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Women's Health NHS inform

Each stage presents important and differing opportunities to promote and protect health and wellbeing. Girls and young women (puberty to around 25 years) This is an important stage in life for women and girls, marking the start of menstruation, sexual activity and …

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Travel health and vaccinations NHS inform

Travel health advice. Many of the health risks experienced by travellers can't be prevented by vaccinations or anti-malarial tablets and other preventive measures should be taken. The fitfortravel website provides health information for people travelling abroad from the UK, including:

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Vaccinations for health and social care workers NHS inform

Some health and social care staff should not book their vaccination appointments online. But wait to be contacted by local occupational health teams. This includes: all health and social care staff in the Dumfries and Galloway health board area; health and social care staff directly employed by the Ayrshire and Arran health board and local

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NHS Scotland COVID Status NHS inform

Using your COVID Status for international travel. If you're 12 or over, you can show your COVID Status when travelling abroad. You may also need to follow additional rules when travelling abroad.

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Health benefits of eating well

Health benefits of eating well. A well-balanced diet provides all of the: energy you need to keep active throughout the day. nutrients you need for growth and repair, helping you to stay strong and healthy and help to prevent diet-related illness, such as some cancers. Keeping active and eating a healthy balanced diet can also help you to

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) booster vaccination The

frontline health and social care workers; all adults aged 40 years or over; adults aged 16 years or over with underlying health conditions that put them at higher risk of severe coronavirus; unpaid carers aged 16 years or over; adults aged 16 years or over who live with someone with a severely weakened immune system

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Physical activity NHS inform

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Physical activity. Being physically active during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is very important for your physical and mental health. It can enhance your mood, wellbeing and energy levels by helping to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Our coronavirus pages have help and advice on how to look after your

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Drugs: what you need to know NHS inform

Taking drugs comes with many health risks, from dependency to overdose and infections. If you’re concerned about your drugs use and want to reduce the risks or have a family member or friend using drugs it’s important to know more …

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Information for young people using NHS services

The Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities tells you about your rights and responsibilities when using NHS services in Scotland.. If you're under 16, your rights and responsibilities around confidentiality, consent and feedback be slightly different but no less than an adults. Confidentiality means that anyone who looks after your health has to keep information about you private.

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Request an update to your coronavirus (COVID-19

If you received one of your first coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations outwith Scotland you can now upload your official proof of vaccination from that country to your Scottish vaccination record.This will mean you will have a combined fully vaccinated status to show for travel or …

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Women's heart health NHS inform

Ethnicity and heart health. Your ethnicity can increase your risk of developing heart and circulatory diseases. According to British Heart Foundation research, if you’re from a South Asian, African or African Caribbean background, your risk of developing some heart and circulatory diseases can be higher than white Europeans.

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The vaccines and health conditions The coronavirus

The JCVI has recommended children and young people aged 12 to 15 years old with specific underlying health conditions that put them at risk of serious coronavirus, are offered two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. All other children and young people aged 12 to 17 years will be offered a first dose of the vaccine.

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Sex and sexual health in pregnancy Ready Steady Baby!

get tested at a local sexual health clinic; Find a sexual health clinic in your area. Cold sores and genital herpes. Don't have oral sex if you or your partner has a cold sore as the same virus also causes genital herpes. If you have genital herpes during pregnancy, there's a risk your baby could develop a serious illness called neonatal herpes.

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Anorexia nervosa symptoms & treatments

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder and a serious, potentially life-threatening, mental health condition. People who have anorexia are very anxious about their weight and body shape. They try to keep their weight as low as possible by strictly controlling and limiting what they eat. Many people with anorexia will also exercise excessively.

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Trichomonas infection

Most sexual health clinics can look at the sample straightaway under the microscope and see the parasite. In some clinics and at your GP, the swab needs to be sent away to a lab to make the diagnosis. The test is more accurate from vagina samples. …

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Vaccinating children and young people aged 12 to 17 years

Local health boards aim to vaccinate those who cannot attend a clinic in their own home or a care setting. Local health boards will contact the parents or carers of these children directly to organise this. Vaccine invitations. Children and young people aged 12 to 15 can attend open access services to receive their vaccine.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Diet and healthy weight NHS inform

Eating fruit, vegetables and pulses, such as beans and lentils, is good for your health and is another good way to keep satisfied throughout the day. Soups can be a quick and easy lunch solution. They can be made with whatever vegetables and pulses you have available and be …

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Obesity causes & treatments

The Department of Health recommends that adults do at least 150 minutes (two-and-a-half hours) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, such as cycling or fast walking, every week. This doesn’t need to be done all in one go, but can be broken down into smaller periods. For example, you could exercise for 30 minutes a day for five days a week.

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Aberdeen Community Health and Care Village

Opening times- Clinics vary per week/month. Reception for all services except unplanned pregnancy: 0345 337 9900 Monday- Thursday 8.30- 16.30 Friday 8.30-15.30

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Dundee: Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic

Termination of Pregnancy and Referral (TOPAR) Testing for HIV. Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections. Unplanned Pregnancy Advice. Well Man. Well Woman. Young People. For an appointment please phone 01382 425542 between 0900-12:00.

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Understanding your health and weight: Body mass index (BMI)

Whatever your weight there may be changes you want to make to improve your health, making a few small sustainable changes to your lifestyle can improve your health. Losing a small amount of weight, 5-10%, and maintaining this weight loss can have a …

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Depression – symptoms, causes and treatment NHS inform

Depression is a mental illness that affects around one in 10 people. Learn more about depression symptoms, causes and treatments, and living with the condition.

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It's OK to Ask NHS inform

It's OK to Ask Patient Leaflet. Our patient information leaflet outlines questions you may want to ask at your next appointment. The leaflet includes a blank space on the back so you can take your own notes. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. Videos you watch may be added to the TV's watch history and influence TV

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Schizophrenia symptoms & treatments

As well as monitoring your mental health, your healthcare team and GP should monitor your physical health. A healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables and regular exercise, is good for you and can reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease or diabetes.You should also try to avoid too much stress and get a proper amount of sleep.

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Community Mental Health

Our community mental health service provides assessment, support and counselling primarily for people under the age of 65 with mental health problems, and their carers. Most people choose to discuss their referral to the mental health service with their GP although other professionals can make some referrals or you can self-refer.

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Hyperhidrosis symptoms & treatments

Hyperhidrosis doesn't usually pose a serious threat to your health, but it can sometimes lead to physical and emotional problems. Fungal infections Hyperhidrosis increases the risk of developing fungal infections, particularly on the feet – most commonly fungal nail infections and athlete’s foot.

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Sexual Health Department The Gatehouse

There are clinics across Ayrshire offering sexual health services to you within your local community. The service welcomes people of any gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, size, nationality, sexual orientation, ability level, neurotype, religion, age, family structure, culture, subculture, political opinion, identity, and self-identification.

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Open access services The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

Open access services are offered by your local health board if you would like to get your first or second dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. You can attend these services if you would like to get your first or second dose of the coronavirus vaccine. For example you: only recently become a resident in Scotland.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Psychotherapy is a type of therapy often used to treat emotional problems and mental health conditions such as PTSD, depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. The treatment is carried out by trained mental health professionals who listen to you and help you come up with effective strategies to resolve your problems.

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Sexual Health Drop In Clinic

Sexual Health Drop In Clinic - Kirkcaldy Back To List Report Listing. Services Offered. Contraception Drop-in Emergency Contraception Free Condoms GUM Clinic Men Who Have Sex With Men Pregnancy Testing Termination of Pregnancy and Referral (TOPAR) Testing for HIV

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Benefits of immunisation NHS inform

The World Health Organization (WHO) states: 'The 2 public health interventions that have had the greatest impact on the world's health are clean water and vaccines.' Benefits for you. As children develop they're exposed to many risks, one of these risks …

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Benzodiazepines (benzos, diazepam, valium) NHS inform

Benzodiazepines (benzos, diazepam, valium) Benzodiazepines are a group of pharmaceutical drugs. There are many drugs in this group and some, such as diazepam and valium, are prescribed as medicines in the UK. They are generally prescribed for anxiety or …

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Chalmers Sexual Health Centre

Walk in clinics are currently not operating. Please refer to the Lothian Sexual Health Website for latest updates Lothian Sexual Health. Sexual problems (referral from GP); Gender clinic (referral from GP); Vasectomy (referral from GP); Choices (termination service in Lothian - referral from GP or self refer by telephoning 0131 536 2454 Mon-Fri

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North East Glasgow Primary Care Mental Health Team

Primary Care Mental Health Teams (PCMHT) aim to provide information and support to enable people to work through emotional health difficulties that they may have, and to improve their overall health and wellbeing. The service is suitable for adults with mild to moderate mental health problems. The service helps those experiencing common mental

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Vertigo causes & treatment

Vertigo is a symptom of several different health conditions such as labyrinthitis and Meniere's disease. Find out how to treat vertigo, what medication is available and when to see a doctor about your symptoms.

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Get help with your mental wellbeing NHS inform

SilverCloud courses. SilverCloud is a website with courses you can do to improve your mental wellbeing. You can learn new ways to deal with the challenges you're facing.

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West Lothian Domestic and Sexual Assault Team (DASAT

West Lothian Domestic and Sexual Assault Team (DASAT) offers confidential and friendly support to people who have experienced abuse. They provide tailored support for adults and children survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Specialist support is also available for people with mental health difficulties and/or substance misuse issues.

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Coast Health (Elie Surgery)

Coast Health (Elie Surgery) Back To List Report Listing. Please note that these results are for guidance only. Even though a GP practice is highlighted from your post code search, your address may not be served by that GP practice (and you may not be able to register with that GP practice). Opening times

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Vaccines in pregnancy Ready Steady Baby!

Public Health Scotland is a proud member of the Vaccine Safety Net and partners with NHS inform to provide reliable information on vaccine safety. The Vaccine Safety Net is a global network of websites, evaluated by the World Health Organization, that provides reliable information on vaccine safety. More about the Vaccine Safety Net

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Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) NHS inform

Public Health Scotland has produced a leaflet for expectant parents and their families who have been given a result that their baby has a higher chance of having either Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome, or Patau’s syndrome from their first-line screening tests. Your pregnancy your choice (leaflet in English and other languages)

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The Ker Practice (Gorbals Health Centre)

The Ker Practice (Gorbals Health Centre) Back To List Report Listing. Please note that these results are for guidance only. Even though a GP practice is highlighted from your post code search, your address may not be served by that GP practice (and you may not …

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Walls Health Centre

Walls Health Centre Back To List Report Listing. Please note that these results are for guidance only. Even though a GP practice is highlighted from your post code search, your address may not be served by that GP practice (and you may not be able to …

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