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Improving Your Health

You can search for health and well being services in Glasgow through the NHSGGC Directory

You can find information on health conditions on NHS Inform 

Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership Health Improvement Teams work in partnership with a wide range of partner agencies e.g. education services, youth organisations, housing providers and Third Sector organisations in Glasgow to support health improvement work to improve the health of local residents. This can take the form of support services, health programmes, training, policy & practice support and facilitation of partnership working.

For further details, please contact the Health Improvement Team:

  • North East Glasgow Health Improvement Team contact 0141 232 0166
  • South Glasgow Health Improvement Team contact 0141 232 8035
  • North West Glasgow Health Improvement Team contact 0141 211 0664

Services include: Stop Smoking

Giving up smoking is not something you have to do on your own - there's a free NHS stop smoking service available locally to help you succeed. This may include access to free treatments, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) or Champix.

Call or email:

  • South - 0800 028 5208 or 0141 232 4581
  • email: Quityourway.southglasgow@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

  • North East - 0141 201 9832
  • email: Quityourway.northeastglasgow@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

  • North West - 0141 232 2110
  • email: Quityourway.northwestglasgow@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Smokefree Hospitals (Mental Health Hospitals) - the service is delivered on a one- to-one basis and is open to both staff and patients. Contact them on 0141 211 6564.

You can also access ‘Stop Smoking’ services at your local Pharmacy. For more information on any of our SmokeFree Services, go to www.nhsggcsmokefree.org.uk

Services include: Weigh To Go Free Weight Management Programme 

Weigh to Go is a free service for young people aged 12-18 yrs who are overweight and want to lose or manage their weight.

It incorporates ongoing support from Youth Health Service nurses, and weight management services including Scottish Slimmers, Weight Watchers and Slimming World.

The programme aims to promote healthy sustainable and successful weight loss,
increase physical activity and improve confidence and self esteem.

To join, you must live in Glasgow City and have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of more than 25. For more information and to join contact: 0141 451 2727.

NHS Traveline

Traveline Scotland provides customers with information on all modes of public transport - a 'one-stop' for all bus, rail, coach, air and ferry journey planning, timetables and travel updates in Scotland. Traveline Scotland have now launched The Access to Healthcare Journey Planner. The intention is to make public transport information easier to find for those travelling to and from NHS sites and facilities.

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