General Health Support Organisations

NHS Inform

NHS inform is Scotland’s national health information service. The website provides general health information with a searchable database of local support.



The NHS 24 111 service provides urgent care advice day or night and health and dental support when your GP practice or dentist is closed. The website includes health Information and self-care advice.

Helpline111 (available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week)


Alzheimer Scotland

Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s national dementia charity. Their aim is to make sure nobody faces dementia alone. They provide support and information to people with dementia, their carers and families, and campaign for the rights of people with dementia and fund vital dementia research.

Helpline0808 808 3000 (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)


Infertility Network UK

Fertility Network UK provides free and impartial support, advice, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues. They work with the media to raise public awareness of all aspects of fertility issues, to highlight the need for equitable access to NHS fertility services and to promote the need for fertility education in order to protect and maintain future fertility.

Support Line:0121 323 5025

Infoline: 01424 732361



BEAT (Eating Disorders)

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Founded in 1989 as the Eating Disorders Association, our mission is to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. Our national Helpline exists to encourage and empower people to get help quickly because they know the sooner someone starts treatment, the greater their chance of recovery. The Helplines are open 365 days a year from 9am–8pm during the week, and 4pm–8pm on weekends and bank holidays. Beat is a member of Language Line and can provide access to an interpreter for non-English speaking callers.

Adult Helpline: 0808 801 0677 (open to anyone over 18.  Parents, teachers or any concerned adults should call the adult helpline.)


Youthline: 0808 801 0711 (open to anyone under 18)

Email: (for young people)

Studentline: 0808 801 0811 (open to all students)


One to One Live Chat:

Sexual Health Information Line Scotland

Provides sexual health information including HIV and Hepatitis information and signposting for testing.

Helpline0800 02 44 88 (8am – 10pm, 7 days a week)


British Liver Trust

National charity working to reduce the impact of liver disease in the UK through information, support & research.

Helpline0800 652 7330 (Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm)


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