Breastfeeding in Scotland
Information on the benefits of breastfeeding
Europe's leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.
CNN Health News
Latest health bulletins from this US based news service
The NHS public access website providing travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK
Greater Glasgow - Pharmacy Health Promotion
Provides support and direction to pharmacists in Glasgow undertaking projects in relation to health promotion
Hands On Scotland
The HandsOnScotland Toolkit is an online resource for anybody working with children and young people. The website provides practical information and techniques on how to respond helpfully to children and young people's troubling behaviour.
Provides information and resources to support health improvement practitioners and organisations working with us to improve Scotland's health and reduce inequalities.
Family health site
Imperial Cancer Research Fund
What cancer is, how cancer is treated, how cancer may be prevented. Also information about the financial, emotional and practical support available to those affected by cancer
Medical portal for the public and health professionals
UK medical portal aimed at both public and health workers with material provided by named consultants
Providing information about the menopause and, on a secure part of the site, information about treatment options, management of side-effects, when to refer etc. for health practitioners
Mirago (formerly Medisearch)
Medical search engine and general portal site
Easy-to-use directory of UK health websites, for the public
Playfield Institute is funded through NHS Fife and aims to empower the workforce to promote the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people. We provide assistance and support to frontline workers who are directly or indirectly involved in the prevention, promotion and care of children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. The three main areas the Institute cover are training, information and research.
Safe and Healthy Working
A new occupational health and safety service for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland. The service is run by NHS Health Scotland
Scotland's Health at Work
Scotland's Health at Work is the national award scheme which rewards your efforts and achievements in building a healthy workforce, a healthy workplace and a healthy organisation.
The A to Z of Healthy Travel (aimed towards NHS staff). Requires registration (free to all NHS users within Scotland)
Scotland's National Healthy Back Campaign. A collaboration of Scottish Organisations working to develop an action implementation programme for acute back pain.