Health Information

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Helping you take control of your health and wellbeing.

Health A-Z

Your complete guide to conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help.

How to wash your hands

Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from illnesses such as food poisoning and flu.

Care Information Scotland

If you look after someone, need care yourself or are planning for your future care needs, you can get the information and advice you need here.

Coronavirus

Get the latest NHS Scotland information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Medicines A to Z

Find out how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions.

Shingles vaccine overview

A vaccine to prevent shingles, a common, painful skin disease is available on the NHS to people in their 70s.

Pregnancy and Baby Guide

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here.


The right care
The right place

If you are unsure about where to go or who to see.