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LEAFLET AND POSTER COSTS.

To raise awareness of the actual cost towards NHS Highland of purchasing materials; we have added the leaflet and poster prices to our website.  When you view your basket you will see the prices but you will not be charged for ordering materials.  We hope that highlighting the costs will deter clients from stockpiling leaflets and posters and only order the quantities they need in the short term.

FLU AND SHINGLES MATERIALS IN STOCK.

2016 CHILD AND ADULT FLU AND SHINGLES MATERIALS IN STOCK.  TYPE FLU OR SHINGLES IN KEYWORDS SEARCH FIELD ABOVE AND SELECT GO BUTTON TO BRING UP LEAFLETS AND POSTERS AVAILABLE TO ORDER.

 

 

Keep Yourself Healthy - Thinking About Sex?

Keep Yourself Healthy - Thinking About Sex?  (1DIS/021/L)

Thinking about sex?  is a short simple guide to the things people with learning disabilities need to think about before they have sex, such as;  do they really want to have sex?  contraception and keeping safe from sexual infections.   This would be a useful addition to any course for people with learning disabilities on sex and relatinships.   Full colour 16 page leaflet.

For health professionals and those involved with support for learning disabilities only.

(NB.  No pdf available due to supplier's copyright restrictions).

 

 

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Window Blind Safety

Window Blind Safety  (1SAF/027/L)

Leaflet aimed at parents, grandparents and carers to raise awareness of the dangers of window blinds and shutters in the home.  Young children can be strangled by loops in pull cords, chains, tapes and inners cords that operate the product.  To avoid strangulation and entanglement, keep cords out of reach of young children.  Cords may become wrapped around a child's neck.   View the Make it Safe video at http://www.makeitsafe.org.uk

 

 

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A Guide to Childhood Immunisations Up to 5 Years of Age: 2016 Edition

A Guide to Childhood Immunisations Up to 5 Years of Age: 2016 Edition  (1IMM/006/L)

A5-sized multi-paged booklet of the latest immunisation guide for parents of babies and children up to the age of 5 years. It provides information on all the routine immunisations given to babies and young children to protect them from serious childhood diseases. Updated 2016 version. Also available as a pdf to download in Bengali, Polish, Chinese, Urdu, and Easy Read from NHS Health Scotland website:- http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/6016.aspx .

Should be issued at First HV New Birth Visit approximately 11 days after birth as recommended in Highland Information Trail - Edition 9.

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Medicines in Scotland: What's the right treatment for you?

Medicines in Scotland: What's the right treatment for you?  (1PAT/005/x)

ONLY AVAILABLE AS A VIRTUAL DOWNLOAD.

This 16 page factsheet explains how your doctor (or other healthcare professional) decides what is the right treatment for you, whether you need a medicine and, if so, which medicine to prescribe.

Medicines are usually prescribed by a doctor. However, other healthcare professionals can also prescribe medicines (for example some nurses, pharmacists, dentists and physiotherapists). In this factsheet, "healthcare professional" is used to describe the person prescribing the medicine.

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What's New

2016 Adult and Child Flu and Shingles leaflets and posters in stock.



HIRS Closed - Public Holiday.



The Health Information and Resources Service (HIRS) will be closed for the public holiday on Friday, 14 October 2016.



Welcome to HIRS.



NHS Highland's Health Information and Resources Service (HIRS) is available for professionals, students and the general public working or living within NHS Highland's geographical area and Argyll and Bute council areas.  To borrow resources and order materials, you need to register with HIRS by completing the online registration form found at the top left of this page under the Login Box and select the Register here link. Visitors to our website are welcome to browse our website and download our range of leaflet and poster pdfs.



Argyll and Bute (A&B) Clients.



Please note:  A&B registered clients are not permitted to borrow returnable resources e.g. training packs, models, games, equipment etc but they can order leaflets, booklets, wheels, stickers, cups, postcards, non returnable DVDs and posters.  Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.