NHS Pharmacy First Scotland will allow community pharmacies to give people expert help for treating conditions such as sore throats, earache and cold sores, along with common clinical conditions such as urinary tract infections (UTI’s).
It takes strength to live with arthritis. Because it’s not just “wear and tear”, it’s not just “aches and pains”. It’s not alright. It’s arthritis. Send strength to someone who needs it today – add your name to show they’re not alone.
0300 790 0400
Care equipment and adapting your home
If you’re elderly, disabled or have a long term health condition and want help to live safely and independently in your home, using equipment, technology or making adaptations to your home may be a good option for you. This could include: getting equipment, like shower rails, adapting your home by installing a ramp or widening the doors, using everyday technology like computers or tablets to keep in touch with friends and family, or do your shopping online. Care Information Scotland can advise
0800 011 3200
My Live Well with Pain
My Live Well with Pain is completely free to use, and is full of trusted techniques that people with persistent pain have found useful, in helping them to get on with their lives and live well with pain.
Flippin’ Pain has a number of key campaign messages focused on raising awareness of the problem of persistent pain, spreading the word about a modern scientific understanding of pain, and giving people knowledge, skills and hope for a better way forward
The Pain Toolkit
The Pain Toolkit is for people who live with persistent pain and Healthcare teams who support them Many people with pain say they feel trapped or stuck in a persistent pain cycle? On good days they do more and on bad days less.
Pain Concern is a charity working to support and inform people with pain and those who care for them, whether family, friends or healthcare professionals. We believe that pain is best faced together by the ‘Pain Community’ of people with pain, their family, supporters and healthcare professionals.
0300 123 0789
Pain Association Scotland
The Association is unique in having pioneered the development and delivery of self-management training for those burdened with Chronic Pain. Its courses are designed specifically to target those in the community who are affected by Long Term (Chronic Painful) Conditions. The Association’s overall aim is to improve the quality of life for chronic pain sufferers by supporting and empowering them to live independently in the community.
0800 783 6059