Many literature searches will benefit from including reports and webpages which reflect the interests of the end-user, perhaps patient groups, service users, students or customers.
Details of 1920 UK patient support organisations, self help groups, health and disease information providers, etc. Each entry is cross referenced and details are checked annually.
Patient Information Forum
For health information producers, for all sectors and at all levels. The network has over 450 members across the UK in the NHS, voluntary, public and commercial sectors and in academia.
Self Management UK
From the NHS, for people living with long-term health conditions. Formerly called the Expert Patients programme.
UK charity that supports and encourages scientific testing of conventional, complementary and alternative medicine and therapies.
UK national advisory group which supports greater public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research.
Health talk online
Health Talk Online contains videos and written information recording experiences of health and illness from more than 2000 people. The information is based on qualitative research undertaken at the University of Oxford. Subjects covered include cancer, dying and bereavement, pregnancy, later life and young people.
Uses digital story-telling to improve medical professionals' education and influence policy-makers.
For information on charities, try Charity Choice.
You should also be able to find relevant pressure groups, unions and suchlike by searching the web.