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Be Ready for Easter

Three simple steps to be ready for GP and pharmacy closures over Easter.

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Second-hand smoke campaign

Find out how to protect your kids from the hidden dangers of second-hand smoke.

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Your Health, Your Rights

Your Health, Your Rights

Anyone that uses the NHS in Scotland has certain rights and responsibilities when doing so.

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Easy Info Zone

Looking for easy read information on health conditions, wellbeing, tests and treatments? Our Easy Info Zone is for you.

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Health A-Z

Health A-Z

Everything you need to know about illnesses, tests, treatments, operations and services.

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Common health questions

Common Health Questions

Find answers to Common Health Questions. Not able to find what you are looking for? Ask a Health Information Advisor

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Support service directory

Support Service Directory

Information on Local and National groups & organisations that can help you with any health or well-being problem.

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NHS in your area

NHS in your area

Information about your local health board and NHS special health boards in Scotland.

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Health in focus

Health in focus

This month we focus on health rights and the health impact of second-hand smoke.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

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Cannabis linked to brain differences in the young

“Using cannabis just once a week harms young brains,” the Daily Mail reports.

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PET scans may improve brain injury diagnosis

“PET scans could predict extent of recovery from brain injury, trials show,” The Guardian reports. Evidence suggests that the advanced scanning devices may be able to detect faint signs of consciousness in people with severe brain injuries.

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