About Us

About Us

This app was developed by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde in collaboration with colleagues throughout the NHS in Scotland. Feedback is welcome at mypsych@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Latest Updates

The list below details all additions & changes to content on this site since 01/06/2020.

Date Page added/changed Notes
17/06/2020

Removal of briefing note for community residential settings from GGC COVID-19 toolkit as no longer current. See HPS guidance added below.

 
11/06/2020

Newly added to GGC & Scotland COVID-19 toolkits HPS guidance for domiciliary care and for secondary care (see links under HPS section).

Update to HPS video on taking an upper respiratory tract sample within GGC COVID-19 toolkit.

 
08/06/2020

Newly added to GGC COVID-19 toolkit: CPR AGP guidance; COVID-19 in older adults.

Newly added to GGC & Scotland COVID-19 toolkits:HPS step down guidance for infection control precautions and discharging COVID-19 patients from hospital to residential settings.

 
04/06/2020 Update to following guidance in GGC COVID-19 toolkit: How to clean your eye protection visor goggles Includes changes to clinical advice
03/06/2020 Update to following guidance in GGC COVID-19 toolkit : COVID-19 patients in non-critical care area - Don't forget Thromboprophylaxis Includes changes to clinical advice
02/06/2020 Royal College of Psychiatrists guidance on medication added to GGC COVID-19 and Scotland COVID-19 toolkits.  
GGC COVID-19 Disclaimer

The MyPsych – GGC COVID-19 website/app (“App”) is intended as a reference source for the COVID-19 pandemic. The App is intended for use by healthcare professionals (a) working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, legally known as Greater Glasgow Health Board (the “Board”), and/or (b) working for any health and social care partnership in the Board’s area. The information contained in the App provides guidance on mental health, physical health and other issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Users should note that that the guidance within the App will not be suitable for every situation and is not intended to be a substitute for specialist expertise and clinical judgement. The App is not intended for use by the general public and does not replace the advice of a healthcare professional. Members of the public should seek advice directly from their healthcare provider.  The App includes access to national guidelines.

The content of the App is specific to this Board and it may not be applicable to other local healthcare areas or practices. While the Board makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information accessed via the App is correct, the App is provided ‘as is’ and the Board does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material accessed via the App. The Board may make changes to the App at any time without notice. Some of the material accessed via the App may be out of date, and the Board makes no commitment to update such material.  Where the App contains links to other sites and or resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only. The Board has no control over and no liability in respect of the content of these sites and resources. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the App is made available by the Board on the basis that the Board excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this disclaimer, might have effect in relation to the App.

Users assume all responsibility for using the information accessed via the App.

Scotland COVID-19 Disclaimer

The MyPsych – Scotland COVID-19 website/app (“App”) is intended as a reference source for the COVID-19 pandemic. The App is intended for use by healthcare professionals (a) working in NHS Scotland (“NHS Scotland”), and/or (b) working for any health and social care partnership in Scotland. The information contained in the App provides guidance on mental health, physical health and other issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Users should note that that the guidance within the App will not be suitable for every situation and is not intended to be a substitute for specialist expertise and clinical judgement. The App is not intended for use by the general public and does not replace the advice of a healthcare professional. Members of the public should seek advice directly from their healthcare provider.  The App includes access to national guidelines.

The content of the App is specific to NHS Scotland and it may not be applicable to other local healthcare areas or practices. While Greater Glasgow Health Board (the “Board”) makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information accessed via the App is correct, the App is provided ‘as is’ and the Board does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material accessed via the App. The Board may make changes to the App at any time without notice. Some of the material accessed via the App may be out of date, and the Board makes no commitment to update such material.  Where the App contains links to other sites and or resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only. The Board has no control over and no liability in respect of the content of these sites and resources. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the App is made available by the Board on the basis that the Board excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this disclaimer, might have effect in relation to the App.

Users assume all responsibility for using the information accessed via the App.

My Psych Placement Disclaimer

The MyPsych - Placement app and website (“App”) is provided by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, legally known as Greater Glasgow Health Board (the “Board”) and is intended as a reference source and is for the use of undergraduate medical students on a psychiatry placement within any NHS Scotland Health Board (i.e. all health bodies established pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 as amended). The App is not intended for use by the general public and does not replace the advice of a healthcare professional.  The App includes access to national guidelines.

While the Board makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information accessed via the App is correct, the App is provided “as is” and the Board does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material accessed via the App.  The Board may make changes to the App at any time without notice.  Some of the material accessed via the App may be out of date, and the Board makes no commitment to update such material.  Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the App is made available by the Board on the basis that the Board excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this disclaimer, might have effect in relation to the App.

Users assumes all responsibility for using the information accessed via the App.  If the User has health concerns, they should contact a healthcare professional.

Medicines Companion Disclaimer

The MyPsych – Medicines website/app (“App”) is intended as a reference source for education about the safe and effective use of medicines. The App is intended for use by healthcare professionals (a) working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, legally known as Greater Glasgow Health Board (the “Board”), and/or (b) working for any health and social care partnership in the Board’s area. The information contained in the App provides guidance for the management of common mental health conditions and situations. Users should note that that the guidance within the App will not be suitable for every situation and is not intended to be a substitute for specialist expertise and clinical judgement. Users should be mindful of the potential for harmful polypharmacy and increased susceptibility to adverse drug reactions in patients with multiple morbidities or frailty. If, after discussion with the patient or carer, there are good reasons for not following a guideline, it is good practice to record these and communicate them to others involved in the care of the patient. The App is not intended for use by the general public and does not replace the advice of a healthcare professional. Members of the public should seek advice directly from their healthcare provider.  The App includes access to national guidelines.

The content of the App is specific to this Board and it may not be applicable to other local healthcare areas or practices. While the Board makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information accessed via the App is correct, the App is provided ‘as is’ and the Board does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material accessed via the App. The Board may make changes to the App at any time without notice. Some of the material accessed via the App may be out of date, and the Board makes no commitment to update such material.  Where the App contains links to other sites and or resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only. The Board has no control over and no liability in respect of the content of these sites and resources. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the App is made available by the Board on the basis that the Board excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this disclaimer, might have effect in relation to the App.

Users assume all responsibility for using the information accessed via the App.

Research Disclaimer

The MyPsych – Research website/app (“App”) is intended as a reference source for research activities. The App is intended for use by healthcare professionals (a) employed by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, legally known as Greater Glasgow Health Board (the “Board”), and/or (b) employed by the Board under an honorary contract.  The App provides information on research support for staff and details of active research studies. The App is not intended for use by the general public and does not replace the advice of a healthcare professional. Members of the public should seek advice directly from their healthcare provider.  The App includes access to national guidance.

The content of the App is specific to this Board and it may not be applicable to other local healthcare areas or practices. While the Board makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information accessed via the App is correct, the App is provided ‘as is’ and the Board does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material accessed via the App. The Board may make changes to the App at any time without notice. Some of the material accessed via the App may be out of date, and the Board makes no commitment to update such material.  Where the App contains links to other sites and or resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only. The Board has no control over and no liability in respect of the content of these sites and resources. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the App is made available by the Board on the basis that the Board excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this disclaimer, might have effect in relation to the App.

Users assume all responsibility for using the information accessed via the App.