General information and advice

Advice for everyone [NHS]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) [NICE]

Coronavirus and domestic abuse [GOV.UK]

Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline [Hampshire County Council]

Coronavirus resource page [GOV.UK]

Coronavirus resource page [Hampshire County Council]

Coronavirus resource page [World Health Organisation]

Essential advice (video) [GOV.UK]

Guidance for employers, employees and businesses [GOV.UK]

Guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable [GOV.UK]

Handwashing advice (poster) [GOV.UK]

NHS Volunteer Responders - how to sign up

Prevention (poster) [GOV.UK]

Self-isolation (leaflet) [GOV.UK]

Self-isolation (poster) [GOV.UK]

Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus (Covid-10) infection

Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (in languages other than English) [GOV.UK]

Stay at home, save lives (poster) [GOV.UK]

Staying healthy at home [World Health Organisation]

Babies and children

Coronavirus: information for families with disabled children [Contact]

Coronavirus advice [Children With Cancer UK]

Coronavirus and caring for your baby [Lullaby Trust] 

Dave the dog is worried about coronavirus (story for children)

Entertaining children at home [Contact]

How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus [UNICEF]

Pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding [World Health Organisation]

Coronavirus and other health conditions

Cancer and coronavirus [Macmillan Cancer Support]

Cervical cancer and coronavirus [Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust] 

Coronavirus: information for families looking after someone with dementia [Dementia UK]

Coronavirus: information for people affected by dementia [Alzheimer's Society]

Coronavirus: what it means for you if you have heart or circulatory disease [British Heart Foundation]

Coronavirus advice [Children With Cancer UK]

Coronavirus and bowel cancer [Bowel Cancer UK]

Coronavirus and brain tumours [Brain Tumour Charity]

Coronavirus and diabetes [Diabetes UK]

Coronavirus and HIV [Terrence Higgins Trust]

Coronavirus and rheumatoid arthritis [National Rheumatoid Arthritis Association]

Coronavirus and sex: what you need to know [BBC]

Covid-19 and myeloma [Myeloma UK]

Guide to social shielding [Asthma UK]

Healthy parenting [World Health Organisation]

Information and advice for people living with a lung condition [British Lung Foundation]

Information for families with disabled children [Contact]

Information on coronavirus for stroke survivors [Stroke Association]

Quitting tobacco [World Health Organisation]

Information for people with learning disabilities

Advice about the coronavirus (EASY READ) [Easy Read Online]

Beating the virus (wordless book about what to do if you have coronavirus and how to help others) [Beyond Words]

Coronavirus (EASY READ) [Public Health England]

Coronavirus - how to stay safe (photosymbols) [GOV.UK]

Coronavirus: information for people with learning disabilities during their hospital stay (EASY READ) [Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust]

How staff should support people with a learning disability, autism or both during the coronavirus pandemic (EASY READ) [Public Health England]

Stay at home - for everyone (EASY READ) [Mencap]

Stay at home - for people with coronavirus (EASY READ) [Mencap]

Stay at home: what to do if you or someone you share your home with has signs of coronavirus (EASY READ) [Public Health England]

Mental health and wellbeing

Andover Mind - Aldershot contacts

Andover Mind - Andover contacts

Andover Mind - Basingstoke contacts

Andover Mind - Romsey contacts

Coronavirus: dealing with bereavement and grief [Cruse UK]

Coronavirus and mental wellbeing [Every Mind Matters]

Free online meditation resources (American)

Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus [GOV.UK]

Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty [Psychology Tools Limited]

How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus [UNICEF]

How to keep mentally healthy during uncertain times [Action for Happiness]

How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak [Mental Health Foundation]

Looking after our mental health [World Health Organisation]

Physical activities for adults and children

Change4Life (activities for children) [NHS]

Fitness Studio exercise videos [NHS]

Gym-free workouts [NHS]

Kids' workouts to do at home [Joe Wicks]

Live Well: Exercise [NHS]

One You: Move More [NHS]

Stay In, Work Out [Sport England]

Staying physically active [World Health Organisation] 

This Girl Can (exercise ideas for women)

We Are Undefeatable (activities for people with long term health conditions) [NHS]


Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Volunteer Responders - how to sign up

Basingstoke Voluntary Action

Unity Online (Andover and Romsey)

Volunteer North Hampshire

Volunteer Wessex (Winchester)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Foreign languages

Bones and joints

Back Care

National Osteoporosis Society

NRAS (National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society)

Versus Arthritis (formerly Arthritis Research UK)



Children With Cancer UK

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group

CLIC Sargent (cancer and leukaemia in childhood)

Macmillan Cancer Support

Make A Wish Foundation

Teenage Cancer Trust

Colorectal, stomach, bowel

Bowel Cancer UK

Colostomy Association (includes young colostomates)

Heartburn Cancer UK (oesophageal and gastric cancer, Barrett's oesophagus)

Lynn's Bowel Cancer Campaign

Pseudomyxoma Survivor


Bowel Cancer UK

Macmillan Cancer Support


5k your way move against cancer 

Bucket List Wishes (Berkshire-based charity granting wishes for terminally ill adults)

Cancer Research UK

Deaf Cancer Wise (for people with hearing difficulties who are affected by cancer)

I Can Therapy Centre (helping people with health conditions to move more and feel better)

Look good, feel better 

Macmillan Cancer Support

Marie Curie Cancer Care

NHS national screening programme (bowel, breast, cervical)

Odyssey (helps people with cancer regain confidence via a programme of outdoor activities)

Penny Brohn Cancer Care (complementary therapies, counselling and support for people with cancer and their supporters)

Untire (app to help reduce fatigue)

Wessex Cancer Trust

World Cancer Research Fund


Everyman Campaign

Orchid - fighting male cancer (testicular, prostate and penile cancer)

Prostate Cancer UK

Other cancers

Anthony Nolan Trust (info on bone marrow donation and transplantation for leukaemia)

Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research)

Brain Tumour Charity

BRIAN (free app to help people cope with a brain tumour)

Kidney Cancer UK

Lymphoedema support network

Mesothelioma UK

Myeloma UK

NET Patient Foundation (neuroendocrine cancer)

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Sarcoma UK


Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Now

Daisy Network (premature menopause)

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

NHS National Screening Programme (bowel, breast, cervical)

Ovacome (ovarian cancer)

VACO (Vulva Awareness Campaign Organisation)

Children, young adults and parenting


Children With Cancer UK

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG)

CLIC Sargent

Macmillan Cancer Support

Teenage Cancer Trust


Coronavirus and caring for your baby [Lullaby Trust]

Information for families with disabled children [Contact]


Change4Life (activities, food facts and recipes)


Contact (for families with disabled children)

Diabetes UK

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Haemophilia Society

Healthier together

Kidscape (help with bullying)

Make a Wish Foundation

Meningitis Now

Ronald Mcdonald House Charities (free accommodation for families with children in hospitals and hospices across the UK)

Well Child (national charity for sick children)

Winston’s wish (charity for bereaved children)

Mental health

Mind (information for children and young people)


Family lives

Healthier together

Young adults

Sex and young people (information and advice about sex, contraception and relationships for teenagers)

Talk to Frank (honest information about drugs aimed at younger people)

The You Trust



Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious About Autism (online community)

Autism Hampshire

National Autistic Society

Cerebral palsy

SCOPE (cerebral palsy)


Information for families of disabled children

Down's syndrome

Down's Syndrome Association


British Red Cross (support at home)

Challengers (inclusive play and leisure for disabled children and young people)

Connect to Support Hampshire 

Contact (for parents of disabled children)

Council for Disabled Children

Disabled Living Foundation (solutions for independent living)

Hampshire Parent Carer Network

Limbless Association (for UK amputees and limb-loss community)

Macmillan Cancer Support (cancer-related information in Easy Read)

Marie Curie (information for anyone affected by terminal illness in Easy Read)

Rose Road Association (services for young disabled people aged 0 - 25, their parents, families and carers)

SeeAbility (specialist support, accommodation and eye care help for people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss)

The You Trust

Hearing loss

Please see 'Ear, nose, throat and mouth' section

Learning disabilities

Easy Health (health information for people with learning disabilities)

Learning Disability Matters


Sight loss

Please see 'Eyes' section


Prescribed medicines

Electronic Medicines Compendium (prescribed medicines info)

NHS medicines A-Z

Recreational and street drugs


Ear, nose, throat, mouth


Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Helping Hands for the Blind

Living Paintings (tactile and audio books for blind children and adults)

Look (national federation of families with visually impaired children)

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Open Sight

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Royal National Institute for the Blind

SeeAbility (specialist support, accommodation and eye care help for people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss)

Talking Newspapers


NHS 111 online

NHS health conditions A-Z

NHS medicines A-Z

NHS services near you

Behind the headlines (NHS guide to the science that makes the news)

Connect to support Hampshire (adult social care)

Contact (directory of medical conditions, diagnosis and genetics)

Health and wellbeing directory (Hampshire Hospitals)

Healthtalk (people's real life experiences living with health conditions)

Healthier together (NHS parenting site)

Patient (health information)


Allergy UK

Action Against Allergy

Anaphylaxis Campaign

Benefits and community advice


British Red Cross (support at home)

Citizens Advice

Driving with a disability or health condition

The You Trust

Blood, organ and bone marrow donation

Anthony Nolan Trust

NHS Blood and Transplant 

Organ Donor Register

Participation in clinical trials or research projects

National Institute for Health Research

Travel information and advice

Fit for Travel

MASTA (medical advisory service for travellers abroad)

Healthy living

Health and wellbeing directory (Hampshire Hospitals)


Al-Anon (for families and friends of alcoholics)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Drink aware (alcohol awareness)

Inclusion (drug and alcohol services)


Change4Life (food facts)

Change4Life (healthy recipes)


Nutritionist Resource


Inclusion (drug and alcohol services)


5K Your Way 

Andover Leisure Centre

Basingstoke Sports Centre

Change4Life (activities)

Green Gym (gardening for health and wellbeing)

I Can Therapy Centre (helping people with health conditions to move more and feel better)

Park Run (free, weekly community events)

River Park Leisure Centre (Winchester)

This Girl Can (exercise ideas for women)

Walking for Health

We Are Undefeatable (activities for people with long term health conditions) [NHS]


Smokefree Hampshire

Smokefree (NHS)


Mental health (including bereavement)

Bereavement and counselling

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Child Death Helpline

Child Bereavement UK

Compassionate Friends

Counselling Directory

Cruse Bereavement Care

Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

Hampshire Registration Service (how to register a death)


Mariposa Trust (support for bereaved parents)

Miscarriage Association

NHS (to find local psychological support)

Relate (relationship/ marriage counselling)

Rosie Crane Trust (support for bereaved parents)


SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) 

Winston's Wish  (charity for bereaved children)


Andover Mind - Aldershot

Andover Mind - Andover

Andover Mind - Basingstoke

Andover Mind - Romsey

Coronavirus: dealing with bereavement and grief [Cruse Bereavement Care]

Free online meditation resources

Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus

Mental Health Foundation


Age UK (mental wellbeing for older people)

Anxiety UK

BEAT (eating disorders)


Every Mind Matters 

Gamblers’ Anonymous

Heads Together 

Hub of Hope (mental health support network)

Men's Minds Matter

Men's Sheds Association

Mental Health Foundation

Mind (information for adults)

Mind (information for children and young people)

National Self Harm Network

NHS mental health and wellbeing

No Panic (for sufferers of panic and anxiety disorders, phobias, OCD, and withdrawal from tranquilisers)


Rethink Mental Illness

Royal College of Psychiatrists


Shout - for support in a crisis

Sleep Council 

Sport in Mind (physical activities to help with mental health and wellbeing)

The You Trust


Zero Suicide Alliance (free suicide prevention training)

Pain (chronic)

Escape Pain (for people with chronic pain of the knee and/or hip joint) 

My Live Well With Pain

Pain Concern

Pain Toolkit (pain self management)

Relationships and sexual health

Avert (HIV and AIDS information)

Family Planning Association

Let's Talk About It (NHS Hampshire sexual health services)

Relate (relationship and marriage counselling)

Sexual Advice Association (male and female sexual problems)

Terrence Higgins Trust (HIV and sexual health information and services)

Stomach, bowel

Bladder and Bowel Foundation (incontinence)

Coeliac UK  

Colostomy Association

Crohn’s and Colitis UK  

Guts UK  

IA (ileostomy and internal pouch support group)

IBS Network

PBC Foundation (primary biliary cirrhosis)