Tools

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • BMI calculator and tracker iPhone app

    BMI iPhone app

    Download the BMI healthy weight calculator and tracker app to your iPhone or iPod touch. You can use it to calculate BMI for anyone over two years old and track the whole family's BMI over time.

  • NEW BMI healthy weight calculator

    NEW 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.

  • Healthy eating self-assessment

    Healthy eating self-assessment

    How good are you at making healthier choices? And how much do you really know about nutrition? Take this short test to find out.

  • Depression self-assessment

    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.

  • Fitness self-assessment

    Take the fitness test

    Complete this simple assessment to find out how close you are to meeting recommended levels of physical activity.

  • A guide to screening and tests

    Screening and testing timeline

    Use this interactive timeline to find out what screening and testing you should be going for at each stage in life. This includes all the screening organised through the NHS Cancer Screening Programme.

  • Sexual health self-assessment

    Safe sex tool

    How much do you know about having a safer sex life? Take the safer sex test and find out.

  • 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.

  • Vaccination planner

    Childhood vaccination planner

    Get a personalised, printable planner of your child's vaccinations, based on their date of birth. The planner includes all the dates their vaccinations are due.

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