Healthtalk: a website patient information sharing resource

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Find information and support for a range of health issues from seeing and hearing people’s real life experiences. Thousands of people have shared their experiences on film to help you understand what it’s really like to have a health condition such as breast cancer or arthritis. Find out more or select from the list of health conditions on the website menu. provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experiences. You can watch people sharing their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.
If you, or someone you care about, is affected by any of the 90 subjects we cover, you can find out what happened to 40 other people in the same situation. You will find good advice and reassurance on topics such as:

- Making decisions about health and treatment
- Talking to friends and family
- Practical issues like money and travel 
- Emotional wellbeing
- Impact on work or education

This website has been awarded The Information standard. comes from a unique partnership between a charity called DIPEx and The Health Experiences Research Group or ‘HERG’ at The University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care. The website is managed by the charity and the research that appears on the site is produced by the HERG team. 

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Read more:
Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Follow: @healthtalkorg on Twitter | on Facebook