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HIRS clients: when selecting your returnable resources booking dates please be aware that the start date is the day the resources leave Assynt House, Inverness and the end date is the day the resources are due back at Assynt House.  Please take this into account when choosing your booking dates and allow several days at the start and end of your booking for resources to travel through NHS Highland’s internal mail system. 

New and Highly Recommended Resources

Flu - Are You Pregnant? 2014 Version

Flu - Are You Pregnant? 2014 Version  (1IMM/003/L)

I know that the flu vaccine can help protect your baby and you. Flu immunisation campaign leaflet for pregnant women 2014, outlining four reasons to get the flu vaccine.  Further information available from the immunisation website www.immunisationscotland.org.uk .  This publication is also available in pdf format in Chinese, Polish, Urdu and Easy Read via the following link:-   http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/5487.aspx . Should be issued at first point of contact by GP/midwife as recommended in Highland Information Trail - Edition 8.

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Flu - Work in healthcare? Get the flu vaccine to protect you and others around you. 2014 version

Flu - Work in healthcare? Get the flu vaccine to protect you and others around you. 2014 version  (1IMM/004/L)

Flu immunisation campaign leaflet for healthcare professionals 2014 outlining four good reasons to get the flu vaccine.  Further information available from the immunisation website: www.immunisationscotland.org.uk.   This leaflet is also available in pdf format in Chinese, Polish, Urdu and Easy read via the following link:- http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/5488.aspx .

 

 

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Flu - Health Condition? I recommend you get the flu vaccine, even if you're fit and healthy. 2014 version

Flu - Health Condition? I recommend you get the flu vaccine, even if you're fit and healthy. 2014 version  (1IMM/012/L)

Flu promotion leaflet 2014 version, aimed at people with a health condition (or aged 65 years or over) and outlining four good reasons why they should get the flu vaccine.  Further information available from the immunisation website: www.immunisationscotland.org.uk. This leaflet is also available in pdf format in Chinese, Polish, Urdu and Easy read via the following link:- http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/5486.aspx .

 

 

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Flu 2014. Work in healthcare? Get the flu vaccine to protect you and others around you Poster

Flu 2014. Work in healthcare? Get the flu vaccine to protect you and others around you Poster  (1IMM/004/P)

Flu immunisation campaign poster aimed at healthcare professionals 2014. If you work in healthcare and catch flu, you could affect family, colleagues and patients who may be vulnerable to the effects of the virus.  So make sure everyone’s protected.  Speak to your line manager or occupational health department and get the flu vaccine.  Further information available on the immunisation website: www.immunisationscotland.org.uk.

 

 

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Flu. Protect your child against flu. 5-11 years leaflet.

Flu. Protect your child against flu. 5-11 years leaflet.  (1IMM/018/L)

Information for parents of primary-school-aged children. 2014 version. A5-sized colour leaflet informing that from 2014 the flu immunisation will be offered to all primary school children in Scotland.  as part of the major extension of the flu immunisation programme. Contains details on what the effects of flu can be; how the vaccine will be given; why the need for immunIsation and what the side-effects may be. Provides the Routine Childhood Immunisation Programme timetable on back cover of leaflet. Available as a pdf to download in Arabic, Cantonese, Gaelic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mandarin, Polish, Portugese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Urdu and Easy-Read from the following link:- http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/23735.aspx .

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Flu. Protect your child against flu. 2-5 years leaflet.

Flu. Protect your child against flu. 2-5 years leaflet.  (1IMM/017/L)

Information for parents of children aged 2 - 5 years old.. 2014 version. A5-sized colour leaflet informing that from 2014 the flu immunisation will be offered to all children aged 2 - 5 in Scotland, through their GP Practice, as part of the major extension of the flu immunisation programme. Contains details on what the effects of flu can be; how the vaccine will be given; why the need for immunIsation and what the side-effects may be. Provides the Routine Childhood Immunisation Programme timetable on back cover of leaflet. Available as a pdf to download in Arabic, Cantonese, Gaelic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mandarin, Polish, Portugese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Urdu and Easy-Read from the following link:- http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/23683.aspx

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What's New

Health Information and Resources Service -


October 2014 Information Sheet


The latest edition is available to download, view and print from the link below: [more...]


HIRS Festive Holidays


The Health Information and Resources Service (HIRS) will be closed from Monday, 22 December 2014 until the service re-opens on Monday, 5 January 2015 at 9.00 am.


Clients will still be able to order leaflets and posters and book returnable resources through HIRS website but orders will not be processed until staff return to work after the festive season.


Argyll and Bute Clients


Please note: A&B clients will not be permitted to order returnable resources from HIRS at this current time.  Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.