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Terms and Conditions of the Use and Access of NHS Lanarkshire Websites

NHS Lanarkshire operates this website to allow information on the National Health Service in Lanarkshire to be freely available. NHS Lanarkshire has sole responsibility for the information created or published by NHS Lanarkshire. Any information appearing on our website(s) is issued as general information and does not constitute a warranty by the NHS Lanarkshire, nor should it be taken as advice. No responsibility can be accepted by NHS Lanarkshire for action or inaction as a result of information contained on our website(s). Readers should take specific advice in respect of specific situations.

The use and access of pages of our website(s) is subject to the terms and conditions set out below and by the disclaimer above. By using or accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.


Content on this website is copyright © of the Crown and its agents unless otherwise stated. Where Crown copyright applies, visitors can download material for private research, study or in-house use only. Visitors must not copy, distribute, or publish any material from this website. Any other use of Crown copyright material requires the formal permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Links to other Websites

The provision on this NHS Lanarkshire website of a link to another website does not constitute any authorisation to access material held at that location. Links to sites are provided for informational purposes only and no responsibility is accepted for the quality of resources to be found on such websites. The contents and material made available on linked sites are completely outwith our control and as such no liability is accepted for any damages resulting from accessing or failing to access these sites. No endorsement is expressed or implied by the presence of a link on this NHS Lanarkshire website. The contents of a linked-to website may change without our knowledge and as a result, links may break or may terminate on pages, which were not the original targets of a link. No responsibility or liability for the privacy of personal information is accepted for linked to websites, as these are beyond our control.


The resources contained on this NHS Lanarkshire website, including all files that are authorised for public and password-protected download or access, are provided on an "as is" basis and without any warranties. Although files are virus checked these cannot guarantee that files are free from computer viruses and no warranty is given that files downloaded or accessed from this NHS Lanarkshire website are free of computer viruses. No warranties are made as to fitness for purpose, quality or completeness of information. NHS Lanarkshire excludes any liability for any errors in or omissions in information provided on or linked to from this website.

Reliability of Information

NHS Lanarkshire uses its best efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of information on its website in accordance with the policies defined for NHS Lanarkshire. However, no guarantees are made that the information contained on the Board's website or associated, or linked to websites is accurate, complete and current at any given time. Information presented on this NHS Lanarkshire website or associated websites may be changed at any time. The resources made available on this website are intended to assist users in their use of the National Health Service and are for information only. This NHS Lanarkshire website is not intended in any way to replace the advice of your doctor. Nothing on this website is intended to constitute advice to you. Specific advice should be sought in specific situations from a properly qualified health worker. Content on this NHS Lanarkshire website is governed by a number of policies and guidelines. Users of this NHS Lanarkshire website agree to inform the Board if they should come across any material contained which they consider to be in be potentially in breach of any of the published NHS Lanarkshire policies, or of any relevant legislation in order for the appropriate remedial action to be taken.

Availability of the NHS Lanarkshire website

Although this NHS Lanarkshire website has been tested and should work correctly under normal circumstances there are many factors both within and outside the control of NHS Lanarkshire that may prevent the website from being available to users of the world-wide-web. No responsibility is accepted by NHS Lanarkshire for any losses that may arise from an inability to access resources on this site. Where a user finds a specific error in the coding of a web page, or where he/she considers a web page to be in breach of accessibility or other published policies of this NHS Lanarkshire website, it is a condition of use of this site that the NHS Lanarkshire webmaster be notified in order that appropriate action may be taken.

Governing Laws

The terms and conditions of use of the NHS Lanarkshire shall be governed by the laws of Scotland.