Wednesday, 22 November 2017

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Ticks and Lyme Disease Symposium Success

Published on 15 Aug 2017

Dr. Maggie Watts opening the symposium   On Friday 11th August 2017 in Sgoil Lionacleit, Benbecula, NHS Western Isles and the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN) hosted a very successful Tick and Lyme disease symposium. The event had over 60…

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Ticks and Lyme Disease Symposium

Published on 10 Aug 2017

  Raising awareness of health issues relating to ticks and Lyme disease in the Outer Hebrides is the aim of the Ticks and Lyme Disease Symposium to be held in Benbecula on Friday 11th August 2017. NHS Western Isles, supported…

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Cutting edge technologies on show to support people to live independently

Published on 03 Aug 2017

Cutting edge technologies, designed to transform the lives of older people and their families, were recently showcased at the Assistive Technology Centre Open Day promoting the latest technologies to help local residents live more independently - with the added opportunity…

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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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