Physical health support
Physical health helplines and websites
- BAPAM (British Association of Performing Arts Medicine): 020 7404 8444
- Action on Hearing Loss Information Line 0808 808 0123, Tinnitus Line 0808 808 6666
- NHS non-emergency number 111
- MacMillan Cancer Support (all cancers – for sufferer and their family and friends) 0808 808 00 00 (9am - 8pm, Monday to Friday)
- Maggie’s Centres (cancer support) www.maggiescentres.org
- Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer 020 8973 0011 (9am - 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday. 9am - 4pm, Friday)
- Breast Cancer Care 0808 800 6000 (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. Late opening Wednesday: 5pm - 7pm. Saturday, 9am - 1pm) or email [email protected]
- Prostate Cancer UK 0800 074 8383 (9am - 6pm, Monday to Friday. 10am - 8pm, Wednesday)
- Heart Helpline 0300 330 3311 (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday)
- British Lung Foundation Helpline 03000 030 555 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm)
- Diabetes UK Helpline 0345 123 2399 (Monday to Friday, 9am–6pm)
- Asthma UK Helpline 0300 222 5800 (9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday)
- Stroke Association Helpline 0303 3033 100 (Monday, Thursday and Friday: 9am-5pm, Tuesday and Wednesday: 8am-6pm, Saturday: 10am-1pm, Sunday: closed)
- RNIB Helpline (sight loss and visual impairment): 0303 123 9999 or email [email protected] (Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 5.30pm, and Saturday, 9.30am to 1pm)
- Crohn's & Colitis UK Supportline 0121 737 9931 (Mon to Fri: 1pm – 3.30pm and 6.30 - 9pm)
- National Sexual Health Helpline 0300 123 7123 (9am - 8pm, Monday to Friday)
- National Dementia Helpline 0300 222 11 22 (Monday to Wednesday: 9am – 8pm, Thursday and Friday: 9am – 5pm, Saturday and Sunday: 10am – 4pm)
- Terence Higgins Trust (HIV advice) 0808 802 1221 (10am and 8pm, Monday to Friday)
- Age UK national advice line: 0800 678 1174. (8am to 7pm 365 days a year)
Health issues: where to go for help
Musicians’ health: how BAPAM and the ISM Members Fund can help
Healthy Lifestyle for Musicians
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