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Your Health

In this section you can find health information that you and your family may find useful. We are  committed to providing information in formats that are accessible to our local population. Our leaflets and posters can also be supplied in braille, audio format, PDF, large print and other languages on request. To have our information provided in a different format please email communications@rotherhamccg.nhs.uk 

Whether you want to stop smoking, need advice about diet and exercise, immunisations, sexual health or drugs and alcohol we can point you in the right direction to help you to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

NHS Website

NHS Website is the UK’s biggest health website. It provides comprehensive health information designed to help put you in control of your own health. The service is intended to help you make choices about your health, from lifestyle decisions about things such as smoking, drinking and exercise, through to the practical aspects of finding and using NHS services when you need them.

The NHS Website can also give you advice on a wide range of medical conditions and treatments.  You can:

  • Enter your symptoms online and get advice on treating common health problems at home.
  • Get quick answers to hundreds of the most common health questions.
  • Find a range of useful phone numbers and tools from NHS Choices to help you to keep healthy and well.

Other health resources

  • My NHS - Here you can see key data used by the NHS and local councils to monitor performance and shape the services you use. We'll continually add to the information, listen to what you want, and work to make it as clear as possible here>>
  • Diabetes - The Diabetes Specialist Nurse service triage's all referrals into the specialist team, undertaking assessment and treatment of patients with onward referral to other members of the diabetes team as appropriate here>>

ASD Assessment / Diagnosis Information

NHS partners are working together to understand the current high demand for ASD diagnosis. We want to make sure services are right for children and families whether there is a diagnosis or not. We are aware that families are waiting too long for their assessment. This is reflected in other areas across the country.

We have added extra capacity into the system and are now offering further choice using new technology to undertake a diagnosis. As part of the ASD diagnosis process, the CCG has asked Healios to work with RDaSH, the current provider, to offer an option of online diagnosis where this appropriate for the individual, based on need. For more information visit http://www.rotherhamsendlocaloffer.org.uk/info/11/health/145/autism_digital_assessment

Mental Health