Health and medical information

Take Life On, one step at a time - for healthy snacks and activity ideas for kids

Find out more about healthy snacks for kids, and great activity ideas for indoors and outdoors.

You'll find loads of handy tips on healthy living to help you and your kids to improve diet and level of physical activity. Just 60 minutes of physical activity each day can help your children become happier, healthier adults. And to make life easy - as well as healthy - you can break it down into 10 or 15 minutes here and there through the day.

NHS Inform is a national health information service for Scotland.  It provides a single source of quality assured health information for the public in Scotland.

If you look after someone, need care yourself or are planning for your future care needs, you can get the information and advice you need from Care Information Scotland.

Heathcare providers

Find your nearest hospital, general practitioner, pharmacy or health centre.

Requiring support after being in hospital?

If you have been in hospital, you may need additional support or assistance to be in place before returning home.  We can support you to maintain your independence and safety within your own home prior to leaving hospital.

Our short-term assessment facilities can reduce your length of time in hospital.  Our team works with you to assess your abilities and level of independence and establish your care and support needs.

Substance misuse - support and advice

Substance misuse can have a devastating impact on an individual's health, their financial and social circumstances and affect their family, friends and the wider community.  If someone is seeking to end their addiction of alcohol, drugs or smoking, there are a number of groups who can offer advice and support to help them quit and offer advice for families who are concerned or affected by the impact of substance abuse.


Find out more about Autism and our local Autism Strategy.


People can experience social or personal problems throughout their life.   Find out more Counselling services in your local area.


If you need a vaccination, we can advise on who to contact to arrange an appointment.