Useful Links

General Health Sites

NHS Complementary and Alternative Medicine specialist library
This is held by NICE.  Provides reviews of research on complementary therapy interventions.
NHS Choices
Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living. Includes an A-Z of health conditions and rates service providers such as hospitals (with mortality rates), so you search for those that specialise in your condition.
Patient Self help
Patient support organisations, self help groups, health and disease information providers.

Acupuncture Sites

The British Acupuncture Council
The UK's leading regulatory and professional body for the practice of traditional acupuncture.
The Acupuncture Research Resource Centre 
Has excellent briefing papers on the effectiveness of acupuncture for different illnesses and symptoms.
Acupuncture Awareness Week 
Find out how acupuncture works, who has acupuncture (and their videos) and what it can do for you.

Colleagues

Suzanne Goggin: Holistic Aromatherapy Massage, Deep Tissue Massage and Facial Rejuvenation Massage in Crystal Palace
Suzanne tailors each treatment to your individual needs resulting in soothed muscles, renewed energy and an improved sense of wellbeing. She is IFPA accredited.
Kristin Hayward: hynotherapy in Herne Hill and Harley Street.
Kristin offers hypnotherapy, in particular for fertility, including IVF and pregnancy. She has recorded many downloads.
Amy Kufuor: hypnobirthing and NCT classes in Crystal Palace.
Amy runs NCT classes and hypnobirthing classes in Crystal Palace.
Paul Lowe: PEMF (Pulsed Electro Magnetic Fields) and Scenar in Brighton.
Paul is an experienced therapist helping a wide range of health issues.
Laura Jones: Doula, placenta encapsulation, kundalini yoga teacher in South East London
Laura assists mothers at births with the aim to make her experience of birth as comfortable, safe and empowering as possible. Laura also offers placenta encapsulation and pregnancy yoga.
Katie Sedgwick: Craniosacral therapy, Reflexology in East Dulwich
Katie specialises in treating clients with hormonal/fertility problems and supporting clients during pregnancy and postnatal care.
Tanya Shoop: The Alexander Technique in Brixton, City
Tanya is an experienced Alexander Technique teacher. The Alexander Technique helps us to put less strain and tension on our bodies. People come for many reasons including poor posture, back pain, neck pain, RSI or pregnancy.
Debra Whelehan: Nutrition, Peckham.
Debra is a nutritionist and cook. She does cooking workshops as well as 1-2-1 consultations

Fertility

British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Coordinates adoption agencies, publishes information guides and runs the Be My Parent service, which aims to bring children and permanent families together.
Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy UK (COTS UK)
Voluntary surrogacy organisation working in the UK.
British Infertility Counsellors Association
Professional association for infertility counsellors and counselling
Donor Conception Network
A parent-led group for those whose children were conceived with the use of donated eggs or sperm.
Fertility Friends
Self-help community offering support and understanding to those experiencing fertility difficulties.
The Healthy House
Sells wide variety of products including non-toxic paints, water filters and so on.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
The UK's independent regulator overseeing the use of gametes and embryos in fertility treatment and research. They have information about infertility, treatments, choosing a clinic and understanding success rates.
Fertility Network UK
National fertility charity offering support and advice with up to date website, quarterly magazine, campaigns and members advice line.
IVF World
Offers fertility clinic ratings and reviews, message boards, a magazine and support groups.
Multiple Births Foundation
Works to improve the care and support of multiple birth families.
National Gamete Donation Trust
Practical information for those wishing to donate eggs and sperm along with information for those requiring treatment.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Guidance on health technologies, medicines, treatments and procedures available from the NHS.
Progress Educational Trust
Charity working to bring balance to the debate about assisted reproductive technology.

SCENAR therapy

SCENAR and Cosmodic Let Medical
This site describes the technological development of both SCENAR and Cosmodic devices.  It also explains how this technology works on the body and help stimulate self-healing.
SCENAR therapy
This site also run by Let Medical collates case studies from users of Cosmodic technology from around the world.

Pregnancy

ARC (Antenatal Results and Choices)
A charity providing non-directive support and information to parents throughout the antenatal testing process.
Association for improvement in maternity services
They aim to promote natural births, provide independent support and information on maternity choices and raise awareness of maternity choices.
Association for Post Natal Illness
Support for mothers suffering from postnatal illness.
Ectopic Pregnancy Trust
Provides information and support on all aspects ectopic pregnancy.
The Essential Guide to Acupuncture During Childbirth and Pregnancy
Explains how acupuncture and acupressure can be used during pregnancy and childbirth. Has useful dietary advice during pregnancy.
The Miscarriage Association
Provides support for those who have suffered the loss of a baby during pregnancy.
National Childbirth Trust
Information on pregnancy and babycare as well as antenatal classes, local support groups and nearly new sales.
One World Birth
Videos on childbirth issues. Sometimes sensationalist but always thought-provoking.
Spinning Babies
Excellent site with lots of information on optimising baby position, including breech babies, for an easier birth.
 
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