Sunday, 19 November 2017

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Significant step forward for Barra and Vatersay: Proposed health and social care Hub

Published on 26 Sep 2017

Plans for the proposed new £18.2 million health and social care Hub in Barra demonstrate the long-term investment in safe and sustainable health and social care services for the residents and visitors to the islands of Barra and Vatersay, reports NHS Western Isles. This comes as plans for the proposed Hub, which…

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Technology transforming Western Isles MS service: Use of Florence and Attend Anywhere transform local MS service

Published on 25 Sep 2017

  NHS Western Isles recently hosted a Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Study Day aimed at MS patients, carers, clinicians and health professionals, to launch the ‘Attend Anywhere’ system and also introduce ‘Florence’ to the local MS Specialist Nursing Service. The event,…

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Help reduce the risk of cot death: Health Visiting team offer advice on keeping your baby safe at home

Published on 25 Sep 2017

Parents in the Western Isles are being encouraged to follow guidance and help reduce the risk of cot death. Staff from NHS Western Isles Health Visiting team recently received training from the Scottish Cot Death Trust, Scotland's only cot death…

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If you can read between the lines, you can save lives

Published on 31 Aug 2017

Choose Life Campaign supports Suicide Prevention Week in 2017 across the Western Isles   If you can read between the lines, you can save lives. That’s the message Choose Life continues to send out to people across the Western Isles…

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Take a minute... save a life

Published on 24 Aug 2017

Suicide Prevention Week 2017:  4-10th September Around the world, September 10th is Suicide Prevention Day and the theme this year is ‘Take a Minute, Save a Life’.  But why is it important and necessary to have a day to mark…

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