This website is now part of Public Health Scotland. Publications released after 16 March 2020 are now published on the Public Health Scotland website.
Improving health
Previously NHS Health Scotland

Health information resources services (HIRS) stock hard copies of all our healthcare publications for the public, such as

  • You’re pregnant
  • Fun first foods
  • Steps for stress.

You can order these through HIRS. You can find the contact details for your local HIRS below.

HIRS
Afton House
Ailsa Hospital
Dalmellington Road
Ayr
KA6 6AB

Tel. 01292 885926

Email hirs@aapct.scot.nhs.uk

Joint Health Improvement Team
Old School Building
Scottish Borders Council HQ
Newtown St Boswells
TD6 0SA

Tel. 01835 825970

Email health.improvement@borders.scot.nhs.uk

Resources department
Health Promotion
Ground Floor
Crichton Hall
Dumfries
DG1 4TG

Tel. 01387 244656

Email dg.childhealthadmin@nhs.scot

Health Information
Haig House
Cameron Hospital
Leven
Fife
KY8 5RG

Tel. 01592 226494

Email fife.infocentre@nhs.scot

Health Promotion Stores
Unit 2
Colquhoun Street
Stirling
FK7 7PX

Tel. 01786 433866

Email FV.HIRS-group-mailbox@nhs.scot

Information Management Team
NHSGGC Stores
21 Dava Street
Glasgow
G51 2JA

Tel. 0141 201 4915

Email perl@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

HIRS
Summerfield House
2 Eday Road
Aberdeen
AB15 6RE

Tel. 01224 558504

Email gram.resources@nhs.scot

HIRS Team
Rowans, Flat 3, Room 38
New Craigs
Leachkin Road
Inverness
IV3 8NP

Tel. 01463 704647

Email hirs.mailbox@nhs.scot

For Argyll and Bute area

Resources Department
Lorn and Island Hospital
Maternity Department
Glengallan Road
Oban
PA34 4HH

Tel. 01631 788911

Email hirs.mailbox@nhs.scot

Health Promotion Department
Law House
Airdrie Road
Carluke
ML8 5ER

Tel. 01698 377600

Email libraries@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

Health Promotion
Blackford Pavilion
Astley Ainslie Hospital
133 Grange Loan
Edinburgh
EH9 2HL

Tel. 0131 537 9337

Email resource.centre@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Public Health Department
The Balfour
Forelands Road
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1NZ

Tel. 01856 888090

Email ork-HB.PublicHealth@nhs.net

Grantfield
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0TG

Tel. 01595 807494

Email shelt.healthyshetland@nhs.scot

Health Promotion
Kings Cross
Clepington Road
Dundee
DD2 1SP

Tel. 01382 424097

Email tay.libraryservices@nhs.scot

Springfield Health Centre
Springfield Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2PS

Tel 01851 701545

Email wi.hirs@nhs.scot

Alternative formats

If you require publications or documents in an alternative format such as large print, braille and audio versions, please email the NHS Health Scotland Alternative Formats team.