NHS Choices forum for the Couch to 5K community.
Couch to 5K is a nine-week running plan for complete beginners, delivered through a series of podcasts.
Download the Couch to 5K podcasts here:
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The British Lung Foundation is the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs.
We offer hope, help and a voice.
Our research finds new treatments and cures.
We help people who struggle to breathe to take control of their lives.
And together, we’re campaigning for better lung health.
With your support, we’ll make sure that one day everyone breathes clean air with healthy lungs.
Support is provided on the whole range of lung conditions ranging from the more common COPD and Asthma to the less well known conditions such as Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Bronchiectasis etc.
Our Helpline - 03000 030 555 - is available to anyone living in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, providing guidance on how to manage and live with your condition.
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Welcome to the Weight Loss NHS community.
We're a friendly group, determined to lose weight, healthily and permanently. Most of us are following the NHS 12 week plan, details of which may be downloaded. We hope that by exchanging ideas, we can all find the best route for us, as individuals, to achieve success.
Our Administrators are all volunteers, who are also on their own weight loss journeys and will be on hand to guide and assist, in any way possible. They will greet you with lots of information on how to get the best out of the forum and whilst it may seem overwhelming, it's important to read everything, so that your own journey will be easier and more enjoyable, from the start.
Here's to the new, slim and fit you!
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Patient Power provides resources that support patients and caregivers in building the confidence, knowledge and hope to live well with cancer.
Patient Power connects communities of cancer patients through video programs, webcasts, transcripts, live in-person meetings and other means, in partnership leading medical centers and organizations, as well as patient advocates and patient organizations.... read more
The Heal My PTSD forum is a safe, supportive and informative space where survivors and their caregivers can connect to others with similar experiences. It is run by volunteers, which are PTSD survivors themselves.
It was founded by award winning author and blogger, Michele Rosenthal, who has since moved on to other projects.
This community is based on mutual support, exchanging experiences and ideas for healing.
Our vision is to provide support and practical tips on how to cope in daily life with various PTSD symptoms (anxiety, depression, fear, flashbacks, nightmares, intrusive thoughts, hypervigilance, dissociation and others) as well as share successes and ideas for recovery.
Our personal experiences and recovery journeys are unique but by connecting to others we discover that there are things we can relate to and that we truly aren’t alone.
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The Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Support Association (CLLSA) is a patient led charity founded in the UK In 2005. Our aim is to provide support to patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) and Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL) and their families/carers.
The Association encourages education whilst working for access to treatments that will improve CLL outcomes. We provide information about developments in CLL/SLL treatment and research and provide opportunities for awareness raising and mutual support, including the opportunity to meet at UK conferences several times each year.
CLLSA at HealthUnlocked brings together an international supportive on-line community to allow the sharing of experiences of those living with CLL/SLL and their family/carers.
The group is supported by Admins, Volunteers and international information resources and perspectives. ... read more
Parkinson's Movement has been devised by people with Parkinson's for people with Parkinson's. An initiative of The Cure Parkinson's Trust, Parkinson's movement aims to seek the opinions of those with Parkinson's to help shape research and best clinical practice. The Cure Parkinson's Trust has one bold aim: to cure Parkinson's disease. We fund innovative projects and inspirational scientists with the aim of building momentum towards a cure. We improve communication and promote collaboration between researchers. We were founded by patients and involve patients in our work. We are working with the European Parkinson's Disease Association (EPDA) within HealthUnlocked to support members with topical information.... read more
We are a peer support community for people affected by hepatitis. It is run by The Hepatitis Foundation International (HFI), a non-profit organization established in 1994 working to eradicate chronic hepatitis for 500 million people globally. Here you can connect with others like you, ask questions, share your experiences and support one another. HFI also runs a community for people living with HepC: https://healthunlocked.com/hepatitisc-chat
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Up to 2.7 million people in the UK live with Fibromyalgia (Fibro) & the awareness of this condition remains very low. Fibromyalgia Action UK (FMAUK) is a registered charity raising awareness & making evidence-based information about Fibromyalgia easily accessible. Fibromyalgia Action UK uses HealthUnlocked to provide those living with Fibromyalgia a way to communicate with others & share their experiences. We have community volunteers who also live with Fibro that work hard at maintaining a supportive & friendly community atmosphere. Many members post about diagnosis, research findings, treatments & all things Fibro plus we have regular polls, which starts interesting discussion within the community.
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Welcome to the community for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This is run by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) and exists to help you find support and information from other people living with RA. You may be newly diagnosed or have had RA for some time or you might not have a diagnosis yet - everyone is welcome! NRAS also support people with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and other forms of inflammatory arthritis.
NRAS is a UK based charity providing support, information and advocacy for people with rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis, their families, friends and carers. Our vision is for everyone with RA to be able to live the life they want to.
We have a helpline which is open Mon-Fri, 9.30am - 4.30pm and is free for landlines. We also have a huge range of free information booklets available to order or download from our website.... read more
Pain Concern is a charity campaigning for better pain services and a better understanding of the needs of people living with pain.
Pain Concern runs a Helpline 0300 123 0789, publishes information leaflets and produces "Airing Pain" the podcast for people in pain.... read more
Fertility Network UK is a registered charity (1099960) that provides essential support services to the 1 in 6 couples that struggle to conceive in the UK. It is our mission to raise the profile and understanding of fertility issues in all quarters and to strive for timely and consistent provision of infertility care throughout the UK. Our HealthUnlocked community is a place where you can receive peer to peer support from others who are struggling to conceive. ... read more
We are the British Heart Foundation, the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research. We fund research into life saving cures to beat heart disease, stroke and vascular dementia, and stop conditions like diabetes from causing them, to help people and families live longer, better lives.
Over the years, our pioneering research has helped to transform the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions. As well funding ground-breaking research, we’re here to support people affected by heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors. So whether you're living with a heart or circulatory disease, or just want to find out more about them, this is the place to be.
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We are the UK’s largest charity for parents. We give you accurate, impartial information so that you can decide what’s best for your family, and we introduce you to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support. Call our Helpline on 0300 330 0700.... read more
Ovacome is a UK-based charity who provide information and support for everyone affected by ovarian cancer. We are here to answer your questions, talk through the issues, provide emotional support or just have a chat. Our Support Line is open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm on 0800 008 7054. You can also email us at email@example.com and Anna, our Support Service Manager, is part of the My Ovacome community as OvacomeSupport.
Ovacome is a membership organisation. It is free to join and members receive a welcome pack and a quarterly magazine full of useful information. If you would like to join Ovacome please phone us or email us as above or complete the form on our website at http://www.ovacome.org.uk/support/speak-to-specialist-nurse/become-a-member/
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Thyroid UK is a charity that supports people with thyroid disease and related disorders.
We support people by informing them of various aspects of thyroid health and testing as well as other conditions such as adrenal deficiency, vitamin and mineral deficiencies and genetics that affect thyroid function.
You can support us by joining which includes a quarterly magazine and discounts off supplements... read more
This HealthUnlocked Community is run by LUPUS UK - The national registered charity supporting people with systemic lupus and discoid lupus and assisting those approaching diagnosis.
This community is available for anybody affected by lupus to get information, support and advice from other people who are similarly affected.
The community discusses a wide range of topics including; diagnosis, symptoms, medical appointments, medications and support available.... read more
The diabetes and hypertension community is your place to ask questions, get answers and support others impacted by the condition. It is open to everyone all around the world who have been impacted by diabetes and hypertension.... read more