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 LeafletsAdvice for Travelling to Remote Locations
Alcohol and Liver DiseaseAlcohol and Sensible Drinking
Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet MedicinesBMI Calculator
Breast ScreeningBreast-feeding
Cardiovascular Health Risk - Sharing Your Information
Cervical Screening (Cervical Smear Test)Checking for Head Lice
CholesterolDietary Tips for Vegetarians and Vegans
Eat More Fruit and VegetablesFibre and Fibre Supplements
Get to Know Your Testicles (Testes)Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
Healthy EatingHealthy Lifestyle - Five Choices
How to Follow the Mediterranean DietLiving with a Long-term Condition
Low-fat Diet SheetNicotine Replacement Therapy
Obesity and Overweight in AdultsObesity and Overweight in Children
Orlistat - Help With Weight LossPhysical Activity For Health
Practical Guide to Healthy AgeingPregnancy - Planning to Become Pregnant
Pregnancy and Physical ActivityPregnancy and Smoking
Preventing Cardiovascular DiseasesPreventing DVT When You Travel
Preventing Skin CancerPrevention of Falls in the Elderly
RCGP Parents LeafletRCGP Young People's Leaflet
Recommended Safe Limits of AlcoholRelaxation Exercises
Sexually Transmitted InfectionsSmoking - and Others (Passive Smoking)
Smoking - Helping to Stop with BupropionSmoking - Helping to Stop with Varenicline
Smoking - How Addicted Are You?Smoking - The Benefits of Stopping
Smoking - The FactsSmoking - Tips to Help you Stop
Sun and HealthTips for Dealing with Lactose Intolerance
Weight Loss SurgeryWeight Reduction - How to Lose Weight