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A subsection of the King's Fund website (www.kingsfund.org.uk/eHealthSocialCare/html/rehabilitation.htm) explores the organisation of rehabilitation services, especially when both health and social services are involved. The page provides various features, such as a discussion forum, and is a good example of how to organise a web page for easy access to other subsections. A quick scroll down the page allows readers to see easily what is on offer. That's the way it should be.
If you are interested in attending forthcoming conferences in your own specialty, or even posting information about one that you are organising, then http://www.healthcareconferences.com/ may be able to help. A functional home page allows readers to interrogate the database in various ways and provides other relevant information such as local weather reports and maps. The site organisers also offer basic contact information, such as their office address and details of their legal and accountancy advisers, at www.healthcareconferences.com/contact.html.
The Radiology Education Foundation claims that its stylish and user friendly website (http://www.refindia.net/) is the premier radiology portal in India, but it is also an excellent global resource with plenty to interest the international community. It has a good collection of neatly catalogued links and a quiz (a new one is added regularly), which will undoubtedly encourage people to return—the sign of a healthy and vibrant site.
If you want to know what is available on line about vaccinations and immunisations take a look at http://www.immunofacts.com/. It has a substantial collection of links, but the page is so long that it takes a while to load. Fortunately, an internal links section near the top of the page helps to make navigation much simpler. The links lead to a pretty impressive array of resources, and there is a good global selection of material, which can make fascinating reading.
All sorts of medical journals are coming on line, but a useful full text one from the north of England (http://www.sexualhealthmatters.com/) is certainly worth a browse. The layout is simple yet effective, and there is a good selection of articles covering many issues of sexual health.
We welcome suggestions for websites to be included in future Netlines. Readers should contact Harry Brown at the above email address.