- Common Childhood Illnesses
A guide for parents and carers of children aged birth – 5 years.
- Department of Health
national health policies, guidance and campaigns.
By diagnosing the possibility of stroke before reaching hospital, it is possible for appropriate referral to a stroke unit to be made as quickly as possible.
- Durham County Carers Support
A registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee. We are a voluntary organization that provides free high quality services and support to unpaid Carers over the age of 18 who support someone living in the County Durham are.
- Health Care Commission
The Commission is the independent regulator of the NHS in England and it publishes a range of information on the quality of services provided by the NHS, including annual performance ratings for all NHS trust.
- Patient UK
The aim of this website is to provide non-medical people in the UK with good quality information about health and disease.
- The Royal Marsden Hospital
Patient information leaflets, providing information about different types of cancer – includes children’s cancers.
- Medic Direct
A new health information site aimed at UK public and practitioners.
- Med Info
provides free and easy to understand medical information and advice.
- Net Doctor
Contact details and information on more than 200 support groups throughout the UK.
- Bereavement Counselling Services
(0191) 514 7007
- Bereavement Support Group
(Chester-le-Street) (0191) 386 1170
- Citizens Advice Bureau
(0191) 586 2639
- NHS County Durham
(0191) 301 1300
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse
(CAT)(0191) 510 8933
- Easington Substance Misuse Initiative Seaham
(0191) 581 6833
- MIND (Chester-le-Street)
(0191) 388 3411
- Miscarriage Association
(0192) 420 0799
- Police 0845 606 0365
- Registrar of Births, Deaths (Seaham)
0300 026 2501
08457 90 90 90
- Social Security – Seaham
(0191) 554 6300
- Social Care Direct (24hr Contact)
0845 850 5010