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David, Addictions Doctor

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David McCartney, an addictions doctor, gives advice to those who may be dealing with alcohol addiction.

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Is there guidance for staff from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds?

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You may be aware of evidence that suggests people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.   If you’re from a BAME background and are feeling anxious,…

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What if I’m worried about my own health or my family’s health?

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For many of us, the biggest worry is that we’ll get the virus ourselves or pass it on to our loved ones.  We all know that despite taking every possible…

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What can I do if I don’t feel safe at home?

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If you or someone you know are experiencing domestic abuse or other forms of violence and control at home, support and services are available.   Now more than ever, it’s important for you…

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Drinking too much alcohol?

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Social distancing and not having access to usual coping mechanisms or support systems can make people feel lonely and isolated. Work can also be a major source of stress at…

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Vaccinations

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For the latest Scottish Government updates on Covid-19 vaccines in Scotland, follow this link. And for broader information around the vaccine from NHS Inform, follow this link. You can also find some…

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Exhaustion & Fatigue

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Health and social care staff across the country have responded to the pandemic with dedication and energy. With long hours and missed weekends, the boundaries between our work and our…

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Getting a coronavirus test

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If you have Coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms, you should get a test. You can find information about the most common symptoms of Covid-19 at NHS Inform – these include: a new, continuous cough…

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How do I support people who are dying, their relatives, and those who have been bereaved by Covid-19

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Bereavement is difficult in any situation but current circumstances are making it even harder, as people have less access to their usual support networks, sometimes haven’t had the chance to say goodbye…

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