NHS Inform

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NHS Inform is Scotland’s national health information service.

Their aim is to provide the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

NHS 24

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NHS 24 offers free expert health information and advice, 24-hours a day on 111 or at their Website, which also offers an enquiry service.

If you use a textphone or are deaf or hard of hearing, you can call 18001 08454 24 24 24.

Immunisation Scotland

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Immunisation helps protect against serious diseases such as flu, measles, mumps, whooping cough, meningitis, and polio. Find out why immunisation is important, when to immunise, what vaccines are available and what they protect against.

Patient

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Patient is the web’s leading independent health platform, established for 20 years. With more than 18 million visits a month, it is a trusted source of information for both patients and health professionals across the globe.

Mental Health

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Moodjuice is a website designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life.

Smoking

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Join the millions of people who have used Smokefree support to help them stop smoking. We’ve got loads of support to help you quit, so choose what’s right for you.

Free, proven support to help you quit!

Citizens Advice Scotland

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The Scottish Health Council was established by the Scottish Executive in April 2005 to promote Patient Focus and Public Involvement in the NHS in Scotland. By ensuring that NHS Boards listen and take account of people’s views, we can achieve a “mutual NHS” – where the NHS works in partnership with patients, carers and the public.

Scottish Health Council

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The Scottish Health Council was established by the Scottish Executive in April 2005 to promote Patient Focus and Public Involvement in the NHS in Scotland. By ensuring that NHS Boards listen and take account of people’s views, we can achieve a “mutual NHS” – where the NHS works in partnership with patients, carers and the public.

Organ Donation Scotland

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Joining the NHS Organ Donor Register is easy. It takes less than two minutes and yet it could transform the lives of up to seven people and help restore the sight of two people. The quickest and easiest way to join is online.

Help & Advice for Carers

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The Falkirk & Clackmannanshire Carers Centre provides information and support to carers of all ages living in Falkirk district and Clackmannanshire. The Centre is managed by a Board elected from the membership of Central Carers Association, a voluntary organisation comprising carers and those with an interest in carers’ issues. The organisation seeks to ensure that carers of all ages in Falkirk district and Clackmannanshire are recognised, valued, receive the information and support they need to allow them to care with confidence and in good health, and are empowered to have a life of their own outside caring.

Useful Telephone Numbers

Organisation Address Phone Number
NHS 24 111
Health Board Chiropodist 01324 711410
District Nurse 01324 717920
Health Visitor 01324 717920 or 01324 722442
Social Work Department Grangemouth Social Work Office, Oxgang Road, GRANGEMOUTH, FK3 9EF 01324 506400
Maddiston Police Main Road, Maddiston, FALKIRK, FK2 0LF 01324 712822
Forth Valley Royal Hospital Stirling Road, LARBERT, FK5 4WR 01324 566000
Midwife Poppy Team 01324 567098

Useful Websites

Asthma UK

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Diabetes UK

MacMillan Cancer Support

British Heart Foundation

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ALISS

Stroke Association