Friday, 30 September 2016


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What's New

Older people can now protect themselves from shingles
NHS Western Isles is currently offering the shingles vaccination to most people aged between 70-73 and 76-79 years. Check with your GP to see if you are eligible yet and...
Everybody can save a life – including you
  It’s Organ Donation Week from September 5-11, and people across the Western Isles are being urged to make it count by joining the NHS Organ Donor Register.   With figures highlighting...
Childhood flu vaccination programme in the Western Isles
Parents and guardians are being asked to look out for the letter about flu vaccination for their child.  This letter will be in the post for children not yet at...
Pregnant women in the Western Isles reminded to protect their babies from whooping cough
Pregnant women in the Western Isles are being urged to contact their GP or midwife for information on how to get the pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination. The pertussis vaccination in pregnancy...
NHS Western Isles achieves top marks in patient experience survey
An Inpatient Patient Experience Survey published yesterday (Wednesday) gives NHS Western Isles top ratings in a number of areas, with higher patient satisfaction rates since the last survey in 2014,...



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