Useful Links

We find ourselves referring to websites and useful documents during our consultations.  So we’ve put this page together to make it easier for our patients to see the resources that we find helpful.

The links below are to resources that we use at AMG on a regular basis, or factsheets that we’ve produced to explain things in a bit more detail. 

General Websites that we like to recommend

Embarrassing Bodies: www.channel4embarrassingillnesses.com

Fit For Travel: www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk

Health Talk Online: www.healthtalkonline.org

Insect Bites – NHS Inform

Tick Bites and Lyme Disease – NHS Inform and a great page including video guide to removal

NHS Ayrshire & Arran: www.nhsaaa.net

NHS (Scotland) Inform: www.nhsinform.co.uk

Patient.co.uk: www.patient.co.uk

Alcohol

Drinkaware

Asthma

Asthma UK – includes useful videos on inhaler technique

Bones, Muscles & Joints

Lower Back Pain – patient.co.uk leaflet

Musculoskeletal Advice and Self-Referral – for physio/joint problems via the NHS Inform website

Cancer

ARCAS

Care

North Ayrshire Council – guide to health/care services

CARENA (Care in North Ayrshire)

Carers UK

Citizens’ Advice: Guide to Benefits

Children & Pregnancy

Ready Steady Baby

Ready Steady Toddler

When should I worry?: A guide to self-limiting illness in children

ERIC – helpful guide and resources for bedwetting

School illness guide

Immunisations Scotland

General help

AIMS Advocacy

www.spt.co.uk/mybus 

National Debtline (Scottish site)

Head & Neck

BPPV

Epley Maneouvre

Labyrinthitis

Lifestyle

KA Leisure – for details of local fitness facilities at Arran High School

Run Arran

Mental Health

I Had a Black Dog

MoodGym

Steps for Stress

Rowan Arran Counselling

Sexual Health

SHAYR (Sexual Health Ayrshire)