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Map of Medicine

Visit the Map of Medicine guides to see the ideal, evidence-based patient journey for common conditions.

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It's vital to know what medicines you are taking. Find out about side effects, interactions, dosages and more.

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Clinical trials

You can now search clinical trials worldwide for almost every condition in A-Z. Also, read everything you need to know about clinical trials and medical research

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PIP implants

If you are concerned about French-made PIP breast implants, visit this special section to read all the latest NHS information about the issue

PIP implant information

Mental health

One in four people in the UK has a mental health problem at some point. Read up on:



Eating disorders

Online clinics

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Early diagnosis saves lives. Know the symptoms of the three biggest killers:

Lung cancer

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Breast cancer


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Medicines A-Z

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