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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A to Z list of common illnesses and conditions NHS inform

Neuroblastoma: Children. Neuroblastoma is the most common solid tumour in children that occurs outside of the brain and makes up 8% of the total number of children’s cancers.

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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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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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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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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

Children aged 12 to 15 with underlying health conditions. 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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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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Book a flu or coronavirus booster vaccination The flu

The coronavirus booster dose can be offered any time at least 6 months (24 weeks) after your second dose. The following groups can book their flu vaccination appointment online: Social care workers who regularly deliver direct care and support. Nursery, primary and secondary school teachers and pupil facing support staff in both a Local

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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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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) third dose vaccination The

A third dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is being offered for people with a severely weakened immune system. This third primary dose is an extra ‘top-up’ dose to help increase the level of protection for people who may not have generated a full immune response to the first two doses and might be less protected than the wider population.

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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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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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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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COVID Status: Using the app common questions NHS inform

Before allowing access to part of your health records, it's important that we confirm that you are who you say you are. This is a 3 step process: Checking your photo ID is genuine. Asking for a selfie (self portrait picture) and comparing this to the photo on your ID.

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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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Obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a relatively common condition where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep, interrupting normal breathing. This may lead to regularly interrupted sleep, which can have a big impact on quality of life and increases the …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Health conditions before pregnancy Ready Steady Baby!

Health check. If you already have a health condition, especially if you're taking prescribed medication for it, it’s a good idea to have a health check before you start trying for a baby. If you have an existing health condition, you'll be referred to an obstetrician for your pregnancy care. You may have extra appointments and extra scans too.

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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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Personality disorder

Personality disorders are common mental health problems. In England, it is estimated that around 1 in 20 people has a personality disorder. However, many people have only mild conditions so only need help at times of stress (such as bereavement). Other people with more severe problems may need specialist help for longer periods. Outlook

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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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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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Tullibody Health Centre (Alva Medical Practice)

Tullibody Health Centre (Alva Medical Practice) 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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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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East Dunbartonshire 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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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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