Don’t let ill-health spoil spring

Nobody likes being under the weather, especially when the sun is starting to make an appearance again. Have a bit of healthy know how and keep yourself and your loved ones fit and well this spring.

Healthcare for overseas students

If you are coming to Scotland to study full-time, and you live in Scotland lawfully, you can get healthcare from the NHS from the day you arrive until one month after your course finishes.

Surgery abroad without NHS referral

NHS Scotland does not recommend choosing to pay to travel abroad for surgery as part of a packaged holiday. This is sometimes called surgical or cosmetic tourism.

Thinking of quitting smoking?

Quit Your Way Scotland Quit Your Way Scotland is an advice and support service for anyone trying to stop smoking in Scotland. You can contact Quit Your Way Scotland for free by: — phoning a Quit Your Way Scotland advisor on 0800 84 84 84— chatting online with a Quit Your Way Scotland advisor Most … Read more

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them can encourage harmful bacteria that live inside you to become resistant. That means antibiotics may not work when you need them.

NHS 24 Online

Download the free NHS 24 Online app to find your nearest services, to assess your symptoms and to get virtual assistance.

Strep A

What you need to know: Group A streptococcus (GAS), also known as strep A is acommon bacteria which causes infections

Stay well this winter

The colder winter months can have a significant impact on your health and wellbeing. Find advice on how to stay healthy and well this winter.

Scarlet Fever

You may have seen in the news and online stories about Group A Strep.

It’s OK to Ask

When you understand what’s going on with your health, you can make better decisions around your care and treatment.

Winter Vaccines

Information about flu and coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines to help protect you this winter.

Support for Unpaid Carers

Support for Scotland’s Unpaid Carers. A carer is anyone who looks after a friend or family member due to old age, addiction, disability, physical or mental illness

Please be considerate to our staff

Help keep us going. Please support health and social care staff.

Abusive behaviour causes mental and physical harm to our staff, leading to time off work and less time with patients.

Contacting your GP for COVID-19 Symptoms

NHS Inform has a wealth of information if you have COVID-19 symptoms. If you need further medical advice call your GP practice or call 111 when your GP practice is closed.

Travel Health and Vaccinations

If you think you require vaccines and/or a malaria risk assessment, you should make an appointment with a travel health professional.

Spring booster dose for high risk groups

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised a spring dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution to those at extremely high risk, most of whom received their first booster around 6 months ago.

Right Care Right Place

The Right Care Right Place – Receptionist Campaign aims to create a greater understanding of the pivotal role receptionists play in signposting

Anxiety and Insomnia Disorder

Daylight and Sleepio provide instant access to safe, evidence-based treatment and provide a genuine non-drug alternative to help patients with

GP Practices Changing

The way in which GP practices run is changing. There are a range of different services available now. Below is

Practice is Open

GP surgeries are open and appointments are available as below. Face to Face, Telephone appointments plus Video Calls are all

Walking Aid Return

When you no longer require your walking aid you can now return it to your local recycling centre. The equipment

Pharmacy First

Problem Patient suitability Not suitable where symptoms include: Treatment         Mild inflammatory skin conditions: Insect Bite ReactionAllergic

Ear Care

Ears The production of ear wax also known as cerumen is normal. Its job is to trap debris and provide

Stop Smoking Service

Stop Smoking Service is currently not conducting face to face clinic, however, the Quit Your Way (QYW) stop smoking service

Coivd-19 Vaccination Status

People will be able access their Covid-19 Vaccine Status online, by logging on to NHS Inform: Covid-19 Status. Your username