Health Information by category Health Promotion

This section provides reliable information on how to positively change your diet, exercise and lifestyle to promote your health and that of your family. Our doctor-authored leaflets will help you answer questions like "How do I eat healthily?", "How much alcohol is safe?" and "Is smoking really bad for me?". The leaflets also contain information on treatments to help you, for example nicotine replacement treatments or tablets for stopping smoking, or help you prevent problems, such as "How do I examine myself?" (breasts or testes) or "Which treatment should I use to prevent malaria?".

Accessible Leaflets Advice for Travel Abroad
Advice for Travelling to Remote Locations Alcohol and Liver Disease
Alcohol and Liver Disease Alcohol and Sensible Drinking
Alcohol and Sensible Drinking Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet Medicines
BMI Calculator BMI Calculator
Breast Screening Breast-feeding
Breast-feeding Bupropion (Zyban®)
Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment Care.data - Sharing Your Information
Cervical Screening (Cervical Smear Test) Checking for Head Lice
Cholesterol Dietary Tips for Vegetarians and Vegans
Eat More Fruit and Vegetables Fibre and Fibre Supplements
Five Choices to Help You Stay Healthy Get to Know Your Testicles (Testes)
Healthy Eating Living with a Long-term Condition
Low-fat Diet Sheet Medical Negligence
Mediterranean Diet NHS and Other Care Options
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Obesity and Overweight in Adults
Obesity and Overweight in Adults Obesity and Overweight in Children
Orlistat - Help With Weight Loss Orlistat - Help With Weight Loss
Physical Activity For Health Physical Activity For Health
Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing Practical Guide to Healthy Caring
Pregnancy - Planning to Become Pregnant Pregnancy - Planning to Become Pregnant
Pregnancy and Physical Activity Pregnancy and Smoking
Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases
Preventing DVT When You Travel Preventing DVT When You Travel
Preventing Skin Cancer Preventing Skin Cancer
Prevention of Falls in the Elderly RCGP Parents Leaflet
RCGP Young People's Leaflet Recommended Safe Limits of Alcohol
Relaxation Exercises and Mindfulness Safer Sex
Screening Tests in the UK Sexually Transmitted Infections
Sexually Transmitted Infections Smoking - How Addicted Are You?
Smoking - The Facts Smoking - The Facts
Smoking and Others (Passive Smoking) Sources of NHS Help When Unwell
Sun and Health The Benefits of Stopping Smoking
Tips for Dealing with Lactose Intolerance Tips To Help You Stop Smoking
Tips To Help You Stop Smoking Varenicline (Champix®)
Weight Loss Surgery Weight Reduction - How to Lose Weight
Weight Reduction - How to Lose Weight