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.
The winter vomiting bug
Don't let ill-health spoil the festive season. Check when your GP practice or pharmacy is open. Don't run out of repeat prescriptions - order only what you need in plenty of time.
Why you should get serious about flu
Every month we provide links to the most commonly requested topics
Find out more about fever symptoms in adults, when you can use self-care, and what to do if your condition worsens and you need medical help.
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.
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 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.
Find out more about coughs in adults, when you can use self-care, and what to do if your condition worsens and you need medical help.