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Immunisation, screening and other health topics in audio format

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening

​Who'll be offered abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening in Scotland and how the test is done​​

Bowel screening

Who's offered bowel screening in Scotland and how the test's done

Breast screening

Audio booklet explaining what happens before, during and after breast screening in Scotland.

Cervical screening (smear test)

Who'll be offered a smear test in Scotland and what happens next if the test finds changes that need further investigation

Diabetic retinopathy screening

What you need to know about diabetic retinopathy

Flu vaccine

Helps to protect against flu (influenza)

HPV vaccine

Helps to protect against head and neck, cervical and anogenital cancers

HPV: Men who have sex with men (MSM)

HPV vaccine for men who have sex with men

Shingles vaccine

Protect yourself against shingles

How to cope with feeling sad or unhappy

Advice for young people on coping with feeling sad or unhappy

How to make friends and develop friendships

Advice for young people on how to make friends and develop friendships

Pregnancy scans and tests

During your pregnancy, you'll be offered a number scans and tests

Adult beta thalassaemia carriers

Audio leaflet with information for adult haemoglobinopathy carriers with beta thalassaemia

Newborn screening

Newborn screening tests are done in the first few weeks of life.

BCG and your baby

The BCG vaccine helps protect your baby against tuberculosis (TB)

Hepatitis B and your baby

Hepatitis B immunisation for babies

Child flu vaccine

Helps to protect your child against flu (influenza)

Help protect your baby from whooping cough

This audio explains why should get your whooping cough vaccine if you're 16 weeks pregnant or more.

Teenage immunisations

Vaccinations you'll be offered as a teenager in Scotland

After immunisations for young people

What young people might expect after immunisation

Your baby is a sickle cell carrier

Information for parents of babies with sickle cell

Your baby carries a gene for unusual haemoglobin

Information for parents of babies with unusual haemoglobin

You are a sickle cell carrier

Information for adult haemoglobin carriers.

Vitamin D and you

Important health information about Vitamin D for everyone.

Tuberculosis (TB)

This audio describes Tuberculosis TB, the disease, it's treatment and prevention.

Protect your child against serious diseases (up to 5 years)

An audio guide to help with your child’s immunisations in their first five years.

What to expect after immunisations in babies and young children

This audio is a guide to the common side effects that could happen in babies and young children up to five years of age after immunisation.

Norovirus

Advice on how to avoid catching norovirus.

Pneumococcal vaccine

Information on the Pneumococcal vaccine which helps protect against serious infections.

The art of conversation

An audio guide to talking, listening and reducing stigma surrounding suicide.

Steps to deal with stress

A simple audio guide to stressing less and enjoying life with relaxation and breathing techniques

Worried about your memory?

Your memory may be nothing to worry about, but this audio will help you decide if you should visit your doctor.

What to do if you're feeling worried

This audio is for young people on what to do if you're feeling worried.

How to cope if your parents split up

This audio is for young people on how to cope if your parents split up.

How to cope with the loss of someone close

Help for young people coping with the loss of someone close.

How to stop smoking and stay stopped

This audio will help you to stop smoking and increase chance of success if you use it together with the free support and stop smoking medication available.

Head Lice: the facts, detection and treatment

Audio information for parents on the facts, detection and treatment of Head Lice in children.

Off to a good start with breastfeeding

This audio explains everything you need to know about breastfeeding from birth onward.

Fun First Foods: An easy guide to introducing solid foods.

This audio provides an easy guide to introducing solid foods.

Formula feeding your baby

This audio will give you the up-to-date national guidance on how to make up a formula feed safely, including the most recent changes to the information on preparing and storing feeds.

Ready Steady Toddler!

This audio is for all parents and carers about to experience the big changes that your child will go through as they leave the baby stage and become a toddler.

Breastfeeding and returning to work

This audio is for pregnant women and mothers who are thinking about combining working or studying and breastfeeding

Folic acid before and during pregnancy

This audio is a guide about taking folic acid for women who are thinking of becoming pregnant, or who are in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest guidance about COVID-19 from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including social distancing and stay at home advice.

Your pregnancy, your choice

Your choices if you receive a higher-chance result from screening