CHSS Advice Line
No one should have to recover alone. We’re here to support you with our services, resources and health information.
Download and order a range of resources to help you manage your condition.
Read the inspiring stories of the amazing people who are living life to the full with a long-term health condition.
Get free, confidential advice and support from our Advice Line practitioners. No question is too big or too small.
Every day people in Scotland are leaving hospital feeling scared and alone. But you can help us change this.
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You can make sure stroke survivors in Scotland like Tim get the support they need after returning home from hospital.
We are Scotland’s largest health charity working to help people with chest, heart and stroke conditions live life to the full.
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Find out about the incredible impact your support is having and the amazing things you’re helping to achieve.
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For healthcare professionals working with people with chest, heart and stroke conditions and Long Covid in Scotland
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland’s supported self-management and community recovery model aims to boost the health and wellbeing of the one in five people living with a chest, heart, stroke or Long Covid condition in Scotland.
Our No Life Half Lived model of care includes healthcare professionals, health defence practitioners, and community support staff and volunteers.
Our Community Healthcare Support Service works in partnership with NHS Health boards across Scotland, helping provide better care for people who need it most. Our offer to the NHS also includes training and education for healthcare professionals to improve patient care.
Our services can work alongside you so you can focus on those with greater clinical need.
We provide a whole system approach to care for your patients when they return home from hospital or following a diagnosis in the community. Our mission is to ensure there is No Life Half Lived in Scotland. Find out how we’re making that happen.
Call our Advice Line practitioners on 0808 801 0899 for free, confidential advice and support. No question is too big or too small.
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Learn more about your condition and how to manage it well at home by reading our Essential Guides and online Health Information.
If you would like to access our services, then please fill out our referral form. We accept support requests from individuals or family members as well as from healthcare professionals.
Get one-to-one support from our Community Support team, giving you the physical and emotional help you need to recover well at home.
Our dedicated stroke nurses are here to help you every step of the way as you return home from hospital after a stroke.
Join one of our 100+ affiliated Peer Support Groups across Scotland to get support, socialise and meet people who understand what you’re going through.
If you’re feeling isolated and need someone to chat to, our Kindness Volunteers are here to help with regular friendly phone calls.
Learn how to live well and look after yourself to reduce your risk of developing a chest, heart or stroke condition.
We have a range of activities and support available to help you stay active.
Our training and education resources for healthcare professionals provide a high-quality learning experience to develop understanding and improve care and treatment for people with our conditions.
Forums give health professionals the opportunity to network, disseminate latest research, become involved in innovative projects and learn from each other.
We work with partners across the public, private and academic sectors to develop services that will improve care for people with our conditions.
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