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.

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.

Information regarding E.coli

Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 About escherichia coli O157 Escherichia coli O157, sometimes called VTEC, is a bacterial infection that

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.

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.

Bowel screening

Bowel screening is offered to people aged 50 to 74 across Scotland to help find bowel cancer early, when it can often be cured.

Staff Training

When closed for Staff Training an urgent contact number will be available, please telephone 01899 220383 and follow instructions. Dates

Right care right place

The way we access urgent care has changed. To protect us and the NHS, it’s important you know how to get the right care, in the right place.