We are keen to help patients and empower them to find good evidenced based information on how to manage their illness or medical condition.
Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.
Sexual health advice and information
Contraception advice and shared experiences for young women
Use the Patient.co.uk website for accurate and helpful information.
The pharmacy is an accessible health resource for you and your family. Everyone can get advice from a pharmacist and buy medicine for a minor ailment or illness.
There is a service, available from every pharmacy in Scotland, called the NHS Minor Ailment service.
Find you local pharmacist by ckicking this link http://www.nhs24.com/findlocal/
Back and Joint Pain
Self referrals will now be handled by telephone. The service is operated by the Musculoskeletal Assessment & Triage Service (MATS) which is hosted by NHS24 and the telephone number is: 0800 917 9390. The MSK link opposite provides all the information you will need to manage back or joint pain, including exercise videos.
Smokin Advice Service
NHS Grampian's Smoking Advice Service offers help to anyone who wants to, or who is considering, giving up smoking. We have a team of eight advisors working across Grampian who provide a friendly, person-centred and non-judgemental service.
If you would like our support to help you become smokefree, or for general information and advice, please contact us by:
- Freephone 0500 600 332 (calls from mobiles may be charged) Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.
- Text 'ADVICE' to 82727
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Living Life to the Full (LLTTF) is a free self-help approach for managing stress, anxiety, low mood and mild to moderate depression. LLTTF takes a good practice evidence based approach and is based upon Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques.
MoodJuice:This site is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life.
A Better Plan
A Better Plan is an online tool to help you take more control of your life. It enables you to improve your health and wellbeing by identifying what matters,setting goals and sharing plans with people you choose. You can create A Better Plan for yourself or on behalf of someone you care for. Please click the Better Plan image for more information.