Tools

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • Are money worries affecting your health?

    Money worries

    Money worries can really take their toll on your health. This test from the Money Advice Service will assess how much this worry is affecting you and will provide help and advice.

  • Calorie checker

    Calorie checker

    Check the calorie value of over 150,000 food and drinks, using this handy calorie checker. You can even search branded products.

  • 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.

  • Stop smoking iPhone app

    Stop smoking app

    Receive daily support on your iPhone with this 30-day quit smoking app. Includes a motivational counter and calendar to keep you on track.

  • Drinks tracker for iPhone

    Drinks tracker for iPhone

    If you have an iPhone or iPod touch you can download the free NHS Drinks Tracker from the app store straight from your phone. It allows you to keep a drink diary and get feedback on your drinking.

  • Skin conditions: a visual guide

    Skin conditions: a visual guide

    Use this visual guide to identify common skin conditions and problems, including psoriasis, eczema, acne, athlete's foot and rashes.

  • Baby rashes: a visual guide

    Baby rashes: a visual guide

    A visual guide to baby rashes from nappy rash and eczema to impetigo and meningitis.

  • 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.

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