About NHS inform

NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service.

Our aim is to provide the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

What you'll find on NHS inform

How to contact us

Help us spread the word

What you'll find on NHS inform

We provide information about:

We also have a number of interactive tools:

  • Self-help guides for common illnesses and injuries
  • a National Services Directory containing hundreds of support groups and thousands of NHS services in Scotland
  • Info for Me tool that helps you to gather, save, publish and share your own health information

How to contact us

If you can’t find what you are looking for:

Our helpline and webchat services are open:

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 10pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm

Help us spread the word

You can do your bit to raise awareness of NHS inform.

We've developed a range of tools for use across internal and external channels, including websites and social media. These are outlined in the NHS inform toolkit - PDF (660 KB).

We've also created a suite of digital assets:

You can request images in alternative formats and sizes by emailing: HISPartnership&EngagementTeam@nhs24.scot.nhs.uk.