Living With My Condition In Fife

Health & Wellbeing

 

Active Fife
There’s a huge variety of services and facilities for sporting, recreation and leisure activities in Fife that can help you lead a healthy lifestyle. Active Fife gives information about how you can be active, what facilities are available in the area and advice on keeping a healthy lifestyle
Website:www.fifedirect.org.uk/activefife
Telephone: 01383 602393
 
 
Bully Online
Bullying UK provides help and advice for victims of bullying and their parents. We operate on the internet and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to answer your emails. We always to try to reply within 24 hours, but at busy times priority is given to children in distress.
Bullying UK is used as a teaching resource in schools and youth organisations and the schools' section has lots of information for head teachers, school ancillary workers and youth organisations.
Website:www.bullying.co.uk
Email: help@bullying.co.uk
 
 
Community Centres
Local community centres offer a variety of opportunities that can have a positive impact on your health. These activities can include sports and fitness classes, learning opportunities, classes particularly related to health and opportunities for social contact.
Website: www.fifedirect.org.uk/yourtown/index.cfm?fuseaction=facSearch.display - select Community Centres from drop-down list
Telephone: Contact the Individual Community Centres
 
 
Community Use Schools
Fife's Community Use Schools provide a range of courses and activities for all. Whether it's to improve your career opportunities, learn a new hobby or simply just for fun, there's something for everyone
Website: www.fifedirect.org.uk/yourtown/index.cfm?fuseaction=facSearch.display - select Community Use Schools from drop-down list
Telephone: Contact the Individual Community Use School
 
 
Edinburgh National Health Centre
The Edinburgh Natural Health Centre can offer:
~ Acupuncture
~ Bowen Therapy
~ Cupping
~ Chinese herbal Medicine
~ Homeopathy
~ Meditation
~ Nutrition
~ Quantum Health
~ Traditional Chinese Medicine
Consultation is by appointment.
Website: www.enhc.co.uk
Address: Edinburgh Natural Health Centre
GP Plus, 1 Wemyss Place
Edinburgh  EH3 6DH
Telephone: 07950 01250
 
 
Enquire - Additional Support for Learning Helpline
Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning.  The service is available to parents and carers of children and young people with additional support needs, to the children and young people themselves and to professionals working with them. 
Website: www.enquire.org.uk
Email: info@enquire.org.uk
Address: Enquire
Children in Scotland
5 Shandwick Place
Edinburgh EH2 4RG
Telephone: 0845 123 2303 or Textphone: 0131 222 2439
 
 
Fife Leisure Centres
Fife Sports and Leisure Trust operates and manages the sport and leisure facilities on behalf of Fife Council. Click on the website for details of the centres and the facilities within the centres.
Website: www.fifeleisure.org.uk
Address: Fife Sports & Leisure Trust Ltd
Head Office
Music Institute
East Port
Dunfermline  KY12 7JA
Telephone: Contact individual Leisure Centre
 
 
 
Fife Palliative Care Service
The aim of Fife Palliative Care Services Community Team is to provide support and advice to patients, mainly with cancer, and their carers in the Community. Palliative care is about:
~ controlling pain and other distressing symptoms
~ helping patients & friends cope with the emotional upset and practical problems of the situation
~ helping people to deal with spiritual questions which may arise from their illness
~ supporting families and friends in their bereavement
Address: Fife Palliative Care Service
Cedar House
Willow Drive
Kirkcaldy KY1 2LF
Telephone: 01592 64 8004
 
 

Healthy Working Lives
Healthy Working Lives are here to help employers, employees and all our partner agencies come together to create a much healthier and more motivated workforce.
Healthy Working Lives offer free confidential Workplace Visits, practical information and advice and a structured Award Programme.
Website: www.healthyworkinglives.com
Email: hwlfife@nhs.net
Address: Healthy Working Lives Team
Health Promotion Fife
Haig House
Cameron Hospital
Cameron Bridge
Leven  KY8 5RG
Telephone: Talk to Healthy Working Lives experts free on: Freephone: 0800 019 2211 or 01592 226486

 
 
Libraries in Fife
If you live work or study in Fife or even if you are visiting, you can join any of our community libraries and choose from a wide range of services.
It's FREE to borrow books and FREE to use the EzFife PCs - and that includes internet access!
There are 51 community libraries, 3 mobile libraries and a housebound service.
Website: www.fifedirect.org.uk/yourtown/index.cfm?fuseaction=facSearch.display - select Libraries from drop-down list
Libraries catalogue: capitadiscovery.co.uk/fife/
Telephone: Contact the individual library
 
 
Maggie’s Centre – Fife
At Maggie’s you can talk to, and get support from, a range of professional people. Our centres are staffed by cancer support specialists, benefits advisors, nutritionists and psychologists who can support you in whichever way best suits your needs.
Website: www.maggiescentres.org  
Email: fife@maggiescentres.org
Address: Fife Maggie’s Centre
Victoria Hospital
Hayfield Road
Kirkcaldy  KY2 5AH
Telephone: 01592 647997
 

NHS Inform
NHS Inform provides a co-ordinated, single source of quality assured health and care information for the people of Scotland. It provides:
  • General information on medical conditions
  • Answers to commonly asked health questions
  • Information on health and welfare topics
  • www.healthinmylanguage.com – for translated health information
  • A behind the headlines feature – looking at the health issues making the news
  • Links to local information across NHSScotland
  • Information on your rights
  • An online enquiry service.

Website: www.nhsinform.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 22 44 88


NHS24
NHS 24 is Scotland's national Telehealth and Telecare organisation. They provide an online self-help guide for ways to treat common health problems, and provide a search facility if you are looking for a local pharmacy, GP surgery, dentist, hospital, travel or sexual health clinic.
Website: www.nhs24.com
Telephone: 111 if you are ill and it can't wait until your regular NHS service reopens.
 
 
 
Scottish Health on the Web (SHOW)
Scottish Health in the Web (SHOW) is a health site run by the Scottish Executive and aims to be a premium quality service, creating and providing Web Sites and Solutions within the NHS Scotland
Website: http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/introduction.aspx
 
 
 
Thistle Trust
Thistle Trust is a charity supporting people with disabilities and long term health conditions, who believe that everyone has the right to feel involved and empowered, regardless of their disabilities or health condition. They support people to lead great lives where they are in control.
Website: http://www.thistle.org.uk/
Address: Thistle Trust
Wighton House
Niddrie Mains Road
Edinburgh  EH16 4EA 
Telephone: 0131 661 3366
 
 

Travellers Health Line
MASTA provide travel health advice on anti-malarials, vaccinations and disease prevention for the public travelling abroad. MASTA Travel Clinics are the largest and most successful network of private travel clinics in the UK. They can provide you with all your travel vaccines, immunisations plus expert medical advice on malaria, yellow fever and a host of other travel health related issues for your journey.
Website: www.masta-travel-health.com
Email: enquiries@masta.com
Address: MASTA Ltd 
7th Floor, City Exchange 
11 Albion Street 
Leeds   LS1 5ES

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