Communicable Diseases

A number of leaflets and fact sheets have been produced in conjunction with NHS Highland in relation to common illnesses, infections or health issues. These are obtainable in PDF format below. For further information please visit NHS Highland  or NHSInform website. As with all cases of illness if you have specific concerns please contact your GP or call NHS24 on 111.
Leaflets Available:

Blue Green Algae and its effects on humans and animals

Campylobacter - NHS Highland

Campylobacter – Eat safe this summer


E.coli O157

Foodborne Illnesses and Food Poisoning

Reducing the risk of E.coli O157 infection in rural families and visitors

Hepatitis A



Typhoid and Paratyphoid (Enteric Fever)


Ticks and Lyme Disease