Health Promotion Resource Centre

Opening Times: Monday - Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Contact details: Health Promotion Resource Centre, Blackford Pavilion, Astley Ainslie Hospital, 143 Grange Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 2HL

Tel: 0131 537 9337/8



Seasonal Flu

You can order leaflets and posters from our Resource Centre via HPAC.

Further information about immunisation and vaccines in Scotland can be found here


Featured Resources


Flu. Work in healthcare? You can spread flu to vulnerable patients

* This leaflet is being distributed direct by NHS Health Scotland to GP Practices.

A leaflet for healthcare workers with facts about flu, who should get the vaccine, why you should fight the flu and the best defence against flu.


More about L6947


Flu. Living with a health condition?

* This leaflet is being distributed direct by NHS Health Scotland to GP Practices.

A leaflet with facts about the flu vaccination, why you should fight flu and who's most at risk.


More about L6906


Flu. Pregnant? You and your unborn baby are more at risk from flu

* This leaflet is being distributed direct by NHS Health Scotland to Community Midwifery bases.

A leaflet with information about how the flu vaccine helps protect you and your child for up to three months after birth.

More about L6905


We're giving you the facts on flu (poster)

* This poster is being distributed direct by NHS Health Scotland to GP Practices.

More about P6904


Flu: aged 65 or over?

Leaflet with facts on flu advising those aged 65 or over to have the free flu vaccine every year.

More about L7057


Flu. Is your child aged 2-5?

The flu vaccine is offered to all children in Scotland aged 2-5 years (and not yet in school) at their GP Practice. It is also offered to all primary school children at school. Having the flu vaccine every year is the best protection available against an unpredictable virus that can cause severe illness. This A5 booklet includes information about the vaccine and how it is given.


More about L7001

What's New

Welcome to our online ordering system

This online ordering system is for those living or working in the NHS Lothian area. The system is quick and easy to use. To get started just click on the Login/Register button at the top right of this page and follow the on-screen instructions. Once you have registered and been given your username, you will be able to order leaflets (up to a maximum of 20) and posters (maximum of 1). Please note that your password is the one that you entered on the registration form. We also carry a wide range of lending resources such as models, teaching kits, DVDs and pull-up banners.

Domestic Abuse posters/cards

The revised November 2019 versions of the Domestic Abuse posters and insert cards are now available to order. The poster and the cards need to be ordered separately on HPAC.

Asthma Plans

Both the revised December 2018 Child Asthma Action Plan and the revised August 2019 Adult Asthma version are now available.

Play@Home Pre-School

Copies should be obtained in the main via nurseries or libraries but we now have a supply available to order via HPAC.

The Knowledge Network

A website tailored to the information needs of NHS Health Scotland staff, offering access to high quality information and knowledge resources. It includes fulltext electronic journals and electronic books. An Athens username and password can be obtained by registering here

Alternative Languages

Contact the Resource Centre for information about the different languages available for specific leaflet titles.




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