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-Wed 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


Could you get £600 Best Start Grant Poster

This A3 size poster encourages women to find out if they are eligible for the new Best Start Grant posing the question “Could you get £600 for your first child and £300 for all your other children?” It depicts a pregnant mother and gives contact number and website for women to check their eligibility.

More about P 1BAB/012/P


Pregnancy and baby payment wheel

An interactive flyer allowing clients to spin the wheel to find out if they are eligible for the Pregnancy and Baby Payment. It is intended to be given to pregnant women and parents of children under 5 years old who are unsure if they are eligible for the Best Start Grant.

More about L 1BAB/054/L


Could you get £600 Best Start Grant A5 Flyer

This single side A5 flyer poses the question “Could you get £600 for your first child and £300 for all your other children?” It encourages parents to check if they are eligible and depicts a picture of a mother and father with baby providing contact numbers and web address.

More about L 1BAB/050/L


Pregnancy And Baby Payment Updated Stakeholders Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help you share information on the Best Start,Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment. We would be grateful for your help to reach even more people who are entitled to receive this benefit to make the aware of the payments and how to apply. If you have any questions about the Pregnancy questions about the Pregnancy.











want to find out other ways you can

get involved - please contact the

Communications team at

Social Security Scotland by

emailing communications@


This updated toolkit includes content

to help raise awareness of the

Pregnancy and Baby Payment when

applications open on 10 December.

Following feedback this toolkit

More about x 1BAB/023/x


Breathing Space 'Hi' - Easy Read

A5-sized folded leaflet from Breathing Space is in easy read format and highlights their free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, anxiety or depression. They provide a safe and supportive space by listening, offering advice and providing information.

More about L 1MEN/046/L


R U Sad?

A5-sized pull-out folded guide to what you can do when you’re sad. Aimed at 8-12 year olds. Revised 2013 version.

More about L 1MEN/025/L

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)