Self Management and Long Term Conditions Websites

Websites on self management and long term conditions are presented together as they are inter-related. Some sites are specifically for patients, others for professionals and hence sites have been themed accordingly.

Websites for people with a long term condition

Self care and self management website

The ALISS project aims to make self management information easy to find. is a website with patient's stories which supports people living with long term conditions like diabetes.

British Heart Foundation hosts information on diabetes.

Diabetes UK hosts several resources to support self management.

The Thistle Foundation is a charity supporting people with disabilities and health conditions.

Websites for professionals working with people with a long term condition

A toolkit to support self management in practice. This online resource (with a primary care focus) is to help staff in NHS Scotland and Partner Agencies think creatively about how they can support people with Long Term Conditions to Self Manage.

NHS Education for Scotland resources supporting self management.

Working in partnership and supporting self-management programme.
This e-learning programme supports trained educators to meet many of the additional skills identified in the APEDS & TAPEDS document. Further information can be obtained from Carolyn Oxenham, MCN Education Facilitator.

The Health Foundation is an independent charity that supports research into various aspects of person centred care for people with diabetes and publishes various associated reports.

NHS Choices and diabetes information.

Stroke training and awareness resources (STARS) for health and social care staff.

Long Term Conditions Collaborative. This guidance note is to support practitioners to better understand the continuum of health improvement, anticipatory care and self management supports and the concept of community-led health for people with a long term condition. is a website by people with diabetes who actively participate in sports.