Health Rights Information Scotland (HRIS)

Health Rights Information Scotland is a project based within the Scottish Consumer Council, and funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorates. It is a joint initiative to raise the quality of information available to patients about their rights, about how to use NHS services and about what they can expect from the NHS in Scotland.

Health Rights Information Scotland
Scottish Consumer Council
Royal Exchange House
100 Queen Street
G1 3DN

Tel 0141 226 5261
Fax 0141 221 9695


Information about HRIS

Full details about Health Rights Information Scotland and the topics that they will be producing information on in the future can be found at:

Patient Information leaflets are available in other languages and formats at

HRIS have produced a CD-ROM version of our information leaflets. This CD-ROM includes subtitles, voiceover, graphics and British Sign Language and is available from:

  • The NHS Helpline on 0800 22 44 88
  • NHS 24 on 08454 24 24 24 (Textphone 18001 08454 24 24 24)

Last Reviewed: 14/07/2011