Tools

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Baby rashes: a visual guide

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

  • Childhood illness visual guide

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Couch to 5K running plan

    This audio running plan will guide you from couch to running 5K or (30 minutes) in just nine weeks. Download the podcasts and simply follow the audio instructions.

  • Bowel cancer symptom checker

    With bowel cancer, there are three key symptoms you need to look out for. Use this symptom checkerto find out if your symptoms require further investigation.

  • Losing weight - Getting started

    A 12-week PDF weight loss guide combining advice on healthier eating and physical activity.

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