Media enquiries

If you’re seeking NHS Scotland information or comment, or have a Scottish health policy question, please contact the Scottish Government news desk on 0131 244 0222 or by visiting their website.

We welcome media enquiries from journalists about NHS 24 services and operations. NHS 24 services include: 

  • the 111 service 
  • the Scottish Emergency Dental Service 
  • Breathing Space 
  • the NHS 24 Mental Health Hub 
  • NHS inform
  • the NHS inform helpline (0800 22 44 88) 
  • Quit Your Way Scotland 
  • Care Information Scotland

Contact details

To contact the communications team during office hours, email

To contact the duty press officer out of hours, phone 0330 123 3241. This phone number is for media enquiries only. If you’re looking for medical advice please phone 111.

To send comments, compliments and complaints, email

Other NHS Scotland services

Statistical reports on health topics such as waiting times and conditions are available from Public Health Scotland. 

For regional or local services in Scotland, please contact the relevant health board, or Health and Social Care Partnership.

Brand guidelines

Under the terms of our copyright, you’re free to use the NHS 24 logo for advertising, marketing or press materials that refer to, or direct people into, our service. 

Treatment and placement of the NHS 24 logo must comply with NHS Scotland Brand guidelines. 

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