Category: NHS Scotland

Healthcare for overseas students

If you are coming to Scotland to study full-time, and you live in Scotland lawfully, you can get healthcare from the NHS from the day you arrive until one month after your course finishes.

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Thinking of quitting smoking?

Quit Your Way Scotland Quit Your Way Scotland is an advice and support service for anyone trying to stop smoking in Scotland. You can contact Quit Your Way Scotland for free by: — phoning a Quit Your Way Scotland advisor on 0800 84 84 84— chatting online with a Quit Your Way Scotland advisor Most … Read more

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Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them can encourage harmful bacteria that live inside you to become resistant. That means antibiotics may not work when you need them.

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NHS 24 Online

Download the free NHS 24 Online app to find your nearest services, to assess your symptoms and to get virtual assistance.

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It’s OK to Ask

When you understand what’s going on with your health, you can make better decisions around your care and treatment.

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Support for Unpaid Carers

Support for Scotland’s Unpaid Carers. A carer is anyone who looks after a friend or family member due to old age, addiction, disability, physical or mental illness

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Spring booster dose for high risk groups

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised a spring dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution to those at extremely high risk, most of whom received their first booster around 6 months ago.

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Bowel screening

Bowel screening is offered to people aged 50 to 74 across Scotland to help find bowel cancer early, when it can often be cured.

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