Monday, 20 November 2017

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News

National Breastfeeding Celebration Week: Changing the conversation around breastfeeding and culture

Published on 27 Jun 2017

Pictured above are staff from Western Isles Hospital’s Midwifery team (L-R): Diane MacDonald (Midwife), Catherine Gillies (Maternity Team Leader), Donna Maclean (Administrator), Joan Mackay (Midwife) and Nan Morrison (Healthcare assistant). National Celebration Week ran from 19th – 23rd June and…

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Efforts to reduce Lyme Disease in Western Isles applauded by Scottish Parliament

Published on 27 Jun 2017

NHS Western Isles has been applauded by the Scottish Parliament in their local efforts to reduce Lyme disease and tick awareness. During the motion, "Lyme Disease, The Need To Do More, the Members Business Debate (4825), Donald Cameron MSP stated…

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Miracle baby born at 24 weeks turns one!

Published on 27 Jun 2017

  Above: Baby Hafsa with Western Isles Hospital Maternity Ward staff   It was a welcome return for baby Hafsa as she recently visited NHS staff in Stornoway and Glasgow to celebrate her first birthday. Proud parents Zerqua and Mansha…

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Childsmile: Fun and games over the summer at Western Isles dental clinics (3rd-29th July 2017)

Published on 15 Jun 2017

Our ‘summer of smiles’ is about to take place in dental clinics all over the Western Isles as Childsmile returns to the Western Isles.  'Childsmile Week' will be held from 3rd-29th July on Lewis, Harris, Uists and Barra, where children…

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And they’re off....launch of Buggy Buddies!

Published on 06 Jun 2017

   Buggy Buddies.... the great way for local parents to get more active whilst caring for their baby! A new local buggy walking group aimed at parents and carers of babies and toddlers in buggies, prams or carriers has been…

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