Common health questions

Find answers to commonly asked health questions

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In this section you will find answers to questions covering a range of health topics.

If you have a question that has not been answered here, please contact an NHS inform health information adviser for help.

You can reach our advisers by:

calling the NHS inform helpline on 0800 22 44 88. This service is open 8.00am to 10.00pm, seven days a week.

submitting an online enquiry  through NHS 24. We are committed to answering within five working days.

The NHS inform helpline and online enquiries service is for general health advice only. If you are feeling ill, please contact the NHS 24 helpline on 111.

Last Updated: 21 March 2014