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Women's Health NHS inform

Details: 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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland NHS inform

Details: Coronavirus guidance for health and care professionals and other key workers Scottish Government: Coronavirus (COVID-19) international travel and managed isolation Quarantine rules and information on the process for people entering Scotland Coronavirus (COVID-19): Testing and treating overseas visitors, asylum seekers and refugees

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Drugs information and guidance NHS inform

Details: Cannabis can make some existing mental health symptoms worse and has been linked with possible development of mental health issues Benzodiazepines (benzos, diazepam, valium) Benzodiazepines of all kinds are available in the illegal drugs market Synthetic cannabinoids (Spice)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine leaflets The coronavirus

Details: Coronavirus vaccine leaflets. Leaflets explaining why the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is being offered and how, when and where it will be given. All of the information leaflets are correct at their date of publication. The following leaflets are available in other languages. They are also available in: British Sign Language (BSL) Audio formats.

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Leg cramps causes & treatment

Details: Leg cramps can occur for no apparent reason, known as idiopathic leg cramps, or as a symptom or complication of a health condition, known as secondary leg cramps. Causes of secondary leg cramps can include: pregnancy; exercise certain types of medication, such as statins (medicines that help lower cholesterol levels) liver disease

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Who is being offered the coronavirus vaccine in Scotland

Details: Unpaid carers aged 16 to 64 are now being offered vaccination alongside adults with eligible at-risk health conditions (priority group 6). Those unpaid carers aged 65 and over will have been offered the vaccine earlier in priority groups 2 to 5. Unpaid carers being prioritised for vaccination are those who provide face-to-face care (without

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Health benefits of eating well

Details: Health benefits of eating well. A well-balanced diet provides all of the: 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 maintain a …

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How you will get the vaccine The coronavirus (COVID-19

Details: How you will get the coronavirus vaccine. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is given in 2 doses, your vaccination journey will happen in 4 stages: Receiving an invitation for your first dose. Attending your first vaccination appointment. Receiving an invitation for your second dose. Attending your second vaccination appointment.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Physical activity NHS inform

Details: 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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Tinnitus symptoms & treatments

Details: If your tinnitus is caused by an underlying health condition, treating the condition will help stop or reduce the sounds you hear. For example, if your tinnitus is caused by an. earwax build-up. , eardrops or ear irrigation may be used. Ear irrigation involves using a …

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Fibroids symptoms & treatments

Details: Read the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance about hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine fibroids (PDF, 133kb). Non-surgical procedures. As well as traditional surgical techniques to treat fibroids, non-surgical treatments are also available. These are outlined below. Uterine artery embolisation (UAE)

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Addison's disease symptoms & treatments

Details: Addison's disease can be difficult to detect at first, because early symptoms are similar to symptoms of many other health conditions. Initial symptoms of Addison's disease can include: fatigue (lack of energy or motivation) lethargy (abnormal drowsiness or tiredness) muscle weakness. low mood (mild. depression.

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Looking after your vision and hearing NHS inform

Details: Eye health. You can look after the health of your eyes, and help to prevent eye conditions from occurring, by: quitting smoking keeping active and doing regular exercise; eating a balanced diet and limiting how much alcohol you drink; protecting your …

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How to eat well NHS inform

Details: To keep health risks from alcohol to a low level it is safest not to drink more than 14 units a week on a regular basis. If you regularly drink as much as 14 units per week, it is best to spread your drinking evenly over 3 or more days. If you have one or two heavy drinking episodes a week, you increase your risks of death from long term

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Your community health care services NHS inform

Details: The health team will discuss with you to help you decide which is the best option for you. If you are unable to use these technologies, please let them know. We appreciate how difficult it may be to adapt to these new ways of communication and we are here to help if you have any issues.

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Travel health and vaccinations NHS inform

Details: 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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Consent: It's Your Decision

Details: Print-ready versions of this leaflet are available for use by health and care professionals. Consent: It's Your Decision - Print files (ZIP, 11.4MB) To arrange a print run of this leaflet, contact the person who coordinates the printing and distribution of health rights information at your health board. Who to contact at your health board.

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Benefits of immunisation NHS inform

Details: 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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Sexual Health Department The Gatehouse

Details: There are clinics across Ayrshire offering sexual health services to you within your local community. The service welcomes people of any gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, size, nationality, sexual orientation, ability level, neurotype, religion, age, family structure, culture, subculture, political opinion, identity, and self-identification.

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Chronic fatigue syndrome

Details: Information on entitlements to welfare benefits, accessing health and social care and others sources of support for patients and carers are available from Action for M.E. Action for M.E. has a number of booklets that may be useful for people living with CFS/ME, their families and their health …

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Lochgelly Medical Practice

Details: The Health Centre David Street Lochgelly KY5 9QZ . Find us View map Last Updated: 02/10/2020 Report this listing. Use this form to report a problem with this service or group. For comments or complaints, use our feedback form. If you're unwell or need medical advice, phone 111.

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Sexual Health Drop In Clinic

Details: 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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Dentures (false teeth)

Details: The British Dental Health Foundation website has more information and advice about bridges and partial dentures, including which type of denture (metal or plastic) is best for you. A fixed bridge is an alternative to a partial denture and may be suitable for some people.

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Brain tumours – Illnesses & conditions NHS inform

Details: A brain tumour is a growth of cells in the brain that multiplies in an abnormal, uncontrollable way. It can either be cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous (benign). Brain tumours are graded from 1 to 4 according to their behaviour, such as how fast they grow and how likely they are to grow back after treatment.

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Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) Ready Steady Baby!

Details: Health professionals will use these as a starting point when you meet to talk about how your baby is developing and what progress they’re making. Support built on experience. Getting it right for every child builds on the experience of most families - parents and children do best when they have: the right help; at the right time; from the

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Obstructive sleep apnoea

Details: 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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Occupational Therapy Service (Shetland Islands)

Details: The Independent Living Centre is the home of the Equipment Service for all health and social care equipment provision, with a full range of equipment on site, and facilities for repair, maintenance, recycling and delivery. Specialist equipment can be ordered through the store following assessment by a Community Occupational Therapist where

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Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) NHS inform

Details: 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) Your pregnancy your choice (Audio)

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Privacy and confidentiality when using the NHS

Details: if any information in your health records is wrong if you do not want your personal health information shared in a particular way You also have the responsibility to protect the privacy of the personal health information which you hold, for example letters you have been sent by …

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Wishaw General Hospital

Details: Wishaw General Hospital is a district general hospital with a 24-hour accident and emergency department. It has 626 inpatient beds.

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Sexual Health Clinic (Coatbridge)

Details: Sexual Health Clinic, Mon: 6.45pm - 9.15pm (appointment only) Walk-in SH Clinic, Mon: 9am – 12pm (walk-in, no appointment required, registration within the first hour only. Numbers may be limited due to capacity) Implants / coils only, Mon: 1pm - 3.30pm (appointment only, book up to 1 week in advance, numbers may be limited due to capacity

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Problem gambling NHS inform

Details: Problem gambling is defined as gambling that is disruptive or damaging to you or your family, or interferes with your daily life. Most people in the UK gambled or played the lottery in the last year - activities like playing the lottery once or twice a week aren’t harmful. However, for around 9 in 1000 people, gambling becomes a problem or an addiction.

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