Managing your health


NHS Diabetes Advice helpline

NHS England and NHS Improvement have launched a new helpline in response to disruption to normal diabetes services due to the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

The service is for adults living with diabetes who use insulin to manage their condition and require immediate clinical advice.

Whether you or a member of your household have caught the virus, or routine care has been disrupted, the helpline is available for immediate clinical advice to help you understand how to effectively manage their diabetes.

You can access NHS Diabetes Advice via Diabetes UK’s support line on 0345 123 2399 Monday-Friday from 9am-6pm.


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Websites and Apps to help you manage your health

NHS health apps  - digital tools to help you manage and improve your health.

NHS Moodzone - tips and advice to help boost your mental health.

WiSe - for information on all matters around sexual health and services provided in Wiltshire.

NHS Heart Age - to check how healthy your heart is.

NHS Change4life - fun ideas to help your kids stay healthy.

NHS Choices - walking for health - tips and advice.- 

Wilts Council Health Trainers - a free service available to a people aged 18+

Handiapp - a free App developed by the Paediatric Team at Musgrove Park Hospital to provide expert support to parents/carers looking after children with the most common childhood illnesses.

NHS Falls Prevention -  ways to reduce your risk of falls.

AgeUK - advice on end of life issues.

Diabetes Wellbeing -  information on how to live well with diabetes in Wiltshire

Moles - what's normal and what might need checking

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Skin care for legs

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