Patient Information

Sources of Information


Our clinicians have a wide range of information sheets available on our practice intranet and will often give you a fact sheet about your condition.  Leaflets and other written information about various illness and conditions are available from the practice.


Useful websites are

Scottish Health on the Web (SHOW) is sponsored by the Management Executive of the NHS in Scotland, and provides cost effective, readily available health service information to both clinicians and the public. The SHOW service is managed and maintained by the Information and Statistics Division of the Common Services Agency of the National Health Service in Scotland.

Health Information and Self Care Advice for Scotland provides comprehensive up-to-date health information and self care advice for people in Scotland.

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. A project to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of clinical care in Scotland by publishing guidelines which identify and promote good clinical practice.

The RoyalCollege of General Practitioners




The home page of leaflets on Patient UK which has available over 500 topics on health and disease.
Details of more than 2000 self help / patient support groups and similar organisations.
A directory of UK websites on disease, health, health news, events, carers issues, helplines, medicines, NHS information, benefits, medical equipment, etc.
Recommended books on health and disease mainly written by UK authors.

This website is to promote Scotland’s national healthy living campaign, launched by the Scottish Executive in January 2003.

Information on asthma as a sufferer or parent of a sufferer giving non-promotional asthma education.


.......And Now Some Sites For Teenage Health


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