Here are a list of our most frequently used websites and telephone numbers for local and national services.

Useful Websites

Here is a list of websites which can provide you with a great deal of information on healthcare, the NHS and other information you may find useful.

NHS Choices and Patient.co.uk are often recommended by the GPs during appointments for patients to learn more about their health or condition once they get home. They both provide reliable sources of clear information on a huge variety of topics and can be printed in leaflet form.

NHS 24 – Scotland’s national Telehealth and Telecare organisation: www.nhs24.com This includes a useful self-help guide for common ailments.

NHS inform provides a co-ordinated, single source of quality assured health and care information for the people of Scotland: www.nhsinform.co.uk

Health information Tayside has an A-Z of patient information leaflets on a range of health topics and conditions relevant to Tayside patients: www.healthinformationtayside.scot.nhs.uk

The MSK Zone offers information, advice and top tips to people with muscle or joint problemswww.nhsinform.scot/injuries/muscle-bone-and-joint-injuries

Family Planning Association: a sexual health charity, giving straightforward information, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK: http://www.fpa.org.uk

Cervical screeninghttps://www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/screening/cervical-screening/introduction-to-cervical-screening-smear-test

Bowel Screeninghttps://www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/screening/bowel-screening/introduction-to-bowel-screening

Breast Screeningwww.healthscotland.com/topics/health-topics/screening/breast.aspx

Cancer Researchwww.cancerresearchuk.org

Macmillan Cancer Supportwww.macmillan.org.uk

Cruse Scotland – A registered charity which offers support to people who have experienced the loss of someone closewww.crusescotland.org.uk

Allergy UK – National charity established to represent people with allergy, food intolerance and chemical sensitivitywww.allergyuk.org

Diabetes UK provides information, help and peer support to all affected by Diabeteswww.diabetes.org.uk

The national advisory and support charity for people affected by migrainewww.migraine.org.uk

Self Management for chronic painwww.painassociation.com

Information on the diagnosis and management of asthmawww.asthma.org.uk

A charity to improve the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness: www.chss.org.uk

Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carerswww.alzscot.org

Information and support for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS): www.mssociety.org.uk

Perth Association for Mental Health: www.mindspacepk.com

Information, support and accommodation to women, children and young people who are experiencing domestic abusewww.perthwomensaid.org.uk

Help with a drinking problem : www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Samaritanswww.samaritans.org

Information for travellers/holiday makerswww.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk

Staying safe and healthy abroadwww.gov.uk/knowbeforeyougo

Travel Healthwww.travelhealth.co.uk

Moodjuice is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them: www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk

For pregnancy advice, mums to be and baby information: www.emmasdiary.co.uk

Ready Steady Baby! will help you get ready for parenthoodwww.readysteadybaby.org.uk

Information on the Community Midwife Unit in Perthwww.birthinperth.scot.nhs.uk/#introduction

To help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Advice on frailty – what it means and how to keep well over the winter months: www.england.nhs.uk/blog/frailty

Guidance on nutrition – your guide to making the most of your food: http://malnutritionpathway.co.uk/files/uploads/Your_Guide_to_Making_the_Most_of_your_Food_final_2013.pdf

Exercises for older people – a guide that provides step-by-step instructions for exercises focusing on strength, flexibility and balance, with a set of sitting exercises to get you started: www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Exercises-for-older-people.aspx

Staying Steady – information from Age UK to help you keep active and reduce risk of fallingwww.ageuk.org.uk/Documents/EN-GB/Information-guides/AgeUKIG14_staying_steady_inf.pdf?dtrk=true

Up and About – information regarding positive steps to avoid trips and fallswww.healthscotland.com/uploads/documents/23464-Up%20and%20About-Mar2017-English.pdf

 

Useful Phone Numbers

Local Hospitals

Perth Royal Infirmary 01738 623311 www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk
Ninewells Hospital Dundee 01382 660111 www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk
 

 

Other Hospitals

Murrayfield 0131 334 0363 www.spirehealth.com
Perth Royal Infirmary/Ninewells 01382 660111 www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk
Perth Royal Infirmary 01738 623311 www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk
Queen Margaret/Lynebank 01383 623623 www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk
Royal Hospital for Sick Children 0131 536 0000 www.edinburghsickkids.org
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 0131 536 1000 www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Stirling Royal Infirmary 01786 434000 www.nhsforthvalley.com
Stracathro 01356 647291 www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk
Victoria/Cameron/Forth Park 01592 643355 www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk
Western General Edinburgh 131 537 1000 www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Yorkhill Glasgow 0141 201 0000 www.nhsggc.org.uk
 

 

Local Pharmacies

Allardyce 01738 621998
Asda 01738 494610
Blairs 01738 623837
Boots 01738 629181
Carse Chemist Errol 01821 641211
Clepington Road Pharmacy 01382 825483
CO-OP 01738 623409
Davidsons Bridgend 01738 623957
Davidsons South Street 01738 625871
Davidsons Scone 01738 551769
Davidsons Bridge of Earn 01738 812579
Davidsons Stanley 01738 828866
IS Brown 01738 624843
Lloyds York Place 01738 624492
Lloyds Glover Street 01738 624566
Methven Pharmacy 01738 840684
Pharmacy Healthcare 01738 443667
Superdrug 01738 639746
 

Community Services

District Nurse 01738 643705
Health Visitor 01738 451061
Midwife (Yellow Team) 01738 473416 www.birthinperth.scot.nhs.uk
Physiotherapy 0800224488 www.nhsinform.co.uk/msk

Support Organisations

 

Podiatry 01738 473 980
Sexual Health clinic 01738 564272
Drug and Alcohol Service 01738 474 455
Alcoholics Anonymous 08457 697 555 www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Alzheimer’s Society 0207 423 3500 www.alzheimers.org.uk
Arthritis Care 0808 800 4050 www.arthritiscare.org.uk
Arthritis Research UK 0300 790 0400 www.arthritisresearchuk.org
Asthma UK 0800 121 6244 www.asthma.org.uk
British Heart Foundation 020 7554 0000 www.bhf.org.uk
British Lung Foundation 08458 50 50 20 www.lunguk.org
Cancer Research UK 0808 800 4040 www.cancerhelp.cancerresearchuk.org
Citizens Advice Bureau 01738 624301 www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Cruse Bereavement Care 0845 600 2227 www.cruse.org.uk
Multiple Sclerosis Society 0808 800 8000 www.mssociety.org.uk/what-is-ms
Perth Association for Mental Health 01738 639657 www.mindspacepk.com
Perth Women’s Aid 01738 639043 www.perthwomensaid.org.uk
Samaritans 01738 626666 or 08457 909090 www.samaritans.org

 

 

 

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