• Breastfeeding slideshow

    Breastfeeding slideshow

    Photographer Isabella Panattoni was commissioned to produce a portfolio of breastfeeding images. Explore the slideshow to view the images and read what our volunteer mums had to say about breastfeeding.

  • Hair loss myth buster

    Hair loss mythbuster

    Test your knowledge of hair-loss-related risks and find out the facts about losing your hair. Can you tell fact from fiction?

  • Couch to 5K running plan

    Couch to 5K running plan

    This audio running plan will guide you from couch to running 5K or (30 minutes) in just nine weeks. Download the podcasts and simply follow the audio instructions.

  • NHS history timeline

    NHS timeline

    Use this interactive timeline to explore the key milestones and changes to the NHS since it was officially established in 1948 by Aneurin Bevan.

  • Mole self-assessment

    Mole assessment

    Could you have a cancerous mole and not know it? Use this tool to find out more. This tool is for information only and is not intended to replace a consultation with a GP.

  • 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.

  • Football Fan Fitness Challenge

    World Cup Football Fan FC

    Test your fitness and see how you rank in the World Cup health league. Play daily World Cup challenges to boost your value and help get your chosen team to the top of the table.

  • BMI healthy weight calculator

    BMI healthy weight calculator

    BMI is good way to check if you are 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.

  • 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.

Child development timeline

Follow this interactive timeline to see how children progress from birth to five years old.


All you need to know about pregnancy, giving birth and looking after a newborn baby.