This information sheet tells you about what happens when your doctor refers you to a hospital specialist. It covers waiting times, changing appointments and who to contact for more information.
Spring Covid Booster
MS Society Wellbeing Hub Scotland
The MS Society are here to support anyone who lives with or is affected by Multiple Sclerosis. And our Scotland Wellbeing Hub is a one-stop-shop providing virtual information and support to help people manage their physical and mental well-being.
Below is a calendar of our upcoming online events for next month along with other online information/tools which your patients or colleagues may find of interest. There is also an updated calendar for this month (There’s been a few changes and additions so please do check these out) and picture versions where the links don’t work but they are post-able. Further details are available on the MS Society webpage.
The Wellbeing Hub provides many great services and events to those living with and affected by MS in Scotland, which include a free, confidential counselling service. Our trained counsellors are on hand to listen and help deal with their concerns and anxieties.
We also offer free virtual physiotherapy sessions with a trained and certified neuro-physiotherapist. They can provide a tailored programme of web support to help you maintain your mobility, strength, balance and function.
Volume of Activity and Range of Locations
2-5 Year Olds Nasal Flu Spray
Strep A – What you need to know
Group A streptococcus (GAS), also known as strep A is a
common bacteria which causes infections such as tonsillitis
and scarlet fever. These symptoms are usually mild and rarely
Strep A can however cause a rare, and more serious infection
known as invasive Group A strep (iGAS). This happens when
GAS bacteria get into parts of the body where it is not normally
found, like the lungs or bloodstream.
For more information visit nhsinform.scot/strepA
Strep A and Scarlet Fever
We are aware there are rising concerns in the community about Group A streptococcus (Strep A) and Scarlet Fever.
The below links were posted on Public Health Scotland’s Twitter feed:
Public Health Scotland website:
You can also find out more information about Scarlet Fever on NHS Inform here: