NHS 24

NHS 24

A telephone helpline which provides comprehensive up-to-date health information and self-care advice for people in Scotland. It is equivalent to NHS Direct in England and Wales.
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An enhanced mental health service which will help support teens in Monklands has been unveiled by NHS 24.
An enhanced mental health service which will help support teenagers in the region has been unveiled by NHS 24.
Charlie Adamson and Tommy Cannon are part of the NHS 24 service support team and both worked on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Buddies who needed to use the NHS 24 helpline made up record numbers after the service saw its busiest Christmas and New Year period in Scotland since it began 15 years ago.
Dr Laura Ryan, Medical Director of NHS 24, said: "Over the holidays the opening times of GP surgeries and pharmacies will be different so it's important people know what local services are available, just in case they fall ill.
NHS 24 wishes to procure contact center call handling resource service.
Almost one in five callers to Scotland's troubled NHS 24 helpline are not satisfied with the service, according to research.
People outside areas with the 111 service will still be able to use NHS Direct on 0845 4647 or in Scotland, NHS 24 on 0845 4242424.
A FAT-CAT boss of blundering helpline NHS 24 has walked off with a pounds 50,000 pay-off - for 24 weeks' work.
NHS 24 0800 22 44 88 - 24 hour health advice and information service.
Our relationship with NHS Education for Scotland allows MD Consult to extend its reach to a significant community of physicians, nurses, students and NHS 24 staff, who work for the NHS in Scotland, providing them with a 24/7 clinical problem-solving tool," said Tom Hewitt, MD Consult's Vice President, International Electronic Sales.
People are advised to ring NHS 24, go online for advice, and only dial 999 in an emergency situation.