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Community engagement pop up shop launches in Western Isles

Published on 13 Jun 2013

NHS Western Isles is seeking the views from local residents of how health, care and wellbeing could be improved by using familiar technology in new ways. Living it Up (LiU), led by NHS24, aims to support better health, wellbeing and…

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Reducing the risk of measles in the Western Isles

Published on 07 Jun 2013

The best way to protect against measles is by taking the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination and this is now being offered to all 10 to 17 year olds who may have missed out when they were younger.  …

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Launching the Physiotherapy Self Referral Service

Published on 06 Jun 2013

The Western Isles Physiotherapy Department isintroducing a new Self Referral Service on June17, 2013, which is a system of access that allows patients to refer themselves to aphysiotherapist directly, without having to see or be prompted by anotherhealthcare practitioner. There…

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A focus on men's health during Men's Health Week

Published on 06 Jun 2013

National Men's Health Week, an annual fixture in the NHS Western Isles calendar, is being held this year from June 10-16. Men's Health Forums throughout the Western Isles have organised a series of events for men throughout the week (June…

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Ospadal Uibhist agus Bharraigh ward re-opened

Published on 30 May 2013

The inpatient ward in Ospadal Uibhist agus Bharraigh in Benbecula has reopened today (Thursday 30th May) after an outbreak of Clostridium Difficile (C Diff). A number of inpatients in the hospital had tested positive for C Diff which resulted in…

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