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NHS Scotland COVID Status

You can share your COVID Status when travelling internationally and for some events and venues in Scotland.

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Roll up your sleeves

Get ready to roll up your sleeve for the COVID-19 vaccine booster

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Bridging (short-term) contraception

Pharmacies can give you an initial supply of the contraceptive pill

Seasonal topics

Every month we provide links to the most commonly asked questions

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Stomach ache and abdominal pain

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.

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Leg cramps

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.

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Chest pain

Chest pain can be caused by anything from muscle pain to a heart attack and should never be ignored. Find out what to do if you have chest pain and when to seek help.