Tools

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • Nail abnormalities: a visual guide

    Nail abnormalities

    Nails can tell you a lot about your general health but when might it be time to go to your GP for more advice? Use this visual guide to find out.

  • Foot problems: a visual guide

    Foot problems: a visual guide

    Your feet take the whole weight of your body, so it's important to take good care of them. Use this visual guide to learn more about some common foot problems.

  • Childhood illness visual guide

    Childhood illness slideshow

    See what some common childhood conditions look like, from warts and measles to chickenpox, tonsillitis, slapped cheek syndrome and warts.

  • Moles: a visual guide

    Moles: a visual guide

    Learn the ABCDE of moles to help you keep an eye out for any signs that might be a cause for concern, such as a change in the border, colour or diameter of a mole.

  • Penis problems: a visual guide

    Penis problems: a visual guide

    If you've got a problem down below, you really need to go to your GP or a sexual health clinic. In the meantime, here's a visual guide to some penis problems.

  • Pregnancy week-by-week: a visual guide

    Pregnancy week-by-week visual guide

    This visual guide shows how a baby develops during every stage of pregnancy from week one to the birth.

  • Vagina problems: a visual guide

    Vagina problems: a visual guide

    If you've got a problem down below, you really need to go to your GP or a sexual health clinic. In the meantime, here's a visual guide to some vagina problems.

  • VTE self-assessment

    VTE self-assessment

    VTE stands for venous thromboembolism and is a condition where a blood clot forms in a vein. This is most common in a leg vein but a blood clot can form in the lungs. Use this assessment to find out your risk of developing one.

  • 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.

Your NHS Health Check

Millions of people have already had their free "midlife MOT". Find out why this health check-up is so important

Weight loss guide

Lose weight the healthy way and learn the skills to keep it off with our 12-week weight loss guide

Couch to 5K

Tips on getting started with the Couch to 5K running plan, including podcasts and real stories to motivate you

Strength and Flex

Download our Strength and flexibility podcast series and get a free personal trainer

5K+ running podcasts for C25K graduates

Take your running to the next level with new podcasts for Couch to 5K graduates