Identifying, treating and managing different types of illnesses, infections, injuries and disorders
Includes information on common symptoms and guidance for self-help
Information on what to expect if you need a test or treatment, such as a blood test, biopsy, scan or surgery.
Find out what you can do to look after your mental and physical wellbeing with advice on stopping smoking, eating well and how to get enough exercise.
Information on accessing health and care services in Scotland, and your rights when using them.
Through Scotland's Service Directory you can find the names, addresses, opening times and service details for thousands of NHS services in Scotland
Assess your own symptoms.
Find a local service or group.
Why you should get serious about flu
Find out why protecting them from flu starts with you
Find out more about our self-help guides on NHS inform
Every month we provide links to the most commonly requested topics
A stomach ache is a term often used to refer to cramps or a dull ache in the tummy (abdomen). It's usually short-lived and is often not serious. Learn about stomach ache treatments.
Leg cramp is a usually harmless condition where the leg muscles suddenly become tight and painful. Learn about possible causes of leg cramps and their treatment.
Read about the causes of nosebleeds, how to treat them at home and when you should seek medical advice.
Every month we provide links to the most commonly asked questions
Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. Learn about flu symptoms and treatments.
The shingles vaccine helps to protect people over the age of 70 from shingles. Find out when the vaccine is given and how it works.
Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluid than you take in. Learn about dehydration symptoms and treatments.