NHS Inform is Scotland’s national health information service.

Its aim is to provide the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

Accessibility

NHS Inform wants everyone who visits their website to feel welcome and able to find information whatever their circumstance.

To do this they have:

  • Designed the website to be accessible and usable for everyone
  • Provided alternative text and subtitles for media content (where appropriate)
  • Written in plain English – making the information easy to read and understand

 

Please click on links below for more details on alternative formats.

For more details click on relevant links below:

 

NHS inform - Scottish health information you can trust

Scotland's health information service

 

How we've made NHS inform accessible to all

NHS Inform wants everyone who visits the website (nhsinform.scot) to feel welcome and able to find information whatever their circumstance.

To do this they have:

  • designed the website to be accessible and usable for everyone
  • provided alternative text and subtitles for media content (where appropriate)
  • written in plain English - making our information easy to read and understand

 

Access: Your rights when using NHS services in Scotland

Factsheet explaining your rights and responsibilities when using NHS services in Scotland.

 

Consent: It's Your Decision

This leaflet explains how you should be involved in decisions about your health care and treatment.

 

Information for young people using NHS services - Health rights

The Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities tells you about your rights and responsibilities when using NHS services in Scotland.

 

It's Okay to Ask!

This leaflet explains how to get the most out of your healthcare appointments.

 

Communication and Participation

A factsheet explaining your right to be informed, and involved, in decisions about health care and services.

 

How to See Your Health Records

This leaflet explains how people who use the NHS in Scotland can access their health records.

 

 

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