The Sound Doctor
A free online resource which offers advice for local people on long term health conditions and how to manage them more effectively is now available.
The Sound Doctor, a website launched by Barnsley libraries and NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group, provides practical advice from healthcare professionals and other patients through a series of short films. The free resource can be accessed through any public access computer in Barnsley library.
Conditions covered on the site include:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Weight loss surgery
- Back pain
Dr Mehrban Ghani, local GP and Medical Director of NHS Barnsley CCG said: “The Sound Doctor is a fantastic resource for helping patients to manage long term conditions. There is a real wealth of honest advice available, highlighting the best treatment and management options. It’s a great resource for empowering patients to self-manage their conditions.”
To access The Sound Doctor, visit www.barnsley.gov.uk/libraries from any library computer. Click through to the e-books and resources section to find The Sound Doctor link. You will need to set up a password to login.
Who to contact
- 01226 773555
Where to go
- Barnsley Central Library
36 Wellington Street
- S70 1WA