NHS Direct 24 hour help line.
NHS Direct operates a 24-hour nurse advice and health information service, providing confidential information on:
- What to do if you or your family are feeling ill
- Particular health conditions
- Local healthcare services, such as doctors, dentists or late night opening pharmacies.
- Self help and support organizations.
For England and Wales -> NHS 24 hour call 0845 46 47 or go to www.nhsdirect.co.uk
For Scotland -> NHS 24 Scotland call 08454 24 24 24 or go to www.nhs24.co.uk
Other useful links
This website promotes Scotland's national healthyliving campaign. Access the site to locate healthy eating-related activities in your area, read top tips on healthy eating, obtain recipe and meal ideas and seek answers to your queries regarding diet and healthy eating.
Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone-line you can call when you're feeling down. The phone-line is open from 6pm till 2 in the morning. The number is 0800 838587.
Breathing Space advisors will listen to you, and try to help prevent problems getting worse. The website also provides details of services and places that may be able to help.
Direct government site
Directgov is the place to turn for the widest range of government information and services.