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UK Government Health Publications


The most comprehensive source of Government information

Directgov: website of the UK government
Provides a first entry point to U.K. public sector information on the Internet. It provides an alphabetical listing of U.K. government bodies on the Internet.

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Government of the United Kingdom and of Wales

Information about the House of Commons and the House of Lords, including their business, publications, members, and committees.

National Assembly for Wales - Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru
Comprehensive information on many aspects of the assembly, which is available in both English and Welsh.
Warning: Web pages downloaded from these two sites can be very slow to load and can cause your browser to crash.

Wales Office (Office of the Secretary of State for Wales)
Representing Wales's interests in the Cabinet and in Parliament.

Home Office
The Home Office is the Government department responsible for internal affairs in England and Wales.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Department of Health
Material for use by health and social care professionals, academics and other interested parties.

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Information on Medical Matters

Medical Research Council (M.R.C.)
The M.R.C. aims to improve health by promoting research into all areas of medical and related science.

Health and Safety Executive
Preventing work related ill health.

Department of Health: Health care
Government strategies and policies aimed at providing a broad range of health care services and facilities.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Providing patients, health professionals and the public with authoritative, robust and reliable guidance on current "best practice".

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Government statistics

Office for National Statistics
Facts and figures.

National Digital Archive of Datasets (NDAD)
Archived digital data from U.K. government departments and agencies.
Information about Census datasets and products, publications, links to the academic Census Units and other organisations, which allow users and researchers in UK Higher and Further Education to access the 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2001 UK censuses

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Other official information sources

Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI)
Provides a wide range of services to the public, information industry, government and the wider public sector relating to finding, using, sharing and trading information.

TSO: The Stationery Office

The British Council
The U.K.'s international organization for educational and cultural relations.

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Useful but unofficial guides to further information

British parliamentary publications and information
Information from the National Library of Australia.

University of Waterloo Electronic Library
Information from Canada on the U.K. and the Commonwealth.

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For further information, please contact:

Mr Rowland Somers

Telephone: 029 2068 8150Extension: Cathays Campus: 88150 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 88150Location: Health Library