Health in focus

In this section, you'll find listings for current government and third sector campaigns that aim to raise awareness of health and wellbeing issues.

In focus this month:

111 service survey (external website)

We have created a short survey to gather views on how the 111 service should develop.

Self Management Week 2016

Self Management Week 2016 will be celebrated with a series of events across Scotland including the Self Management Awards held on 4 October at the Scottish Parliament.

Home fire safety check

Every hour of every day there’s a house fire in Scotland. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service can help to prevent many of these by offering a free home safety check.

Freshers health

If you're heading off to university or college soon, congratulations! We've put together some useful tips to help get your fresher year off to a flying start.

Travel health: Hajj 2016 (1437H) in Saudi Arabia

Hajj is the largest annual pilgrimage in the world and occurs from the 8th to the 13th day of the 12th month in the Islamic calendar. If you're planning on travelling, we have some useful tips to keep you safe and healthy during your trip.

Medicines in the NHS in Scotland

People in Scotland can now access new information on medicines.