Long term health conditions and services

Long term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke and epilepsy cannot be cured but can be controlled by medication and other therapies.  

Cancer is a common condition and many types of cancer can be treated and cured, especially if they are diagnosed at an early stage.

In this section you can find information on the following:

  • NHS Choices is a useful source of information and advice to find out about social care and support, medical conditions and local healthcare services.
  • NHS continuing healthcare is responsible for supporting you if your needs are health related.
  • Cancer screening.