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 Travelling to Remote Locations
Alcohol and Liver Disease Alcohol and Sensible Drinking
Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet Medicines BMI Calculator
Breast Screening Breast-feeding
Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment - Sharing Your Information
Cervical Screening (Cervical Smear Test) Checking for Head Lice
Cholesterol Eat More Fruit and Vegetables
Fibre and Fibre Supplements Get to Know Your Testicles (Testes)
Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet Healthy Eating
Healthy Lifestyle - Five Choices How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet
Living with a Long-term Condition Low-fat Diet Sheet
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Obesity and Overweight in Adults
Obesity and Overweight in Children Orlistat - Help With Weight Loss
Physical Activity For Health Pregnancy - Planning to Become Pregnant
Pregnancy and Physical Activity Pregnancy and Smoking
Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases Preventing DVT When You Travel
Preventing Skin Cancer Prevention of Falls in the Elderly
RCGP Parents Leaflet RCGP Young People's Leaflet
Recommended Safe Limits of Alcohol Relaxation Exercises
Sexually Transmitted Infections Smoking - and Others (Passive Smoking)
Smoking - Helping to Stop with Bupropion Smoking - Helping to Stop with Varenicline
Smoking - How Addicted Are You? Smoking - The Benefits of Stopping
Smoking - The Facts Smoking - Tips to Help you Stop
Sun and Health Surgery for Obesity
Tips for Dealing with Lactose Intolerance Weight Reduction - How to Lose Weight