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Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (UK) http://www.asbah.org/ Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group http://www.bmtsupport.ie/ Bray Cancer Support Centre http://www.braycancersupport.ie/ Carers Association of Ireland http://www.carersireland.com/ Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland http://www.cfireland.ie/ Disability Federation of Ireland http://www.disability-federation.ie/ Dyspraxia Association http://www.dyspraxiaireland.com/ European Federation of Asthma and Allergy Associations http://www.efanet.org/ Heart Failure Association (European Society of Cardiology) http://www.heartfailurematters.org Hodgkin’s and Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Support http://www.hug.ie/ In-patient orthopaedic rehabilitation services for patients http://www.ioh.ie/ Irish Diabetes Association http://www.iol.ie/diabetes/ IMPERO Irish Mental Patients’ Educational and Representative Organisation http://www.iol.ie/~impero/ Irish Osteoporosis Society http://www.iofbonehealth.org/ Irish Society for Autism http://www.iol.ie/~isa1/ Meningitis Research Foundation’s website http://www.meningitis.org Muscular Dystrophy Ireland http://www.mdi.ie/ National Osteoporosis Society (UK)http://www.nos.org.uk/ Schizophrenia Ireland http://www.sirl.ie/ The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland http://www.ms-society.ie/ The Myasthenia Gravis Association (UK)http://www.mgauk.org/ Tuberous Sclerosis Association (UK) http://www.tuberous-sclerosis.org/ Healthcare Insurance Link QuinnHealthcare http://www.quinn-healthcare.com/ VHI http://www.vhi.ie/ VIVAS http://www.insure.ie Irish Healthcare Sites Central Remedial Clinic http://www.crc.ie/ Department of Health and Children http://www.dohc.ie/ Irish Pilgrimage Trust http://www.ihcpt.com/ Irish Red Cross Society http://www.redcross.ie/ La Leche League of Ireland http://homepage.tinet.ie/~lalecheleague/ National Safety Council http://www.nsc.org/ National Council for Nursing and Midwifeshttp://www.ncnm.ie/ Rehab Group http://www.rehab.ie/ Miscellaneous Links Alcohol and Women – A factsheet, directed at the public, that provides facts and figures relating to women and alcohol use. http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa10.htm Alcohol and Young People – A factsheet, aimed at the public, that provides facts and figures in relation to young people and alcohol use. http://www.ias.org.uk/factsheets/young.htm Better Health promotes itself as a “supportive and helpful health community online”. The site includes; support chats, message boards, health profile and a Healthwise Handbook. http://www.fbhc.org/ British Nutrition Foundation – Factsheets for the general public on; Balanced Diet, Vegetarianism, Healthy Teeth, Bone Health, Obesity, CHD, Unpleasant Reactions, Malnutrition, Diet and Cancer Prevention and the Role of Iron. http://www.nutrition.org.uk Clinical Trials Listing Service http://www.centerwatch.com/ Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities – Deals with issues which affect the lives of people with learning disabilities http://www.learningdisabilities.org.uk/ HealthScout – A personalised news service with original news features and syndicated material tailored to individuals’ health information needs. http://www.healthscout.com/ Heart Point – includes health tips, news, commentary and recipes. http://www.heartpoint.com/ NetWellness features Ask an Expert, Health Topics, What’s Hot and In the News. http://www.netwellness.org/ On Health – your personal guide to Health http://www.medicinenet.com/health_and_living/focus.htm PDR’s Getting Well Network – Information for Patients on; Allergy, Arthritis, Breast Cancer etc. http://www.pdr.net/login/Login.aspx Sniffles and Sneezes – Allergy and Asthma care and prevention for the family http://www.allergyasthma.com/ The Merck Manual of Medical Information – Home Edition – based on The Merck Manual, the Home Edition transforms the language of the professionals’ version into commonly used English while retaining all of the vital information about diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual_home/ Who’s Who in Healthcare? – types of healthcare professionals, what training they have, and what they can do to help you maintain and improve your health. http://www.health-center.com/ Patient Education AMA Health Insight Online Health Information for everyone http://www.ama-assn.org/ Dr. Koop’s Community led by the former U.S. Surgeon General and others this site is dedicated to improving the quality of people’s lives by empowering them to improve their health. http://www.drkoop.com/ Healtheon – Links to health information on the WWW. Includes unique features such as the Food Computer, Elder Check, Weight Loss Wizard etc. http://www.healtheon.biz/ Wellness Interactive Network – The site offers diverse and comprehensive internet resources and information dealing with health and wellness http://www.stayhealthy.com/ YourHealth.com – This site includes; Links, Reference Centre, Daily Live Online Broadcasts, Recipe Database and more. http://www.yourhealth.com/ Health Information at your fingertips – Comprehensive, free, up-to-date health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations http://www.patient.co.uk/ The HSE online library was launched in May 2006 by Professor Drumm as the gateway for all HSE staff in the country to access high-quality medical information http://www.hselibrary.ie/