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.
My support, my life
Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them can be harmful
Why you should get serious about flu
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.
Read about the causes of nosebleeds, how to treat them at home and when you should seek medical advice.
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.
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.
The flu vaccine is the best available protection against flu and is offered each winter flu season (October to March). Find out more about the flu vaccine, and when and where to get it.