NHS 24 have highlighted the importance of knowing where to get the right health advice for Lanarkshire students.This month, people across the area are preparing to start, or resume, their studies at colleges or universities, with many travelling away from home for the first time.NHS 24’s student health campaign provides details on where to access services such as GPs, dentists, pharmacies, and out of hours and urgent care in Scotland.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.
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Michelle Sinclair, engagement manager for NHS 24, told Lanarkshire Live : "It’s been a tough couple of years for everyone during the COVID pandemic, and students have made adjustments by switching to online learning at various times during the past two academic years. "Attending various freshers and welcome events in person has been really brilliant to promote NHS 24’s 111 service and the health information available on NHS inform."It really makes the difference to be able to provide advice face to face about student’s health requirements, and we get asked a huge variety of