Health Protection

NHS Grampian Health Protection Team
The Health Protection department is responsible for the monitoring, investigation and control of communicable disease and environmental hazards.

Health Protection Scotland
Health Protection Scotland (HPS) was established by the Scottish Executive to strengthen and co-ordinate health protection in Scotland. HPS came into existence on 11 November 2004.  Health Protection Scotland took over the functions of the Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health (SCIEH).

Immunisation Scotland
This website provides up-to-date information for parents, healthcare professionals and the wider public - anyone who needs to know the facts about immunisation.

MMR Vaccine
Comprehensive MMR site with leaflets, the discussion pack, research reports, references and more.

Wash Your Hands of Them
This campaign has been developed in conjunction with the Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Taskforce within the Scottish Executive health Department.  The HAI Task Force, led by the Chief Medical Officer, was established in 2003 and is responsible for tackling HAI through a comprehensive, coherent, wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary approach.

What should I Do? A Practical Guide to Self care (HPS)
Self-care also means knowing just when, and how quickly, to consult a doctor. The aim of the What should I do? programme is to help you make those choices. You will find descriptions of a number of commonly occurring complaints and advice about what you can do yourself. In addition there is information about when and how quickly you should consult a doctor.


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