Health Promotion Resource Centre

Mission Statement

To provide information and resources to support the maintenance and improvement of health in Lothian.

Health Promotion Resource Centre
NHS Lothian
Blackford Pavilion
Astley Ainslie Hospital
133 Grange Loan

Tel: 0131 537 9337/8


Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Please visit our new catalogue of leaflets, posters and lending resources at


  • Phil Horne - Librarian
  • Lindsay Currie - Library Assistant
  • Nicola Horne - Clerical Library Assistant


Anyone living or working in Lothian is entitled to join the Resource Centre. Our registration form can be found at

Books/Teaching packs/DVDs/Laminated posters/Models

The Resource Centre has an extensive collection of resources covering all aspects of health promotion together with healthcare management and related subjects. Up to six items can be borrowed for a period of three weeks. Items can be renewed by telephone if they have not been requested by other borrowers and it is also possible to book resources in advance to ensure that they are available for specific dates.


Leaflets and posters are available on a wide range of subjects. Sample copies can be obtained when visiting the Resource Centre but all bulk orders must be placed online on our ordering system (HPAC) at


If you are planning a health event for your organisation, exhibitions on certain subjects can be borrowed for a period of three weeks.


The Resource Centre provides access to The Knowledge Network (
Please ask Resource Centre staff for further details.

Health Campaigns

The Health Promotion Resource Centre hopes to be able to provide a limited number of resources for the following national campaigns.

Please note that all resources now have to be purchased by the Resource Centre therefore supplies cannot be guaranteed.

  • No Smoking Day (March)
  • National Smile Month (May/June)
  • Sun Awareness Week (May)
  • Breastfeeding Celebration Week (June)
  • Child Safety Week (June)
  • World AIDS Day (1st December)


We welcome suggestions on ways to improve our service. Please complete the Resource Centre feedback form.

Last Reviewed: 26/06/2017