Friday, 28 July 2017

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NHS Western Isles praised for adopting latest technologies to benefit patients: Adoption of text messaging transforms lives of local heart failure patients

Published on 27 Jul 2017

Pictured above: Agnes Munro Earlier this year, after a period of deteriorating health, much to her surprise Agnes Munro, from Point in the Isle of Lewis, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and advanced heart failure.  After a period of treatment on…

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Third Cuddle Cot ensures island coverage for bereaved parents: Kind donation enables parents to say goodbye

Published on 27 Jul 2017

 Pictured above (L-R): Shona Anderson (Midwife), Jonathan, Cora, Sarah and Susan Matheson (Health Visitor).   A third cuddle cot has been kindly donated to the Western Isles, specifically to the Uists community midwifery service to enable bereaved parents to take…

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Childsmile Summer 2017 Success: Kids week at the dentist

Published on 27 Jul 2017

  ‘Childsmile Week’ has become a popular event on the summer holiday calendar in the Western Isles and this summer has proved the most popular yet, with record breaking numbers flocking to their local dental clinic. All five dental clinics,…

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Barra’s Self Management Programme for Chronic Pain to be held in August

Published on 27 Jul 2017

Following the success of the previous intensive two-day course held earlier this year in Barra, NHS Western Isles and Pain Association Scotland are delighted to announce that the next course of the Self Management Programme for Chronic Pain will be…

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Excellent turnout for Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Published on 11 Jul 2017

Successful relaunch for local breastfeeding group Bosom Buddies However local mums choose to feed their baby is their decision but it is so important that mums are able to access good quality breastfeeding support.  Whether they are already breastfeeding, antenatal…

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