uk

Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service: www.nibts.org 

Northern Ireland Cancer Screening (Now under PHA): www.cancerscreening.hscni.net

Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland: www.safeguardingni.org/childsexualexploitation

(Helpline: 0800 389 1701; campaign site www.safertoknow.info


Find a GP or Chemist

Community Pharmacy NI: www.communitypharmacyni.co.uk

Cross-border Initiatives Cooperation and Working Together (CAWT): www.cawt.com 
Institute of Public Health in Ireland: www.publichealth.ie 

IPH Health Impact Assessment: www.publichealth.ie/hia


UK Health Organisations

British Medical Association

British Toxicology Society (BTS)

Department of Work and Pensions

Ergonomics Society

Equality & Human Rights Commission

Faculty of Occupational Medicine

General Medical Council

Health & Safety Executive

Health & Safety Laboratory

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

Trades Union Congress, Health and Safety (TUC)

Society of Occupational Medicine (UK)


Irish Health Organisations

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Health & Safety Authority


Irish Business and Employers Federation (IBEC)

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland


International Health Organications

European Network for Workplace Health Promotion

International Labour Organization

World Health Organization

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions