Self Care

The NHS self care tools are a set of online tools that can help you manage your health and wellbeing and make informed decisions about your health.


Health A-Z

NHS A-Z Health provides information on health conditions, treatments and wellbeing. It is written by medical professionals and is regularly updated with the latest evidence.

Medicines A-Z

NHS medicines A-Z is a quick and easy way to look up the most common medicines used by the NHS. Keep up-to-date with the latest information on all your options.

NHS tools

The NHS provide a wide range of online health tools to help you manage your health and wellbeing. Our tools are designed to help you make informed decisions about your health, and to support you in making healthy lifestyle choices.

Depression self-assessment
Heavy periods self-assessment
age test
Your mind plan
Personal quit plan
Your blood pressure
BMI calculator

Living Well

NHS living well provides expert advice on how to stay healthy, as well as tips on staying fit and eating well.

Healthy weight

Information and advice for adults and children about healthy weight, including how to find out if you’re a healthy weight.

Eat well

Eat well is packed with information and resources to help you make the best choices for your health.


Discover the NHS exercise guidelines and workouts to help improve your fitness and wellbeing.

Alcohol support

 If you’re worried about your drinking, get advice and support to help you cut down and keep control of your alcohol consumption.

Sexual health

Information and advice about sexual health, including contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Quit smoking

Information and advice to help you stop smoking and alternatives that can help you quit for good.

Additional resources