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).
The Ayrshire Community Trust
The Ayrshire Community Trust provides a range of services to help and support community groups, organisations and individuals.
Dumfries House – Health & Wellbeing Centre
Complementary therapies include reflexology, acupuncture and hypnotherapy to help participants attain outcomes such as fertility wellbeing, menopausal health, living with cancer, chronic pain management, and a weight management programme to help support individuals diabetes and obesity.
Turning Point Scotland
Turning Point Scotland specialises in supporting people facing the most complex and challenging situations. Our ‘people centred’ ethos places the people we support first in our thinking and ensures that our staff convert their passion into great services. TPS delivers improvement in Scotland’s social care sector through high quality services, leadership and innovation.
0800 652 3757
CAA (Clyde Action on Asbestos) is Scotland’s Leading Asbestos Charity. Providing a Voice and Vital Support to those living with Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer and all other Asbestos-related conditions.
0800 089 1717
Amina – The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre
Amina is an award-winning organisation, recognised by Muslim communities and key partners within Scotland for its pioneering and responsive approach to addressing key issues and needs of Muslim women.
Community Groups in Scotland
You can browse this list of community groups by location, with separate sections for Edinburgh and Glasgow. This directory provides the details of all the community groups that are supported by us, as well as a directory for a number of physical activity groups, art groups and community social groups. For a comprehensive directory of LGBT groups and organisations across Scotland please visit the Equality Network, ScotsGay‘s and LGBT Scotland websites.
Distress Brief Intervention
Distress Brief Interventions (DBIs) are an innovative way of supporting people in distress. The need to improve the response to people presenting in distress has been strongly advocated by people who have experience of distress and by front line service providers, resulting in the DBI pilot. DBI consists of two parts, with part 1 seeing trained front-line health, police, paramedic and primary care staff help ease any individual. They then ask the person if they would like further support.
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