About NHS inform

NHS inform is Scotland’s national health information service.

Our aim is to provide the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

What you’ll find on NHS inform

We provide information about:

We also have a number of interactive tools:

  • Self-help guides for common illnesses and injuries
  • Scotland’s Service Directory containing hundreds of support groups and thousands of NHS services in Scotland
  • Info for Me tool that helps you to gather, save, publish and share your own health information

You can also find out about NHS inform in British Sign Language (BSL)

Help us spread the word

You can do your bit to raise awareness of NHS inform.

We’ve developed a range of tools for use across internal and external channels, including websites and social media. These are outlined in the NHS inform toolkit – PDF (660 KB).

We’ve also created a suite of digital assets:

Brand guidelines

Under the terms of our copyright, you’re free to use the NHS inform logo for advertising, marketing or press materials that refer to, or direct people to, the service.

Treatment and placement of the NHS inform logo must comply with our brand guidelines.

NHS inform Brand Guidelines

Last updated:
21 November 2022

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