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Transport and travelling

The ability to get from A to B safely and reliably is a vital part of enjoying a fulfilling life, and therefore transport is a really important aspect of people's care and support. There are various schemes and benefits available to people with disabilities that…

Travelling people: School attendance

Parents are legally responsible for making sure that their child/children of compulsory school age receive a suitable full-time education. Generally this is by attending a school. Some parents may however choose for their child to be educated at home. Parents/carers and children from Gypsy, Roma…

Tribunals and rights to appeal

What is the National Trial? The Government are extending the powers of the First-tier Tribunal (SEND), sometimes referred to as the ‘SEND Tribunal’, to make non-binding recommendations about the health and social care aspects of Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans as part of a…

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious airborne disease that is of public health concern in the UK due to a lack of awareness and stigma attached to the disease.

Underweight adults

Being underweight isn't good for your health. Find out what you can do if you're concerned about yourself or someone else. Weighing too little can contribute to a weakened immune system, fragile bones and feeling tired. You can check if you're underweight by using our Healthy…

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections that can affect the bladder, the kidneys and the tubes connected to them. Anyone can get them, but they're particularly common in women. Some women experience them regularly (called recurrent UTIs). UTIs can be painful and uncomfortable, but usually pass within…

Urinary tract infection, children

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children are fairly common, but not usually serious. They can be effectively treated with antibiotics. A UTI may be classed as either: an upper UTI - if it's a kidney infection or an infection of the ureters, the tubes connecting the kidneys to the…

Using the Search Widget

About the Search Widget The Search Widget allows you to embed a search facility for the Directory website directly into other nominated websites. All information is pulled directly from the Directory website which means it is always up to date. How to embed the Search…

Using the Search Widget (Children & Families Centres)

About the Search Widget The Search Widget allows you to embed a search facility for the Directory website directly into other nominated websites. All information is pulled directly from the Directory website which means it is always up to date. How to embed the Search…

Violence Against Women & Girls (VAWG)

Violence against women and girls is both a form of discrimination and a violation of human rights. The United Nations Declaration on Elimination of Violence against Women defines violence against women as: ‘Any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical,…
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