Physical Health

We have provided information on several organisations and charities below, however this list is by no means exhaustive. If you can’t find support online, contact us and we will assist you.

The NHS provides much useful information regarding help for veterans and forces personnel and includes handy Q&A pages pages which could support your needs and answer your questions. You can also find out about diabetes and the importance of exercise in later life.

Royal British Legion Industries supports forces personnel with health concerns and more specifically, anyone who has been in regular military service, including national service, and who may be suffering with arthritis, could benefit from this hip and knee assessment service.

In addition, NI Direct and NHS Choices offer advice and support for those caring for disabled parents.

The Terence Higgins Trust offers support on living with HIV as well as fundraising for research into preventing the virus.

Macmillan cancer support offers advice and help for people with cancer and those caring for those with the disease. They include information on local support groups and online help communities.

The British Heart Foundation is an organisation dedicated to supporting those living and coping with the effects of heart conditions. They offer an array of information, as does the Stroke Association who provide information and support for people who have suffered a stroke as well as those who are supporting loved ones coping with the effects of a stroke. They offer many supporting documents and online help tools.

Visit the NHS website for advice on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.