Useful Websites

Local websites

Crossroads Care

Health Challenge Torfaen

Princess Royal Trust Torfaen Carers Centre

Sight Support (formerly Gwent Association for the Blind)

SNAP Cymru - working with families, young people and professionals on issues of additional learning needs and disabilities

Torfaen Mind

Are You a Carer?

Caring for Someone:

Bones and Joints

Arthritis Care:

Arthritis Research Campaign - Bone and Joint problems:

National Osteoporosis Society:



Cancer Research UK:

Macmillan Cancer Support:

Marie Curie Cancer Care - Charity work for cancer patients:

Children's Health

NHS Direct Online:

NHS Immunisation:

Counselling and Mental Health

CRUSE Bereavement Counselling:

Samaritans - Support and help for Low Mood on telephone:

Bullying Online - Help and advice on bullying:

Child Bereavement Trust - Help for Bereaved Families:


Diabetes UK:

Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous - AA - Information on Alcohol Problems:

Know the Score: Information on Drugs:

Talk to Frank - For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day:


Elderly Health

Age Concern:

Alzheimer’s Society UK:

Help the Aged:

Good for your Brain:

Eye Problems


RNIB - Common Eye Conditions:

Health Information

Patient UK - Information on various health related issues:

Patient Information Leaflets on various Conditions:

Laboratory Tests:

Teenage Health - Health issues with a focus on Teenagers:


British Heart Foundation:

SADS - Sudden Death:

High Blood Pressure:

Stopping Smoking

Go Smoke Free:

Action on smoking ASH:

Sexual Health

Family Planning Association - Sexual health advice:

British Pregnancy Advisory Service:

Sexual Dysfunction:

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Travel Health

Fit for Travel:

Foreign & Commonwealth Office:


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