Pocket Healthcare and Social Care

Information sources

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  • Medinfo medical information (conditions, drugs) for non-professionals. UK based (10 Mar 2009)
  • Pharmweb healthcare industry index, mirror sites worldwide (*8 Jul 2005)
  • Drugs.com prescription drug information for consumers and professionals (US based) (8 Jul 2005)
  • UK

  • National Electronic Library for Health portal to wide range of NHS and other resources (22 Sep 2006)
  • NHS Direct online advice at nurse-practitioner level (27 Dec 1999)
  • Patient UK "health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations" (*22 Sep 2006)
  • Intute health & life sciences academic gateway, formerly OMNI (*22 Sep 2006)
  • USA

  • Healthfinder US Government service(27 Dec 1999)
  • HealthGate Health information source
  • Achoo On-line Healthcare Services
  • Other pages

  • Official and Public information
  • Professional information (industry associations, academic research, journals and conferences)
  • Demographics

  • Corporate pages

  • Major pharma and other companies
  • Health providers and Disease Management including national Health Services and the World Health Organisation (*27 May 2004)
  • Official and Public information (includes regulatory and public infomation sources)
  • Medical/clinical
  • Social Care

  • Development pages

  • Healthcare Economics and Informatics (software, data standards, R&D)
  • Online healthcare and telemedicine

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