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When selecting your booking dates please be aware that the START date is the day the resources leave Assynt House 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 bookings for resources to travel through NHS Highland’s internal mail system.

New and Updated Resources

 

Eat Well A Guide for Older People in Scotland

Eat Well A Guide for Older People in Scotland  (1OLP/010/L)

This A5 booklet provides ideas and practical suggestions which can help you maintain a healthy diet and aim to keep both physical and mental complications at bay. We all know a fair amount about what is good and bad for us and that eating a healthy balanced diet is one of the best ways to keep well but above all else the information is aimed at the enjoyment of food. Details of useful organisations to obtain further help and advice are provided at the back of the booklet

 

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10 Minutes To Change Your Life. High Blood Pressure

10 Minutes To Change Your Life. High Blood Pressure  (1HEH/008/L)

A6-sized multi-paged booklet that is a simple guide for people who have been told they have high blood pressure, or are at risk of getting it. The guide also explains what high blood pressure is, what can cause it, and what you can do to lower it and comes with a challenge chart for you to track your salt intake, alcohol intake, and physical activity over a week, then set a goal to help reduce your blood pressure.

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The Right to Health:  Tackling Inequalities

The Right to Health: Tackling Inequalities  (3INE/001/L)

The Right to Health:  Tackling Inequalities is a leaflet about health inequalities which explains about unfair and avoidable differences in people's health across social groups and between different population groups.

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Safer Injecting Basics for New Psychoactive Substances

Safer Injecting Basics for New Psychoactive Substances  (1DRG/013/x)

ONLY AVAILABLE AS A VIRTUAL DOWNLOAD.

This leaflet is intended to inform people of the risks associated with injecting new psychoactive substances (NPS), drugs commonly called legal highs or any unidentified powders. The guide also details steps that could greatly reduce many of the risks and harms that come with injecting.

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What's New

Public Holiday.



HIRS will be closed on Monday,3 August 2015 but clients can order leaflets, posters and book returnable resources online through HPAC. New client registrations and orders will not be processed until HIRS re-opens on Tuesday,4 August 2015 at 9.00 am.



Argyll and Bute (A&B) Clients.



Please note:  A&B registered clients are only permitted to order leaflets and posters. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.



Bulk Copies Requests.



Clients are only allowed to order a maximum of 25 copies of each leaflet and 2 copies of each poster.  If you have an one-off event where you require a large quantity of materials please email HIRS Manager: shirley.noble@nhs.net
or telephone 01463 704989 to discuss your requirements.  We do try to accommodate individual requests depending on stock availability and costs.