This valuable resource library available to anyone working to promote Health and Wellbeing in Stockton-on-Tees and is located in Redhill Family Hub, Redhill Road, Roseworth TS19 9BX

The library is open Monday-Wednesday 9-15.00, Thursday 9-16.30, Friday 9-16.00 (closed for lunch daily 12.30-13.00). Please note: in addition you may collect pre-ordered items and return items via Roseworth Library daily until 16.30 (16.00 on Fridays). For your convenience you may also collect and return items at selected Branch Libraries in Stockton. Please contact the Library on 01642 526933 if you would like to select this option.

For further information please contact: Donna Hetherington on 01642 526933 or Email healthinformation.library@stockton.gov.uk

Featured Resources

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Syphilis (FPA)

This leaflet explains about syphilis, including how it is transmitted, signs and symptoms and treatments. 

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Chlamydia (FPA)

Leaflet containing information about Chlamydia including the causes, signs and symptoms, tests and treatment for chlamydia. 

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Gonorrhoea (FPA)

Gonorrhoea is a common bacterial STI which can be painful and can cause serious health problems such as infertility in both men and women. This leaflet answers all frequently asked questions about gonorrhoea.

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See For Yourself: Why Blood Pressure Checks Can Save Your Life (Health Edco)

"High blood pressure is known as a 'silent killer' because it causes no outward symptoms but can lead to serious health problems including stroke. Work with your healthcare professional to ensure that your blood pressure remains under control". 

Patients and students learn the importance of blood pressure checks when they see this handpainted, 3-D model of arteries and cross section of the brain. Demonstrates the way high blood pressure can silently lead to a potentially deadly stroke. A great way to demonstrate the value of managing blood pressure. 

30 X 22 cms plastic board with stand.

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Heart Attack? (A4) BHF

A4 poster showing symptoms of heart attack and the message - think quick...act fast, call 999 immediately.

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Occluded Artery (Health Edco)

The potentially deadly effects of high cholesterol are demonstrated with this persuasive model. The tube represents an artery constricted by plaque, which forms on artery walls when there is excess cholesterol in the blood. When the model is turned over, the blood in the artery slows or stops completely. An excellent tool for explaining the importance of keeping cholesterol under control. 6 cm x 18 cm.

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What's New

September is a busy month for campaigning and we are ready to provide you with resources for Sexual Health Week and 'Know Your Numbers' Blood Pressure Week, among others ...

Health campaigns listing:

https://www.healthylivingpharmacies.org/index.php/health-campaigns-and-resources/national-campaigns

We have many different resources in our stock supporting these campaigns, among many others, please browse the catalogue to see availabilty.

IN THE NEWS

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48677953

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/47731298?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health&link_location=live-reporting-story

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/phe-launches-change4life-campaign-around-childrens-snacking

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-facts/healthier-snacks-for-kids/100-calorie-snacks#uWBoywF7crmy5SQM.97

https://www.nhs.uk/news/

https://www.healthylivingpharmacies.org/index.php/hlp-news

 

 

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