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http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/ a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology
http://www.after16.org.uk for disabled young people in transition to adulthood, their families and people they work with
www.ageuk.org.uk/wiltshire Age UK Wiltshire
www.alabare.co.uk
Alabare Christian Care and Support. We are a significant provider of specialist mental health services operating across Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire.
www.alzheimerswiltshire.org.uk
Alzheimers Support Wiltshire
http://www.asterliving.co.uk/
Aster Living, formerly Ridgeway, provides homes and support services to help older, vulnerable or disabled people keep their independence.
http://www.assist-uk.org/ leads a UK wide network of locally-situated Disabled Living Centres
www.awp.nhs.uk
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership TrustDo you want to have a voice regarding mental health services in your area?Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) are currently seeking Foundation Trust status and are keen to ensure as many people as possible are consulted on this process with a view of appointing a council of governors, made up of members by January 2014.If you are interested in, or access mental health services you may wish to know what AWP have planned across the Trust area. Register as a member registration form at https://secure.membra.co.uk/AWPApplicationForm/ and we will ensure you are consulted on every stage of the Foundation Trust journey for AWP and what this will mean for you.Learn more about the service AWP provide at www.awp.nhs.uk

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http://www.bcodp.org.uk/ United Kingdom Disabled Peoples Council (UKDPC)

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www.cqc.org.uk
Care Quality Commission. We are the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.
http://www.carersinwiltshire.co.uk/ Carers Support Wiltshire
http://www.carersuk.org/ The voice of carers
http://www.changing-places.org/ The Changing Places campaign for fully accessible toilets
http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/ The Charity for your Community
http://cabwiltshire.org.uk
Citizen Advice Bureau Wiltshire. Wiltshire Citizens Advice provides free, independent and confidential advice on: Debt, Housing, Employment, Welfare Benefits, Family and Personal Matters, Consumer Contracts, Legal Procedures, Education and Health.
http://www.communitymatters.org.uk/ The National Federation for Community Organisations
http://www.cafamily.org.uk/ Providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children
http://www.clsdirect.org.uk/ Community Legal Service

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http://www.dialuk.info/ A network of approximately 120 local Disability Information and Advice Line services (DIALs)
http://www.dignityincare.org.uk
Dignity in Care Network
http://www.disabilityalliance.org/ A charity aiming to relieve poverty and improve the living standards of disabled
http://www.dls.org.uk/ Disability Law Service
http://www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk/ Disabled Parents Network (DPN)

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http://www.elizabethfinncare.org.uk/ Gives money to help people who have less than £4,000 in savings and just manage to bare hand-to-mouth existence
http://www.employers-forum.co.uk/ Employers Forum on Disability
http://www.developecs.org.uk/ Equal Chances, Better Lives is a single source of equality information and support for the public, private and voluntary sectors in Wiltshire
http://www.edf-feph.org/ European Disability Forum
http://www.enil.eu/ European Network on Independent Living (ENIL)

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http://www.frixo.com/ Frixo is a road travel reporting website, that provides our users with the most up-to-date road traffic information. Our data is updated every 5 minutes using sensors placed on motorways and common A / B roads.

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http://www.gwh.nhs.uk/#  Great Western Hospital
http://www.gwas.nhs.uk/ Great Western Ambulance Service
http://developecs.ning.com/ GROW Enhancing Community Support. GROW Enhancing Community Support (GROW) is charitable service commissioned by Wiltshire Council. GROW offers support & information to voluntary organisations and community groups across Wiltshire.

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http://www.healthwatchwiltshire.co.uk/ Healthwatch Wiltshire
http://www.helptheaged.org.uk/ Help the Aged
http://www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk/articles/pain-management.html

Hypnotherapy Directory was launched to connect individuals with qualified professionals in the UK. We offer information about what hypnotherapy is, how it can help, upcoming events, articles written by professionals and the latest hypnotherapy news.

 

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http://www.seap.org.uk/
ICAS (SEAP). SEAP was formed in 2000 as a registered charity and limited company to further develop and manage a number of specialist advocacy services delivered since 1994.
http://www.in-control.org.uk/
In Control is a national charity. Our mission is to create a fairer society where everyone needing additional support has the right, responsibility and freedom to control that support.
http://www.independentliving.org/ Independent Living Institute
http://www.ilc.org.uk/ The Independent Living Centre offers: Impartial advice for elderly and disabled people offering practical solutions for easier living. Equipment advice and assessments, wheelchair hire, benefits advice, accessible holidays and room hire.
http://www.dpi.org/ Disabled People International

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http://www.lawcentres.org.uk/ Law Centres Federation

http://www.seqol.org/lift-psychology

 

We have been providing psychological services to the people of Swindon and Wiltshire for the past 18 years and pioneered Primary Care Psychology services. We offer a high quality service that includes traditional IAPT interventions plus additional services. Our founder Dr Liz Howells received an OBE for this work in 2010.Since then we continue to innovate and better meet the needs of our clients. In 2011 we won four out of a possible eight regional IAPT awards, we were short listed for a Health and Social care award and took part in a BABCP conference panel We have a strong user representation which steers the services.Please click here to download the Working it Out Leaflet – this leaflet has information for patients about the talking therapies available to them at their GP Surgery.  Lift also run a selection of self help courses  Course Information Apr – Jun 2014
http://www.lx.nhs.uk/
Welcome to this dedicated community for those involved in Local Involvement Networks (LINks). This website is run by NHS Choices and enables you to access and share information, guidance and best practice.

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http://www.mencap.org.uk/ The voice of learning disability
http://www.mesothelioma.uk.com/ Mesothelioma Prognosis Network. The second Wednesday of each month we host an online support group that is led by Dana Nolan, a mental health counselor, and Karen Selby, our on-staff RN. Each session is devoted to a unique topic regarding mesothelioma, while also giving patients and caregivers the opportunity to share their inspiring stories, challenges, and achievements.
http://www.mind.org.uk/ For better mental health

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http://www.nat.org.uk/ National AIDS Trust
http://www.skill.org.uk/ National Bureau for Students with Disabilities
www.wiltshirenhs.uk
NHS Wiltshire

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http://www.patients-association.com/
Patients Association. The Patients Association is an independent, national charity that highlights the concerns and needs of patients.
http://www.peoplefirstltd.com An organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties to raise awareness of and campaign for their rights
www.psazz.webs.com A support group for people with Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
http://www.publiclawproject.org.uk/ Public Law Project (PLP)

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http://www.radar.org.uk/ The UK’s largest disability campaigning organisation
http://www.ruh.nhs.uk/
Royal United Hospital Bath

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http://www.salisbury.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
Salisbury Hospital
http://www.scope.org.uk/ The disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy
http://www.shapingourlives.org.uk/ An independent user-controlled organisation, think tank and network
http://www.scie.org.uk/
Social Care Institute for Excellence
http://www.southwestforum.org.uk/
South West Forum
http://www.spn.org.uk/ A coalition of service users/survivors, carers, policy makers, acedemics, students and practitioners working to promote people’s recovery
http://www.spinal.co.uk/ Spinal Injuries Association (SIA)

http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/default.aspx 
St. John’s Ambulance Wiltshire
http://www.swanadvocacy.org.uk/
SWAN Advocacy. Swan is an independent advocacy charity with over 10 years experience in providing advocacy services to vulnerable adults in Wiltshire.
http://www.swindon.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
Swindon Borough Council
http://www.stroke.org.uk The Stroke Association

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http://www.theequalityacademy.com/ Regular bite-size news from the world of equality and diversity
www.therapy-directory.org.uk Therapy Directory

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http://www.ukhca.co.uk/ Representative body for organisations that provide personal care

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http://www.voyageoptions.com/ Voyage Options offer flexible individual support

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http://www.wessexms.co.uk/
Wessex MS Therapy Centre
www.wiltshireblind.org/
Wiltshire Blind Association
http://www.wiltshirecil.org.uk/ Wiltshire Centre for Independent Living
www.wiltshire.gov.uk Wiltshire Council
http://www.wiltshirepeoplefirst.org/ Wiltshire People First

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