Tools

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • Are money worries affecting your health?

    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

    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

    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.

  • 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

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

  • Nail abnormalities: a visual guide

    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

    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

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

  • 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.

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