Useful Numbers & Links

Atholl Medical Centre (appointments, enquiries) Pitlochry (01796) 472558
Pitlochry Community Hospital Pitlochry (01796) 472052
Perth Royal Infirmary Perth (01738) 623311
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee Dundee (01382) 660111
Child Health Service (Drumhar Health Centre) Perth (01738) 621181
Dentists (Infinityblu Dental Care) Pitlochry (01796) 470001
Dentists (Mr & Mrs Anderson) Aberfeldy (01887) 820441
Social Work Department Pitlochry (01796) 474600
District Nurse - Pitlochry Pitlochry (01796) 474802
Chemists - Davidsons 1 Pitlochry (01796) 472810
Chemists - Davidsons 2 Pitlochry (01796) 472414
Police 101
Ambulance (Emergency Service) Dial 999
Samaritans 0845 790 9090
Police Central Switchboard 0845 113 5000
NHS 24 111

Useful Links:

Self Help

Useful self-help guides developed by NTW Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in England - via links below: -

Apple Deviceshttps://apps.apple.com/gb/app/self-help/id648874696

Android Deviceshttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=pic2.uk.nhs. ntw&hl=en_GB&gl=US

Link to PDF/Audio Files - https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/our-services/mental- health-services/talkingtherapies/get-help/

MS Society

The MS Society support anyone who lives with or is affected by Multiple Sclerosis.  

https://www.mssociety.org.uk/care-and-support/local-support/wellbeing-hub is a one-stop-shop providing virtual information and support to help people manage their physical and mental well-being. This includes 1:1 counselling and physiotherapy.  

We provide a free, confidential counselling service for anyone in Scotland who is living with MS or affected by MS.  Our trained counsellors are on hand to listen and help deal with their concerns and anxieties. 

We also offer free confidential peer support where a person living with MS is matched with a peer volunteer. Examples of the MS issues that people bring to peer support include: impact on work, pain management, exercise, and the need to speak to someone outside of family and friends about MS. 

Mosquito bite avoidance for travellers

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mosquito-bite-avoidance-for-travellers

http://www.psd.scot.nhs.uk/doctors/transfer_of_gp_health_records_faqs.html

Bowel Screening

Men and women aged between 50 and 74 years are invited to attend bowel screening once every two years. For further information/guidance please visit the website.

www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk

http://travelinescotland.com/pagelanderwizard/start.do

Tayside Media Campaign about Power of Attorney

'Start the Conversation', a campaign funded by the Scottish Government, has been launched across Tayside to raise awareness of the importance of having a Power of Attorney granted to a trusted relative or friend. Check out the website for further information www.mypowerofattorney.org.uk

Smoking in cars

New legislation has been introduced in Scotland to protect children and young people from the harm caused by second hand smoke during car journeys. Visit the Protect Your Kids website for full details  

Unpaid Carers

https://www.pkavscarershub.org.uk/About-Us

Healthy Minds Book Prescription

https://www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk/bookprescription/index.htm

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