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Get the Right Care in the Right Place

Coronavirus is changing how our NHS Scotland works and how we access services to keep everyone safe. It’s important we all know how to get the right care, safely.

This guide will help explain which NHS service to use for different health concerns, and how to look after your health and the people you care for.

Be prepared

A few simple steps now will help you cope better if you become ill:

  • Make sure repeat prescriptions are up to date
  • Keep some cold and flu remedies in the house

Flu vaccination

Flu is serious, and with coronavirus around it’s even more important to get your free flu vaccination. To find out if you are eligible visit or call 0800 22 44 88.

COVID-19 vaccination

The COVID-19 vaccination is now available and we are prioritising the people who are at greater risk.

If you have any questions about the COVID-19 vaccination, visit or call 0800 030 8013 (open from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week).

You do not have to do anything – we will contact you to invite you to come forward to be vaccinated. You do not need to get in touch with your GP practice.