Welcome to the Health Information and Resources Service ordering system

Please note this is the resource library for the Highlands only, this now excludes Argyll & Bute.

Opening hours - Mon- Friday 08.30-16.00

To get started click on the 'Login/Register' button in the top right hand corner of this page and follow the on-screen introduction.  Once you have registered you will be able to choose from a wide range of lending resources such as teaching kits, pull up banners, models, games, DVDs and equipment.  You can also place orders for leaflets and posters.





Featured Resources


Reduce the risk by avoiding these things. (Easy Read Cot Death )

Reduce the Risks of SUDI/Cot Death - Easy-Read leaflet

A double-sided resource identifying ways to help reduce the risks of SUDI. Produced by the Scottish Cot Death Trust, this leaflet is designed for families and healthcare professionals.

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Formula Feeding ( Easy Read) THIS LEAFLET DOES NOT REPLACE FORMULA FEEDING  HOW TO FEED YOUR BABY SAFELY .This leaflet is designed specifically for those who could find the information difficult to understand in the current format.For example some clients with learning difficulties . 

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Information

2019 version. A5-sized colour leaflet for all men aged 65 and over who live in Scotland. The information tells you: what an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is, why we offer AAA screening and what happens when you go for AAA screening. Available as a pdf download opposite and also in Chinese, Polish, Urdu and Easy Read from NHS Health Scotland website:- http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/6014.aspx

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Ready Steady Baby

A4-sized (2019) updated version that offers the latest medical research and recommendations, featuring useful information for anyone who is pregnant, or who wants to know more about pregnancy, giving birth, early days at home and their baby’s development. The outside cover (front & rear) is promoting the Ready Steady Baby! app with details of the website www.readysteadybaby.org.uk on the outside of the rear cover. (9 copies per box)

Available as a PDF download in English, Arabic, Chinese, Polish, Russian and Urdu from NHS Health Scotland website http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/25847.aspx  Hard copies in alternative languages detailed above can be ordered directly from NHS Health Scotland by emailing:  nhs.healthscotland-alternativeformats@nhs.net

Should be issued at first point of contact by midwife as recommended in Highland Information Trail -  Edition 9.

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A Guide to Pregnancy and Baby Payment Best Start Grant (4pp booklet)


This four page A5 leaflet answers some

frequently asked questions about the

Pregnancy and Baby Best Start Grant Payment, such as qualifying benifits, how to apply and special circumstances such as stillbirth.It is designed to be given out to pregnant women and parents of children under 5.

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What's New

New Resources

2019 version of Ready Steady Baby now in stock - please note these now come in boxes of 9.

Ready Steady Baby 2019 - BQ = 9

Simplified cot death leaflet now available

The Scottish Government and NHS Health Scotland have launched the Count 14 alcohol campaign. Posters are now in stock (set of 3)