Wednesday, 22 November 2017

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Thinking Ahead: Anticipatory Care Plan

Published on 24 Aug 2017

No-one wants to think about becoming ill or that there might be a point where it becomes very difficult to manage at home. However no one knows when their health may change, and having a plan in place can help…

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Best start for Western Isles babies

Published on 24 Aug 2017

   All babies born in the Western Isles after 15th August will now receive a box full of essential items to help give them the best possible start in life. Each ‘Baby Box’ is full of baby essentials from birth…

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New health monitor for Stornoway Health Centre

Published on 17 Aug 2017

Patients and visitors attending Stornoway Health Centre are able to make use of the recently installed Keito M8 Health Monitor, before attending their consultation with their GP or nurse. The Health Monitor is extremely user-friendly and measures weight, height, blood pressure and pulse…

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Fun and games at family activity event

Published on 17 Aug 2017

     Nearly 90 adults and children attended the recent family activity event run by the NHS Western Isles’ Maternal and Infant Nutrition (MIN) group, in partnership with Pursuit Hebrides, to promote healthy lifestyle and diet information for families with…

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Diabetes management “one of a kind” in Scotland: NHS Western Isles breaks new ground in the management of Diabetes

Published on 15 Aug 2017

Most health boards in Scotland offer insulin pumps to some patients with Type 1 diabetes. This is a well established method of controlling the condition and helps people to reduce the number of hypoglycaemic episodes, which means that their blood…

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