UK sources of information and / or support
Women's Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women. Includes a leaflet on cystitis.
Information and support for people with any kind of cystitis including Interstitial Cystitis.
Straightforward details on a variety of urological topics, including Cystitis, are available.
Information provided by the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Renal Unit for patients and for doctors who are not renal specialists.
This site covers several common as well as many less common pelvic pain conditions. For example, Adenomyosis, Adhesions, Dysmenorrhoea (Painful Periods), Endometriosis, Fibroids, Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Nerve damage (Sciatic, Pudendal, Ilio-inguinal), Ovarian Remnant Syndrome, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Pudendal Neuralgia, Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis (PBS/IC), Vulvodynia. It has sections for patients, clinicians and researchers.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from BUPA.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.