Here are some websites from other organisations which you may find useful:
The Helplines Assisciation The Helplines Association (THA) is the membership and good practice organisation for email, SMS, internet and telephone-based helplines.
The Cumbria Partnership Patient Experience Team provides a confidential advice and information service. We are dedicated to listening to those that use our services, their carers and relatives. Your views are important to us and will enable the Patient Experience Team to ensure we continually improve the services provided by the Trust.
Patient Memoirs website encourages you to tell your story and inspire your fellow patients.
The NHS website website provides the ability to review services that you have used including GPs, doctors, hopitals and community services
NHS Trusts in Cumbria
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust are the secondary care provider of acute hospital services in north Cumbria and their services are based at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. They also have a birthing centre at Penrith Community Hospital.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust manages Furness General Hospital (Barrow), Westmorland General Hospital (Kendal) and Ulverston Community Health Centre, in addition to hospitals in Morecambe and Lancaster.
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the biggest ambulance service in the country providing accident and emergency services. They also provide non-emergency patient transport services for those patients who require non-emergency transport to and from hospital.
The NHS website is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives you the information you need to make choices about your health.
BBC Health provides information on general health issues.
Change4life aims to change the lives of families in England by improving their diet, exercise and attitude to good health.
Making Space family support service is aimed at helping families who care for somebody with an enduring Mental Health problem such as Schizophrenia or Manic Depression.
Carlisle Carers Association assists with carers needs such as finances, benefit advice and general support.
Eden Carers offers a free and confidential support and information service to people who care for someone who is frail, ill or disabled.
Furness Carers provides high quality support and services top carers who are looking after someone who cannot manage at home without help.
South Lakeland Carers Association provide a quality service of information, support an advocacy.