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Tools

  • Depression self-assessment test

    Depression self assessment

    If you've been feeling low or down about things, take this short test to find out if you're suffering from depression. Provides advice and links to getting help if you need it.

  • Downloadable quit smoking widget

    stopsmoking

    Receive daily support straight to your desktop with this 30-day course. A built-in calculator tells you how much you're saving and how long you've been smokefree.

  • Meningitis symptom alert

    Meningitis Symptom Alert

    Meningitis is a very serious illness but if treated quickly most children make a full recovery. This symptom alert helps you to recognise the signs and includes a printable checklist.

  • NHS Atlas of Risk

    Atlas of risk

    This atlas will help you to put health risks and death rates into perspective. Using ONS data, this tool allows you to compare cause of death and death rates based on sex, age and region.

  • BMI healthy weight calculator

    BMI healthy weight calculator

    BMI is good way to check if you're a healthy weight. Use our BMI calculator to check the whole family and find helpful information and advice. BMI is a measure of whether you're a healthy weight for your height.

  • Supermarket health checker

    Supermarket health checker

    Use the supermarket health checker tool to cut the sat fat, salt and sugar in your weekly shop. The health checker keeps track of your trolley and suggests healthy swaps based on your favourite items.

  • Downloadable alcohol tracker

    Alcohol tracker tool

    Use the alcohol tracker to calculate alcohol units and keep a drinks diary on your desktop. You can also get feedback on drinking to see if you're drinking within recommended levels.

  • Birth-to-five development timeline

    Birth-to-five development timeline

    Use this guide to see the milestones in a child's development from birth to five years old.

  • Downloadable fitness widget

    Downloadable fitness widget

    Adopt an active lifestyle with this fitness widget, delivering tips and local information for families to your desktop every day.

NHS Choices weight loss blog

Where people trying to lose weight share their stories, reveal their tips and give their support

Get an active lifestyle

Fitness expert Nicki Waterman explains how you can make fitness part of your lifestyle.