Living Southampton

Welcome to Southampton's
Health Passport

This is your one stop shop to finding out how to look after you health, make small changes for a healthier lifestyle and find out more about local Southampton services that can help you stay well.

Follow the links below for your life stage...

Pregnancy


  Information & Links Local services & contact points
Antenatal classes

Antenatal Classes

National Childbirth Trust

NHS antenatal classes – Princess Anne Hospital

NCT (National Childbirth Trust) antenatal classes in Southampton

Netmums info page on antenatal classes around Southampton

Mumsnet info page on antenatal classes around Southampton

Healthy pregnancy

Healthy pregnancy tips on NHS Start4Life

Healthy Pregnancy diet

Foods to avoid

Healthy Start

Alcohol, medicines and illegal drugs

Smoking

Exercise in pregnancy

 
 
 
 
 
Community midwives and other professionals involved in antenatal care Midwife / 
Obstetrician
Your GP will put you in touch with the midwives that cover your area
Antenatal care, scans and screens

Midwife care

Antenatal care checks

Downs syndrome testing

Abnormality testing

National Screening Committee - timing of screens in pregnancy

Princess Anne outpatients department

Unplanned pregnancy

Family Planning Association

Marie Stopes International

Brook (for under 25s)

Southampton unplanned pregnancy service

Teenage pregnancy

Advice for pregnant teenagers

Brook (for under 25s)

Pregnancy testing and counselling

Let's talk about it - NHS

Miscarriage and stillbirth

Information about miscarriage

Miscarriage Association

Information on stillbirth

Stillbirth and neonatal death charity

South Hampshire Cruse (bereavement charity)


Samaritans

Fertility services

NHS information on infertility and fertility treatment

Infertility introduction

Southampton NHS fertility services


University Hospital Southampton fertility services

Multiple Births Twins and Multiple Births Association

Southampton twins charity

Whooping cough & flu vaccines

Health Protection Agency information on flu vaccination in pregnancy

Information on the flu vaccine

Information on the whooping cough vaccine

You can make an appointment or get further information about vaccinations in pregnancy at your GP surgery
Information for fathers

Start4Life

Dad-to-be

NHS - partner & dad to be


 

Birth and Post Natal

Infancy

Childhood

 
  Information & Links Local services & contact points
Accidents / unintentional injuries 

Child Accident Prevention Trust

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Accidents in the home

Road safety - pedestrians

Road safety - cyclists

 
Child Development 

Timeline of child development 0-5 years


 
Healthy Schools

Department for Education Healthy Schools Overview

Southampton Healthy Schools
NHS Services, screens and vaccinations

Childhood Screens

Vaccinations at 3yrs 4 months and in adolescence



 
University Hospital Southampton Child Health
Nutrition

Information on healthy eating

Information on healthy weight for children

 
Physical Activity

10 Ways to Get Active With Your Kids

Information on physical activity for under 5s

Information on physical activity for 5-18 year olds

Southampton Children and Young People's Trust
Child Mental Health

Talking to children

Bullying advice for parents

Talking to children about bereavement

Young Minds charity for young people's mental health and wellbeing

Prevention of young suicide charity

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Southampton

Southampton Children and Young People's Trust

No Limits counselling services

Child Abuse

Information on protecting children from abuse

Childline information about child abuse and sources of help

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) pages on what to do if you are worried about a child

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) advice for adults who were abused as children

 
Dental Health

Information on caring for children's teeth

Young Southampton information on oral health and where to find a dentist




 

Young Adults

 
  Information & Links Local services & contact points
   

No Limits offers free and confidential information, advice counselling, support and advocacy for children and young people under 26


University Hospital Southampton transition to adult care

Sexual Health

Sexual Health pages

NHS Solent sexual health services

Sexual Health Clinic at Royal South Hants Hospital
 

Unintended Pregnancy

BPAS

 
Smoking

Stop smoking pages

Southampton Quitters
Alcohol

Drinking and alcohol pages

Options counselling
Disability


Living with disability pages

Guide to Social Care

Spectrum Centre for independent Living

Southern Health Learning Disability Services

In Touch Disability Support Services

Disability Advice and Information Network
Drugs

FRANK for information about drugs and advice

NHS Choices drugs pages
Southampton Drug Action Team
Noise induced hearing loss

Tips to protect your ears

 
Mental Health

Mental health pages

Young Minds a charity for improving mental health in children and young people

Mental Health Foundation

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Southampton Children and Young People’s Trust

No Limits counselling services
Violence

Women’s Aid links for young people affected by domestic violence

Support Line pages on domestic violence
Southampton City Council pages on domestic violence
Suicide

Prevention of young suicide charity

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services


 

Adults

 
  Information & Links Local services & contact points
Alcohol

Drinking and alcohol pages                 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Al-Anon offers support for people affected by someone else’s drinking

Southampton Alcohol Service

Options Counselling

Southern Health links to alcohol services
Mental Health/Work Stress

Mental health pages

Health & Safety Executive work-related stress

Southampton Steps to Wellbeing Service

Solent Mind
 
NHS Services, Screens & health checks

UK Screening Portal

NHS Health Check for adults aged 40 to 74

Southampton Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service

University Hospital Southampton
Smoking cessation

NHS Choices Stop Smoking pages

Southampton Quitters
Blood Donation

Information about blood donation

Give Blood
Blood donation sessions in Southampton
Obesity/nutrition (change 4 life)

Healthy eating

Southampton Health trainers
Physical activity (fit 4 life)/active transport

Physical Activity Pages

Active Southampton
Domestic Violence

Women’s Aid links for young people affected by domestic violence

Support Line pages on domestic violence
Southampton City Council pages on domestic violence
Disability

Living with disability

Guide to Social Care

Spectrum Centre for independent Living

Southern Health Learning Disability Services

In Touch Disability Support Services

Disability Advice and Information Network
Dental Health

Dental health pages

How to find an NHS dentist near you
Diabetes Introduction to Diabetes

Southampton and District Voluntary group of Diabetes UK

NHS Solent diabetes specialist nurse team

Respiratory

Lung Health

British Lung Foundation

Southampton Air Alert Service

Hypertension / CVD Disease

Cardiovascular disease

British Heart Foundation

 




 

Older People

Tired of giving your health information over and over again?

Then use the ‘Say it once’ site...

Say It Once has forms for you to fill in either on your computer or by hand.

These forms are designed to give you the opportunity to record key health and social care information and wishes that are important to you.

www.sayitonce.info