Useful links for patients

National patient organisation for people with any type of parathyroid condition


Health information for the public: local services, health A-Z, medicines, healthy living advice, advice for carers, health news. You can give feedback.

NHS 111
Urgent and emergency care


Medicine safety

The Yellow Card Scheme
Please report any side effects from medicines here to the MHRA


Benefits & Employment

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

The Benefits Enquiry Line

Disability and Employment
Latest regulations on your rights at work – Equality Act 2010

Citizens Advice Bureau

Benefits advice guide
The benefits online advice page

Employment Advice Guide
The employment online advice guide


Making a complaint

NHS Complaints
How to complain about NHS treatment or care

Patient Advice & Liason Service

The Patient’s Association
A national charity providing patients with an opportunity to raise concerns,get advice and share experiences of healthcare. Helpline 0845

Write to your MP
You can find out about your MP here and contact them by letter or email. Or, your local paper will give ‘surgery’ times when you can book an appointment with your MP.

Health Ombudsman
The role of the Ombudsman is to consider complaints that government departments, a range of other public bodies in the UK, and the NHS in England, have not acted properly or fairly or have provided a poor service.


Legal advice

National ProBono Centre
“Pro bono” is the term for free legal help for someone who cannot afford to pay for legal assistance and is not entitled to legal aid.

Legal Advice finder
Find legal advisers or solicitors near you