Health & Wellbeing

General health

In-house guidance on a range of general health issues.

Alcohol and drugs

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General information about alcohol and drugs, including links to sources of external advice.

Back care

back pain
General guidance on back care


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General guidance on cancer


Card to help people recognise symptoms of a Stroke
General guidance on stroke

Colds and flu

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General guidance on colds and flu.


Pregnant women
General guidance and advice on pregnancy

Mental Wellbeing

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Keeping your stress levels manageable can help you get the most out of your day.


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The University Policy on smoking and help available to stop.

Asthma in the workplace

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Advice on asthma in the workplace

Travel health

Travel health
Guidance and advice on travel health

Related Links

University Leave and Absence Arrangements

Health Scotland

Healthier Scotland

NHS 24

NHS Lothian Health Promotion Resource Centre

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence