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NHS Choices Releases New Health A-Z Index
Date:2/7/2008

LONDON, February 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Choices (http://www.nhs.uk), the online 'front door' for the NHS, has released an updated online information resource, Health A-Z, aimed to help people find facts on more than 700 conditions and treatments.

Based on NHS accredited information, the A-Z directory (http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/bodymap.aspx) tells users all they need to know on a topic in seconds, providing them with clinically approved guidance so they can become experts.

"This directory has been created with users in mind and is a valuable addition to an ever growing armoury of health resources being made available to the public by the NHS Choices", said a spokesman. "It puts patients in the driving seat by giving them exactly the sort of reliable and dependable information they need to take control of their health at the click of a mouse".

Notes for Editors:

NHS Choices (http://www.nhs.uk ) is the online information service of the NHS that gives ordinary people the tools to make better, more informed choices about their treatments, health and wellbeing. It includes more than 80,000 pages of content, including video, interactive tools, a daily news service news and lifestyle features. Users can also check and compare hospital and doctors profiles and performance on-line.

For further information, please contact NHS Choices on: +44(0)207-972-1812


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