Links to other resources
This section gives a wide range of links to websites that we hope will be useful for health professionals involved in information production, and for patients and their families. The links have been sorted into different categories, as follows.
- Producing patient information
General guidance on the production of patient information, and help with improving quality and accessibility.
- Research and policy organisations
Organisations that research and develop policy on health and other issues.
- The law
Acts of Parliament relating to health rights.
- NHS policy
Links to NHS policy statements and documents relating to health in Scotland.
- Local NHS boards
Links to the websites of local NHS boards in Scotland.
- Special NHS boards
Links to the websites of special health boards in Scotland.
- NHS national and support organisations
NHS organisations that commission and support health services.
- Statutory, regulatory and professional bodies
Organisations that regulate aspects of the health service in Scotland.
- National support organisations
Organisations that provide advice and support to members of the public. Sources of information for carers, children and young people, people with disabilities, people who use mental health services, and refugees.
- Get involved
Links relating to volunteering in health care.
- Community health organisations
Organisations that support community health programmes.
- Patient information
Sources of information for patients about conditions and treatments, health rights and healthy living.
Page last edited: 07 April 2010