“Fun activities such as spending time in the garden, taking a long walk in the countryside, or even having a BBQ, all have their own hazards. We have therefore put together resources on NHS inform to make it quick and easy for the public to get the summer health advice they need with one quick click.” – John McAnaw, Associate Clinical Director, and Head of Pharmacy at NHS 24
“Public Health Scotland is confident that MUP is an effective mechanism to reduce alcohol-related harm in Scotland and we support the continuation of MUP beyond April 2024.” – Dr Nick Phin, Director of Public Health Science, Public Health Scotland
The response in Orkney has been amazing towards the development of this much needed facility. In May an astounding £10,355 was added to the funds which now stand at £97,500, bringing this inspirational building closer for Orkney .
The number of COVID-19 patients in hospital is an indicative measure of the pressure on hospitals, as these patients still require isolation from other patients for infection control purposes.
On the 12th of May, 2023, join the millions of people around the world who will be participating on this day by holding various events to raise awareness for fibromyalgia, an invisible and life altering chronic condition.
“A voyage of discovery to be as “well” as a chronically ill person can be”
“NHS inform and the app NHS 24 Online are digital solutions to get the medical help you need quickly and safely without the need to call 111.” Gail MacGregor, Associate Director of Nursing and Operations for NHS 24
“For families on low income, the poorest fifth of the UK population need to spend 47% of their disposable income to consume a healthy diet according to the Eatwell Guide, in contrast to 11% needed by the richest fifth in the UK.” Professor Alex Johnstone
Research by scientists at Imperial College London and published in The Lancet Microbe has shown that preventing the spread of the virus within the home requires regular cleaning of surfaces and hands.
The campaign encourages people in Scotland to make appropriate use of NHS services and to be prepared for common illnesses and ailments over the spring holidays.