Help and Support
Access to good, reliable health information is essential to keep you informed about your condition and treatment options. It also enables you, together with medical staff, to make informed decisions about your healthcare.
Health Information Centre
The service provided by the Health Information Centre at University Hospital ensures that all patients, staff and visitors, have access to high quality health information on conditions, procedures and treatments.
The Centre offers:
- A wide range of health related books, leaflets and videos
- Internet access to quality websites and health databases
- A personal enquiry service by experienced staff to help you find the information you need
- Details of national and local support groups
- Computer access for our visitors to search for health related information
- A friendly, informal environment where you can make your enquiry, browse, or simply relax in our lounge area.
The service we provide is free and confidential
The Centre is situated on the ground floor, in the main entrance to the University Hospital, Coventry. Opening times are: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Enquiries can also be made in person, by telephone (024 7696 6051)
or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winter help and advice
Winter isn’t everyone’s favourite season and there’s no doubt that the cold weather can be a worry for those of us in later life. But with a little preparation, and by following some simple suggestions, we can help ourselves to stay healthy, safe and as comfortable as possible this winter.
Keeping warm both inside and outside your home can help reduce your risk of serious health problems such as chest infections, heart attacks and stroke that are more common in the colder months. This guide explains what you can do to get yourself and your home ready for winter, as well as where to go for further information and support.
The internet provides access to a vast range of health information but this can vary hugely in quality and reliability.
The following websites are a useful starting point to help you search for reliable health information:
For details of more specialist websites on individual conditions, please contact us on 024 7696 6051.