Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Lyme Disease


There is further, more informative information in the You Tube videos below.  These have been put together by the Scottish Forestry Commission and the Scottish Forestry Research teams and give valuable insight in the extent of Lyme disease in Scotland. 

1 Overview (video):

2 What are ticks? (video):

3 Avoiding ticks (video):

4 Checking for ticks (video):

5 Tick removal (video):

6 Lyme disease signs and symptoms (video):

7 Summary (video):

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