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The focus of this portion of our guide is on health, medical, and public safety resources in the City of Aberdeen, Scotland.

These will include websites representing government-operated and private health agencies, such as regulatory agencies, wellness services, and organisations offering various health service, such as nutrition and weight counseling, drug counseling programs, and so on.

Medical or treatment designations, including medical practitioners, facilities, and programmes in Aberdeen, from the whole spectrum of medical practices. This might include doctor's offices, clinics, medical groups, and hospitals, as well as eye care practitioners and facilities, dental practices and practitioners, chiropractors, mental health professionals, and those falling under the label of alternative or complementary care, such as acupuncture and other types of treatment procedures that may not be widely accepted. Veterinary medicine would also be appropriate here.

Public safety services, such as police, fire, and emergency medical services, could also be listed here.

Situated on the Foresterhill site in Aberdeen, the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is the largest hospital in the Grampian area. ARI is a teaching hospital with ties to the University of Aberdeen Medical School. Also in the Foresthill area, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital houses the University of Aberdeen's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Inverurie Hospital, a small facility in Aberdeenshire, just outside of the city, began as an infectious disease hospital in 1897, but was redesignated as a general medical facility in 1958.

Aberdeen also has several private hospitals, including Albyn Hospital, Woodend Hospital, the Royal Cornhill Institution, and the Priory Wellbeing Centre.

While Aberdeen's largest medical facilities are public, private hospitals generally offer reduced wait times, prompt service, better doctor-to-patient ratios, and cutting-edge medical technology.

Police and law enforcement in Aberdeen is largely the responsibility of Police Scotland, which has operations in Aberdeen through its North East Division. Fire protection services are provided by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, which serves all of Scotland, and. has stations in Aberdeen. The Scottish Ambulance Service provides emergency medical services to Aberdeen, as well as the remainder of Scotland.



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