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Please note that these links are provided for general information. Their inclusion does not signify endorsement by Ipswich Hospital. All links open in a new window.

General Health Information Sites

Consumer Health Information Centre



NHS Links

NHS Choices - This site connects you to local NHS services in England and provides national information about the NHS.

Department of Health

National & Local Voluntary/Support Organisations

Voluntary sector organisations are independent of the statutory bodies such as NHS, Social Services etc and provide a whole range of different support and help across the range of health and social care.

Some key organisations are listed below but you can find out more from organisations such as National Centre for Voluntary Organisations or locally Suffolk Association of Voluntary Organisations.

Advice (general and legal)
Citizens Advice Bureaux
Ipswich Citizens Advice Bureaux

General Health
Mens Health Forum

Cruse Bereavement Care

Hate Crime
Hate crime is an offence committed against a person or property which is motivated by the offender’s hatred of people because they are seen as being different. Report hate crime here.

Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
Equality and Human Rights Commission
East of England Black and Minority Ethnic network
Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual and Trans-gendered People
Lesbian and Gay Foundation
Suffolk LGB&T Network

Carers UK
Suffolk Carers

Older People
Age UK

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Symptoms website

Family Lives

Disability Rights UK - run by and for disabled people

Refugees and Asylum Seekers
The Refugee Council

Drugs and Alcohol
Drug Scope
Alcohol Concern
NORCAS - Drug and alcohol help across East Anglia

Sexual Health
The Family Planning Association
AVERT - HIV focus

Emotional and Mental Health
MIND - leading mental health charity in England and Wales
The Samaritans - confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing
Suffolk MIND

Young people
Young Minds - for young people

Faith Groups
The Inter Faith Network
Suffolk Inter-Faith Resource