Comments for Web Developers General help in using Scotland's Health on the Web Visit the Scotland's Health on the Web website, with links to further health information Surgery home page Highland Primary Care NHS Trust

Useful Websites

East Highland Local Health Care Co-operative  (LHCC)  The LHCC forms part of Highland Primary Care NHS Trust and is a voluntary network of Health and other services.

www.patient.co.uk  An excellent website containing over 500 downloadable leaflets on health and disease, details of self-help and patient support groups and organisations, a directory of UK health related websites and lists of recommended books on health and disease.

www.nhs24.com   nhs24.com provides comprehensive up-to-date health information and self care advice for people in Scotland.

www.hris.org.uk     Health Rights Information Scotland

www.healthinmylanguage.com A useful site if English is not your first language.

www.netdoctor.co.uk and www.surgerydoor.co.uk   General information regarding diseases and symptoms

www.medinfo.co.uk   Easy to understand medial information and advice written by a GP

www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions Information about a wide range of health problems. Summaries of illnesses and treatments and details of organisations that can provide medical and emotional help and support

The Highland Hospice provides specialist palliative care free of charge to people throughout the Highlands

Highland Health Board Health Information Centre
Helpful service providing health information and where to find help eg self help groups, voluntary organisations and NHS services

Improving Health in Scotland   Reliable information regarding health in particular prevention of disease

NHS Highland   NHS Highland provides a range of community and hospital based services for the Highlands. Their website provides information about the trust, its publications, links, complaints and much more

Highland Community Care Forum  Useful website for carers regarding services for the disabled, frail or chronically ill

Children in the Highlands   Information and support services for children

Vaccine information especially MMR

NHS Health Scotland Immunisation Scotland
Health Promotion England for the NHS Immunisation Site
World Heath Organisation Vaccine Safety

Common Problems - Specific Illnesses

Addictions Addiction
AIDS Terrence Higgins Trust
Alcohol Abuse Alcoholics Anonymous
Alzheimers Alzheimer's  Scotland
Rheumatoid Arthritis NRAS National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society
Asthma National Asthma Campaign
Autism The Scottish Society for Autism
Blindness Royal National Institute for the blind
Bereavement Cruse - Bereavement Support
Cancer Cancer research
Counselling British Association for Counseling
Crohn’s Disease UK National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease
Cystic Fibrosis UK Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Diabetes Diabetes UK  and Your Health - Diabetes
Epilepsy National Society for Epilepsy
Infertility Infertility Support
Lymphoma UK charity site for patients and professionals
Meningitis UK Meningitis Research Foundation
Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis Society
Prostatic DiseaseProstatic Disease
Rape Rape and Sexual abuse Support Centre
Smoking Action on Smoking and Health
Sudden infant Death syndrome Sudden Infant Death syndrome
Suicide Speak to the Samaratans

Though we endeavour to make sure that the information provided on this web site is reliable and accurate, Drumnadrochit Medical Practice cannot accept responsibility for any detriment caused by its use. Browsing this web site for medical information, although useful, is not a substitute for consulting with your doctor. Patients should not hesitate to contact us for advice regarding health matters that they are concerned about.