African Health Policy Network (AHPN)
Aims to improve the health and well being of the UK's African population, by influencing health policies to ensure the health needs of minority communities are addressed.
Set up as BHAF (Black HIV/AIDS Forum), now tackling issues surrounding Black sexual health and health services for all marginalised and disadvantaged communities.
British Medical Association
An independent trade union representing practising doctors and medical students; includes details of membership, services, news and contacts.
Care Quality Commission
Independent regulator of health and social care in England. Includes information about their assessment and inspection services, registration, improvement projects and reports.
Launched in 2009 with the aim to inspire a social movement, through which government, the NHS, local authorities, businesses, charities, schools, families and community leaders could all play a part in improving children’s diets and activity levels.
Agency specialising in matching farm and other rural industry placements with care clients.
The Farriers Foundation
Set up to provide financial and practical support to farriers, and their families, in times of injury or illness.
General Medical Council
The independent regulator for doctors in the UK; they maintain the medical register, and set standards for medical training. Information about registration for doctors, their role in dealing with complaints, and contacts.
Independent charity working to improve the quality of healthcare in the UK. Contains information on the charity's theories, research programmes, events and publications.
Health Professions Council
Maintains a register of health professionals who meet their standards for training, professional skills, behaviour and health. Includes details of their services, publications, and contacts.
Health Tree Foundation
Charity that works in partnership with the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust.
Independent charity promoting evidence based medicine. Contains news, position papers and newsletter archives.
Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM)
A professional organisation for managers throughout health and social care, including the NHS, independent providers, and the Armed Forces. Includes information about membership and benefits, regional structure, events, education and training, news, and contacts.
An independent charitable foundation supporting health research and innovation. Includes their current projects, publications, events, and history.
Medical Detection Dogs
Trains specialist dogs to detect the odour of human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, Addison's disease, and nut allergy.
A coalition of health and social care charities working to strengthen the voice of broad public interest in health and social care. Includes details of their policy and research work, resources, press releases, and contacts.
Independent source of evidence-based research and policy analysis for improving health and social care in the UK.
Office of Health Economics (OHE)
Conducts research and provides consultancy services on health economics and related policy issues; with a guide to current programmes and services, health statistics, news, and materials for schools.
Patient Information Forum
PiF is an independent group united by a common purpose, the development, production, and dissemination of high quality information for patients, carers and their families.
The Patients Association
National healthcare charity which helps and supports patients by signposting them to advice and information, publishing guides, listening to problems, and campaigning on the behalf of patients.
Funded by the Department of Health to provide quick and easy access to all health-related funding opportunities open to UK researchers.
The Royal London CRF
Provides both the facilities and the staff to undertake commercial or non-commercial clinical trials.
Shifting the Balance of Care (SBC)
Aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland by increasing emphasis on health improvement and anticipatory care, providing more continuous care and more support closer to home.
Not for profit company, organised and governed by GPs for the purpose of providing medically necessary care to the population of Shropshire and surrounding counties out-of-hours (OOH) on behalf of its members.
Skills For Health
Operating under licence to the government as part of the Skills for Business Network works with employers across the National Health Services, the voluntary and independent sectors to identify and address workforce development needs.
South Asian Health Foundation
Promotes improvements in the quality of, and access to, healthcare and health promotion in South Asian communities; includes resources, events diary, news, and details of their activities.
St John Scotland
Formed in 1947, is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping others through medical and rescue activities.
UK Board of Healthcare Chaplaincy
Holds a voluntary register of healthcare chaplains in the UK and seek to promote the confidence of the public and employers in healthcare chaplaincy and to develop professional standards of practice.
UK Mask Force
A charity helping to raise funds to get PPE to those working in the NHS and care homes, plus key workers.