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Men's Health

Health advice for men including health checks, prostate cancer, drugs and alcohol, smoking, fitness and where to find your nearest GP.

Prostate Cancer

If you are over 50-years-old, it is important to consult your GP to discuss the risk of prostate cancer and consider having tests to check the health of your prostate.

Find out what are the symptoms, testing and treatment of prostate cancer and where to get more information if you are over 50.

Prostate Cancer

Health Checks

An NHS Health Check is a free check to assess your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. If you are aged between 40 and 74 you may be entitled to this health check. 

Health checks


Do you want to quit smoking for the new year? Find help and support to quit smoking for good.

Stop smoking

Drugs and alcohol

If you or someone close to you needs immediate help with drug or alcohol misuse, you can contact South Gloucestershire Drug and Alcohol Service.

Freephone 0800 0733011 for confidential advice or email

They offer advice, support and treatment to those experiencing difficulties with drug or alcohol use, or who are affected by someone else's use.

Drugs and alcohol


Advice, guidance and inspiration from NHS Choices on how to get more active and exercise more.

Health and fitness

Local health services

Find your nearest GP, pharmacy or hospital by searching with our service finder.

Find local health services

Have you had your MOT yet?

The Man MOT service from the Men’s Health Forum enables men to contact an NHS GP at anytime, from anyplace, using a mobile, tablet or laptop.  The Men’s Health forum also provides a place where men can find out more about any health issues that are troubling them.