A selection of useful and reputable websites have been collected together for you here. Obviously many more are available on the web but do make sure you evaluate all websites and any information you find in them before using them in your studies.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy www.bacp.co.uk
Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy Education www.ccpe.org.uk
Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body www.cpcab.co.uk
The UK Council for Psychotherapy www.psychotherapy.org.uk
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) www.babcp.com
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies website www.iapt.nhs.uk
Department of Health
NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. Access national clinical guidelines here.
World Health Organisation.
A search engine from the NHS for health and social care professionals, providing access to evidence-based health information, NICE guidelines and much more. Download the Quick guide to NHS Evidence.
Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
Provides resources and background information for healthcare professionals, with research tools and educational material to download.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) - Clinical Knowledge Summaries
A reliable source of evidence-based information and practical 'know how' about the common conditions managed in primary care.
A search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
Department of Health - statistics.
Office for National Statistics - Neighbourhood Statistics provides ward-level data across England.
UK National Statistics - health and social care: the official UK statistics site.
World Health Organization Statistical Information Service (WHOSIS).
NHS Choices: Behind the headlines: takes you to the research behind the news headlines.
BBC Health news.
Time to Change - England's biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination. Read a university student's blog about her battle with depression, highlighting how helpful her friends, tutors and university support staff were.