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Top 10 Scotland by Alastair Scott

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Health and Security

1. Emergencies

For any emergency, there’s just one number to dial: 999. This covers police, ambulance, fire brigade, coastguard and mountain rescue. You will receive immediate attention and be asked which service you require.

2. Hospitals

All hospitals operate an Accident and Emergency department where you can receive treatment on a priority system. You can rely on attention for accidents and emergencies at a hospital, but for any other ailment you should consult a doctor.

3. Doctors and Dentists

Doctors and dentists are listed in the Yellow Pages (phonebook), or you can consult a tourist information office. Doctors usually have certain consulting hours when people can come and wait to be seen. Dentists rarely have unfilled appointments, ...

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