Useful Links

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The mission of the American Lung Association® is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health


High Peak Disability Sports Group meet every 2 months with the aim of promoting and developing sporting opportunities for people with disabilities and additional needs.


Our Vision...A world free from the harm caused by tobacco.

Our Mission... ASH is a campaigning public health charity working to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco.

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation website is currently being updated

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Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.

Living with diabetes becomes a lifelong learning process once you’re diagnosed. NHS guidelines now recommend that people with diabetes (Type 1 or 2) be offered patient education programmes, officially known as ‘structured education’.

The Charities Consortium of users of
Prostheses, Orthoses, Wheelchairs, Electronic Assistive Technology and
Rehabilitation Services
formed to give a 'National NHS LOOK' at meeting Individual needs for independence

The united voice of disability sport seeking to promote inclusion and achieve equality of sporting opportunities for disabled peopleTo be the united voice of disability sport seeking to promote inclusion and achieve equality of sporting opportunities for disabled people

The Limbless Association provides information and support to the limb-loss community. We aim to support people of all ages and backgrounds through a variety of existing programs and services.

We offer support to individuals of any age, whether they are about to have an amputation or are already living with congenital or acquired limb-loss and we offer assistance and information to carers, family members and friends if they require it. We support both the civilian and military population and work closely with other UK Charities to provide the best overall service for each individual.

We provide a national association of friends and contemporaries through the Limbless Association membership system and provide a single, unified voice for the UK limb-loss community, creating a national union and alliance for UK prosthetic patients.


The clinical team comprises 2 Consultants in Rehab Medicine, a rotational specialist registrar and staff grade doctor. There is also a Counsellor, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Sister, Staff Nurse and Prosthetists.

Costing just over £1.3 million a year to maintain, the NWAA covers all major motorway incidents, and areas that have poor and restricted road access. On average the NWAA is called out four times a day, rising up to ten in the summer. Whilst the incidents vary greatly, there are two over-riding factors for the NWAA’s presence – either because time is extremely crucial or where road access is limited.

Ten Tips For Better Health:

1 Don't smoke.If you can, stop. If you can't, cut down.
2 Follow a balanced diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables.
3 Keep physically active.
4 Manage stress by, for example, talking things through and making time to relax.
5 If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation.
6 Cover up in the sun, and protect children from sunburn.
7 Practise safer sex.
8 Take up cancer screening opportunities.
9 Be safe on the roads: follow the Highway Code.
10 Learn the First Aid ABC: airways, breathing, circulation.

Awards for All England is supported by the Arts Council England, the Big Lottery Fund, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Sport England.

We award grants of between £300 and £10,000 for people to take part in art, sport, heritage and community activities, and projects that promote education, the environment and health in the local community.


Trafford Disability Information Exchange

At Trafford Council we view Disability as an Equality issue.The Barriers in society for Disabled People need to be removed. As providers of services to the community. We aim to ensure that all services are accessible to disabled people.

Oldham Amputee Support Group

We provide free and confidential support within the Oldham area for people for whom an amputation may be necessary or who already are amputees, this also extends to their families and partners


The British Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Amputee Rehabilitation (BACPAR).

BACPAR objectives:

- To encourage, promote and facilitate interchange of knowledge, skills and ideas.
- To improve communication and understanding between all disciplines working in the field of amputation and limb deficiency rehabilitation
- To improve post-registration education in this specialty
- To encourage research in this specialty
- To provide support and information between members and contact with similar organizations nationally and internationally


The goal of Parasport, working in partnership with the Deloitte Disability Sport Programme, is to transform the experience of disabled people playing sport, encouraging them to participate competitively and to build the talent stream for future national and international honours.


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Getting Manchester Moving

Getting Manchester Moving is a citywide initiative designed to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity, its benefits and where these activities can be accessed as well as about healthy eating and weight management. For more information please visit:



In July 2014 LimbPower became a National Disability Sports Organisation, sitting alongside WheelPower, Cerebral Palsy Sport (CP Sport), Dwarf Sport, British Blind Sport (BBS), UK Deaf Sport, Mencap, Special Olympics GB (SOGB). Through this association and our work with the English Federation of Disability Sport and Sport England LimbPower help amputees and people with limb impairment reach their sporting potential.

We fund research to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, improve survival rates and outcomes. We promote education and awareness to reduce death and disability, and give support to people affected. A new project, the Book of Experience presents a unique picture of how meningitis and septicaemia have affected individuals, families and whole communities.

Tardive Dyskinesia


Tardive Dyskinesia is now in partnership with DrugWatch which helps consumers affected by dangerous drugs and medical devices (see links above).

Tardive dyskinesia is a condition that may develop in patients who use metoclopramide, a drug sold under brand names such as Reglan in the United States. When a patient has been taking certain prescription drugs over a long period of time, often in high dosages, involuntary, repetitive tic-like movements can result, primarily in the facial muscles or (less commonly) the limbs, fingers and toes. The hips and torso may also be affected.

Hypnotherapy Directory

Hypnotherapy Directory only lists qualified/registered hypnotherapists. Every member must send us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover or must be registered with a recognised professional body.

Mesothelioma Symptoms

There are four malignant types of mesothelioma, and a benign type of mesothelioma, which is non-cancerous
Symptoms of mesothelioma usually do not appear for 20 to 50 years after asbestos exposure. When symptoms do appear, it may still be difficult to diagnose mesothelioma, as the symptoms often mimic other diseases like asbestosis, as well as typical respiratory illnesses and even the common cold. The symptoms vary according to the type of mesothelioma.

Carers Direct

Carers Direct is a national information, advice and support service for carers in England.


Nutritionist Resource

If you're in need of support, search our network to be connected with a professional nutritionist. Nutritionist Resource only lists nutritionists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have sent us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.

Karen's Page

Karen's page is for families and supporters of people with learning disabilities. It is for information and advice on all the aspects that may be encountered when caring for a person with learning difficulties including health, social services, vulnerabilities etc.


Drug Dangers

Everything related to defective medical devices and drugs in order to promote education and awareness for victims, their families, and the general public


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