We release a wide range of research, guidance and statistical publications.

Publications released before 16 March 2020 may be found on the Data and Intelligence, Health Protection Scotland or Improving Health websites.

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  • Prescribing practice and dispensing pharmacy open data - Data from April to June 2023

    • 28 November 2023
    • Statistical report
    • Pharmacy and prescribing

    Data on prescribing activity in the community.

  • Teenage booster immunisation statistics Scotland - School year 2022/23

    • 28 November 2023
    • Statistical report
    • Immunisations
    About this release This release by Public Health Scotland (PHS) provides an annual update on teenage booster immunisation coverage rates for pupils in their third and fourth years...
  • IVF waiting times in Scotland - Quarter ending 30 September 2023

    • 28 November 2023
    • Statistical report
    • Waiting times
    About this release This release by Public Health Scotland (PHS) provides an update on how long eligible patients waited from referral to a screening appointment for in vitro...
  • You're pregnant! Scans and tests

    • 27 November 2023
    • Translation and accessible formats
    • Births and maternity
    • Screening

    This booklet explains the screening and diagnostic tests you can have in pregnancy. Screening in pregnancy involves simple tests that help to find out the chances of you or your baby having a health or chromosomal condition, so you and your baby can have treatment early if needed.

  • RADAR A to Z: A guide to common drug names in Scotland

    • 27 November 2023
    • Resources
    • Drugs

    This guide has been produced by the RADAR Team at Public Health Scotland (PHS). The purpose of this document is to provide a resource for emergency service call handlers to appropriately identify, categorise and coordinate the response to emergency call outs involving drugs. It includes key street names of common drugs as well as brief descriptions of drug types and categories.

  • Your pregnancy, your choice

    • 27 November 2023
    • Resources
    • Screening

    This booklet explains what you need to know after getting a higher-chance screening result for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome or Patau’s syndrome.

  • Your baby! Tests offered

    • 27 November 2023
    • Resources
    • Screening

    This booklet explains what conditions your baby can be tested for and what the tests involve. The newborn screening tests offered to all babies in the first few days and weeks of their life aim to ensure conditions are identified and treatment is started as soon as possible.

  • Public Health Scotland Annual Report and Accounts for the year to 31 March 2023

    • 23 November 2023
    • Report
    • Corporate information

    The Annual Report and Accounts provides information to highlight our purpose, the key risks to the achievement of our objectives and how we have performed during the year.

  • Information about vaccines for young people in Easy read

    • 23 November 2023
    • Translation and accessible formats
    • Children
    • Immunisations

    These leaflets explain the various vaccines offered to young people in Scotland.

  • Information about vaccines for young people in Large print

    • 23 November 2023
    • Translation and accessible formats
    • Children
    • Immunisations

    These leaflets explain the various vaccines offered to young people in Scotland.